Archive for April, 2015

Combat Zone

Presidential Candidate Ted Cruz Finally Ready to Tell the Truth… Maybe

Last week, Republican senator Ted Cruz of Texas became the first politician to announce his campaign for the 2016 Presidential election. Since the announcement, which Cruz delivered at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Va., the senator has faced countless accusations of lying and making false statements, particularly because of the ad […]


Sexual Assault Survivor Speaks Out

Editor’s note: The following is a verbatim testimony from a survivor of sexual assault. The survivor is a student at the University of Puget Sound and agreed to share their story to bring awareness to the existence of sexual assault and harassment on this campus. I was raped last semester. […]


Wetlands Magazine Becomes Official ASUPS Medium

Wetlands Magazine has been inducted as a media department under ASUPS. Previously an ASUPS-sponsored club, Wetlands now joins the roster of literary outlets at Puget Sound on the ASUPS Media Board. Established during the 2011-2012 school year, Wetlands turns a critical eye to social issues, including gender, sexuality, ability, age, […]


Be aware of gym etiquette

Some people love it, some people hate it. Either way, most people are going to step foot in a gym at some point in their lives. And whether you’re a friend or a foe, there are some standard rules that everyone should abide by in order to make the gym-going […]

Highlights / Opinions

Society must respect Muslim women’s right to wear a hijab

That peculiar human desire to control what confuses us is steadily gaining in popularity.  We’ve all experienced this feeling at some point—the tendency to result in absolute, merciless tyranny when dealing with train connections, perhaps the occasional bus schedule.  Or, maybe even others’ religious behavior. This has certainly become a […]