Archive for October, 2013

Chemistry Magic Show: Puget Sound chemists gear up for a night of enchantment
Features

Chemistry Magic Show: Puget Sound chemists gear up for a night of enchantment

The Chemistry Magic Show is an annual event put on by the combined efforts of the students and faculty of the chemistry department. This year the show will take place Oct. 25 in Schneebeck at both 4 and 7:30 p.m. The show began as a demonstration of chemical reactions that […]

The Happy Trail

Sex educator gives unoriginal lecture

As I walked into Kilworth Chapel last Wednesday for Jay Friedman’s “J-Spot” lecture, Robin Thicke’s “Blurred Lines” was playing over the chapel sound system. “Ahh,” I thought. “This will be a great opportunity to hear about the ‘Blurred Lines’ problem from the perspective of a sex educator! This should be […]

Sports

Crew at Puget Sound: Women’s and men’s teams require dedication, devotion of members

While the University of Puget Sound offers traditional college sports such as football, soccer, basketball and more, they also highly support unique sports such as women’s and men’s crew. Rowing is a very intricate sport with a variety of line-ups of a boat along with specific positions and techniques. A […]

A&E

Town Crier theatre festival skits showcase student talent and production abilities

Student produced. Student written. Student directed. Student acted. Student run. The Town Crier theatre festival gives Puget Sound students a wonderful opportunity to gain experience in every aspect of theatrical production. Months of careful preparation culminated in the Seventh Annual Town Crier Speaks Festival on Oct. 10-12, divided across three […]

Going vegan: a testimony of learning to navigate the cafeteria sans animal products
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Going vegan: a testimony of learning to navigate the cafeteria sans animal products

I have been vegan on and off for around two years now.  I always do really well for about a month and then the cravings set in and somehow I find myself eating a nice juicy steak. It hits my stomach and I feel absolutely terrible. Then over the next […]

A&E

Leon Ichaso on his path and the film industry

By SABINE GLOCKER   At age 14, Leon Ichaso was sent to an airport in Cuba where his father told him, “Look at me well, because you will never see me again. I believe in this revolution and this is where I am staying.” After leaving Cuba and Fidel Castro, […]

News

Obamacare depends on young adults to lower premium

As of Oct. 1, Americans can register for insurance plans under the Affordable Care Act. Students seeking health care insurance of their own will have to navigate an online health market to find coverage, which will take effect beginning in 2014. The Affordable Health Care Act, also known as Obamacare, […]

No end in sight for Logger volleyball win streak
Highlights / Sports

No end in sight for Logger volleyball win streak

The Puget Sound women’s volleyball team put another notch in their belt this week, continuing in winning form against the Willamette Bearcats in a 3-1 victory on Friday, Oct. 11 in the Memorial Fieldhouse. The Loggers improved to a 6-1 record in the Northwest Conference (NWC), now only trailing their […]

Sports

Senior Casey Thayer shines as a leader on and off the field for the Logger women’s soccer team

Students at Puget Sound are known for passion and having a variety of interests and involvements. This is especially evident in student athletes like senior Casey Thayer (Boulder, Colo). Thayer is known for her goalkeeping skills on the soccer team, but like many student athletes she has been involved on […]

Features

New club seeks to raise awareness of violent oppression

Sarah Stillman, senior, is starting a chapter of the International Justice Mission (IJM) at the University called Loggers against Slavery and Trafficking. The IJM is a non-profit organization based out of Washington D.C. that provides legal and political advocacy to survivors of violent oppression in different countries around the world. […]