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ASUPS responds to recent criticism

In light of a recent Hey You which targeted the efficiency of our student government organization ASUPS, The Trail decided to investigate what ASUPS has truly been up to in more depth than a little weekly blurb can provide. The Trail spoke with several ASUPS members about ASUPS’s reaction to its recent portrayal in The Trail and what has truly been going on with our student government. When asked about his reaction to the recent Hey You, Senior Senator and Club Liaison Jordan Lane didn’t seem particularly fazed. “It’s definitely...
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Sustainable practices abundant this holiday season

The holidays are one of the busiest and most wasteful times of year for many Americans. Luckily, there are plenty of tips you can keep in mind to reduce your environmental impact and still have an enjoyable holiday season. Lengthy travel plans may be unavoidable, but that doesn’t mean you can’t be environmentally conscious and responsible while you are away from home. As always, carpooling is usually the best choice in terms of carbon emissions, but taking a coach bus is also a wise and often overlooked option. According to...
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Student goes to UN conference

From Nov. 29 to Dec. 10, Puget Sound sophomore Annie Bigalke will be one of five students from the Pacific Northwest in attendance at the 16th Conference of Parties (COP16) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in Cancun. The conference unites international delegates from the UNFCCC to review their respective climate policies and potentially agree upon new policies to more effectively combat worldwide climate change. UNFCCC is an international environmental treaty produced by a branch of the United Nations. The treaty’s objective is to stabilize greenhouse...
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Fellowship excellence continues

Puget Sound has consistently been one of the top 30 bachelor’s degree institutions in the nation, and the four students recently named Fulbright Scholars continued this tradition. The Fulbright Scholar is a national, highly competitive program that annually awards 1,700 students with a grant that allows them to teach and conduct research in over 130 countries. It was founded in 1946 and since its inception it has given over 300,000 participants the opportunity to become involved with the world around them There are two types of Fulbright programs. The first...
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