Archive for December, 2012

Opinions

Cablegate trials raise questions of fairness, justice

The online non-profit organization WikiLeaks has been the source of much controversy over the past several years. Founded by Julian Assange in 2006, the website is a collection of information of a classified nature that is “leaked” by anonymous individuals. Two years ago, Bradley Manning was arrested in Baghdad due […]

Tubachristmas joined student and community musicians of varying backgrounds together
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Tubachristmas joined student and community musicians of varying backgrounds together

Members of the Greater Seattle Tubachristmas helped to ring in the Christmas season several octaves lower than usual. Organized by Puget Sound’s tuba and euphonium professor Ryan Schultz and under the direction of graduate student Laura Erskine, the Tubachristmas ensemble played just under an hour of familiar Christmas hymns and […]

Highly anticipated film releases
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Highly anticipated film releases

Anticipation is a tricky beast. Too much and the movie will never live up to the expectations; too little and why bother getting out of bed. My excitement for The Dark Knight Rises and Skyfall paid off—lots of barely controllable joy was matched by incredible movies. This tricky line, whether […]

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Easy holiday recipes

We are officially in the holiday season and that means the ovens are turned up high and mixing bowls have been dusted off to be put to good use. My housemate seems to always have a surplus of bananas in the house and has found banana bread to be the […]

Combat Zone

School to replace iconic waterbottles

By VONNIE KEATSGUTS Recently, large water bottles were banned from sale on campus, beginning at a later date. You know, the gigantic ones which say Puget Sound on the side. The bottles were introduced in 2008 with the onset of the Great Recession. School officials were unsure if tuition and […]

PHOTO COURTESY / FAITH MATTHEWS
Features / Highlights

Students gather to celebrate Kwanzaa holiday

By HAILA SCHULTZ On Wednesday, November 28, the rotunda was filled with good cheer and delicious food, and clad in red, green and black, the colors of Kwanzaa. Even though Kwanzaa doesn’t start until December 26, the Black Student Union hosted this event to celebrate and educate about Kwanzaa. The […]

Opinions

Bullying: Real threat, not a myth

Every year nearly 38 thousand people die by suicide (AFSP). That’s about 105 people every day that will be losing their lives (AFSP). Among people between ages 15 and 24, suicide is the third leading cause of death (AFSP). According to a study performed by Yale University, bulling victims are […]

Sports

Six straight wins for basketball

The Puget Sound women’s basketball team has had a great start to their season so far with a four game winning streak. This past weekend on Saturday, Dec. 1 and Sunday, Dec. 2 the Loggers participated in the Hampton Inn Classic in Santa Cruz, Calif. The Loggers won both games, […]

Celebrating 125 years
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Celebrating 125 years

March 17th, 2013 marks 125 years since the University was founded, and the University intends to celebrate this milestone anniversary in a variety of ways throughout the spring semester. The 125th Anniversary celebration launches Jan. 25 (1/25, in reference to 125 years) with a celebration in the Wheelock Student Center […]

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“It’s Wild Outside” took the wild inside Slater Museum

Thompson Hall recently hosted the Slater Museum’s open house, called, “It’s Wild Outside: Discover Backyard Biology and the Nature Next-door!” The open house encouraged Puget Sound students and Tacoma families to attend and learn more about animals native to the Pacific Northwest, as well as those from other places in […]