Archive for September, 2012

Sports

Logger football falls short in hard fought battle against Whittier College

Now, as a longtime football fan and a University of Puget Sound student, logic would tell us that I would have been to a Puget Sound football game by now. While this was the case before Saturday’s game, it is no longer true that I have isolated myself from the […]

Space: Is there any room to explore?
Highlights / Opinions

Space: Is there any room to explore?

On Aug. 6, 2012, while much of the world was sleeping, the global scientific community watched a handful of scientists make history when the Mars Science Laboratory (MSL) successfully landed on Mars. Engineers at Pasadena, California’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) had previously landed rovers on Mars, but none came close […]

Sports

Strong weekend for soccer, team runs winning streak to seven

Men’s soccer hit the road this past weekend with a winning streak of five games under their belts. Away from Baker Stadium, there was added pressure to continue with their excellent performance on the field. They did not disappoint. The Loggers ended their weekend with two more wins over Willamette […]

Features

Student employment: an overview

The decision whether to work or not while being a student at college can be as challenging as deciding what courses to study. How much time it will take, what the responsibilities will be, and whether additional preparation is needed before starting all come into consideration before anyone commits. Once […]

Opinions

The freedom to vote? Two parties, one choice

The compulsory Presidential Debates are on the horizon with the first debate kicking off this Wednesday, October 3rd. It is a custom of our presidential election season, in which both the Republican and Democrat nominees’ standoff with proctored questions and address important issues at hand. It is a de facto […]

A&E

Array of local concerts proves promising this fall

What are you up to this month? Or maybe next month? Not sure, huh? Well, want to do something fun and exciting out in the Seattle-Tacoma area? That’s what I thought. Here are a few music-inspired ideas for the wonderful, musical place in which we live. When was the last […]

The Happy Trail

Pillow talk: talkin’ dirty can be flirty

OH YEAH F**K ME LIKE A DIRTY LITTLE SLUT YOU BITCH. Ahem. Excuse me. Let’s take a step back and ease our way into this one. Dirty talk. Dirty talk is a simple act that can really spice up a bedroom. Now, don’t be intimidated by my introduction. Dirty talk […]

Sports

Logger Spotlight, Sept. edition: Landon Gauthier shines brightly

Every month, The Trail will look at the best of the Puget Sound sports world, and name one athlete who excels both on and off the field in “Logger Spotlight.” This September, that honor goes to junior forward for the Loggers men’s soccer team: Landon Gauthier (Fox Island, Wash.) After […]

Assessing a presidency: viewers respond to 2016
Features

Assessing a presidency: viewers respond to 2016

On a brisk September night outside of the Regal Lakewood 15, the Johnson family gathered together to share their reactions to Dinesh D’Souza’s documentary 2016: Obama’s America. They made the 30 mile drive from their home in Olympia to Lakewood just to see it. 2016 is not being shown at […]

Dramatic story lines characterize Klugman’s new film The Words
A&E

Dramatic story lines characterize Klugman’s new film The Words

It was obvious from the get-go that this wasn’t going to be a happy film. The trailer was dark and dramatic, alluding to a lot of tension surrounding the theme for which the film is named: words. There are three ongoing plotlines in the film that are all rounded together […]