Archive for February, 2017


Career and Employment Services makes summer internships more accessible

By Matthew Gulick Career and Employment Services have devised a new way to pop the Puget Sound bubble. For the second consecutive year the University is offering the Summer Fellowship Internship, and new this year, students can participate in the Summer Academic Internship. Both programs are designed to allow students […]


Sanctuary campus learn-in held to educate community

By Nayra Halajian “Puget Sound has not declared itself a sanctuary campus,” the University website states, “but continues to be deeply committed to offering services and resources that help our students achieve their educational goals, including the provision of accurate and specific information regarding privacy protections and support for students.” […]

Kellyanne Conway defended Sean Spicer's false claims of inauguration crowd size by referring to them as "alternative facts," a term which quickly went viral.

This is fake news

By Olivia Langen Warning: written by one of the most dishonest people on earth Through the course of Donald Trump’s race for presidency, the rift between fact and corresponding evidence mutated into a clear divide between fact and “alternative fact.” Trump has repeatedly attacked the press who attempt to challenge […]


Executive Order Protests Erupt at Puget Sound

By Aidan Regan In 2015, Donald Trump called for a “total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States.” On Friday, President Trump signed an executive order titled “Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States.” Following two other immigration-related executive orders, this one suspends all […]


White feminism apparent to many at march that begs for intersectionality

By Molly Wampler   “Some problems we share as women, some we do not.” –Audre Lorde, feminist theorist   On the day following the inauguration of President Donald Trump, millions of women and allies joined Women’s Marches across the nation and the world to “stand together in solidarity” and communicate […]


Shooting at University of Washington protest outside Milo Yiannopoulos speech

By Val Bauer A man was shot and wounded on Friday, Jan. 20 during protests outside a speech given by Milo Yiannopoulous at the University of Washington (UW) Seattle campus. The protests were both directed toward Yiannopoulos and Donald Trump, as the speech took place on Inauguration Day. Yiannopoulos, a […]


ASUPS Senate Projects Reach Out to the Student Body

By Aidan Regan With the start of the semester, ASUPS is particularly busy. Right now, each ASUPS Senator is working on a project. “Every single one…represents some kind of a demonstrated need [on] campus,” Senate Chair Kyle Chong said. “The senate is…working around the clock to make sure it can […]


PacRim gets Financial Aid Expansion

By Nayra Halajian Studying abroad can be a crucial experience in a college education. But what if you can’t afford it? In January, the University of Puget Sound temporarily extended merit-based financial aid to the Pacific Rim Study Abroad Program (PacRim) for 2017-18 . This action reversed a measure by […]



By Keely Coxwell   In a letter to the campus on Jan. 16, 2016, after a flier that listed 22 people with inflammatory descriptions attached to each name, University President Crawford wrote, “while the university supports and defends freedom of expression, it has clear policies prohibiting harassment of any kind. […]