Archive for March, 2014

Civil Rights and Peace: BSU hosts moving poetry reading
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Civil Rights and Peace: BSU hosts moving poetry reading

Though we often associate February with candy hearts, cold weather and influenza, some may forget that it is also Black History Month. The University of Puget Sound’s Black Student Union (BSU) has assuredly not forgotten. The club held a poetry reading entitled “Civil Rights and Peace” on Feb. 24, in […]

Guest lecturer explores Elizabeth Catlett’s cultural identity in her art
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Guest lecturer explores Elizabeth Catlett’s cultural identity in her art

Dedicated to the memory of both important events and peoples of the history of the African diaspora, Black History Month propagates celebration and remembrance of black history. Here on campus, there have been many events surrounding this national month of remembrance and appreciation. Each of these events has been presented […]

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Entrepreneur column: gabbing with Gibson’s

Gibson’s Frozen Yogurt was the first self-serve frozen yogurt shop in Tacoma, founded by a life-long Tacoman, Jim Gibson, and his wife, Judy Jones. They serve fresh, delicious yogurts and toppings, as well as a full espresso service.  Judy Jones offered to talk about what makes her company the place […]

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Alt break to serve Tacoma and address food justice

Alternative Break (“Alt Break” for short) is a unique service immersion program hosted by the Department of Spirituality, Service & Social Justice during the fall and spring breaks. This year, Alt Spring Break has the theme of Sustainable Food Justice. “We will spend the first half of spring break exploring the […]

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Puget Sound recognized for quality tree maintenance

The Arbor Day Foundation has given Puget Sound a Tree Campus USA recognition for 2013 for the care shown to trees on our grounds. “This national recognition is a well-deserved vote of appreciation for all that our grounds staff do to ensure the Puget Sound campus remains a place of […]

BSU and The Grand Cinema open discourse
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BSU and The Grand Cinema open discourse

By KATHRYN STUTZ   The Puget Sound Black Student Union and the Queer Alliance hosted a showing of the documentary film The New Black from director Yoruba Richen on Feb. 27. They also hosted a panel discussion after the film on the issues of marriage equality and the role that […]

White winter
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POLL: Social Media & Dating

Tinder, an app that pairs you with others, has been touted as a revolution in the modern dating scene. Let us know your thoughts about it below: Do you or have you used Tinder, the dating app? (polls) Why do you use Tinder? (polls) Which gender do you identify as? […]

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