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The strange new world of higher education

By Daryl Auguste Our higher education system is at the tail end of an ominous bubble. The United States has a whopping 3,026 four-year degree-granting universities, with another 1,700 two-year universities. Within the next few decades, a sizeable portion of these institutions will have shuttered their doors for the last […]

Features

An underground secret: the hidden tunnels of Puget Sound

By Madeline Brown Dec 9th, 2016 In the Spring of 1962, Puget Sound began construction on the present day fraternity houses on Union Avenue, located to the west of the main campus. Along with the new men’s housing, an underground dining experience connecting each of the new fraternity buildings was […]

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VOX returns to the University

By Aneyceia Brim Dec 6th, 2016 The club has received new leadership after being inactive for months. Monica Dymerski, a second-year transfer student who plans to graduate in 2018 and Leslie Machabee, a first-year student, have been the driving force behind restoring the club. VOX is a national organization targeted […]

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Campus community calls for sanctuary campus

By Aidan Regan Dec 6th, 2016 “We are asking the University to…not be complacent like we were during WWII when our Japanese students were taken from campus and our University did nothing,” Amanda Diaz, a Puget Sound junior, said about the petition to classify Puget Sound as a sanctuary campus. […]

Letters to the Editor

Chase Hutchinson Letter To The Editor In Response To Faculty Letter

  On Tuesday December 6th, 2016 the University of Puget Sound Community received an email from a group of faculty members that was “in response to a flyer that was distributed anonymously on our campus” which the email acknowledged was being sent out in an “unusual way” as not all […]

Letters to the Editor

Letter to the Editor

November 21, 2016   To the University of Puget Sound community:   As members of faculty of the University of Puget Sound, we write this letter at a moment which we recognize as a difficult one here on this campus and in this country. The divisiveness of our current political […]

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 […]

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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 […]

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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. […]

#NoDAPL: Puget Sound community stands with Standing Rock
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#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 […]