Archive for February, 2015

Opinions

Veganism explained

Veganism is often mocked when it comes up in conversation. By now, many people have heard the joke, “How do you know if someone is vegan? Don’t worry, they’ll tell you.” Well, the same could be said about all types of diets, including those that adhere to religious or health […]

Opinions

Women’s issues: Feminism still has work to do

“Feminism” is one of the most loaded words in today’s society. Too often it is associated with images of bra-burning and man-hating, which tarnish and can occasionally silence the movement’s call to action. This, I contest, is a result of distortions and exaggerations spread by both unflattering coverage in the […]

Highlights / Opinions

Media attention skews perception: knowledge of “great tragedy” is often unequally distributed

This past year has brought about many new challenges to our world, one of which is the use of violence in the name of religion and politics on individuals and groups of people. The Jan. 7 attack on the office of Charlie Hebdo killed 17 people and received an astounding […]

A&E

“Celebrating Puget Sound Theater”: Continuing Exhibits

  It’s difficult to miss those detailed exhibits that are periodically changed in the library. The current exhibit, which has been up since February 8, is entitled “Celebrating Puget Sound Theatre.”  As the name suggests, this particular exhibit presents a glimpse into the process of and effort that goes into […]

Death Grips
A&E / Highlights

Death Grips

Editors note: The following article is the unabridged version of an article that ran in print on February 20, 2015 entitled “Death Grips.”   “Death Grips was and always has been a conceptual art exhibit above and beyond a band.” Thus read the soon-to-be-legendary ‘breakup napkin’ of Sacramento-based music group Death […]

News

Debaters Qualify to National Tournament

University of Puget Sound’s Forensic Parliamentary Debate team has qualified for the National Parliamentary Tournament of Excellence (NPTE). This year’s tournament will be hosted at William Jewell College in Missouri from March 20-22. The Policy Debate team is in the process of qualifying for the National Debate Tournament (NDT) hosted […]

Experiencing Cuba
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Experiencing Cuba

Though a professional classroom setting is crucial for learning, being physically immersed in the subject you are studying is equally as beneficial. Over the break, 16 students and three professors went on a study trip to Cuba as part of their fall semester class on Cuban politics, history and culture.  […]

A&E

Dean Benitez: The Exploitation of Hip Hop

Our own Michael Benitez, Dean of Diversity and Inclusion at Puget Sound, recently contributed to a book about music and youth counter-culture called Rebel Music: Resistance through Hip Hop and Punk.  Benitez uses “Hip Hop is Dead” as a muse and writes with passion and intelligence about his hopes and […]

Features

Destination Tacoma: Revisioned—An Urban Boutique

This column seeks to provide key spots on the map for those with adventurous spirits to get out of the school bubble and explore this amazing town we call home. Please direct all comments, complaints and suggestions/requests to trailfeatures@pugetsound.edu. Boutiques are great for finding tidbits from a variety of local […]

Darkroom Collective: Photography inspired T-Shirts
A&E

Darkroom Collective: Photography inspired T-Shirts

Couldn’t necessarily describe the University of Puget Sound campus as “fashion-oriented.” However, beneath the surface, Puget Sound senior Nathaniel Skinner is using his artistic talent to create a collection of T-shirts that has the potential to redefine fashion. “I had an inherent love affair with clothing,” Skinner said. “My mom […]