Students protest to quicken divestment

Dozens of students from across student groups at the University set up tents and camped out in front of Jones Circle on Thursday, April 28th to protest the Board of Trustee’s slow progress on divestment from fossil fuels. Led by the ECO club, the protesters met at 12 pm on the 28th and planned on remaining in front of the fountain until a board member personally met with the students and took their newly drafted resolution. The resolution was collected from the ECO club on Saturday, April 30th by a...

Attempted armed robbery ends in shot fired, none injured

By Ashley Malin For the second time this academic year, a shot rang out on campus. On Sunday, March 27 at 3:20am, Security Services alerted students of an attempted armed robbery near Anderson/Langston Residency in the North End of campus. No one was injured in the incident. According to Director of Security Todd Badham, a student and one of their guests were outside of Anderson/Langdon Hall a little before 3:00 a.m. “Three white males came around the corner of the building from the West on the North Side of the...

By Ella Frazer and Casey O'brien Organizers estimated that over 450 Puget Sound students and faculty walked out of their classes on Thursday, Nov. 19, to stand in protest and advocate for improving treatment of marginalized identities at the university and nationwide. The rally took place on the steps of Jones Hall and was organized by the Advocates for Institutional Change (AIC), a coalition of groups on campus calling for an array of  diversity- and inclusivity-related institutional changes. The walkout was held in solidarity with marginalized students at universities across...

University struggles to meet student financial need

Like many other first generation students, Roger has being navigating the waters of financial aid largely on his own since the beginning of his college experience. With tuition ballooning at colleges nationwide, is there more the University can do to make college more accessible for all? By Casey O'Brien and Allison Nasson Editors Note:  We have altered Roger Smith’s real name in order to avoid backlash targeting that individual. It is not the policy of The Trail to use pseudonyms or anonymous sources regularly, but in the course of investigating...
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