Archive for November, 2016

Opinions

Tacoma must build up, not out

By Daryl Auguste Concerns over high-rise construction threaten a more equitable future for Tacoma. On October 10th, a number of residents from Tacoma’s North End met to discuss the latest potential development for the Proctor Neighborhood, a “Proctor Station Two”. Much like its predecessor, Proctor Station Two will serve as a […]

Features

A liberal arts college’s emotions on Election Night

By Madeline Brown Students gathered in the Rotunda on Nov. 8 to watch the live results of the presidential election, hosted by Phi Eta Sigma. Early in the evening of November 8, 2016 those who sat in the Rotunda were feeling hopeful and anxious, bringing in their laptops and homework […]

News

The Loss of Eric Heins

By Nayra Halajian On the afternoon of Monday Nov. 7, University Chaplain, Reverend Dave Wright, sent out an email to the campus community regarding the death of a fellow Logger, Eric Heins.  Eric is remembered as “a profound blessing to his family and friends,” in an obituary written by his parents. […]

Features

Environmental activism network brings important conversation to Puget Sound

By Molly Wampler Last weekend, Nov. 11-13, The Cascade Climate Network (CCN) of environmental activism clubs from universities from across the Pacific Northwest gathered at Puget Sound for their annual Fall convergence, “Fall Flurry.” CCN puts on three such meetings every year, bringing in guest speakers and workshop facilitators from […]

News

#NoDAPL: Puget Sound community stands with Standing Rock

By Aneyceia Brim The Standing Rock protests have garnered nationwide support, and students from Puget Sound are no exception. About 100 students attended Matt Remle’s talk about Standing Rock’s opposition to the Dakota Access Pipeline on Nov. 10 and joined in the Medicine Creek Treaty Tribes Stand With Standing Rock’s […]

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Salish food exhibit tells story of the PNW

By Molly Wampler “Food is the essence of culture, from the collection, to the preparation, to the serving then eating of food; it is what makes us who we are,” the first panel of the “Salish Bounty: Traditional Native American Foods of Puget Sound” exhibit currently at Collins Memorial Library […]

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Staring down Puget Sound: Is this campus accessible?

By Keely Coxwell  The accessibility of our campus is constantly improving, but is not yet fully accessible to everyone.  The Director of Student Accessibility and Accommodations (SAA), Peggy Perno said, “[SAA’s] mission is to remove obstacles…by providing support and accommodations to otherwise qualified students with both visible and invisible disabilities. […]

Chicago Cubs Win World Series, End 108-year Drought
Sports

Chicago Cubs Win World Series, End 108-year Drought

By Kevin White The Chicago Cubs won their first World Series in 108 years, and the victory shows just how important baseball still is in American culture. The Cubs won in seven games over the Cleveland Indians, coming back from a 3-1 deficit.  The deciding game seven had a combined […]

Features

“30 Americans” exhibit brings community to Tacoma

By Madeline Brown Until Jan. 15, 2017, the Tacoma Art Museum (TAM) is hosting the “30 Americans” exhibit, which showcases the culture of African Americans by 31 African American artists. “One reason it’s called “30 Americans” —I mean it is 31 African American artists— [is because] there was a desire […]

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Residential Requirement Creates a Vibrant Campus Culture

By Aidan Regan Is the cost of living the required two years on campus too expensive? According to Dean of Students, Mike Segawa, the price tag covers much more than rent. Puget Sound’s mission statement puts its “predominantly residential” status front and center. However, Loggers often cite the cost of […]