Articles written by: Ella Frazer

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By Ella Frazer and Casey O’brien Organizers estimated that over 450 Puget Sound students and faculty walked out of their classes on Thursday, Nov. 19, to stand in protest and advocate for improving treatment of marginalized identities at the university and nationwide. The rally took place on the steps of […]

The University’s Violence Prevention Policy
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The University’s Violence Prevention Policy

  When he heard the shots beginning to fire, the security officer took cover behind a nearby house a block away from the shooting. He immediately reported the danger to a student security dispatcher, who then related the incident to authorities. Soon after, assistance arrived on the scene to help […]

Shots fired at Puget Sound Security  Officers, man arrested
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Shots fired at Puget Sound Security Officers, man arrested

  Gun violence on college campuses has become a reality for many people in the United States, and the Puget Sound community is no exception. According to The News Tribune, 21-year-old Alex Kjellesvik, not a student at the University, has been charged with two counts of first-degree assault. The security […]

Project PEACE comes to the University of Puget Sound
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Project PEACE comes to the University of Puget Sound

The Tacoma Police Department and City Management have recently held five discussion events for community members in the city of Tacoma. Through a new Program called Project PEACE (Policing Equity and Community Empowerment), the Tacoma Police Department has made themselves accessible to diverse members of the community in order to […]

New Student Union seeks to define campus role
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New Student Union seeks to define campus role

“Contrary to popular belief, we are not trying to overthrow ASUPS,” sophomore Layth Sabbagh said. Sabbagh, along with a number of other students, is spearheading an effort to bring a new student union to campus amid concerns that the Associated Students of Puget Sound (ASUPS) is ineffective at responding to […]

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SIRGE request raises concern about finance allocations

On Oct. 7, Wetlands Magazine posted an editorial online highlighting the failures of the Finance Committee and the Associated Students of Puget Sound (ASUPS) to properly allocate money to programs that attempt to prevent violence and assault on our campus. This program is specifically, but not limited to, Sexuality Issues, […]

ASUPS funds additional counseling hours
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ASUPS funds additional counseling hours

  This semester, the Associated Students of the University of Puget Sound (ASUPS) plans to fund three extra hours of counseling through Counseling Health and Wellness Services (CHWS). These extra hours will be held on Tuesday from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., along side the extended medical hours CHWS currently […]