Archive for December, 2011

Public hesistant to question institutions
Opinions

Public hesistant to question institutions

Once again, a child abuse scandal has rocked our nation, and I’ve been left watching as too many people take a stand on the wrong side of the issue. In response to the football coaching staff child molestation scandal, students and fans rallied and rioted in support of the accused […]

Opinions

Puget Sound students should ‘green’ their way of life

Many of the current advocates for increasing domestic oil production argue that it would make the U.S. energy independent and increase jobs. Well, there is another market that can do all that, and help ensure we will have a planet to live on, too. More importantly, we can have a […]

McDonald’s to offer exclusive television network
Opinions

McDonald’s to offer exclusive television network

As if fast food weren’t bad enough for you already, a new supplement to this American staple is on its way—a McDonald’s television channel, available in the nearest restaurant to you. As a new project in McDonalds’ constant effort to recreate itself, the food chain plans to launch a television […]

SNL influences public perception of politics
Highlights / Opinions

SNL influences public perception of politics

In 2008, John McCain sent the political world into a frenzy with his selection of Governor Sarah Palin as his running mate in the 2008 presidential election. As a relatively unknown candidate, Sarah Palin’s presence electrified the election, becoming the center of media attention due to her infamous interviews and […]

DREAM Act hurts U.S. students
Opinions

DREAM Act hurts U.S. students

Given the economic plight this country has faced over the last few years, Americans should be concerned about the specific causes that their tax dollars are supporting. Certainly it’s reasonable to suggest that the education of the next generation is a worthy enough money-sucker—emphasis on the money-sucker bit. In the […]

Combat Zone

SECURITY REPORT

The following incidents occurred on campus and were reported to Security Services between Nov. 23 and Nov. 28 •Two members of Campus Security, responding to a call, approached a campus-owned house on 12th and Alder that was believed to be occupied by a group known as “The Underground Christians,” a […]

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UT show best yet

Throwing tradition to the wind, the producers of Ubiquitous They Sketch have reformatted their entire show, and the result is nothing short of brilliant. The experimental show, titled Ubiquitous They Presents: Poopy Pidgins  SHOW CANCELED was directed by no one, starred nobody, and was produced by Student Theater Productions. The […]

Dragon Economies
Combat Zone

New ‘Orient’ation program announced

Puget Sound’s famous freshman orientation program, ranked as the best in the country, will be getting a facelift, pigment dying, palette transformation surgery and Chinese-language classes, just in time for the incoming freshman class next Fall. A press release, in the form a little red book, was released last week.  […]

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ASUPS cut ski team budget; Penn State students riot again

With the recent controversy and horror surrounding the child abuse at the hands of former defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky and the alleged subsequent cover-up by Penn State officials still in the headlines, there is a fresh new terror that has Penn State students rioting in the streets: ASUPS has cut […]

The Happy Trail

Sex toys: tips and lessons to meet all your needs

Welcome, babes of toyland! This week we’ve worked together to bring you Sex Toyz 101: Happy Trail style. Dildos, vibrators, cock rings and, of course, the ubiquitous and ever-useful lube. Learn some lessons and remember the rules—always play naughty, and don’t always share. This ain’t your happy meal toy, sexy […]