Archive for November, 2013

Ultimate frisbee hitting big at Puget Sound
Sports

Ultimate frisbee hitting big at Puget Sound

Ultimate frisbee is quickly becoming a sport of the masses on college campuses across the nation. On the Puget Sound campus there is a close following due to the recent success of our club team. With two first-place regional finishes and a second place finish at the Division III national […]

Puget Sound wins national award for immaculate grounds
Highlights / News

Puget Sound wins national award for immaculate grounds

The University of Puget Sound has won a 2013 Green Star Award by the Professional Grounds Management Society. This award recognizes excellence in grounds maintenance in the Urban University category. “The significance of this award to me is that we were judged by a panel of our peers from across […]

Local elementary school to put on historically accurate Thanksgiving holiday play
Combat Zone

Local elementary school to put on historically accurate Thanksgiving holiday play

Gearing up for the holiday season, Tacotown Elementary School has recruited students from grades 4 to 6 to begin rehearsal for the most shocking Thanksgiving play ever. The director, an ex-Occupy movement organizer simply known as “Jello,” described the play as “very counter-culture” and sure to inspire viewers to “wake […]

Features

Gearing up for next year’s Race and Pedagogy Initiative

On Nov. 13, Professor Dexter Gordon gave a talk as a precursor to the Race and Pedagogy Initiative that will take place on campus next Sept. 25-27. This conference takes place every four years and is always open to the community and campus. Gordon’s talk, “Impertinent Relations in the Liberal […]

Logger swim team continues tradition of success
Sports

Logger swim team continues tradition of success

  The Loggers’ swim teams continued a successful season with two dual meets the weekend of Nov. 15. On Friday, Nov. 15, they swam against Willamette. They swam against Linfield on Nov. 16. In Friday’s dual meet, the men and women performed excellently. The women won 138-66 and the men […]

Breaking the Silence: Israeli soldiers and life in West Gaza
Features / Highlights

Breaking the Silence: Israeli soldiers and life in West Gaza

ASUPS Lectures and J-Street U hosted a guest lecture: “Our Harsh Logic—Israeli Soldiers’ Testimonies from the Occupied Territories” by Yehuda Shaul on Tuesday, Nov. 12 in the Wheelock Student Center. Though most students know what ASUPS is, not as many are aware of J-Street U (the student branch of J-Street), […]

Women’s basketball team ready for the season
Highlights / Sports

Women’s basketball team ready for the season

  As the fall season for sports comes to an end, there is the start of the winter season for sports such as men’s and women’s basketball. It is always refreshing to have a new wave of athletes showcase their talents and have new events for other Loggers to attend. […]

Professors Conner, Ostrom present recent work
Features

Professors Conner, Ostrom present recent work

On Tuesday, Nov. 12, the English Department held a Coffee House special event in Trimble Forum to celebrate two members of the department who were recently published. Professor Beverly Conner published a novel entitled Where Light is a Place, and Professor Hans Ostrom published a book of poems entitled Clear […]

Opinions

Same-sex couples entitled to military benefits

Military Benefits for Same-Sex Couples One of the many returns for serving in the United States military is the ability to share certain benefits with a spouse. These spousal benefits include everything from all-access passes to recreational facilities and exclusive base camp shopping to health care and housing allowances. The […]

A&E

Curtain Call performs mix of love songs

By SABINE GLOCKER   Guests were greeted by a long line full of family members of the performers and supportive students at Rausch Auditorium. The doors to the performance venue opened and the audience filled the room, leaving very few seats open once the show started. The audience filled the […]