Archive for March, 2015

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Student Extremely Relieved Student Government Elections Not A Total Disaster

Heaving a sigh of relief, a local student was thrilled to express that they and the rest of the campus were all still here in one piece. There had been a growing fear that things were not looking good following recent accusations of corruption. “I really felt things turned out […]

Opinions

Campus needs more ways to promote spirit: ASUPS should make efforts to unite students in Logger pride

The energy and spirit felt in the fieldhouse while our women’s basketball team hosted the first round of the Northwest Conference Tournament against Whitworth University was amazing. It was one of the few times in my two years here that I felt like the student body united over a single […]

News

ASUPS Welcomes New Executive, Senators

As midterms came to a head this past week before spring break, University of Puget Sound students were also frantically doing their best to elect a new leadership council for the coming year for the Associated Students of the University of Puget Sound. After weeks of hard work and campaigning, […]

News

Work on Gender-Neutral Bathrooms Continues

At the beginning of the school year, a group of students organized and called themselves the Gender-Neutral Bathroom Action Group. A group called PISSAR—People In Search of Safe and Accessible Restrooms—that was formed at the University six years ago inspired them.  According to a previous member of the group, Skylar […]

Senior Finds Solace in Performace Art
Combat Zone / Highlights

Senior Finds Solace in Performace Art

Senior Communication Studies major Aricka Johns—a.k.a. ‘Beetle’—has decided after nearly eight semesters that academia is “passé.” But Beetle has found a panacea for her academic annoyances: performance art. “Aricka, er, um, Beetle—sorry, I’m still getting used to calling her that—just decided one day that performance art was the solution to […]

News

Food Justice Programs Promote Food Security

A position as a Food Justice Programs Assistant is available at University of Puget Sound. “Both positions are new to the University, so a lot of our work involves setting the tone for an officially supported role in food justice, with succession and project sustainability in mind,”  current Food Justice […]

New Aquatics Center Coming Fall 2016
News

New Aquatics Center Coming Fall 2016

Logger Athletic’s expansion of Memorial Fieldhouse is approaching its financial benchmark. The project is budgeted at $19.4 million, with $14.8 million currently raised of the $17.5 million goal for financial donations. The project should be completed by fall 2016. The expansion will contain the new Athletics and Aquatics Center, a […]

Highlights / Opinions

Communications department must be clearer: communication between students and professors should improve

Communication Studies is a major often chosen by liberal arts students.  For those who don’t know what the major is about, it may seem cushy or just something to do if you don’t really like anything else. I understand where people who think that are coming from: before I started […]

Opinions

Letter to the editor: usage of rats in the psychology department is ethical

Editor’s note: the article to which this letter responds can be found here: http://trail.pugetsound.edu/2015/03/universitys-research-on-rats-inhumane-usage-of-rat-testing-in-psychology-labs-is-unethical-cruel/ We are writing to respond to the opinion article entitled “University’s research on rats inhumane: usage of rat testing in psychology labs is unethical, cruel” in the March 6, 2015 Trail. The author inaccurately portrayed the course, […]

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Grizz Suffers Identity Crisis After Years of Destroying Own Habitat

Last Tuesday, Grizz the Logger left the women’s basketball game midway through the third quarter despite the shock and dizzying confusion of the crowd. Calls rang out from the bleachers as the normally humble bear-man threw down his hatchet and walked, head down, through the exit, and with broken hearts […]