Archive for February, 2015

Sports

Tai Chi activity class is great for students

One of the more interesting physical education classes that a student can take at the University of Puget Sound is PE 147: Tai Chi for Health. Tai Chi for Health is taught by Bryan Smith, a professor who retired last year from teaching mathematics and computer science classes. This semester, […]

Sports

Can there be too much “Fandom”? Unabridged version

As the Seattle Seahawks lined up on the 1 yard line with 26 seconds left in the Super Bowl a suffocating silence overcame my living room.  I was squatting down biting my blue and green beanie with nervousness; others were clasping sweaty palms together with eyes fixed on the TV, […]

Baseball team takes two in their first conference weekend
Sports

Baseball team takes two in their first conference weekend

The Logger baseball team pulled through in their final game to return home from Lewis and Clark College with a big win. On the weekend of Feb. 21-22 the Logger men’s baseball team played three games in Portland, Ore. against their rivals, the Pioneers. Over the three games last weekend, […]

Sports

Track season begins

Despite having only three races under their collective belts this semester, the men’s and women’s track and field teams have gotten off to a bright start in 2015. Allanah Whitehall (Seattle, Wash.) put her mark on Puget Sound history in the first event of the year by grabbing a record […]

Women’s basketball pushes on to semifinal
Highlights / Sports

Women’s basketball pushes on to semifinal

The Logger women’s basketball team has put together a season of historic levels. The Loggers flew through the seven games of February undefeated and extended their record to 22-3 overall (13-3 in conference). Junior Emily Sheldon (Portland, Ore.) had thoughts on their success. “I attribute most of our success to […]

Opinions

Islam: don’t judge a religion by its extremists

Recently, the events involving the Chapel Hill shooting, Charlie Hebdo, Boko Haram and ISIS have created a nationwide and even a worldwide discussion about Islam as a religion and the overwhelming use of violence in the name of or against Islam. Islamic Extremists Groups committed 6 percent of terrorist attacks […]

Opinions

Oregon makes gender pay gap illegal

The pay gap may not be as wide as it was 50 years ago, but it is still a major conversation point today. This infamous issue has been exposed, debated and even determined to be an outright myth by some. However, some states, such as Oregon, are addressing the issue […]

Opinions

Students share responsibility for campus safety

Security Services is often viewed negatively by students for enforcing the rules on campus, going unnoticed and unthanked for their more important role of keeping us safe. Although many students are unaware of it, Security on our campus is actually very professional. Security Services seeks to ensure that our campus […]

Highlights / Opinions

Navigating the world of study abroad: applying to go abroad can often be confusing, but for good reason

One of the appeals for many students at this University and other small liberal arts schools is the opportunity to study abroad at some point during their time here. The topic is widely discussed throughout campus as students leave, return and are excited by the prospects of doing so for […]

Cancer Patient Actually Has Hobbies
Combat Zone / Highlights

Cancer Patient Actually Has Hobbies

This past Sunday, local researchers at the University of Tacoma made a breakthrough discovery: breast cancer survivor, Jan Ascott, has other attributes besides surviving cancer. “Since my diagnosis in ‘02, I’ve only been labeled a ‘cancer patient’ or, since my victory over [cancer] in ‘12, ‘cancer survivor,’” Ascott said. “But […]