Archive for September, 2012

Joshua Bell contributes personal flare to classical music
A&E / Highlights

Joshua Bell contributes personal flare to classical music

Many may cock their heads in confusion when I mention the name Joshua Bell. Many may be more confused as to why I was so eager to watch him and the Seattle Symphony perform last weekend at Seattle’s Benaroya Hall. As electronic genres such as dubstep become increasingly popular, classical […]

Painting the streets teal: Tacomans rally together to support South Sound AIDS Walk
Features / Highlights

Painting the streets teal: Tacomans rally together to support South Sound AIDS Walk

AIDS isn’t over. This was the message that lingered at the spirited jubilee of the annual South Sound AIDS walk on Saturday, Sept. 22. Hundreds of teal-clad walkers from all walks of life gathered at Cheney Stadium and transformed into a community. They chatted and laughed over scones and coffee, […]

A&E

Puget Sound fall fashion trends make their usual mark on campus

Taking advantage of the rare amount of sunshine in the first few weeks of school, Loggers put a hold on the rain boots and Northface jackets and broke out the floral skirts, flip flops and a whole lot of flannel. With students coming from so many different parts of the […]

Anthony’s restaurant offers accessible and comfy dining
A&E

Anthony’s restaurant offers accessible and comfy dining

Anthony’s at Point Defiance, a seafood restaurant offering fresh and local ingredients whenever possible, is a fine place to dine when parents are in town or to splurge and take a date. Booths line the circular restaurant, and on a nice summer evening diners have the opportunity to sit on […]

News

University adjusts CHWS health fees

Health services provided by the University have had two causes for change this year. The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act along with the Health and Human Services (HSS) regulations have mandated that the insurance plan previously provided by the school (Student Accident & Sickness) meet certain standards that are […]

A&E

Decibel Festival provides much more than just consecutive concerts

On Sept. 26 through Sept. 30 a new community will be fostered. Not a community of solely musicians, disc jockeys, or recording technicians, but a community of artists. This community will develop under the umbrella of the Decibel Festival. Decibel is much more than a music festival, it is a […]

Combat Zone

Life found on Red Planet: accidentally run over

NASA scientists were stunned to discover that Curiosity, the new rover recently landed on Mars, made contact of a kind they never could have expected. “It was pretty much a typical post-landing rager,” Bill Ingall, one of the Curiosity team leaders, said. “A few guys doing blow off a hooker’s […]

Opinions

Affirmative action: Unfortunately necessary

The passing of Initiative-200 in the year 1999 abolished affirmative action throughout Washington State. Section 1 of the Initiative states that “The state shall not discriminate against, or grant preferential treatment to, any individual on the basis of race, sex, color, ethnicity, or national origin in the in the operation of […]

Combat Zone

Tacoma aroma: Eau-de T-Loc in stores

It’s everyone’s favorite scent, and soon it’s going to be available in a department store near you! I’m talking, of course, about the sweet, chemical breeze that warms lungs all around the Greater Tacoma area: the Tacoma Aroma. Students and T-Locs alike agree that there is nothing quite like stepping […]

Features

Honors film series

Each fall, as the sun finally makes way for the autumn cloud cover and campus settles in for the semester, the season of film festivals begins with gusto. One of the most anticipated festivals this season is the Honors Film Series, whose 2011 Series on the post-apocalypse included Wall-E, Shaun […]