Archive for October, 2012

Sports

Football loses sixth in a row to Whitworth

This past weekend proved to be costly for the Puget Sound Loggers as Whitworth forced six turnovers to hold onto a 70-11 win on Saturday Oct. 20 in Spokane, Wash.  The Loggers (0-6, 0-3 NWC) had five passes intercepted, including two that resulted in Whitworth touchdowns. According to Logger Athletics, […]

Library honors right to read
Highlights / News

Library honors right to read

Collins Library celebrated Banned Books Week Sept. 30 to Oct. 6 as part of a well established national event that advocates for the freedom to read. This marks the 30th year since Banned Books Week began.  Organizations that support and participate in Banned Books Week span the book industry and […]

Women’s soccer battles for postseason
Highlights / Sports

Women’s soccer battles for postseason

Winners of three in a row and seven of their previous eight, women’s soccer seemed to be peaking at just the right time as they headed into the final stretch of conference play.  However, the top of the Northwest Conference is crowded as teams continue to jockey for optimal position […]

Sports

Preview: men’s basketball to build off of 2011-12 season, return to NWC final

Men’s basketball at Puget Sound, coming off of a successful 2011-2012 season, is looking to repeat their trip to the Northwest Conference finals and this time attempt to capture the title. Last year, the Loggers finished 20-7 overall and 11-5 in the NWC to finish second in the conference. Puget […]

Features

Pumpkin hot spots and spooky outings to experience soon

Get out your jackets and boots and start heading down to the pumpkin patch to pick out your pumpkins! This is your last chance to buy a pumpkin or visit a corn maze or haunted maze in the year 2012. Pierce County has several pumpkin patches that offer pumpkin picking, […]

Combat Zone

Typo turns DEA agents into pacifists

For reasons that have only just surfaced, three agents of the Drug Enforcement Administration have stepped down on the grounds that they have become pacifists. The announcement came just days after the DEA raided a medical marijuana dispensary in the state capital, Olympia. The agents were supposed to have raided […]

Opinions

NASA spending: Round three

It seems I cannot go a week without hearing one person or another argue against investment in NASA and space exploration as a whole. Whether they are waxing eloquent over the need to fix problems on Earth before looking out to the starts or complaining about a massive waste of […]

A&E

Overlooking The Sound: KUPS’s “The Blues With Lillian”

This Week: The Blues with Lillian Thursday at 8 a.m. Lillian still uses CDs as opposed to scratch records or ScratchLive, a computer program. That is the only real negative element to be said about “The Blues.” She simply has not received the memo that electronically playing your songs over […]

Chemistry show bonds academics with magic
A&E / Highlights

Chemistry show bonds academics with magic

The chemistry department’s Magic Show has, for the 22nd year, managed to entertain and amaze audiences of all ages. Performed and put together by Professors Tim Hoyt and Johanna Crane, the show consists of several chemical reactions and demonstrations, all of which involve luminescent colors, fire and loud explosions. The […]

Stirring the pot: The debate around marijuana legalization
Opinions

Stirring the pot: The debate around marijuana legalization

Slowly students are receiving their ballots. In less than a month, we’ll have elected a president. Up for vote in Washington this voting season is the legalization of marijuana. I personally don’t see the harm of legalizing the drug. Frankly, it could be worse. The idea of legalizing cocaine or heroin, […]