The University’s award-winning student publication, the Beacon, has won 10 regional Mark of Excellence awards from the Society of Professional Journalists, according to advisor Nancy Copic, student activities. The competition encompasses student newspapers from Washington, Oregon, Montana, Idaho and Alaska. The Beacon competed in the Small College or University category, with 5,000 or fewer undergraduate students. The staff will learn if the awards are for first, second, or third place at the regional SPJ conference at Gonzaga on April 12 and 13. Any first place regional winners will advance to the national SPJ competition later in the year. For more information contact Copic at 7470 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
All faculty, staff, students, and the public (and their families) are invited to enjoy a night of great Hawaiian food, music, dance, and fun at the 37th annual Hawaii Club Luau on Saturday, March 23, in the Chiles Center. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., dinner will be served at 6 p.m., and the show will begin at 7 p.m. Students, faculty, and staff tickets are $10 (limited to one ticket; additional tickets are regular price); general admission tickets are $20; senior citizen and children under 9 are $15; and groups of 6 or more are $15 per person.
Tickets are available for pre-order by e-mailing email@example.com. Tickets will be ready for pick-up and payment in the Commons on March 18-22 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
For more information contact the Hawaii Club at firstname.lastname@example.org.