Archive for May, 2013

Sports

Track and field has strong meet in NWCs

The men’s and women’s track and field teams concluded the Northwest Conference Championships in Salem on April 27 to finish fifth and seventh, respectively. The two-day competition, which features all eight teams in the Northwest Conference, represents the finale for track and field’s conference schedule. Puget Sound totaled six athletes […]

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New housing policy unfairly hurts transfer students

Last year Puget Sound decided to alter their policy and require students to live on campus for their first two years at the university. With the addition of a large new residence hall, this was seen as a step toward furthering the on-campus community and a chance to bring in […]

A spring to remember for Logger athletics
Highlights / Sports

A spring to remember for Logger athletics

As the semester comes to a close, it seems appropriate to take a look back at the many accomplishments of our Logger athletes during the spring 2013 season. Notably, Logger athletics reached and proceeded to surpass their goal for 125 cumulative wins for the 2012-2013 school year. This achievement was […]

Alder Arts Walk took patrons to the afterlife
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Alder Arts Walk took patrons to the afterlife

The Alder Arts Walk legacy continues as students spent their Saturday walking from house to house and enjoying the themed activities inside. Students festively painted their faces in skull patterns and other demonic patterns. This all-day series of musical performances serves as an opportunity for students to enjoy interactive art […]

Students recognize Pres. Thomas’ unique accessibility
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Students recognize Pres. Thomas’ unique accessibility

It’s no secret that the president of our university is quite the campus celebrity. President Ronald Thomas has achieved almost mythological status here at Puget Sound, inspiring memes, Facebook pages and Twitter accounts. Students literally sprint to sign up for the Fireside Dinners and other events hosted at his home, […]

Collins’ revelation changes NBA
Sports

Collins’ revelation changes NBA

On Monday, April 29, NBA player Jason Collins made history by becoming the first active, openly gay player in a major American sports league. Collins, a 16-year veteran center who has played for six different organizations, outed himself by penning the cover story of the May 6 edition of Sports […]

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Gillibrand’s new brand: a smart, progressive face

The recent surge of articles published on New York senator Kirsten Gillibrand could not have come at a more opportune time for our campus.  The majority of these articles, penned by writers from Salon, Politico and everywhere in between, focus on Gillibrand’s chances were she to run for office.  Given […]

News

Princeton Review calls Puget Sound “environmentally responsible”

The Princeton Review named Puget Sound one of the 322 most environmentally responsible colleges in the U.S. and Canada. The results and honors were awarded based upon a fifty–question survey completed by school administrators. The data collected covered topics ranging from course offerings to campus infrastructure and career preparation services […]

Features

Walidah Imarisha promotes social justice poetry in student workshop

The Race and Pedagogy Chism Series invited Professor Walidah Imarisha to Puget Sound last week as one of their Artists-in-Residence to lead a multi-media presentation on the role of youth in educational justice. Imarisha is an educator, writer, professor, organizer and spoken word artist. She has taught in Portland State […]

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Psi Chi philanthropy event raises funds for CASA and hits home

The Puget Sound branch of the International Honor Society in Psychology, Psi Chi, held a philanthropy event in conjunction with the Psychology Club on Friday, April 23 to raise money for the National Court Appointed Special Advocate Association. The event, Psi Pie and Tie Dye Day, provided attendees an opportunity […]