Articles written by: Annette DAutremont

Work study cuts will alter distribution of campus jobs
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Work study cuts will alter distribution of campus jobs

Following state budget cuts, Career and Employment Services anticipates a loss in state funding to work-study employment for the upcoming summer and 2011-2012 school year. Of the approximately 1,300 Puget Sound students who are employed under work-study, almost all of them will receive a cut in the maximum award granted. […]

Using campus toters correctly
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Using campus toters correctly

The blue recycling bins commonly referred to as “toters” can be seen everywhere on campus. As Puget Sound is dedicated to being a “clean and sustainable” campus, as the Facilities website states, there are maps available on the website that display where toters can be found in each University building, so […]

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Admissions redesigns website to target new students

When the layout of the Puget Sound website changed almost two years ago, this prompted more departmental changes from within the University. The admissions office has been working on redesigning their webpage that is targeted towards admitted students. Four years ago, when the current seniors were deciding to attend Puget […]

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Reduced bus routes result in commuter concerns

On March 1, Pierce County Transit’s main natural gas fueling station in Lakewood exploded, which created problems for the some 300 buses making routes in Pierce County, according to the Tacoma News Tribune. Buses were forced to run on the Saturday schedule during the weekdays. This meant that buses stopped […]

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Daily deals websites prove useful, despite frequent email alerts

A recent trip to Chipotle with a coupon redeemed from a random Facebook advertisement bought me two burritos for the price of one. When a friend gave me the coupon, the deal seemed too good to be true, but the coupon was in fact legitimate. And according to the Chipotle […]

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Facebook ticket sales fare well

Facebook has become the portal through which to connect to everyone, and now, everything on the Internet. The social media site recently began selling tickets for many different events, from movies to local fairs to concert series. Close to home, the Puyallup Fair has also taken hold of this Facebook […]

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Campus seeks greener containers

An unusual sight appeared in the Diner last week: A Dasani bottled water display. To put any confusion to rest, the water bottle display was not placed in the Diner by University staff. Instead, a Dasani salesman placed it there over the weekend, without consulting anyone. Dining and Conference Services […]

Garden Level auditions for reality television
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Garden Level auditions for reality television

Despite the rumors and hype, Garden Level did not audition for “America’s Got Talent” last Sunday. At least, not seriously. Although the 11 members of the men’s a cappella group did perform a 90-second snippet for the “America’s Got Talent” judges, Garden Level did not consider it an audition. Instead, […]

Mountain safety under debate in light of recent accidents
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Mountain safety under debate in light of recent accidents

Skiers and snowboarders have been battling over the mountain for years. Boarders complain that skiers are too slow and get in their way. Skiers complain that boarders fly down the mountain recklessly with no concern for others around them. But one issue concerns both snow sport enthusiasts: helmet safety. The […]

Sorority women bow out of Crossover day tradition
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Sorority women bow out of Crossover day tradition

What do crazy costumes, drinking at 6 a.m. and Greek life all have in common? Well, not that much. At least, not anymore. This year the notorious Crossover day traditionally attended by all members of the Greek community is undergoing substantial changes. Women will no longer be allowed to participate […]