Articles written by: Dani Sage

Staceyann Chin inspires Puget Sound students
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Staceyann Chin inspires Puget Sound students

Wednesday, March 28, a woman walked casually into the audience of Schneebeck Concert hall fresh off the airplane and carrying an infant in her arms.  Staceyann Chin had indeed arrived. Chin hails from Jamaica and is an activist, writer and a perpetual performance artist. She is often known for her […]

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Freeset combats poverty and sex trafficking in Sonagachi

When Kerry and Annie Hilton and their four children moved to Kolkata (Calcutta), India in 1999 with a mission to live with the poor, they didn’t realize that two years later they would be changing the lives of over 180 women. When they first moved into their three-bedroom apartment, they […]

Resident Community Coordinators host finance seminar
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Resident Community Coordinators host finance seminar

For many students, paying for college is a significant concern, especially at a private school like Puget Sound. The financial ins and outs of attending school are often daunting and difficult to figure out, but there is hope. The resident community coordinators (RCCs) in Trimble organized an event called “Presidents […]

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Peace Corps offers opportunities for graduating students

Although some students opt for studying abroad during their college careers, there are many who do not get the chance to travel the world learning new languages and meeting people of different cultures. Many of those same students may worry that they won’t ever get to leave the country for […]

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Day of Service puts emphasis on human dignity and beauty

Upbeat gospel music filled Kilworth Chapel in celebration of the life of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., reminding students of his tremendous achievements and his impact on the world. The 26th celebration of Dr. King’s Day of Service was originally scheduled to occur on the Martin Luther King, […]

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Students return from abroad with stories and new insight

The idea of studying abroad might be a scary prospect for many students. Puget Sound provides several chances for students to figure out whether or not they  want to consider going away for a whole semester to a completely different country, encouraging the notion that studying abroad offers a variety […]

Prof. Foster speaks: Resolute family and ‘Fragile X’ gene
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Prof. Foster speaks: Resolute family and ‘Fragile X’ gene

On Tuesday, Nov. 29, Professor Robin Foster presented a lecture focusing on the story of a family that carried a specific genetic mutation called Fragile-X, the gene that causes mental retardation and autism. She plans on writing a book about the family’s story in order to help people gain a […]

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The meaning of ‘home’

The holidays are a time during which families can get together to celebrate and eat lots of delicious food. For college students the holidays often entail returning home, but, as the years go by, some may question what going home really means. Some students at Puget Sound—especially those who live […]

Career and Employment Services: A wealth of information
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Career and Employment Services: A wealth of information

Everyone knows about the Career and Employment Services (CES) Department on campus. As the name suggests, CES is the office where people go to try to find a job, whether during the school year, for the summer or perhaps after graduation. What students may not realize is that the people […]

Fashion faux-pas: Nobody’s business but yours
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Fashion faux-pas: Nobody’s business but yours

The fashion movements on a college campus change more frequently than a freshman’s major. Many of these trends are perfectly acceptable and comfortable, like cardigans or sneakers. However, there are many clothing combinations which should never have made it to the fashion world—or into any world at all. Many times […]