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Eco Club Continues to Work for Divestment

The ECO club at University of Puget Sound is raising questions concerning the private companies in which the school is investing. They are concerned that part of the Endowment fund is being invested in energy companies that are not sustainable. “We cannot get the information about what specific companies it […]

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Students Rally to Take Back the Night

Last Wednesday, April 8, at 8:30 p.m., more than 60 students met in the Wyatt Atrium to participate in Puget Sound’s Take Back the Night Rally and Speak Out. Lindsey Conrad, the Sexuality Issues, Relationships and Gender Education (SIRGE) Coordinator of the Office of Intercultural Engagement, led this event. “Take […]

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Food Justice Programs Promote Food Security

A position as a Food Justice Programs Assistant is available at University of Puget Sound. “Both positions are new to the University, so a lot of our work involves setting the tone for an officially supported role in food justice, with succession and project sustainability in mind,”  current Food Justice […]

SUB Renovations Bring New Sustainability Concerns
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SUB Renovations Bring New Sustainability Concerns

Sustainability efforts at the University of Puget Sound are always in flux, especially concerning the S.U.B. Our campus values lowering its carbon footprint in order to create a more eco-friendly environment for students and faculty. “Sustainability is important to our campus because it’s really all about habit forming. The habits […]

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BSU Celebrates Black History Month

Black History Month at the University of Puget Sound has begun, with multiple events already hosted by the Black Student Union and other groups on campus. This month, dedicated to experiencing, learning and appreciating black stories and history, continues with more events and discussions for students, staff and the Tacoma […]

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Meet the new senators of ASUPS

The fall 2014 ASUPS Elections ended on Friday, Oct. 31, and the results are in for the new representatives. The new students fulfilling these six positions will represent many different aspects of University of Puget Sound students in the coming year. Kent Busson is a junior with a major in […]

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ASUPS increases price of campus van rentals

After Winter Break, ASUPS will be implementing a new price change of van rentals on campus. These new prices will affect students, faculty, and clubs that want to rent vans for general use and specific events. Vans previously cost $20 per day to rent, and now the price has changed […]

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ASUPS Senate halts polls, reevaluates voting process

The Associated Students of the University of Puget Sound Senate halted fall ASUPS elections that started in early October after miscommunications and errors occurred during the beginning stages of the process. These errors had also been made, unnoticed, in past years. “So as of right now, the original election was […]

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CHWS gives health advice for students as flu season approaches

As the colder months approach, the importance of preventing infectious illness around campus resurfaces. Counseling, Health and Wellness Services here at Puget Sound offers a wide variety of resources for staying healthy and treating illnesses. At a university of about 2,600 students, it is important to decrease the possibility of […]

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ASUPS prepares for fall elections

  On Monday, Sept. 15, election packets for ASUPS Fall 2014 elections became available in Wheelock Student Center. University of Puget Sound students have the opportunity to participate in elections by running for one of the seven positions available and voting for their peers. “This is really exciting because we’re […]