Archive for November, 2013

The Happy Trail

How do we talk about sex? Using sexual storytelling as an educational tool

All too often­—through media, government regulation or percieved “social norms”—people get the message that their sexuality is wrong, weird or somehow deviant. Only by bringing awareness to real sexual experience, both bad and good, can individuals prove that sexuality is more personal and diverse than has been previously thought. Advertisements, […]

The Happy Trail

Sexual Exoticism

Many of us have been there before: something or someone new and exciting comes along and all of a sudden we’re entranced. There’s a natural attraction to newness and uniqueness. However, when does this attraction veer away from simple exploration of those who are different from us and enter into […]

Opinions

“Social discovery” app detrimental to society

If you’re looking for a fail-proof way to reinvigorate your romantic social life without stepping away from the comfort of your computer screen, there is (yet another) app for that. Joining the ranks of existing Facebook dating apps like Tinder and LuLu, a new Facebook app was made available to […]

Combat Zone

US Congress passes bill to stab a kid unanimously

WASHINGTON, D.C.—In an act of bipartisanship unseen since the time of the great compromiser Henry Clay himself, democrats and republicans came together last Tuesday to pass a bill that will have six-year-old Jeffry Thomas, the boy seen on national news just that Monday questioning why Congress could not just come […]

12 Years a Slave not a film for the casual viewer
A&E

12 Years a Slave not a film for the casual viewer

By MEGAN EVANS 12 Years a Slave depicts the brutal nature of American slavery with such intensity as to make the viewer physically uncomfortable. The film, directed by Steve McQueen, was based on the book by the same title. The story follows Solomon Northup, a free, black New Yorker who […]

Giving thanks: Students reflect on food, gratitude
Features

Giving thanks: Students reflect on food, gratitude

For University of Puget Sound students, Thanksgiving Break will take place from Nov. 27–Dec. 1. Some students will be heading home to their families; others will be enjoying a fun Thanksgiving with friends. Sarah Josepha Hale, author of the nursery rhyme “Mary had a Little Lamb,” was the person who […]

Combat Zone

How to life: a Q&A

Q: What are some good dorm food options I should stock up on? A: Living on a college budget can be pretty difficult at times, so you’ll really want to make sure you’re getting a solid bang for your buck. Eating healthy is another concern. To address both issues and […]

Hitting the slopes: where to ski near Tacoma
Features / Highlights

Hitting the slopes: where to ski near Tacoma

As temperatures continue to drop and fall slowly morphs into winter, ski and snowboard season is quickly approaching. Here are some places to get out and hit the snow, whether it be on skis, a board or just relaxing in the lodge with some hot cocoa. 1. Crystal Mountain, which […]

Football team ends rough season with a loss
Sports

Football team ends rough season with a loss

  T he Loggers were unsuccessful at grabbing their seniors a win in their last game of the year.  They had their hands full with 7-2 Willamette Bearcats. They lost by the final score of 62-20. The Logger defense struggled to defend both the pass and the run. The star […]

News

Tacoma Entrepreneur Network hosts business competition

The Tacoma Entrepreneur Network (TEN) hosted a business plan competition on the Puget Sound campus on Thursday, Nov. 13. Eighteen teams competed for the chance to receive funding to move forward with business plans pitched at the event. Individuals and teams worked throughout the semester to put together proposals for […]