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Study abroad applications finalized for the upcoming year

An air of anticipation hangs over many students on the Puget Sound campus.  Many upperclassmen have applied to study abroad in the coming year and they are anxiously awaiting the results of their applications that were due on Feb. 15. Students applied to schools all over the world, from Tanzania to Denmark. According to the study abroad website, “The Office of International Programs focuses on providing opportunities for International education and fostering an appreciation for cultural diversity at the University of Puget Sound.” The Office of International Programs, located in...
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Students and staff come together

Puget Sound may not be known for its religious diversity, but Interfaith Coordinators Adriana Flores, Rebecca Short and Ian Fox are inspired to change that with the information they took away from the fifth national conference for collegiate interfaith councils last weekend. Held on the Princeton University campus, “Coming Together 5: A Venture Across Religious Boundaries” was put on with the goal of helping eliminate religious division in collegiate communities by providing student leaders with the opportunity to discuss how to do so on their respective campuses. Coming Together (CT)...
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Focus the Nation conference coming to campus

Puget Sound students may feel there is little they can do to affect change when it comes to the environment. The Feb. 26 clean energy conference, taking place on campus, aims to convince them otherwise. The Focus the Nation Clean Energy Forum will bring career ideas, local sustainability projects and inspiration to college and high school students from throughout the Puget Sound region. It aims to provide “information and fresh, cooperative outlooks in the topic of sustainable employment, and can potentially serve as a starting point for networking and future...
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An inside look at the houseless fraternity

Following the campus chaos of Crossover weekend, fraternities and sororities have begun to settle in, welcoming their pledges to feel at home in their respective houses. Some houses have already had three of their weekly Chapter meetings, each starting to buckle down and decide upon what is in their best interest. For no house is this task more daunting than Sigma Alpha Epsilon, a currently houseless fraternity that must construct itself from the ground up and leave behind a foundation that will last. As a member myself, I can report...
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