Graduation weekend: be a Tacoma tourist

Commencement will be on May 18. The seniors only have a few weeks left here, and this is their last chance to visit places in Tacoma that they never got to see during their four years here. It is also a chance for their families coming into town to see some of what Tacoma has to offer. Tacoma has a few places to eat that are delicious. The Tacoma waterfront has many fantastic restaurants that usually guarantee a good time with great seafood. These places all got a four-star rating...

Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Paul Harris

Dr. Paul Harris has been a Visiting Assistant Professor at the University’s School of Music since 2008. “I was originally brought in here to replace Geoffrey because he was going on sabbatical.” He was planning to only stay at the University for one year teaching a variety of music history classes, “But the academic job market is tough right now and it’s tough for people to find positions. Puget Sound continued to offer me various full-time and part-time positions.” Harris said. Next year will be Harris’ last year of full-time,...

Alt break to serve Tacoma and address food justice

Alternative Break (“Alt Break” for short) is a unique service immersion program hosted by the Department of Spirituality, Service & Social Justice during the fall and spring breaks. This year, Alt Spring Break has the theme of Sustainable Food Justice. “We will spend the first half of spring break exploring the successes, issues, and impacts of America’s food system, locally and nationwide,” project leader Jasmine Kaneshiro and Assistant Director for Spirituality, Service & Social Justice Sarah Shives said. Alt Break will include workshops, guest speakers and service projects. The workshops will...
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