Archive for March, 2013

Slater Museum’s Open House Night to Celebrate Art, Science
Features / Highlights

Slater Museum’s Open House Night to Celebrate Art, Science

Every semester, Puget Sound’s Slater Museum of Natural History hosts a gathering celebrating the beauty and wonder of nature. This spring, the museum will be transformed into a gallery for a night, exploring the connections between science and art. On Wednesday, April 3 at 6:00 p.m., Slater Museum will open […]

A&E

Healthy options for on-campus snacking

If you’re anything like me, the authoritative influences in your life have probably told you to choose fruit over candy, whole wheat over white bread and vegetables over saltines when snacking. Well, as I’ve said before, you’re in college now. You don’t have to listen to anyone about what you […]

Hopfenbeck and Rodriguez take split ticket
Features / Highlights

Hopfenbeck and Rodriguez take split ticket

The votes are in and, well, they’re a bit surprising. In an unusual and unexpected split-ticket outcome, your ASUPS President- and Vice President-elect are Eric Hopfenbeck and Santiago Rodriguez. Both candidates are excited about the results, which were finalized at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, March 12, though they admit the […]

Sports

Logger baseball swept by rival Whitworth

Coming off of a successful Northwest Conference opening series against Whitman at home last weekend, in which the Loggers (7-9, 2-4 NWC) won two out of the three games, Puget Sound travelled to Eastern Washington this weekend to take on the Whitworth Pirates (8-6-1, 3-0 NWC) at Merkel Field.   […]

A&E

Film Roadmap to Apartheid opens eyes to unnoticed issues regarding human rights in Israel

On March 4, the inspiring and award-winning documentary Roadmap to Apartheid was screened at the Rotunda in the Wheelock Student Center, co-sponsored by the Tacoma chapter of Jewish Voice for Peace and Justice and Service in Tacoma. Promoting awareness for Palestinians facing constant discrimination and abuse in Israel, the documentary […]

The Happy Trail

Slut-shaming a harmful societal trend

Slut-shaming is most frequently defined as the act of criticizing a woman for being sexual, whether it is in reference to her wardrobe, sexual escapades or even just her opinions on sex and sexuality. Slut-shaming occurs when someone tries to degrade a woman for behaving outside of outdated societal social […]

Features

Klein describes visit to Palestine

On March 7, Emma Klein, a graduate student at Seattle University, visited campus for a discussion on her experience visiting Palestine. Klein is a Jewish American who grew up in Boston, Mass. “My perspective really comes from my Jewish education,” she said during her introduction. Her presentation was sponsored in […]

Features

Climb Tacoma grabs student attention

Formerly known as Vertical World, the downtown bouldering gym Climb Tacoma is looking more and more like an extension of Puget Sound’s outdoorsy on-campus community. On any given weekday afternoon, you’d be hard-pressed not to spot at least one Puget Sound student decompressing on the climbing walls after a long […]

Jimi Hendrix returns with posthumous release
A&E

Jimi Hendrix returns with posthumous release

Unfortunately, the rock and roll lifestyle has been known to claim the lives of many prolific recording artists far earlier than their audiences would like. This has been true of legends such as Elvis Presley, John Lennon and Johnny Cash, whose deaths left behind them a wake of unproduced works. […]

University transitions from Cascade to PeopleSoft
Highlights / News

University transitions from Cascade to PeopleSoft

Over the past year, the University has been in a process of incremental transition from Cascade (the in-house developed software system that the University has used since the 1990s) to a new software system called PeopleSoft.  PeopleSoft is an application created by Oracle, a company that provides hardware systems and […]