Archive for February, 2012

Coach Justin Lunt hits the 100 game mark
Sports

Coach Justin Lunt hits the 100 game mark

This past weekend the men’s basketball team was on the road, facing Lewis and Clark and Linfield. Against Lewis and Clark, the Loggers suffered a loss 72-78 after a slow start proved to be fatal. While this loss was devastating, it only momentarily dropped them into third place in conference, […]

Sports

Crew team takes to the water as spring season gets underway

After months of frigid early morning practices, University of Puget Sound men’s and women’s crew teams are finally ready to kick off their spring seasons. Expectations are particularly high for the women’s teams, after their Varsity Eight team received an at-large bid in the NCAA Championships last year, marking the […]

Postmen look to heat up tournament circuit
Sports

Postmen look to heat up tournament circuit

Lower Baker was quiet Saturday morning as the Ultimate Frisbee team spent the weekend in sunny California, showing off their skills and Logger pride to a group of very talented athletes. “Athleticism is key in Ultimate and some of the highlights make one wonder why it is not a varsity, […]

Sports

Loggers to begin conference play

It has been an eventful weekend for the Puget Sound Loggers women’s basketball team. They traveled south to Oregon to face Lewis and Clark Friday Feb. 17 and Linfield Saturday Feb. 18. During both games it was apparent that the Loggers fought hard. These were the final games that would […]

Sports

Making waves: Lady Loggers swim their way to first in NWC

Feb. 12, 2012: At the Northwest Conference championship swim meet in Federal Way, the Lady Loggers were able to capture a surprising conference title, dethroning defending champions from Whitworth. The win was the Loggers’ first since 2009; the Pirates had taken the title in both 2010 and 2011. “I think […]

Let’s play ball: Logger baseball is hitting hard
Highlights / Sports

Let’s play ball: Logger baseball is hitting hard

Spring is in the air, and that means it’s time for the Puget Sound baseball season. The baseball team has begun their season with the opener at the Tri-Cities tournament, where they won against Corban and Lewis and Clark and lost games against Corban and Whitworth. This weekend, they battled […]

Conversing with the candidates
Features / Highlights

Conversing with the candidates

The ASUPS 2012 election campaigns have proven livelier and more competitive than last year’s, with four presidential candidates and three vice-presidential candidates in the running. The election debate, held on Valentine’s Day, brought several contested issues to the surface.  Among the most discussed were plans for Club Rendezvous, the lack […]

Conservative minority denies female rights in contraception debate
Highlights / Opinions

Conservative minority denies female rights in contraception debate

President Obama announced a new comprehensive health care initiative last week mandating birth control coverage for all insured women. One may think “What a wonderful stride in women’s health care,” and be pleased with the government’s initiative to treat women as equal citizens and recognize contraception as a heath care […]

Trasferring students highlight Puget Sound weaknesses
Opinions

Trasferring students highlight Puget Sound weaknesses

I bet most of you know people who have transferred from Puget Sound or at least have thought seriously about it. Some who have found their niche here at Puget Sound might say that students who leave can’t handle the work load or are too socially awkward to feel at […]

Es Ud. un fanatico de la lucha?
Combat Zone

Es Ud. un fanatico de la lucha?

In honor of the superb exhibition of Lucha Libre that took place last weekend in the Fieldhouse, we here at the Trail thought it would be a good time to test your knowledge of Lucha Libre. 1. Lucha Libre wrestlers are known as “luchadores.” What is the English meaning of […]