Archive for December, 2011

News

S.U.B.’s dearth of gluten-free options prompts negotiations

Concerns about food allergens in the S.U.B. have prompted a handful of students to begin organizing a group that will work with Dining and Conference Services to negotiate gluten-free options.  CaroLea Casas, a freshman, is leading the effort to change the way our food service operates. The issue is complicated […]

News

What we talk about when we talk about sex

In the timeless words of 90s rap duo Salt N’ Pepa, let’s talk about sex, baby. At least that is what ASUPS’ newest club, currently known as the Puget Sound Sex and Sexuality Publication, wants us to do. The club hopes to publish an erotic art magazine once a semester […]

Black Friday encourages violence amongst shoppers
Opinions

Black Friday encourages violence amongst shoppers

Since I was old enough to spend my allowance on Christmas gifts, my mother and I have gone Black Friday shopping. Personally, I’ve always found the idea more exciting in theory than in action. I never know what I’d like to buy my friends and family by Thanksgiving.  Christmas may […]

Interracial marriage ban indicative of lingering racism
Opinions

Interracial marriage ban indicative of lingering racism

On Nov. 27th, Stella Harville and her fiancé, Ticha Chikuni, were disavowed by their church because of their status as an engaged interracial couple. Once again, hypocrisy reigns supreme as the radical fringes of Christianity use their power to enforce racist dogma. Members of the Gulnare Free Will Baptist Church […]

Societal expectations to blame for college dropouts
Opinions

Societal expectations to blame for college dropouts

It seems like yesterday when, at this time of year, I was 17 and sending applications to various “dream” colleges so I could leave high school as quickly as possible. Yet now that I’ve arrived, I’m seeing more and more of my friends packing their bags and dropping out of […]

A&E

How to manage your stress with a healthy diet

Reading period is quickly approaching and stress levels are up the wazoo. How do I know this? Within 48 hours of arriving back on campus, three of my perfectly healthy housemates were stricken with various colds and general sickness. We spent Thanksgiving break eating loads of great food and enjoying […]

The Happy Trail

Embrace sexuality

The other day, I was at a party talking to a very respectable fellow: cute, well-versed and utterly filthy when drunk. Every conversation would quickly devolve into a deluge of extended metaphors about his monstrous appendage (or so he said). After a while, this well-endowed raconteur dissolved entirely into giggles. […]

Driven to Distraction
Combat Zone

At least one person on a phone every effin’ moment of dinner

On Monday, over dinner with friends, junior Emmett Tillamook came to the realization that not a minute passed without one friend of his looking at a phone. The epiphany was followed a further feeling of disconnection with his fellow humans. The dinner, which occurred on the second story of the […]

Combat Zone

LoggerLeaks tapes reveal secret plan to bring campus closer to the “Real World”

The network LoggerLeaks has just revealed to the press audio files containing what analysts believe to be a conference between University President Ronald Thomas, Dean of Students Mike Segawa and at least two other school officials. The conference seems to be  centered on plans for moving the entire campus “closer […]

CZ editor assigns Greek Life article: Writers out of original ways to mock frats and sores
Combat Zone

CZ editor assigns Greek Life article: Writers out of original ways to mock frats and sores

Citing the as-of-yet-unmet quota for one Greek Life article per semester, Stumpy Joe Dargoniw, editor of the Combat Zone, assigned his writing staff an article aimed at the flaws of Greek Life at Puget Sound. In the ensuing brainstorming session the writing staff could not help but avoid running over […]