Women’s basketball pushes on to semifinal Women’s basketball pushes on to semifinal

Women’s basketball pushes on to semifinal

The Logger women’s basketball team has put together a season of historic levels. The Loggers flew through the seven games of February undefeated and extended their record to 22-3 overall (13-3 in conference). Junior Emily Sheldon (Portland, Ore.) had thoughts on their success. “I attribute most of our success to our ability to be open-minded,” [...]

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Navigating the world of study abroad: applying to go abroad can often be confusing, but for good reason

Navigating the world of study abroad: applying to go abroad can often be confusing, but for good reason

One of the appeals for many students at this University and other small liberal arts schools is the opportunity to study abroad at some point during their time here. The topic is widely discussed throughout campus as students leave, return and are excited by the prospects of doing so for some portion of their junior [...]

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Cancer Patient Actually Has Hobbies Cancer Patient Actually Has Hobbies

Cancer Patient Actually Has Hobbies

This past Sunday, local researchers at the University of Tacoma made a breakthrough discovery: breast cancer survivor, Jan Ascott, has other attributes besides surviving cancer. “Since my diagnosis in ‘02, I’ve only been labeled a ‘cancer patient’ or, since my victory over [cancer] in ‘12, ‘cancer survivor,’” Ascott said. “But I do other things, too.” [...]

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New App Banishes VDay from Internet New App Banishes VDay from Internet

New App Banishes VDay from Internet

“Alone again on Valentine’s day lol nbd hate boiz,” reads a Facebook post on your newsfeed every year. You scroll past and see a photo of a girl and a bouquet of pink roses captioned “Love him more each day <3.” Some people love Valentine’s Day. They like the sentiment of the holiday and feel [...]

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News

Debaters Qualify to National Tournament

University of Puget Sound’s Forensic Parliamentary Debate team has qualified for the National Parliamentary Tournament of Excellence (NPTE). This year’s tournament will be hosted at William Jewell College in Missouri from March 20-22. The Policy Debate team is in the process of qualifying for the National Debate Tournament (NDT) hosted at the University of Iowa [...]

Feb 20, 2015 7:00

Features

Destination Tacoma: Revisioned—An Urban Boutique

This column seeks to provide key spots on the map for those with adventurous spirits to get out of the school bubble and explore this amazing town we call home. Please direct all comments, complaints and suggestions/requests to trailfeatures@pugetsound.edu. Boutiques are great for finding tidbits from a variety of local artists but Naarah McDonald of [...]

Feb 20, 2015 7:00

Arts & Entertainment

“Celebrating Puget Sound Theater”: Continuing Exhibits

  It’s difficult to miss those detailed exhibits that are periodically changed in the library. The current exhibit, which has been up since February 8, is entitled “Celebrating Puget Sound Theatre.”  As the name suggests, this particular exhibit presents a glimpse into the process of and effort that goes into performance and production at the [...]

Feb 20, 2015 7:00

Opinions

Islam: don’t judge a religion by its extremists

Recently, the events involving the Chapel Hill shooting, Charlie Hebdo, Boko Haram and ISIS have created a nationwide and even a worldwide discussion about Islam as a religion and the overwhelming use of violence in the name of or against Islam. Islamic Extremists Groups committed 6 percent of terrorist attacks on U.S. soil from 1980-2005 [...]

Feb 27, 2015 12:25

Recent Articles

Tai Chi activity class is great for students

One of the more interesting physical education classes that a student can take at the University of Puget Sound is PE 147: Tai Chi for Health. Tai Chi for Health is taught by Bryan Smith, a professor who retired last year from teaching mathematics and computer science classes. This semester, Smith solely teaches Tai Chi. [...]

Can there be too much “Fandom”? Unabridged version

As the Seattle Seahawks lined up on the 1 yard line with 26 seconds left in the Super Bowl a suffocating silence overcame my living room.  I was squatting down biting my blue and green beanie with nervousness; others were clasping sweaty palms together with eyes fixed on the TV, waiting to see what drama [...]

Baseball team takes two in their first conference weekend

Baseball team takes two in their first conference weekend

The Logger baseball team pulled through in their final game to return home from Lewis and Clark College with a big win. On the weekend of Feb. 21-22 the Logger men’s baseball team played three games in Portland, Ore. against their rivals, the Pioneers. Over the three games last weekend, the Loggers ended victorious after [...]

Track season begins

Despite having only three races under their collective belts this semester, the men’s and women’s track and field teams have gotten off to a bright start in 2015. Allanah Whitehall (Seattle, Wash.) put her mark on Puget Sound history in the first event of the year by grabbing a record in the indoor 60-meter dash. [...]

Women’s basketball pushes on to semifinal

Women’s basketball pushes on to semifinal

The Logger women’s basketball team has put together a season of historic levels. The Loggers flew through the seven games of February undefeated and extended their record to 22-3 overall (13-3 in conference). Junior Emily Sheldon (Portland, Ore.) had thoughts on their success. “I attribute most of our success to our ability to be open-minded,” [...]

Islam: don’t judge a religion by its extremists

Recently, the events involving the Chapel Hill shooting, Charlie Hebdo, Boko Haram and ISIS have created a nationwide and even a worldwide discussion about Islam as a religion and the overwhelming use of violence in the name of or against Islam. Islamic Extremists Groups committed 6 percent of terrorist attacks on U.S. soil from 1980-2005 [...]

Oregon makes gender pay gap illegal

The pay gap may not be as wide as it was 50 years ago, but it is still a major conversation point today. This infamous issue has been exposed, debated and even determined to be an outright myth by some. However, some states, such as Oregon, are addressing the issue head-on and are proposing bills [...]

Students share responsibility for campus safety

Security Services is often viewed negatively by students for enforcing the rules on campus, going unnoticed and unthanked for their more important role of keeping us safe. Although many students are unaware of it, Security on our campus is actually very professional. Security Services seeks to ensure that our campus is secure, but if students [...]

Navigating the world of study abroad: applying to go abroad can often be confusing, but for good reason

One of the appeals for many students at this University and other small liberal arts schools is the opportunity to study abroad at some point during their time here. The topic is widely discussed throughout campus as students leave, return and are excited by the prospects of doing so for some portion of their junior [...]

Cancer Patient Actually Has Hobbies

Cancer Patient Actually Has Hobbies

This past Sunday, local researchers at the University of Tacoma made a breakthrough discovery: breast cancer survivor, Jan Ascott, has other attributes besides surviving cancer. “Since my diagnosis in ‘02, I’ve only been labeled a ‘cancer patient’ or, since my victory over [cancer] in ‘12, ‘cancer survivor,’” Ascott said. “But I do other things, too.” [...]