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Student analyzes peers; ascends above them

By Anna Ghram In the ever-present quest for personal perfection and omniscience, we often find ourselves searching for answers in useless places. Many of us fall victim to the pull of capitalism and half-baked marketing schemes; many more get locked into patterns of perfectionism, addictive behaviors, and co-dependent relationships. Now, common advice on these matters usually fluctuates between “everyone is imperfect” to “everyone is perfect the way they are,” neither of which presents any useful input on how to banish lingering personal flaws. However, one student at the University of...
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Gals go out and they look great!

By Lee L. Benbow Last Friday, something was in the air on the campus of the University of Suget Pound. Not only was it a full moon, but Catlyn, Kateline and Keightlynn hit the town looking great. It was the end of a long hard week and the girls really needed this. Just as luck would have it, Keightlynn’s lab partner’s second cousin was having a kickback! The gals had a feeling even before they left that it was going to be a fun night. “I just knew when I...
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Log Jam Identity Crisis

By Claudia Elsenbast Freshman joins too many clubs at Log Jam.   Last month, The University of Puget Sound hosted its annual school year kickoff event, Log Jam. The all-campus event introduces  students to clubs and groups they can join this academic year.   Most students join one, maybe two, new clubs and steal stickers from the rest— Freshman Isaiah Shawford is not most students. After spending two and a half hours perusing the tables, signing his Puget Sound email, and chatting club founders, he had joined a grand total...
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THIS WEEK IN POLITICS: Donald Trump Visits Tacoma; Confronts Student Who Personally Offended Him

By Anna Graham Sept. 18, 11:30 a.m., Tacoma, WA. In a startling turn of events, Donald Trump has made a spontaneous visit to the University of Puget Sound– specifically to the lunch table of Flail news writer Hons Johnson– to confront Johnson on his usage of the words “questionable intellect” in reference to President Trump in a news article last week. According to a key inside source, prior to this particular incident, Trump had been visiting Tacoma on a top-secret business trip. Though he was deeply preoccupied with the inner...
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