Archive for April, 2014

News

Relay for Life increases fundraising efforts on campus

Relay for Life has been involved in a lot of fundraising this year to prepare for their annual event on Saturday, May 3 from 4 p.m.—10 a.m. Students and families can participate individually or in teams. Some teams camp out overnight on the field and each one is asked to […]

News

Proposition 1 for street repairs and safety upgrades up for revote

On April 22, a special re-election will be held for proposition no. 1, which failed to pass last November. Sponsored by the Metropolitan Park District of Tacoma, this proposition would use approximately $198,000,000 for street improvements and safety upgrades. “From what I’ve read, it seems to be a relatively reasonable […]

Transparency petition receives criticism
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Transparency petition receives criticism

Puget Sound students have created a petition asking for the names of the 88 faculty members who voted against the KNOW overlay, which will implement teaching methods aimed at magnifying diversity. At the time of writing, the Facebook group “Students Demanding Transparency” had 71 members backing this petition. “We believe […]

Features

Entrepreneur Column: Creature Advertising

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, […]

Ski Team provides snow-filled opportunities for racers and skiers
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Ski Team provides snow-filled opportunities for racers and skiers

The University of Puget Sound Ski Team has been a part of this campus for decades and their season recently ended. The club provides opportunities for those who love to ski and race. The team has traveled to Vancouver, Bachelor and various places around Idaho, just to name a few […]

World-renowned sarod player performs, delights
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World-renowned sarod player performs, delights

R Rajeev Taranath, a world-renowned sarod player, graced the halls of Puget Sound to perform for students and faculty. While the advertisements for the show promised to deliver, the overall performance blew students away. “My expectations were to be able to witness Indian tradition through its music. In actuality, not […]

Remembering Arlene
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Remembering Arlene

Her pumpkin hat perched atop her head, its green, velvety vines quivering with her every movement. As she looked up from the register, her eyes changed from a hardworking focus to a soft and caring expression—one to match her cheerful and genuine smile. “Happy Halloween!” she said, peering over the […]

Features

Strike Debt movement: we’re all in it together

You are a college student. You are probably totally in debt. Your family might have medical debt from when you got appendicitis last semester and had to be rushed to the emergency room in an ambulance. Or they might have housing debt after buying property in an expensive suburban area […]

Tacoma Maritime Festival September 20 and 21
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Tacoma Maritime Festival September 20 and 21

While fall semester may feel like it is a long time away, it will be here sooner than you might think. So why not start finding things to do to usher in the new school year? The Maritime Festival is one such event. Junior Nick Cochran is the Lead Environmental […]

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A pleasant visit to Point D

In a stroke of marketing genius, Dodger Blatheramm, Head of Public Relations, decided to relocate the Point Defiance Zoo Exhibit to the Music Building in order “to bring attention to the wildly diverse student body we have here on campus” and “to really show students that we’re committed to ‘Living […]