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Korean conflict raises tensions

North Korea shelled a South Korean island on the North-South Korean border on Nov. 23, 2010 unprovoked. The North and South Korean conflict poses a threat for the United States. China states that it has no need to intervene in the conflict that has left two dead, and Korea experts state that the Obama administration must respond strongly to the conflict. United States experts, however, state that if North Korea continues bombings on Yeonpyeong, this could lead to major hostilities. The U.S. government has condemned North Korea for dismissing dozens...
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Winter events exposé

As we return from Thanksgiving break, re-energized and ready to enter the final stretch of the semester, concerts and other winter activities such as the annual MistleToast will keep us motivated and entertained. Today, the 31st annual MistleToast will take place in Marshall Hall.  Students will gather to celebrate the beginning of December with free hot cocoa, Puget Sound Jazz Band and Garden Level performances, horse carriage rides, pictures with Santa, and swing dancing. There will be several holiday concerts on campus as well.  The Adelphian Choir will have their...
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Thanksgiving 2010

Every year, the last week of November serves as the first week-long break of the year for students. And this year, Seattle is featuring various activities during this Thanksgiving season. Winterfest will have its twenty-third year in 2010 and will take place Nov. 26 – Dec. 31. This holiday festival always begins the day after Thanksgiving and culminates with a fireworks show by the Space Needle. Features of this festival include classic holiday foods, family activities, free concerts, holiday-themed exhibits and seasonal décor. The Tree Lighting Celebration and Holiday Parade...
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Puget Sound’s admissions tested

Prior to making the life-changing decision of where to attend college, many of those who choose, or chose, the University of Puget Sound did so with the help of the school’s student tour guides, who stroll around the beautiful campus with their respective tour groups and divulge interesting, appealing facts about this small, prestigious university. Student tour guides trained during the first week of classes. Among other activities, training consists of workshops teaching students how to deal with difficult situations, such as uninterested prospective students and awkward questions. Students learned...
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