Articles written by: Sarah Balaz

Darfur whistleblower speaks out, encourages speaking up
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Darfur whistleblower speaks out, encourages speaking up

Dr. Mukesh Kapila, known as the whistle blower on the genocide in Darfur, visited Puget Sound on Nov. 20 to talk about his new book,  Against the Tide of Evil. Kapila, who currently works as a professor of Global Health and Humanitarian Affairs at the University of Manchester, was appointed […]

Hitting the slopes: where to ski near Tacoma
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Hitting the slopes: where to ski near Tacoma

As temperatures continue to drop and fall slowly morphs into winter, ski and snowboard season is quickly approaching. Here are some places to get out and hit the snow, whether it be on skis, a board or just relaxing in the lodge with some hot cocoa. 1. Crystal Mountain, which […]

ALOHA movement unites campus community
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ALOHA movement unites campus community

A new movement has come to Puget Sound. ALOHA, which stands for Active Logger Ohana Helping All, is the brainchild of junior Marc Fagaragan. Fagaragan, a tour guide at Puget Sound, was inspired to start ALOHA after giving a tour when a mother of a prospective student pulled him aside […]

Going vegan: a testimony of learning to navigate the cafeteria sans animal products
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Going vegan: a testimony of learning to navigate the cafeteria sans animal products

I have been vegan on and off for around two years now.  I always do really well for about a month and then the cravings set in and somehow I find myself eating a nice juicy steak. It hits my stomach and I feel absolutely terrible. Then over the next […]

Professor spotlight: Andreas Udbye
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Professor spotlight: Andreas Udbye

The newest addition to the Business School, Andreas Udbye, comes to Puget Sound from Trondheim, Norway. Udbye’s focus is on international trade and he is currently defending his PhD dissertation on supply chain risk management in India. At Puget Sound he is teaching Business in an International Context and a […]

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Tinkertopia: converting trash to treasure

1950s old timey music plays softly on a donated record player. One woman sews while another cuts apart tin cans. This idyllic scene comes from Adult Craft night at Tinkertopia, a newly opened downtown Tacoma upcycled creative space and art rummaging shop on Pacific Ave. The imaginatively decorated shop features […]

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Wash. Supreme Court visits Puget Sound

The Washington State Supreme Court visited campus on Sept. 18 and 19. This visit, sponsored by the School of Business and Leadership, included a discussion panel on legal issues and diversity, including hearings on three cases. The Court’s visit provided students in the Pre-Law Society with a unique opportunity to […]