Archive for February, 2014

News

Black Student Union hosts “The Voice” singer

Stephanie Anne Johnson, who starred on NBC’s “The Voice” last year, performed at Puget Sound on Wednesday, Feb. 12 to a small, intimate crowd. Her free concert was part of a series of cultural events to celebrate Black History Month. She was a season finalist last year on “The Voice,” […]

Tacoma to grow edible food forest
Features / Highlights

Tacoma to grow edible food forest

Tacoma will soon be opening its very own edible food forest. Inspired by Seattle’s Beacon Food Forest, a group of local food enthusiasts will be planting Tacoma’s. This type of forest is one of very few like it in the entire country. Building a Food Forest, or what is sometimes […]

Logger men’s basketball wins in overtime in front of a rambunctious Puget Sound crowd
Highlights / Sports

Logger men’s basketball wins in overtime in front of a rambunctious Puget Sound crowd

The Loggers men’s basketball team is blazing a trail through the competition, just recently clinching the third seed in the Northwest Conference tournament with a barn burning overtime victory against George Fox on Friday 115-112. With the Loggers sustaining losses only from teams with better records than them, they look […]

News

$2 million endowment advances plans for renovated athletics facilities

Plans to renovate and expand the Memorial Fieldhouse & Pamplin Sports Center have been advanced thanks to a generous donation from the Thomas and Dorothy Leavey Foundation. This recent gift has accelerated the University closer to its goal of raising $17.5 million to remodel and enhance the athletic facilities on […]

Women and Leadership panel members share advice and their journeys on the way to the top
Features

Women and Leadership panel members share advice and their journeys on the way to the top

Sponsored by the University’s Business Leadership Program (BLP), the aptly titled “A Panel on Women and Leadership: ‘Lessons from the Past and Perspectives for the Future” drew community members and students alike to Commencement Hall. On Wednesday Feb. 19, five female executives, all from different industries and sectors found in […]

Greek life on Puget Sound campus: the perspective of a new member
Opinions

Greek life on Puget Sound campus: the perspective of a new member

Two pieces in an issue of Puget Sound’s Wetlands magazine caused controversy earlier this year: “Greek Life and Straight Supremacy” by C.J. Queirolo and “An Open Letter to Greek Life” by Philip Brenfleck. Both heavily criticized the Puget Sound Greek system based on the opinion that Greek life is a […]