Archive for November, 2015

News

Dean of Students joins student push for extended CHWS hours

By Emily Schuelein On the heels of ASUPS’ funding for extended hours at Counseling, Health, and Wellness Services (CHWS), the office of the Dean of Students has committed additional funds to extend counseling hours by 8-12 hours a week. Four extra hours on Friday afternoon and four hours on Tuesday […]

Student initiative gets athlete’s Green Dot certified
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Student initiative gets athlete’s Green Dot certified

Student athletes have taken the initiative to speak with their coaches in order to advocate for athletic teams to undertake Green Dot education. While all students at the University go through the Green Dot program as part of orientation, it is only a one and a half hour long training […]

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National Greek Councils Drop Safe Campus Act

In light of pressure outside and within the Greek community, the National Panhellenic Council (NPC) and the National Interfraternity Council (NIC) have withdrawn their support for the Safe Campus Act, but remain in favor of the Fair Campus Act. According to congressional records, the NIC and the NPC have spent […]

The University’s Violence Prevention Policy
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The University’s Violence Prevention Policy

  When he heard the shots beginning to fire, the security officer took cover behind a nearby house a block away from the shooting. He immediately reported the danger to a student security dispatcher, who then related the incident to authorities. Soon after, assistance arrived on the scene to help […]

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Demands of the Advocates for Institutional Change

Written by the members of the Advocates for Institutional Change. 1. We demand that the University of Puget Sound build a Cultural Center in the space that will be available where Warner Gym currently resides. The current space given to students in the SDC is insufficient and limited. It is […]

Features

Trans Latinx Lecture Sheds Light on Protecting Minorities from Violence

In wake of the recent incident at the University of Missouri and the many racial acts of violence that took place throughout the U.S. this year, the question of how to protect minorities from violence has become central to life in modern American society. Trans woman, scholar and artist Micha […]

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Community Partners: FISH Food Banks

FISH (Friends in Service to Him) Food Banks of Pierce County is the oldest and largest food bank network in Pierce County. FISH, which has seven permanent locations and one mobile food bank capable of traveling to nine additional areas of need, functions as an emergency food bank and follows […]

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Death of Diversity Altar in the SUB

By Olivia Langen While Dia de los Muertos traditionally signifies a day of remembrance and celebration of lost family and friends, the Latinos Unidos club sought to provide a platform for marginalized groups with an altar in the piano lounge. This altar, organized by Latinos Unidos consisted of student artwork, […]

Over 200 march for Take Back the Night
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Over 200 march for Take Back the Night

  Every  two minutes, someone is raped in the United States, and a third of women in Washington State have been raped in their lifetime. 90% of college-aged  survivors know their attacker, according to the Washington Coalition of Sexual Assault Programs.   According to  Security Services’ Annual Report, 7 rapes […]

Shots fired at Puget Sound Security  Officers, man arrested
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Shots fired at Puget Sound Security Officers, man arrested

  Gun violence on college campuses has become a reality for many people in the United States, and the Puget Sound community is no exception. According to The News Tribune, 21-year-old Alex Kjellesvik, not a student at the University, has been charged with two counts of first-degree assault. The security […]