Fall 2021NewsSpecial Edition

Events & Resources

Accessibility Panel: Dec. 6, 6pm Discussion on accessibility for marginalized individuals and groups on campus  Fun before finals Last Day of Class Bash: MIBU and KUPS student market Dec. 8, 5-8pm Rasmussen Rotunda  A table and two chairs will be provided. If you have questions feel free to reach out to Maija via email at  Resources Center for Writing and Learning Events: Writing Marathon Dec. 6 &7: 5-10pm  Upper Marshall Hall To make an appointment, leave a voicemail at 253.879.3404 or complete this form. IG:  Services include:...
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Campus COVID-19 Testing

Written by Lili Stevens. For the students who have been lucky enough to live on campus, or who live close enough to campus to participate, the University of Puget Sound has been hosting free COVID testing days for students, faculty, staff and community members since early September 2020. In these events, hosted by the Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department, participants are able to get tested and receive results quickly for the small price of waiting in line outside the Wheelock Student Center.  On most days that I have participated in, the...
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Fall 2020 Graduates

Written by Hadley Polinsky. Graduating college is a major accomplishment and should be celebrated accordingly, but Fall 2020 graduates may not get to experience the normal fanfare that accompanies graduation. Not only will many Fall 2020 graduates be graduating without their friends by their sides, but they are also entering the real world during a global pandemic.  “I am excited to be done with school and to be moving on to the next phase of my life but I am kind of bummed that I am graduating with no one...
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Diwali 2020 and New Religious Accommodations at the University of Puget Sound

Written by Rachel "Checks" De Guzman. Have you lit your candles yet? Are you dressed your best? Have you reached that internal point of disco ball chic? Are you ready to dance?    These are the questions that a former student at the University of Puget Sound, Sahiti Shankar, once asked me in 2018 when we celebrated Diwali together.   At the time, Shankar had long missed her home community and remembered her favorite memories of Diwali with them. Community is such a large part of this time of year....
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Online Teaching at the University of Puget Sound

Written by Hadley Polinsky and Lili Stevens. Many people are often drawn to liberal arts schools because of the experiences one obtains in classes and interacting with their peers. With online classes, this is virtually impossible. Not only are many students missing out on the quintessential college experience, but classes have proven to be challenging over the online format.  “I think this semester has been harder for me cause I have lost a lot of motivation by being in the same space all the time. For me, I am a...
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