Articles written by: Michelle Leatherby

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Finally, ‘senator at large’ title MIGHT CHANGE to ‘senator at indIscernible size’

Students recently elected new ASUPS senators for the 2015-2016 academic year. Despite reporting satisfaction with the actual people elected, one campus group was dismayed by the newly elected Senators at Large. That is, they were dismayed by the term ‘Senators at Large.’ Campus social justice group SADBOYS (Students Against Derogatory […]

Senior Finds Solace in Performace Art
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Senior Finds Solace in Performace Art

Senior Communication Studies major Aricka Johns—a.k.a. ‘Beetle’—has decided after nearly eight semesters that academia is “passé.” But Beetle has found a panacea for her academic annoyances: performance art. “Aricka, er, um, Beetle—sorry, I’m still getting used to calling her that—just decided one day that performance art was the solution to […]

Radio Station Crowns New Official University Trashboi
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Radio Station Crowns New Official University Trashboi

It’s official—junior Benny “DJ Dorito Fingers” Jorgenson has been crowned Inaugural Trashboi by campus radio executives. “No, I’m the Trashboi!” Kent “DJ Purple Nurple” Emerson, the current presiding Trashboi, said when asked his opinion on the newly crowned Trashboi. Radio executives sat DJ Purple Nurple down in their office and […]

Student Proposes Campus Snuggle Service to Help Improve Student Health
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Student Proposes Campus Snuggle Service to Help Improve Student Health

I n a recent study conducted by Brown University, 73 percent of students reported sleep problems. Research studies across the nation at various universities have concluded the same thing—college students are not getting enough sleep. Sophomore Megan Liberman has a solution. Last Thursday, during the open forum of the weekly […]

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Admissions Requests Prospie Instagrams

Campus admissions is slotted to join forces with the school’s social media department, and not just for marketing purposes. “Every year we strive to admit the best students to our school,” an admissions official said, “but the standards for what makes a good candidate for the University have changed. You […]

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Student catfished by ASUPS president

“Why not stop on by and pay me a visit?” wrote current ASUPS President Paige Maney in an email sent to Mitchell Leatherman on Jan. 28. This email was sent to all students currently enrolled at the University of Puget Sound. School officials reported that this message was aimed at […]