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Sigma Chi suspended due to pending investigation of bias hate Sigma Chi suspended due to pending investigation of bias hate
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ASUPS Vice President Resigns

ASUPS Vice President Alissa Hartnig resigned at formal Senate on Thursday, Feb. 4, citing personal reasons. According to the ASUPS constitution, the Senate will elect a Senator to become Vice President for the remainder of the term. The person will be selected by a vote at ASUPS formal senate Feb. […]

Opinions University ignores photo and video as an art BY NICHOLAS SMIT

University ignores photo and video as an art BY NICHOLAS SMIT

In this golden age of social media and selfies, every student on campus has taken pictures. So it’s a big surprise that, here at Puget Sound, photography is dead, and video too. The University puts hardly any money into these two major art forms and it is saddening. Yet, maybe […]

Combat Zone Puget’s Potty Press

Puget’s Potty Press

An exclusive look at Puget Sound’s bathrooms by Combat Zone writer Mad Punz and consultant Darn Schultz Over Thanksgiving break, while most people left campus and went home to eat their weight in turkey, I—accompanied by my consultant Darn Schultz (and occasionally Bathroom Guru Tim)—went around to every bathroom on […]

Sports Sports Recaps for the Weekend of Feb. 5

Sports Recaps for the Weekend of Feb. 5

Men’s Baseball: The University of Puget Sound men’s baseball team started their 2016 season with a preseason tournament hosted by Linfield and Pacific on the days of February 6 and 7.   On the first day of the tournament the Loggers lost to George-Fox 5 to 7 and to Linfield […]

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ASUPS Vice President Resigns

ASUPS Vice President Alissa Hartnig resigned at formal Senate on Thursday, Feb. 4, citing personal reasons. According to the ASUPS constitution, the Senate will elect a Senator to become Vice President for the remainder of the term. The person will be selected by a vote at ASUPS formal senate Feb. […]

University ignores photo and video as an art BY NICHOLAS SMIT
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University ignores photo and video as an art BY NICHOLAS SMIT

In this golden age of social media and selfies, every student on campus has taken pictures. So it’s a big surprise that, here at Puget Sound, photography is dead, and video too. The University puts hardly any money into these two major art forms and it is saddening. Yet, maybe […]

Sports Recaps for the Weekend of Feb. 5
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Sports Recaps for the Weekend of Feb. 5

Men’s Baseball: The University of Puget Sound men’s baseball team started their 2016 season with a preseason tournament hosted by Linfield and Pacific on the days of February 6 and 7.   On the first day of the tournament the Loggers lost to George-Fox 5 to 7 and to Linfield […]

Alumnus’ mural art criticizes immigrant detention
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Alumnus’ mural art criticizes immigrant detention

Situated across the Port of Tacoma, the NWDC houses 1500 detained immigrants, which has recently become the subject of protests. David Long’s mural asks the question, “How can a human be illegal?” Unbeknownst to many citizens of Tacoma, as well as many students of Puget Sound, there is a fenced […]

Trans & non-binary inclusive housing options to be offered in the fall
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Trans & non-binary inclusive housing options to be offered in the fall

New transgender/non-binary on-campus housing options are being offered in the fall of 2016 from Residence Life. The program will be two-tiered. The first is a “public” theme house option, where students can facilitate programs for the trans community on campus and be representatives and student leaders for other non-cisgender students. […]

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The importance of transgender/nonbinary housing options

According to Campuspride.org, 201 college and university campuses in the United States currently offer gender-inclusive housing. As of 2016, this short list will need to be updated to include the University of Puget Sound. After much planning and careful thought, UPS Residence Life, acknowledging the growing gender diversity on our […]

Two finalists selected for University President
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Two finalists selected for University President

  By Emily Schuelein The presidential search is coming to an end with two finalists for the position and the hope that the new president will begin work July 1 2016, according to the Presidential Search Profile. President Ronald Thomas hopes to end his 13-year tenure as the University’s 13th president […]

Sigma Chi suspended due to pending investigation of bias hate
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Sigma Chi suspended due to pending investigation of bias hate

By Ashley Malin A University investigation into allegations of “a range of anti-Semitic behaviors” at the fraternity is ongoing. The suspension was made in coordination with Sigma Chi’s national office. Fraternity members also reported experiencing backlash following news of the allegation. On Tuesday, Jan. 26, the Dean of Students Office […]

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$3.4 billion methanol project in environmental review

In four years, the Port of Tacoma could be home to the largest methanol production plant in the world. Northwest Innovation Works (NWI), a joint venture partnership with backers ranging from a Chinese government agency to British Petroleum, has proposed a $3.4 billion project to construct a gas-to-methanol plant in […]

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Thinking about HIV/AIDS

  With the recent exhibit Art AIDS America at the Tacoma Art Museum and the current exhibit Surviving and Thriving: AIDS, Politics, and Culture in Collins Memorial Library, students may be wondering: why AIDS? Why now? The response to that question should be: why not? At no point since its […]