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Growing popularity of STEM leading to decline in humanities

By Grace Cook This year of graduates marks the smallest class of English majors in recent memory; upper-division classes that would have had an average of 10-15 students last year are now experiencing numbers as low as four. Like other majors in the humanities, English majors are often asked, “What […]

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Spoon University brings new flavor to campus

By Emma Brice One of the main concerns people face when going off to college is the unknown territory of what the food will be like. Meals play a crucial role in a college student’s life, and luckily the University of Puget Sound has been granted several diverse options. Recently […]

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Love Your Body Week encourages self-love, positivity

By Marcelle Rutherfurd According to the National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders (ANAD), upwards of 30 million individuals in the United States are affected by eating disorders. The issue of negative body image and the mental issues that stem from it is a huge part of today’s society. […]

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YWCA provides safety, resources for survivors of intimate partner violence

With February being the official month of love and bad rom-coms, it’s hard to remember that intimate partner violence is just as likely to occur on Valentine’s Day as any other day of the year. The YWCA of Pierce County works 24/7 to provide support for survivors and their children […]

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Black History Month seeks to inspire critical conversations about race

  For the month of February, the Black Student Union (BSU) has organized a wide range of events and activities to honor Black History Month. Whether it be group discussions or watching films together, the BSU has worked tirelessly to fill this month with meaningful experiences that not only celebrate […]

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Diversions’ new look receives positive feedback from student body

  Here at the University of Puget Sound, there are a wide selection of study spots, each possessing its own unique vibe that students can choose from to focus on the daily grind of homework. Diversions Cafe has always been a hot spot on campus, but more recently has gained […]

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Speak Out Loud conversation series tackles Trump

In light of Donald Trump’s increasing popularity, The Office for Intercultural Engagement held its first Speak Out Loud (SOL) conversation of the semester to discuss “The Trump Effect.” On Feb. 3, students gathered at The Student Diversity Center from 5p.m. to 6p.m. to talk about Donald Trump’s recent comments, actions, […]

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The Syrian refugee crisis in Washington state

The Collins Memorial Library archivists and specialists already have all the materials they need for the upcoming spring exhibit, but they are missing one very important thing: student experiences. This school year, the spring exhibit will be all about exploring the Northwest region of the United States. Although it will […]

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Library in search of student photography

The Collins Memorial Library archivists and specialists already have all the materials they need for the upcoming spring exhibit, but they are missing one very important thing: student experiences. This school year, the spring exhibit will be all about exploring the Northwest region of the United States. Although it will […]

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Race and Pedagogy Institute in the works

The Race and Pedagogy Initiative (RPI) is on track to become the Race and Pedagogy Institute. The Race and Pedagogy Planning Summit, which took place Dec. 4-5, launched the Institute and sought to develop a strategic plan for its future, taking into account what students want from RPI. The transformation […]