Archive for November, 2012

A&E

Unique recipes for festive drinks instill the holiday spirit

The holidays are upon us. We’ve just devoured our turkey—or Tofurky,—and now it’s time to prepare for the final holidays of the year. The traditions we’ve created with food may not be set in stone, but they have been repeated for generations, with secret recipes passed down to family members […]

Oppenheimer hosts Elements and Crosscurrents releases
A&E / Highlights

Oppenheimer hosts Elements and Crosscurrents releases

On Tuesday, Dec. 4, the biannually published Crosscurrents Literary Magazine and Elements Science Magazine will be hosting a release in Oppenheimer Café. This event will be a wonderful time to share ideas and inspiration, and to participate in the Open Mic Night that will be held in honor of these […]

A&E

Sufjan Stevens’ new album plays out a pessimistic holiday season

Sufjan Stevens is no stranger to Christmas music. He is, in fact, close friends with Christmas music, maybe even lovers—or perhaps, given at times the inexplicable bitterness and oddity of his Christmas releases, ex-lovers. In 2006, Stevens released a 42-track compilation of five years’ worth of Christmas-themed EPs, Songs for […]

Sports

Rest in peace: Assistant Athletic Trainer Stana Landon passes away, leaves her legacy on Puget Sound’s athletics

The role of a college athletic trainer is not always a glamorous one, particularly at a small school like Puget Sound. There is a great deal of hard work involved, and very little acclaim from the student body at large. So it is that much more impressive that Assistant Athletic […]

Opinions

Animal Rights: End the Invisible Holocaust

27,790,000 animals are killed for fur world-wide every year (animalliberationfront.com). That’s 76,137 animals per day. It takes thirty to forty rabbits to make one fur coat, thirty to two hundred chinchillas, or twenty five to forty five lambs (animalliberationfront.com). Why should we kill so many innocent animals when we can […]

Washington, Colorado legalize marijuana
Highlights / News

Washington, Colorado legalize marijuana

Along with the president’s re-election came the passing of Washington Initiative 502. This new legislation allows for the legalization of marijuana in small amounts to be possessed by adults age 21 years and older. The new possession limitations and legality of marijuana are outlined in Initiative 502 and will be […]

Women’s basketball clinches four straight wins
Highlights / Sports

Women’s basketball clinches four straight wins

Although Puget Sound women’s basketball has yet to play a conference match, they certainly have been busy. Busy winning, that is. The Loggers (4-1) rebounded from a season-opening loss to the UC Santa Cruz Banana Slugs by winning their next four games against other non-conference opponents. This past week alone, […]

A&E

New Legendary Doughnuts lives up to legendary name

A wonderful addition to the stores and cafes of 6th Ave. called Legendary Doughnuts has recently opened up on the corner of Fife Street. Inspired by the popular doughnut shop Voodoo Doughnut in Portland, Oregon, Shannon Patten decided to try her hand at making her own innovative doughnuts in Washington. […]

A&E

Kittredge Gallery showcases diverse student art

Since its opening reception on Nov. 14, the Kittredge Gallery has hosted the 2012 Art Students Annual Exhibit. The exhibition presented the individual voices of Puget Sound students as much as it presented their artistic talents, a skill that is perhaps of greater importance. One piece of artwork that especially […]

Opinions

Millionaires make case for increased taxes

Taxing the wealthiest portion of Americans has been a large issue for quite some time now “1-percenters” are often seen as selfish individuals who are unwilling to pay their fair share. While this is certainly the case regarding many people in this category, there is a group known as The […]