Articles written by: Ida Dunn-Moore

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Outdoor study areas a necessity to do work in warm weather

By LUC SOKOLSKY We’ve recently had an early glimpse of the summer-to-come here in Tacoma. Almost everyone loves the sun, so when it makes an appearance, students flock to the outdoors, sitting in front of the S.U.B., playing sports, tanning on the lawn and more. Yes, we crave vitamin D, […]

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Week Without Wheels is flawed, but promising

By LUC SOKOLSKY The Interfraternity Council (IFC) and Panhellenic Council (PHC) have recently enacted a new sustainability plan to help commit members of Greek life to more sustainable living. Week Without Wheels is a program that encourages members of Greek houses to drive less thus reducing carbon output. The program […]

Coffee snobs beware: baristas don’t care
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Coffee snobs beware: baristas don’t care

By IDA DUNN-MOORE Diversions Cafe needs to step up their coffee game. Everyone is thankful for the space it provides, but the quality of the coffee is inconsistent. I’m a coffee snob. I care enough to research the best coffee shops in every town I go and to make sure […]

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On-campus living limits students from gaining valuable life skills

By IDA DUNN-MOORE Starting this year, the University took a major step by building a new residence hall and instituting a requirement that all students live on-campus for their first two years. This requirement has its benefits: it generates revenue for the University and strengthens the campus community. This trend […]

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Puget Sound athletes under appreciated and unsupported: Non-traditional sports need funding too

By IDA DUNN-MOORE Loggers clad in down vests and Carhartt pants flock to Tacoma’s two climbing gyms. They fill the pool on weeknights in plastic kayaks, practicing roles and paddle strokes for adventures out on local rivers. Skiers pore over weather conditions and learn avalanche safety, anticipating the next big […]

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Drunk consent isn’t consent at all

By IDA DUNN-MOORE A packed Schneebeck hall listened eagerly to the two presenters from the Babeland sex shop last Monday. The topic – consent. The message – any sexual act requires volitional consent from all parties involved. The event’s main photo on Facebook read: “Only an informed, sober, freely-given, ongoing, […]

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Puget Sound education, worthy charity

By IDA DUNN-MOORE As of the end of February, the One of a Kind campaign has raised 110 million dollars. The campaign, with its 125 million dollar fundraising goal, seeks to increase financial aid and improve our already beautiful campus. These projects include the newly built Commencement Hall and Weyerhaeuser […]

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Students too busy for social justice

By IDA DUNN-MOORE February is African American History Month across the United States, but here on campus it seems to be another month. It is hard to discern how many people know or care. The apathy and low awareness are not surprising. Puget Sound is a campus full of increasingly […]