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PacRim gets Financial Aid Expansion

By Nayra Halajian Studying abroad can be a crucial experience in a college education. But what if you can’t afford it? In January, the University of Puget Sound temporarily extended merit-based financial aid to the Pacific Rim Study Abroad Program (PacRim) for 2017-18 . This action reversed a measure by […]

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Campus community calls for sanctuary campus

By Aidan Regan Dec 6th, 2016 “We are asking the University to…not be complacent like we were during WWII when our Japanese students were taken from campus and our University did nothing,” Amanda Diaz, a Puget Sound junior, said about the petition to classify Puget Sound as a sanctuary campus. […]

Labor Dispute in Washington finds its way to the  Grocery Aisle
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Labor Dispute in Washington finds its way to the Grocery Aisle

By Olivia Langen Behind each box of organic Driscoll’s berries in the Metropolitan Market on North Proctor Street lies years of protests and labor unrest for a group of Burlington farmworkers. In July 2013, Al Jazeera reported a strike of 250 Sakuma farmworkers as tensions over wage negotiations increased. That […]

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Death of Diversity Narratives by Latinos Unidos

“This school is so white,” was my first thought coming to this school. But I won’t judge a person just because of their skin color and the stereotyped elitist status that comes with it. Yet I quickly began missing La Ciudad de Los Angeles where left and right was a […]

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Super Rich Kids

In 1987, American author Bret Easton Ellis published his second novel The Rules of Attraction. The novel recounts the debauchery of bratty, sophomoric and elite students at a small liberal arts college on the east coast. The backdrop of the novel, showing the fictional Camden College, bears a striking aesthetic […]

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“Coming out”: What does it do for you?

The rise of discourse surrounding gender and sexuality has reached unprecedented heights over the last generation. While a measure of progress is hard to determine, the strides that have been made for such marginalized individuals is still worth celebrating. Connecting with this is the concept of “coming out,” celebrated by […]

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In defense of collegiate backlash; College culture is shunning out a major voice in current american culture. By Jack Kelly

On Tuesday September 22, the internet’s leading source on all purpose cynicism and mob justice, Gawker, published a story regarding a recent controversy at Wesleyan University. According to Gawker, students at the Connecticut university are seeking to defund their campus newspaper, The Argus, after the paper published an op-ed piece […]

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Softball Struggles v. Linfeild

It was a beautiful weekend in Oregon as Junior Jaci Young (Aiea, Hawaii) made her 12th start of the season against conference foes Linfield. Young had a strong performance, but was unable to get the win. Puget Sound’s softball team lost both doubleheaders against Linfield and Willamette on April 3 […]

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Community shares concerns on sexual assault reporting policies in second Speak Up! forum

While sexual assault, misconduct, and harassment have always been a part of the conversations on college campuses (sometimes in good ways and sometimes not), this year there has been a venerable explosion of coverage around the nation on this topic. Not to be left out of the conversation, Puget Sound […]

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Katie Vold shoots high for women’s basketball

  With the 2014-2015 Logger women’s basketball season now making headway, first year Katie Vold (Spokane, Wash.) is ready to take on the challenges of playing collegiate ball. Vold first officially began playing basketball at the age of five, although she has been shooting around on driveway courts before she […]