Concentration Camp KZ Neuengamme

Photo essay on former WWII concentration camp KZ Neuengamme in the southeast of Hamburg, Germany.

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Sexual, sensual and gender-bendering: Neo-burlesque event explores sexuality

Two women brought performance artists from all over the world to give Jutland a taste of a distinctly non-Scandinavian art genre: burlesque.

Originally published in Jutland Station Dec. 4, 2014

By Alison Haywood and Katharina Kuecke

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As the lights in club Radar dimmed and the crowd fell silent, the show’s host walked onstage: a man with a carefully-crafted beard wearing a pheasant feather hat, froofy Mary Poppins-style dress and high heels.

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Man allegedly set girlfriend on fire in South Hill mobile home

Originally published online in The News Tribune May 6, 2014

By Stacia Glenn, Staff Writer

A 34-year-old South Hill woman is in critical condition after her boyfriend allegedly lit her on fire and burned down their mobile home.

A South Hill mobile home was gutted Monday, May 5, 2014, after a man allegedly lit his girlfriend on fire inside. Photo by Alison Haywood.

A South Hill mobile home was gutted Monday, May 5, 2014, after a man allegedly lit his girlfriend on fire inside. Photo by Alison Haywood.

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Six SAMI students patrol Snake Lake to help state biologists

Published in the Tacoma News Tribune March 23, 2013

If you want to be a marine biologist, you can’t be afraid to get your feet wet.

That wasn’t an issue for six wader-clad high schoolers as they searched for amphibian egg masses in the shallows of Tacoma’s Snake Lake.

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Lutes abroad: J-term a popular time to study away

J-term is just around the corner, and many Pacific Lutheran students will soon be sitting through four-hour classes, cheering on their friends through PLU Idol and catching up on their P.E. credits.

The tacks represent most of the destinations offered to Lutes through J-term study away programs. Photo illustration by Alison Haywood.

The tacks represent most of the destinations offered to Lutes through J-term study away programs. Photo illustration by Alison Haywood.

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University Organist

A photo essay project for my Photojournalism class. The subject I chose was university organist Dr. Paul Tegels. As an organ student I had an existing relationship with him, and I thought he was an interesting subject because his position is relatively unique to Pacific Lutheran University. He is also a professor and expected to take on many different roles throughout the day, from church organist to music history professor to choir director to dog owner.

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