Articles written by: Molly Brown

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New club “Campus Cursive” encourages more letter writing

Officially approved by ASUPS on March 28, Campus Cursive revitalizes the art of letter writing and incorporates into it random acts of kindness throughout the campus. Shelley Stephan, the founder of the club, was inspired to start this club during finals week her sophomore year. “[I] stumbled upon the website […]

PRISM Quartet expands average conception of music
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PRISM Quartet expands average conception of music

When one hears about a group of four saxophones gathering in one space, it is generally assumed that jazz will be played. On Thursday, March 7 at Schneebeck Concert Hall, these four saxophones went well beyond jazz. Featuring an impressive array of music including Columbian, Middle Eastern, modern and many […]

Students take on “30 Neo-Futurist Plays” with force
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Students take on “30 Neo-Futurist Plays” with force

Norton Clapp Theatre’s stage will be graced with a talented 15-person company performing “30 Neo-Futurist Plays From Too Much Light Makes The Baby Go Blind,” on Nov. 16 and 17 The Neo-Futurist movement, in the simplest of terms, is one in which the actors resign from their roles as performers […]

Orlowski continues his musical path with EP
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Orlowski continues his musical path with EP

There is one thing about Kris Orlowski that is apparent in a conversation with him: he is honest, earnest and genuine. Another thing to be sure of is that he and his music are worth paying attention to, as he is on his way to an impressive career of affecting […]

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Decibel Festival provides much more than just consecutive concerts

On Sept. 26 through Sept. 30 a new community will be fostered. Not a community of solely musicians, disc jockeys, or recording technicians, but a community of artists. This community will develop under the umbrella of the Decibel Festival. Decibel is much more than a music festival, it is a […]

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Laura Marling, Andrew Bird delight

Two very darling soft-spoken musical artists occupied the Paramount stage in Seattle on April 9. Andrew Bird and Laura Marling delighted the crowd with their sets, with Marling opening for Bird. All audience members felt the anticipation of the concert as they waited for it to commence. When the house […]

Carlos Fuentes lecture combines law, literature and family narratives
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Carlos Fuentes lecture combines law, literature and family narratives

83-year-old Mexican novelist Carlos Fuentes joined University of Puget Sound students and other community members in Schneebeck Hall on Wednesday, Apr. 4. Although perhaps known primarily for his written works, Fuentes has many more feathers in his cap. He is a diplomat and activist who often delved into the political […]

Vegfest in Seattle preserves Washington’s fervent vegetarian culture
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Vegfest in Seattle preserves Washington’s fervent vegetarian culture

On Mar. 24 and 25, vegetarians, vegans and foodies alike gathered in the Seattle Center to partake in a festival of vegetarian feasting. Vegfest is an annual event that goes beyond providing tasty treats: it also educates and creates awareness about the benefits of vegetarian and vegan diets. Vegetarians of […]

Esteemed for his mastery of jazz trombone, Gordon often meandered into captivating, experimental solos during his performance with Puget Sound's jazz band last week.
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Jazz legend Wycliffe Gordon delights campus

Puget Sound was graced by special guest star Wycliffe Gordon on Feb. 28 when Gordon joined Puget Sound’s jazz band in concert to honor Black History Month. Gordon gained renown in the jazz world for his expert playing of the trombone and for his collaborations with jazz heroes such as […]

The author's latest novel, focused on modern college students, is in the running for a prestigious book award.
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Eugenides’ The Marriage Plot worth taking time for

While Jeffrey Eugenides’s The Marriage Plot was published in October, the novel is still causing stir in the literary world.  It was recently nominated for the National Book Critics Circle’s fiction award, along with two other works. The storyline of Eugenides’s The Marriage Plot is an especially intriguing and relatable […]