Archive for October, 2016

Features

20 Questions With Mike Segawa

By Charlotte Fron Mike Segawa, the University of Puget Sound’s Dean of Students and Vice President, grew up in San Diego with his parents and three younger siblings, all of whom still live in California. Segawa graduated from the University of California, Irvine with a Political Science degree, then attended […]

News

Common period aims to create balance

By Keely Coxwell A common period allows for shared governance and is a time for our community as a whole to connect. As early as the 2017-2018 academic year the common period will be implemented at the University. The common period will be a 90 minute period time every Wednesday from […]

Investment Club receives $100,000 donation
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Investment Club receives $100,000 donation

By Aidan Regan Puget Sound’s Investment Club has been gaining interest, and not just financially. This year, membership in the Investment Club has increased. The club presents students with a unique opportunity to gain hands-on investing experience, making finance less daunting. “It’s such a broad topic,” said the club president, Christopher […]

News

University welcomes global scholars

By Aneyceia Brim Four staff members from across the globe visited the Puget Sound community to teach. Farizah Ahmad, Megan Daniels, Liling (Lily) Lin, and Sarah Makeschin, are all foreign instructors. Farizah Ahmad is from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. She taught English as a secondary teacher there. Ahmad is also a Fulbright […]

Sustainable initiatives at Puget Sound
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Sustainable initiatives at Puget Sound

By Nayra Halajian Loggers live green. Loggers save water. If this is true, why are sprinklers on when it’s raining? Though students often ask this question, not many of them seek out the answer. There is a complex system in place that manages the water level in the soil. Sensors in […]

News

A New Home for CHWS?

By Madeleine Scypinski Counseling, Health & Wellness Services (CHWS) has been located on the second floor of Wheelock Student Center since the early ‘80s, but in recent years, it has become increasingly clear that CHWS is outgrowing this space. “If you gave me money for a staff member,” CHWS Director Donn […]

A&E

Trail Writer Explores Literature and Community

By Parker Barry Last Tuesday from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. a small group read and analyzed James Joyce’s most challenging text: Finnegans Wake. These readings, lead by professor Bill Kupinse, take place every Tuesday in Wyatt 206 — although last week a small group moved into professor Kupinse’s office. The […]

Opinions

Letter from the Editor

Dear Readers, Many of you on this campus know me—as an orientation leader, a classmate, a fellow activist, and a friend.  I have interviewed  some of you as a reporter for this newspaper, and  written stories about your achievements and your aspirations for Puget Sound. My hope is that I […]

Opinions

Letter from the Editor

Dear Puget Sound students, staff, faculty and Tacoma community members; I, like many of you, came to this University with the hope of becoming a part of a community. When I transferred to Puget Sound years ago, I was greeted with something no tour, website, or application could have shown […]

A&E

Town Crier Starts Off October With Ghosts and Would-Be Presidents

By: Georgia Diamond Gustavson As the University of Puget Sound’s theatre productions begin to draw near, Michelle Bank, junior and director of the Town Crier production “Happy B-Earth Day,” has been working hard to find Al Gore.   “He’s like the missing man of 2016, he really is,” Bank said. The […]