Archive for March, 2014

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Tacoma Youth Theater to perform Peter Pan

Tacoma Youth Theatre (TYT) will put on its spring production of Peter Pan on two separate weekends. The show is a prime example of the theater’s mission to educate youth in the impact, success and joy of live performance. Artistic Director Maggie Knott chose to put on Peter Pan because […]

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Mid season TV shows promise strong futures

New to Comedy Central’s Wednesday night lineup is “Broad City,” the TV evolution of Illana Glazer and Abbi Jacobson’s popular web series. Produced by the legendary Amy Poehler, the show focuses on the New York City lives of Abbi Abrams (Jacobson) and Illana Wexler (Glazer), centering on their struggle to […]

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The Fall of Troy plays the Showbox at the Market

Seemingly returned from oblivion, an aging titan of the Seattle post-hardcore scene, The Fall of Troy, delivered a two-hour long barrage of intricate, emotional splendor to their former haunt—the Showbox at the Market. Drawing much of their material from early records, The Fall of Troy held nothing back despite their […]

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Students gather to commemorate Al-Mutanabbi Street

Last semester, Collins Memorial Library played host to a traveling collection of books, book-art and visual art broadsheets made in response to the bombing of Al-Mutanabbi Street, a literary and cultural center in Baghdad, Iraq in 2007. Now, two days after the anniversary of the bombing on March 5, Collins […]

Film festival brings global cultures to campus
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Film festival brings global cultures to campus

We are currently at the end of the Sister Cities International Film Festival—a festival that has shown a film from several of Tacoma’s 12 Sister Cities each week. The Sister Cities are cities across the globe in different countries with different cultures. With them, we share our arts, our businesses, […]

Opinions

Letter to the Editor, Vol. 103, Issue 14

This Letter to the Editor is in response to C.J. Quierolo’s letter in the March 7 issue of The Trail. Dear C.J., I have read not only your article in the Fall issue of Wetlands but also your March 7th “Letter to the Editor,” in which you claim that “Greek […]

Combat Zone

Student searching in vain for “organic relationship,” whatever that means

In a shocking declaration that has shaken the  fragile social structure of Stadium High school, sources in Mr. Bryant’s 3rd period study hall reported last Friday that Jessica Lassiter will date jocks, goths or just about anyone as long as the relationship forms organically. In the wake of the devastating […]

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‘Graduate of Color’ ceremony proves to be problematic

Neema Smith, a senior on campus, has found herself cordially invited to the University’s ‘Graduates of Color’ celebration. The ceremony calls to bring together students of color in order to celebrate their diverse paths to graduation. Except Smith isn’t a student of color. Actually, Neema’s parents are both from the […]

Opinions

Puget Sound athletes under appreciated and unsupported: Non-traditional sports need funding too

By IDA DUNN-MOORE Loggers clad in down vests and Carhartt pants flock to Tacoma’s two climbing gyms. They fill the pool on weeknights in plastic kayaks, practicing roles and paddle strokes for adventures out on local rivers. Skiers pore over weather conditions and learn avalanche safety, anticipating the next big […]

Adelphians Spring tour ends tonight in Kilworth
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Adelphians Spring tour ends tonight in Kilworth

The Adelphian Concert Choir will perform their Home Concert at 8 p.m. the evening of March 28, in Kilworth Memorial Chapel. Choir Director Dr. Steven Zopfi described the program as, “kind of a gamut of stuff,” and explained that “because we take this concert out on the road, and we […]