Archive for March, 2012

Combat Zone

Record attendance at T/P “Stay In and Jerk Off” dorm event

It’s hard getting students involved in campus activities. Ask any hall Resident Assistant. “We’re always working against the apathy element,” said Lindsay Shamwow, T/P R.A. “We’ve got to come up with events that are fun and rewarding but can also fit into people’s schedules. And everyone is getting busier all […]

Aries, Cancer break up; friends not surprised
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Aries, Cancer break up; friends not surprised

Last Monday, after three months of dating, sophomores Kathy Bennett and Michael Hayes finally broke up. While both parties professed to being deeply hurt, close friends and classmates unanimously supported the split, and frankly, no one is at all surprised. “He’s an assertive guy. She’s shy and quiet,” said Amy […]

Comic: Dirty Talk
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Comic: Dirty Talk

Vegfest in Seattle preserves Washington’s fervent vegetarian culture
A&E

Vegfest in Seattle preserves Washington’s fervent vegetarian culture

On Mar. 24 and 25, vegetarians, vegans and foodies alike gathered in the Seattle Center to partake in a festival of vegetarian feasting. Vegfest is an annual event that goes beyond providing tasty treats: it also educates and creates awareness about the benefits of vegetarian and vegan diets. Vegetarians of […]

Mass Effect 3 leaves players wanting more
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Mass Effect 3 leaves players wanting more

If you’ve recently ventured anywhere near gaming’s corner of the blogosphere you’ll have stumbled into a complex, heated debate on the limits of authorial control: BioWare’s conclusion to their star-faring epic Mass Effect 3 has been raising all sorts of hackles, and fans of the series proclaim its conclusion a […]

A&E

Men and women should be happy with what they have

Each and every day, we are bombarded with the message that bigger is better. Because of this, men and women both experience sexual insecurities brought on by society. For women, it’s the celebrities with ideally shaped, gargantuan breasts. The top-heavy Barbie dolls with unrealistically sized melons, sickly skinny waists and […]

Tim and Eric’s Billion Dollar Movie relentlessly entertaining for its specific brand of humor
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Tim and Eric’s Billion Dollar Movie relentlessly entertaining for its specific brand of humor

Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim, film students who took their personal brand of surrealistic humor to Cartoon Network’s late night comedy block “Adult Swim” during the start of their hit-or-miss comedy careers, have broken their hiatus from production to deliver Tim and Eric’s Billion Dollar Movie. Tim and Eric are […]

Through his music, Macklemore shed light on profound social and personal issues.
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Macklemore and Ryan Lewis inspire Puget Sound students with Pacific Northwest pride

On Sunday, March 25, Puget Sound hosted Seattle emcee Ben Haggerty, better known as Macklemore, and producer Ryan Lewis. Situated in the Memorial Fieldhouse was a giant stage, an impressive array of lights, a soundboard and two large stacks of high-output speakers which beckoned the arrival of the Pacific Northwest’s […]

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Perfume Genius’ Put Your Back N 2 It turns pain into art

If the nineties taught us anything at all, it’s that misery loves company, and, more specifically, the miserable love a musician who can play guitar with the best of them but isn’t afraid to cry. 2012 has brought in a wave of new artists who openly talk about the darker […]

Sports

Sweeping the Green: Men’s golf success

There has always been great emphasis placed the varsity sports teams on this campus, however this interest has been focused on just that: teams.  Football, soccer, baseball and volleyball (just to name a few) have been the sports of interest on the Puget Sound campus.  Whether or not that interest […]