Archive for September, 2014

A&E

Students Bianca Jarvis and Karina Harper share summer research

This summer, two students created stunning works of art as part of the University’s summer research program. After applying for and being awarded summer research grants in the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, seniors Bianca Jarvis and Karina Harper devoted ten weeks to the research of a subject of their […]

Pablo Menéndez and his band Mezcla bring a night of Cuban sound two decades in the making to Puget Sound
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Pablo Menéndez and his band Mezcla bring a night of Cuban sound two decades in the making to Puget Sound

Anyone walking past Schneebeck Concert Hall Tuesday, Sept. 16 may have been treated to the smooth sounds of Afro-Cuban music drifting through the hall’s open windows. Those seated inside, however, had front-row seats to a free concert for a band that has been touring for nearly three decades and has […]

Kitttredge Gallery featuring art by Marita Dingus and Sarah Gilbert
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Kitttredge Gallery featuring art by Marita Dingus and Sarah Gilbert

Kittredge Art Gallery currently features two exhibits of works by Marita Dingus and Sarah Gilbert. Take a break from the Race and Pedagogy Conference and explore these unique quilts and fences made of recycled materials, and glass orbs with detailed painted designs. Kittredge is open, free of charge, today from […]

Back on air: an update from KUPS’s general manager
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Back on air: an update from KUPS’s general manager

KUPS is back on air after a summer hiatus that included exciting new construction projects, the creation of new Core Staff positions and a move to expand programming hours for the Fall semester. With the start of a new academic year comes the influx of club activity and sign-ups. KUPS […]

Features

Student vs. Teacher: Is there neutral ground to using electronic devices in class?

As technology becomes more prevalent and useful, teachers and students need to find ways to incorporate these new advances with traditional teaching methods. Teachers are finding themselves discouraging laptop use to take notes in class due to it impeding academic performance. However, students find that using a laptop to take […]

State of The Trail
News

State of The Trail

I’m very excited to bring you this first issue of Volume 104 of The Trail, representing the 104th year that the University of Puget Sound has had an independent student newspaper and the 104th year that a school without a journalism major has pulled together to produce a publication that […]

Features

BLP: Not just about leadership

What is the Business Leadership Program? How is it different from the School of Business and Leadership? Hopefully this article can clarify and answer what makes it such a unique program on campus. BLP is an honors program within the SBL that celebrated its first graduating class in 1988 of […]

Sports

Students enter dialouge on Ray Rice controversy

There is not one person in the world who deserves to be beaten in any way, and punishment should apply to any and all abusers even if they are in positions of power. In Ray Rice’s case, the NFL player was punished righteously. On Feb. 15, Ray Rice knocked out […]

The Happy Trail

Sexual perfection: an unobtainable goal

Practice makes perfect. But does this prove true for our sexual lives? No matter how amazing one is while in the bedroom (or on the couch, on the floor, outdoors, et cetera) there is always a disconnect between how we imagine things to unfold and what actually happens. Did I […]

Puget Sound soccer teams off to a strong start
Sports

Puget Sound soccer teams off to a strong start

Both the Logger soccer squads are off to a positive start this year with records of 4-2-1 for the men and 4-1 for the women. Both teams played this weekend in Baker Stadium and showed no signs of looking back from the strong performances of the first few games of […]