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Executive Order Protests Erupt at Puget Sound

By Aidan Regan In 2015, Donald Trump called for a “total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States.” On Friday, President Trump signed an executive order titled “Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States.” Following two other immigration-related executive orders, this one suspends all […]

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White feminism apparent to many at march that begs for intersectionality

By Molly Wampler   “Some problems we share as women, some we do not.” –Audre Lorde, feminist theorist   On the day following the inauguration of President Donald Trump, millions of women and allies joined Women’s Marches across the nation and the world to “stand together in solidarity” and communicate […]

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An underground secret: the hidden tunnels of Puget Sound

By Madeline Brown Dec 9th, 2016 In the Spring of 1962, Puget Sound began construction on the present day fraternity houses on Union Avenue, located to the west of the main campus. Along with the new men’s housing, an underground dining experience connecting each of the new fraternity buildings was […]

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Environmental activism network brings important conversation to Puget Sound

By Molly Wampler Last weekend, Nov. 11-13, The Cascade Climate Network (CCN) of environmental activism clubs from universities from across the Pacific Northwest gathered at Puget Sound for their annual Fall convergence, “Fall Flurry.” CCN puts on three such meetings every year, bringing in guest speakers and workshop facilitators from […]

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A liberal arts college’s emotions on Election Night

By Madeline Brown Students gathered in the Rotunda on Nov. 8 to watch the live results of the presidential election, hosted by Phi Eta Sigma. Early in the evening of November 8, 2016 those who sat in the Rotunda were feeling hopeful and anxious, bringing in their laptops and homework […]

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A liberal arts college’s emotions on Election Night

By Madeline Brown Students gathered in the Rotunda on Nov. 8 to watch the live results of the presidential election, hosted by Phi Eta Sigma. Early in the evening of November 8, 2016 those who sat in the Rotunda were feeling hopeful and anxious, bringing in their laptops and homework […]

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Environmental activism network brings important conversation to Puget Sound

By Molly Wampler Last weekend, Nov. 11-13, The Cascade Climate Network (CCN) of environmental activism clubs from universities from across the Pacific Northwest gathered at Puget Sound for their annual Fall convergence, “Fall Flurry.” CCN puts on three such meetings every year, bringing in guest speakers and workshop facilitators from […]

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“30 Americans” exhibit brings community to Tacoma

By Madeline Brown Until Jan. 15, 2017, the Tacoma Art Museum (TAM) is hosting the “30 Americans” exhibit, which showcases the culture of African Americans by 31 African American artists. “One reason it’s called “30 Americans” —I mean it is 31 African American artists— [is because] there was a desire […]

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20 Questions With Mike Segawa

By Charlotte Fron Mike Segawa, the University of Puget Sound’s Dean of Students and Vice President, grew up in San Diego with his parents and three younger siblings, all of whom still live in California. Segawa graduated from the University of California, Irvine with a Political Science degree, then attended […]

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Tacoma Community Leader Shalisa Hayes to Speak at Puget Sound

By: Molly Wampler In the past year, the University of Puget Sound has made a conscious effort to unify the Tacoma community with our campus, and have set specific goals with this objective in mind.   Kaitlyn Vallance, lecture programmer for the Associate Students of the University of Puget Sound (ASUPS), […]