Archive for March, 2011

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A&E / Highlights

“Kaboom” refuses to obey sexual standards

Director Gregg Araki’s latest film, “Kaboom” tells the story of a boy known as Smith (Thomas Dekker), a typical, horny college freshman having a strange recurring dream. After several elements from his dreams begin to infiltrate reality, Smith must attempt to piece together the puzzle emerging in his life. A […]

Business class crafts ASUPS philanthropic group
Highlights / News

Business class crafts ASUPS philanthropic group

What started out as a Puget Sound staff member’s project for a business class has turned into ASUPS’ newest philanthropic student organization. Needlecrafts for Charity brings the campus community together once a week to help serve the world, one stitch at a time. Since their recognition as a club on […]

News

Board of Trustees discusses tenure, admissions

The Board of Trustees met in February to discuss the adjustment of the University’s tenure-line proportion and admissions, among other topics. The Board of Trustees oversees almost every aspect of Puget Sound, including the tenure-line proportion and promotion of faculty members. Currently, the University’s tenure-line proportion is in the low-60 […]

News

Daily deals websites prove useful, despite frequent email alerts

A recent trip to Chipotle with a coupon redeemed from a random Facebook advertisement bought me two burritos for the price of one. When a friend gave me the coupon, the deal seemed too good to be true, but the coupon was in fact legitimate. And according to the Chipotle […]

Japan disaster: How you can help
Highlights / News

Japan disaster: How you can help

On Mar. 11, Japan was hit by a magnitude-9.0 earthquake, triggering a devastating tsunami and radiation leakage from a crippled nuclear plant. The disaster has claimed an estimated 10,000 lives, and millions are now with little food, water or heating in near-freezing temperatures. It can be difficult to comprehend devastation […]

Features

Gateway keeps on giving

Run out of meal ideas at the S.U.B.? Sick of your staple deli sandwich? Don’t get discouraged. A trip off campus to Gateway to India will knock you out of your S.U.B. food slump, not to mention get you familiar with the 6th Avenue food scene. Located on 6th and […]

News

Facebook ticket sales fare well

Facebook has become the portal through which to connect to everyone, and now, everything on the Internet. The social media site recently began selling tickets for many different events, from movies to local fairs to concert series. Close to home, the Puyallup Fair has also taken hold of this Facebook […]

Women’s tennis cruises while men fall to Missionaries
Sports

Women’s tennis cruises while men fall to Missionaries

The Logger women dominated the College of Idaho last weekend, sweeping in singles and losing just one match in doubles play. The Loggers took two of the three doubles games, while the College of Idaho took the third doubles game. Junior Madison Holtz (Honolulu, Hawaii) and sophomore Maddie Thiesse (Chanhassen, […]

Alternative arts exposé
A&E

Alternative arts exposé

Brace yourselves for what you’re about to hear: contrary to popular belief, Tacoma in fact does have a pretty interesting set of alternatives to your typical house-party. Consider this as a short-list of some of the most intriguing forms of alternative entertainment in Pierce County. Tallhouse Arts Consortium The Tallhouse […]

Lead your life, not a role model’s
Opinions

Lead your life, not a role model’s

The age of celebrity, athletic or political role models is over. Americans have become increasingly fascinated with those in the public eye. We look towards celebrities to help us decide what to wear. We look to athletes to decide what workouts to follow, energy bars to eat and beverages to […]