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Another type of green on campus
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Another type of green on campus

Every year during Orientation, the Perspectives component puts on a program which promotes rape and violence awareness among the freshman class.   In years past, the program has taken the form of a skit entitled “When Hello Gets Out of Hand” and has been used as the chief venue for […]

Todd Field club expo
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Todd Field club expo

LogJam is a University of Puget Sound exclusive annual festival that had its ninth event on September 3rd, 2010. Nearly all clubs, sports, organizations and various departments were represented at their respective tables, giving new as well as current students an opportunity to sign up for extra-curricular activities. A barbecue […]

State of The Trail address
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State of The Trail address

Happy 100th birthday to The Trail! Anyone surprised it lasted this long? For a while I thought it was starting to show its age, no two ways about it. Just last week I saw our old newspaper walk into a room, scratch its head and then ask me what it […]

Rental cars for college students, ages 18 and up
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Rental cars for college students, ages 18 and up

Zipcar Inc., a nation-wide car-sharing company, launched their partnership with the University of Puget Sound this semester, providing students a convenient, environmentally friendly method of transportation. Zipcars are available to students all day, every day. Last fall, Zipcar Inc. and the University of Puget Sound discussed launching a partnership at […]

New Construction: Departments of Psychology and Exercise Science will merge spaces.
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New building bridges department gaps

As the sounds of construction ring across the south end of campus, it becomes clear that development is well underway at UPS. Slowly but surely the new Center for Health Sciences rises from what was once an underdeveloped, underutilized slice of the University of Puget Sound’s 97-acre grounds. Designed in […]

Opinions

Youth vote important as ever

If you are a young person with a shred of hope that our generation is politically powerful, this November’s election is crucial to achieving the change that Americans were promised with Obama’s election. Two years ago, the United States saw one of the strongest unifications among the 18- to 24-year […]

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Prosecution in youth cases too lenient

In Seattle only a year ago, a friendly street performer was beat to death by three unassociated and underage teens who, upon trial, were sentenced to only 72 weeks in juvenile detention because their ages kept them from being tried as adults. The brutal act appalled many Seattleites who were […]

E-books degrading traditional reading experience
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E-books degrading traditional reading experience

Picture this: it is nighttime. A small child lies in bed, her mother sitting close by. The room is filled with a soft, warm glow. “Goodnight moon, goodnight air, goodnight noises everywhere,” says her mother, reading from the cold  plastic and metal she holds in her hands, as it casts […]

Library painting misrepresents diversity
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Library painting misrepresents diversity

In the west wing of the Collins Memorial Library reading room, there is a painting of three young black children. The piece, entitled worlds un(sung), heads un(hung), was given the 2010 Collins Library Art Award because it promotes “ideas about diversity.” I believe that it was a mistake in judgement […]

LoggerCards contradict campus sustainability
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LoggerCards contradict campus sustainability

Ah, the predictable rant about the new ID cards. Of course. We could spend all day smacking our gums about their ridiculous layout, the disastrous lines at the info center to receive one and about how all of those poor info center workers were drowned snippy people during the already […]