Archive for February, 2016

A&E

Alumni Create Spaces for Queer Art

It was another rainy, blustery night in Seattle, Washington. The wind was blowing especially hard, and what better place to find refuge than in an explosive, inclusive art show that could morph into a dance party? Held by Lion’s Main Art Collective, last November’s “Erasure” event was a huge and […]

News

ASUPS Vice President Resigns

ASUPS Vice President Alissa Hartnig resigned at formal Senate on Thursday, Feb. 4, citing personal reasons. According to the ASUPS constitution, the Senate will elect a Senator to become Vice President for the remainder of the term. The person will be selected by a vote at ASUPS formal senate Feb. […]

University ignores photo and video as an art BY NICHOLAS SMIT
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University ignores photo and video as an art BY NICHOLAS SMIT

In this golden age of social media and selfies, every student on campus has taken pictures. So it’s a big surprise that, here at Puget Sound, photography is dead, and video too. The University puts hardly any money into these two major art forms and it is saddening. Yet, maybe […]

Sports Recaps for the Weekend of Feb. 5
Sports

Sports Recaps for the Weekend of Feb. 5

Men’s Baseball: The University of Puget Sound men’s baseball team started their 2016 season with a preseason tournament hosted by Linfield and Pacific on the days of February 6 and 7.   On the first day of the tournament the Loggers lost to George-Fox 5 to 7 and to Linfield […]

Alumnus’ mural art criticizes immigrant detention
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Alumnus’ mural art criticizes immigrant detention

Situated across the Port of Tacoma, the NWDC houses 1500 detained immigrants, which has recently become the subject of protests. David Long’s mural asks the question, “How can a human be illegal?” Unbeknownst to many citizens of Tacoma, as well as many students of Puget Sound, there is a fenced […]

Trans & non-binary inclusive housing options to be offered in the fall
News

Trans & non-binary inclusive housing options to be offered in the fall

New transgender/non-binary on-campus housing options are being offered in the fall of 2016 from Residence Life. The program will be two-tiered. The first is a “public” theme house option, where students can facilitate programs for the trans community on campus and be representatives and student leaders for other non-cisgender students. […]

The Happy Trail

The importance of transgender/nonbinary housing options

According to Campuspride.org, 201 college and university campuses in the United States currently offer gender-inclusive housing. As of 2016, this short list will need to be updated to include the University of Puget Sound. After much planning and careful thought, UPS Residence Life, acknowledging the growing gender diversity on our […]

Two finalists selected for University President
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Two finalists selected for University President

  By Emily Schuelein The presidential search is coming to an end with two finalists for the position and the hope that the new president will begin work July 1 2016, according to the Presidential Search Profile. President Ronald Thomas hopes to end his 13-year tenure as the University’s 13th president […]

Sigma Chi suspended due to pending investigation of bias hate
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Sigma Chi suspended due to pending investigation of bias hate

By Ashley Malin A University investigation into allegations of “a range of anti-Semitic behaviors” at the fraternity is ongoing. The suspension was made in coordination with Sigma Chi’s national office. Fraternity members also reported experiencing backlash following news of the allegation. On Tuesday, Jan. 26, the Dean of Students Office […]

$3.4 billion methanol project in environmental review
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$3.4 billion methanol project in environmental review

UPDATE : In order to allow for more community participation at the public scoping meeting for the Northwest Innovation Works proposed methanol plant, the Tuesday, Feb. 16 meeting has been rescheduled to Wednesday, Feb. 24 at the Greater Tacoma Convention and Trade Center ballroom (1500 Broadway). Doors will open at 5 p.m. […]