Archive for March, 2014

Opinions

Spring housing lottery disappoints students

On Saturday March 8, freshmen, sophomores, and juniors participated in Puget Sound’s housing lottery. The procedure went as follows: “All current on-campus students will receive a random lottery number based on class priority. Each assigned lottery number will come a scheduled time between 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. when each […]

A continuing conversation: Students voice concerns about diversity
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A continuing conversation: Students voice concerns about diversity

In Puget Sound’s effort for increasing diversity, student medias and campus publications alike have been the vehicle lately for the ongoing discussions that help to define what diversity means on this college campus. From conversations about homophobia and exclusivity in Greek Life to innovative interdisciplinary courses such as the current […]

Entrepreneur Column Megs & Mo: mo money, less shopping
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Entrepreneur Column Megs & Mo: mo money, less shopping

This weekly column is inspired by Tacoma Entrepreneur Network (TEN). TEN is an intercollegiate network of members in Tacoma designed to explore and build entrepreneurial careers, launched in 2011 by Professor Lynnette Claire. Entrepreneurship uses working knowledge from every background of study. For those who haven’t found their niche yet, […]

An extraordinary journey: alum Jordan Hanssen to speak of rowing from New York to England
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An extraordinary journey: alum Jordan Hanssen to speak of rowing from New York to England

Alumnus Jordan Hanssen ’04 will be on campus on April 2 to talk about his experience rowing across the Atlantic. Hanssen will be at Collins Library from 7-8 p.m. to share his experience rowing a 29 foot boat across the Atlantic ocean in 72 days in 2006. He will be […]

Slider Cook-Off brings Tacoma’s hottest local burgers together
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Slider Cook-Off brings Tacoma’s hottest local burgers together

Students 21 and older can head to the Museum of Glass tomorrow night for fantastic food, great music and a “rockin’ good time.” Museum of Glass will host its third annual Slider Cook-Off on Saturday, Mar. 29 from 6:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. It will be a great and unique opportunity, not […]

Weight of the Union
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Weight of the Union

Student-directed play to address issues of racial representation in film and theater
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Student-directed play to address issues of racial representation in film and theater

The University of Puget Sound’s Senior Theatre Festival (STF) this April will bring thoughtful discussion of race and race relations to the campus community with its production of David Henry Hwang’s Yellow Face. Yellow Face is a partly autobiographical satire about the Tony and Obie award winning playwright, David Henry […]

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Veronica Mars gets a second wind thanks to Kickstarter

“A long time ago, we used to be friends”: these opening lyrics might ring familiar to fans of the cult favorite television show Veronica Mars. Fortunately for long time supporters like myself, our favorite characters are back, and this time on the big screen. Never have those words seemed more […]

News

ASUPS endorses KNOW requirement for underclassmen

Members of the ASUPS Student Senate have officially endorsed the University’s Knowledge, Identity, and Power (KNOW) proposal. Earlier this month, members of the ASUPS Senate voted on whether or not to endorse the proposal which, if passed, would create classes designed to encourage discussion about power and identity struggles within […]

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Sleeping more will keep you more alive, awake and cute

At 7 a.m. every weekday morning, an hour before the first classes of the day begin, a gloom descends over campus. Hundreds of students awake to a brutal alarm clock they may have set only a few hours before and drag themselves out of bed, barely conscious, in need of […]