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Years in Review: Modest Mouse

By LILI NIMLO   Modest Mouse’s Good News for People Who Love Bad News was the first CD I ever owned. I got it when I was 10 and have never stopped listening to it since.  Modest Mouse is one of the bands that marked a generation of music; we […]

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University to Give 10 Full-tuition Scholarships

University of Puget Sound announced their partnership this week with the Posse foundation, a national organization dedicated to providing full-ride scholarships  to students from diverse backgrounds with excellent academic and leadership potential. The foundation has partnered with over 52 colleges and universities that partner with a specific geographical area to […]

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Music lessons should be more accessible: students should have the option to learn an instrument for free

by Michael Greenblatt You’ve probably been serenaded by a flute or a violin as you walked by the Music Building and thought to yourself how fun it would be to learn how to play an instrument. Or you may already play an instrument and want to be able to utilize […]

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ASUPS Struggles with Transparency

Does the ASUPS Vice President just hire their friends to executive staff positions? Year after year, the perception is that ASUPS elections are popularity contests, and that the ASUPS VP, who makes the hiring decisions in consultation with the President, hires from their friend group. “It always comes into question […]

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Concerns Raised with Special Elections

This past Tuesday there was an informal ASUPS senate meeting that discussed the state of elections and whether ASUPS was within its authority to call for them. At the previous formal meeting on April 23, Ryan Del Rosario had raised concerns about whether the senate overstepped in some of the […]

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Letter to the editor: in defense of a special election

There has been much speculation recently regarding the decision of the Associated Students of the University of Puget Sound Senate to announce a special election for the two senator-at-large positions most recently up for election. What I say here represents only my personal opinion, and I do not speak for […]

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2015 Honorary Degrees to be Awarded

On Sunday, May 17, University of Puget Sound will recognize three individuals for their lifelong contributions to their local, regional or global community at the Class of 2015 graduation ceremony. These honorary degrees will be awarded to Washington Supreme Court Justice Steven C. González, who has geared his career towards […]

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Letter to the editor: Divestment still a priority

To the editor of The Trail, Since last appearing in The Trail at the end of last semester, ECO Club has been busily investigating and advocating for divestment from fossil fuels by the University of Puget Sound. Since we started this effort last September, the amount of CO2 in the […]

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Eco Club Continues to Work for Divestment

The ECO club at University of Puget Sound is raising questions concerning the private companies in which the school is investing. They are concerned that part of the Endowment fund is being invested in energy companies that are not sustainable. “We cannot get the information about what specific companies it […]

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Letter to the Editor – Failed Government: A look into elections mishandling by the ASUPS Senate

by Ryan del Rosario Once again, Senate is holding a special election to recover from the errors of a previous election. I tried to explain to them why correcting a wrong with another wrong is just….wrong. But today the elections went live and candidates can start applying for the two […]