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Swope lecture addresses LGBTQ+ activism, intersectionality

By Keely Coxwell   “I want to talk about intersectional activism in light of a disastrous opportunity that makes us rise up,”  Rev. Irene Monroe said in a Swope lecture on Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017. Monroe is, among other things, an activist pastor, blogger for the Huffington Post, radio show […]

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“Brown Bag” Conversations on Campus Climate aim to increase open dialogue

By Val Bauer   The harassment reporting process was discussed at the third conversation in the Wednesday noontime campus series “Campus Climate Brown Bag Conversations.”   Grace Kirchner, Professor of Education, Harassment Reporting Officer (HRO) and Sexual Harassment Complaint Ombudsperson, led the Feb. 1 discussion in the Social Justice Center […]

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Career and Employment Services makes summer internships more accessible

By Matthew Gulick Career and Employment Services have devised a new way to pop the Puget Sound bubble. For the second consecutive year the University is offering the Summer Fellowship Internship, and new this year, students can participate in the Summer Academic Internship. Both programs are designed to allow students […]

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Sanctuary campus learn-in held to educate community

By Nayra Halajian “Puget Sound has not declared itself a sanctuary campus,” the University website states, “but continues to be deeply committed to offering services and resources that help our students achieve their educational goals, including the provision of accurate and specific information regarding privacy protections and support for students.” […]

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Shooting at University of Washington protest outside Milo Yiannopoulos speech

By Val Bauer A man was shot and wounded on Friday, Jan. 20 during protests outside a speech given by Milo Yiannopoulous at the University of Washington (UW) Seattle campus. The protests were both directed toward Yiannopoulos and Donald Trump, as the speech took place on Inauguration Day. Yiannopoulos, a […]

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ASUPS Senate Projects Reach Out to the Student Body

By Aidan Regan With the start of the semester, ASUPS is particularly busy. Right now, each ASUPS Senator is working on a project. “Every single one…represents some kind of a demonstrated need [on] campus,” Senate Chair Kyle Chong said. “The senate is…working around the clock to make sure it can […]

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UPS3

By Keely Coxwell   In a letter to the campus on Jan. 16, 2016, after a flier that listed 22 people with inflammatory descriptions attached to each name, University President Crawford wrote, “while the university supports and defends freedom of expression, it has clear policies prohibiting harassment of any kind. […]

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VOX returns to the University

By Aneyceia Brim Dec 6th, 2016 The club has received new leadership after being inactive for months. Monica Dymerski, a second-year transfer student who plans to graduate in 2018 and Leslie Machabee, a first-year student, have been the driving force behind restoring the club. VOX is a national organization targeted […]

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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. […]

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The Loss of Eric Heins

By Nayra Halajian  On the afternoon of Monday Nov. 7, University Chaplain, Reverend Dave Wright, sent out an email to the campus community regarding the death of a fellow Logger, Eric Heins.  Eric is remembered as “a profound blessing to his family and friends,” in an obituary written by his parents. […]