Archive for November, 2012

Sports

Rugby completes unbeaten season

The Puget Sound men’s rugby team has had an eventful season as they concluded their fall session Saturday, Nov. 10. Although it has been a hard and rough season for the team, they managed to pull through and stay undefeated in their conference to become champions in the Pacific Northwest. […]

Sports

Good showing for Loggers at NWC Fall Classic

The Loggers’ men’s and women’s fall golf season seemed like it was over before it started. So much hard work from the Loggers out on the green resulted in a very memorable season. The most recent tournament, the NWC Fall Classic, was the last of the fall season and just […]

Opinions

The importance of breaking party lines

According to the Washington Secretary of State there was an 81.16 percent voter turnout this general election, with 38.48 percent voting in the primaries.  The turnout drops significantly in non-presidential elections, showing a 52.95 percent statewide turnout for the 2011 elections. Media outlets stream countless hours of airtime and news […]

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How far will we fall if we drive off the fiscal cliff?

What with the rising hysteria surrounding the budget, I thought it best to take some time to dispel the fallacious and misleading arguments surrounding the upcoming fiscal crisis, as well as provide some context for the issue. Let me start off though, by laying down the shame on every part […]

Sports

Tough tournament for Loggers’ swim team

With the men’s team undefeated and the women’s team sitting at 4-1 on the season, the Loggers’ swim team had every reason to feel confident as they travelled to Southern California to take on Claremont-Mudd-Scripps on Nov. 17 and 18. However, their confidence was ultimately for naught, as the schools […]

The Campaign provides outlandish and humorous social commentary on United States political process
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The Campaign provides outlandish and humorous social commentary on United States political process

As the expression goes, “Art imitates life, life imitates art.” In the case of The Campaign, starring Will Ferrell and Zach Galifianakis, art imitates life. The craziness and outlandishness from this past election cycle is nicely showcased in this movie, albeit with a bit more swearing and a few more […]

Sports

Rocky beginning for men’s basketball

While most members of the Puget Sound community were partaking in a much needed break, Logger athletes were doing the farthest thing from resting. Rather, they remained on campus for practice and games as Logger athletics continues its drive for 125 wins for Puget Sound athletic programs this season. The […]

Opinions

No more prohibition: Time to lower drinking age

In light of recreational marijuana use being legalized in Washington, I thought now would be a good time to discuss the drinking age. Personally, I’m not a fan of drinking. I don’t even like rum balls, and you can barely taste the alcohol in them. But the idea of raising […]

Sports

Soccer’s season comes to an end with loss vs Trinity in tournament

The Puget Sound women’s soccer team had a tremendous season this year with many awards and honors. Within their conference they have won their 11th consecutive NWC title, NWC coach of the year; and eight of the players were selected as all NWC team players. Moreover, the Loggers were one […]

Opinions

Fiscal cliff looms over Dec. Congress

As pundits move forward from this recent election cycle, a fiscal cliff looms over the next two months as Congress must negotiate the difficult task of preserving short-term economic growth while seeking to resolve long-term debt issues. For those not familiar with the term, a fiscal cliff refers to the […]