Articles written by: Olivia Freeman

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Puget Sound’s Community Music program offers instruction to community members

By OLIVIA PIERCE FREEMAN   It is well known that the University has a terrific music program. Perhaps not so well known, however, is that for those who feel they are not necessarily musically calibrated enough to be a performance major, the campus offers non-credit music instruction to the public […]

Banff Mountain Film Festival
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Banff Mountain Film Festival

By OLIVIA PIERCE FREEMAN   Evidently, the Tacoma community fosters quite the adventure-enthusiast culture, because it hosted two nights of the Banff Mountain Film Festival tour from Dec. 2-3 at the Rialto Theater. The festival planted its original roots at the Banff Centre for the Arts in Canada, where filmmakers […]

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KUPS events, The Stump get students involved

By OLIVIA PIERCE FREEMAN   To some, KUPS may seem like an elusive, underground mystery that occasionally hums as the soundtrack amidst the Diversions bustle. But it truly is so much more than that. KUPS is putting forth a strong effort to promote their campus presence toward the entirety of […]

Tacoma celebrates November’s Art at Work
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Tacoma celebrates November’s Art at Work

By OLIVIA PIERCE FREEMAN   As fall bids farewell and winter takes its place, it can be tempting to hole up indoors to escape the chill. Instead of accepting the cold as an excuse to keep you in the confines of your home this month, let it inspire you and […]

Sitting for History at the Tacoma Art Museum
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Sitting for History at the Tacoma Art Museum

By OLIVIA PIERCE FREEMAN   Sitting for History: Exploring Self-Identity Through Portraiture, an exhibit exploring the evolution of self-presentation, will be held at the Tacoma Art Museum until Jan. 1, 2014. From an expression of status to a depiction of a self-proposed personality, portraiture has taken radical new shape since […]

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Punk Torah addresses religion and body art

By OLIVIA PIERCE FREEMAN   Rabbi Patrick Aleph kicked off his Punk Torah tour during his recent Oct. 24 visit to the University of Puget Sound. He discussed the taboo against tattoos  within Jewish tradition, and offered his perspective on the controversial choice to have a tattoo as a follower […]

Celebrate fall with apple and pumpkin picking
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Celebrate fall with apple and pumpkin picking

By OLIVIA PIERCE FREEMAN   Nearly all can agree that the harvest season ‘tis the time to make the most of the crisp autumn air—bundle up, get you and your pals’ bums in the car, and spend a day at one of the many apple-picking and pumpkin farms in the […]

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Kittredge Gallery brings in new art

By OLIVIA PIERCE FREEMAN   The Kittredge Gallery opened two new exhibits by artists Randy Bolton and Holly Senn on Monday of this week. Randy Bolton has worked in many visiting artist positions across the country and currently works as the Head of the Print Media Department and the Artist […]