A&E

New Pinspiration Market Brings All Your DIY Dreams To Life
A&E

New Pinspiration Market Brings All Your DIY Dreams To Life

By Anya Otterson Anyone and everyone who has ever scrolled through Pinterest and daydreamed about making the innovative projects that the site boasts will be excited about a new event taking place in Washington. If you’re looking for something awesome to do this weekend, look no further than the first-ever […]

Alumni Gather for Puget Sound’s Art Show
A&E

Alumni Gather for Puget Sound’s Art Show

By Anya Otterson   Adding on to the  big year Kittredge Art Gallery has already had is What Happened Here: Puget Sound Alumni Show. This is yet another event during Kittredge’s 75th anniversary. The exhibition displays the art of past University of Puget Sound studio artists who were particularly outstanding […]

A&E

Trail Writer Explores Literature and Community

By Parker Barry Last Tuesday from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. a small group read and analyzed James Joyce’s most challenging text: Finnegans Wake. These readings, lead by professor Bill Kupinse, take place every Tuesday in Wyatt 206 — although last week a small group moved into professor Kupinse’s office. The […]

A&E

Town Crier Starts Off October With Ghosts and Would-Be Presidents

By: Georgia Diamond Gustavson As the University of Puget Sound’s theatre productions begin to draw near, Michelle Bank, junior and director of the Town Crier production “Happy B-Earth Day,” has been working hard to find Al Gore.   “He’s like the missing man of 2016, he really is,” Bank said. The […]

A&E

Susan Stryker lectures on contemporary transgender issues

By Daniel Wolfert It was as she gathered her notes and clippings for her Feb. 9 lecture at the University of Puget Sound that Susan Stryker – transgender woman, Ph.D. and associate professor of Gender and Women’s Studies at the University of Arizona – received an unexpected email from Michael […]

Peter Weiben Discusses Series “With the Refugees”
A&E / Highlights

Peter Weiben Discusses Series “With the Refugees”

By Courtney Seyl Peter Wieben visited campus this past week and showed a different perspective on the Egyptian revolutions and the migration crisis in the Middle East and Europe. Wieben has experience with telling his own story through drawings, so he decided to show the stories of others through the […]

A&E

Pussy Riot speaks in Seattle

By Georgia Gustavson Back in Russia in 2012, Vladimir Putin was on every T.V. channel, flooding the media with his promising messages as the inevitability of his fixed “election” to the Russian presidency drew near.  One act that cut through all the noise and reverberated around the world, however, was […]

Preparing for RENT and the world of theatrical composing
A&E

Preparing for RENT and the world of theatrical composing

By Courtney Seyl This past week brought three musical theater composers to campus: “Off-Broadway Theatre Award (OBIE) winner, composer and performer Dave Malloy, who is on the brink of his Broadway debut with Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812; Jonathan Larson Award-winning composer and performer Marisa Michelson, co-writer […]

A&E

Alumni Create Spaces for Queer Art

It was another rainy, blustery night in Seattle, Washington. The wind was blowing especially hard, and what better place to find refuge than in an explosive, inclusive art show that could morph into a dance party? Held by Lion’s Main Art Collective, last November’s “Erasure” event was a huge and […]

Alumnus’ mural art criticizes immigrant detention
A&E / Highlights

Alumnus’ mural art criticizes immigrant detention

Situated across the Port of Tacoma, the NWDC houses 1500 detained immigrants, which has recently become the subject of protests. David Long’s mural asks the question, “How can a human be illegal?” Unbeknownst to many citizens of Tacoma, as well as many students of Puget Sound, there is a fenced […]