The Trail is the University of Puget Sound’s independent student newspaper, serving the campus community and beyond since 1895. Written, designed, and edited by students, The Trail is committed to using student voices to cover issues our communities care about.


Andrew Benoit, a junior from Illinois, serves as the Editor-in-Chief for the 2023-2024 school year. Andrew is studying anthropology with a minor in history and is a member of the Honors program. When he’s not in his office in the media room, Andrew is usually at the movie theater or working as a Writing Tutor at the Center for Writing and Learning. Contact him with any and all questions, comments or concerns at