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Land of the “pretty free”

A few weeks ago, New York City banned sales of soda in containers larger than 16 ounces in an attempt to curb the city’s obesity problem. The law was passed by the city’s Board of Health, and Mayor Michael Bloomberg widely praised the move. Most bottled sodas come in containers […]

Space: Is there any room to explore?
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Space: Is there any room to explore?

On Aug. 6, 2012, while much of the world was sleeping, the global scientific community watched a handful of scientists make history when the Mars Science Laboratory (MSL) successfully landed on Mars. Engineers at Pasadena, California’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) had previously landed rovers on Mars, but none came close […]

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Room to Explore?

On 6 August 2012, while much of the world was sleeping, the global scientific community watched a handful of scientists make history when the Mars Science Laboratory successfully landed on Mars. Engineers at Pasadena, California’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory had previously landed rovers on Mars, but none came close to matching […]

LA-based Dot Hacker releases eponymous debut
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LA-based Dot Hacker releases eponymous debut

On Feb. 20, 2012 the Los Angeles-based Dot Hacker released their eponymous debut EP. The EP collects three of four previously issued songs and includes a new track called “Rewire”. Dot Hacker was founded in 2008 and is a supergroup of sorts. Fronted by Josh Klinghoffer, who is notable for […]

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Radiohead review

A long time ago, before many a Logger had even applied to college, a band called Radiohead graced the state of Washington with a visit during their In Rainbows tour. On April 9, almost four years later, the band came back to Washington, this time performing in Seattle proper for […]

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Art meets business

Art and business. Though the two are distant and in many ways dissimilar, they are inextricably linked. Jeff Haydon, class of 1997, and Gretchen DeGroot Lenihan, class of 1999, returned to Puget Sound on Wednesday and Thursday, Apr. 4 and 5, to discuss that relation with interested students, and to […]

Through his music, Macklemore shed light on profound social and personal issues.
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Macklemore and Ryan Lewis inspire Puget Sound students with Pacific Northwest pride

On Sunday, March 25, Puget Sound hosted Seattle emcee Ben Haggerty, better known as Macklemore, and producer Ryan Lewis. Situated in the Memorial Fieldhouse was a giant stage, an impressive array of lights, a soundboard and two large stacks of high-output speakers which beckoned the arrival of the Pacific Northwest’s […]

Faculty members discussed the social implications of censorship restricting the expressions of gay individuals.
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HIDE/SEEK exhibit opens with panel discussion

On Thurs., Mar. 1 the University of Puget Sound hosted an introductory panel discussion headed by Amy Wright for the upcoming exhibit at the Tacoma Art Museum HIDE/SEEK: Difference and Desire in American Portraiture. The discussion, titled “Hide But No Seek: Censorship in Art and the Queer Community,” featured three […]

Moneyball an underdog story lacking in originality
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Moneyball an underdog story lacking in originality

With baseball season almost upon us, it seems appropriate that the baseball drama Moneyball was  nominated for six Academy Awards, including Best Picture. Starring Brad Pitt as Oakland Athletics manager Billy Beane (a role which garnered him an Oscar nomination for Best Actor), Moneyball tells a dramatized version of the […]

Tacoma artist Mark Hoppmann speaks about his illustrations in Collins
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Tacoma artist Mark Hoppmann speaks about his illustrations in Collins

On Wednesday, Feb. 15 Collins Memorial Library featured local artist Mark Hoppmann who presented his latest series of illustrations, The Extraordinarily Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crows. As is often the case, the majority of those patrons in attendance were middle-aged denizens of Tacoma. They shuffled through the lobby […]