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Unpaid internships garner mixed reviews from Career and Employment Services

    M aking money and gaining valuable work experience are subjects often prodding the minds of college students.  As the class of 2013 graduates and leaves Puget Sound behind, many of them are entering the work force or further educational institutions with internship or job experience already under their […]

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After election ASUPS execs learn from each other

One month after the original surprise surrounding the split-ticket results of elections for ASUPS President and Vice President, Eric Hopfenbeck and Santiago Rodriguez were sworn into their positions on Tuesday, April 16.  Originally campaigning with separate running mates, (Krista Haapanen and Scott Miller, respectively), Hopfenbeck and Rodriguez will serve as […]

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Mayor proclaims March 17 “Puget Sound Day”

As the University of Puget Sound’s 125th Anniversary festivities kick off, the City of Tacoma has joined in the fun.  At the Tacoma City Council meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 19, Mayor Marilyn Strickland officially proclaimed March 17 “University of Puget Sound Day” in Tacoma, the same day on which the […]

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Ron Thom elected to NAICU board

In his tenth year as President of the University of Puget Sound, Ronald Thomas assumes new responsibilities as a member of the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities.  Thomas was elected by his peers and formally appointed on Wednesday, Feb. 6 in Washington, D.C.  President Thomas’ term will last […]

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Obama re-elected, marijuana legalized, gay marriage upheld

    The results of the 2012 election are sure to have a major impact on the future of the United States, as voters made historic decisions around the country.  In addition to the presidential election, significant measures appeared on local ballots in Washington and elsewhere, alongside divisive nominees in […]

Approaching elections this November
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Approaching elections this November

  With little over a month until the presidential election, candidates are pervading the political scene. Students should also, however, consider local state elections in Washinton, including Governor and Senate elections. The contests generating the most buzz this year include Referendum 74, the governor’s race, Initiative 502 and Proposition 1. […]

New res. hall slated for completion in 2013
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New res. hall slated for completion in 2013

After last year’s addition of Weyerhaeuser Hall, construction on campus is no surprise to many Puget Sound students. In fact, construction of the temporarily named “New Residence Hall” will be an active part of the Puget Sound scenery until the fall 2013 semester, a little over a year after groundbreaking […]