Talking the birds and the bees: The importance of pollinators in our world Talking the birds and the bees: The importance of pollinators in our world

Talking the birds and the bees: The importance of pollinators in our world

  “All will come again into its strength: the fields undivided, the water undammed, the trees towering and the walls built low. And in the valleys, people as strong and as varied as the land.” —Rilke   This is the motto of Make Way For Monarchs, a ‘Milkweed-Monarch Recovery Alliance,’ which is co-facilitated by Dr. [...]

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Jacobsen Series showcases School of Music faculty Jacobsen Series showcases School of Music faculty

Jacobsen Series showcases School of Music faculty

The School of Music continues their Jacobsen Faculty Recitals this year with a series of unique concerts. There are three more available to experience this year, so be sure to stay tuned (pardon the pun) so you don’t miss out! The Jacobsen Series is a unique opportunity for faculty members to put their best feet [...]

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Two different weekends for the Logger soccer teams Two different weekends for the Logger soccer teams

Two different weekends for the Logger soccer teams

  The men’s and women’s soccer teams played a game on Oct. 4 and 5.  Men’s soccer won both their games and women’s soccer lost both their games. Men’s soccer beat Whitman 3-1 and Whitworth 2-0. The men’s soccer team averaged 2.9 goals per game. Whitworth and Puget Sound came into the game ranked first [...]

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Poet sheds light on cross-border experience Poet sheds light on cross-border experience

Poet sheds light on cross-border experience

Those who were lucky enough to see Rojas Joo recite his poetry experienced a very beautiful and profound performance. The bilingual reading, held on Wednesday, Oct. 1, was brief but meaningful. Rojas  Joo is a poet from Ciudad Juárez, México, and currently teaches at Ohio Wesleyan University. “What am I supposed to do as a [...]

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News

Getting Involved: Students play vital role in political activism

Getting Involved: Students play vital role in political activism

A lthough there are activist opportunities available to students, student activism at Puget Sound may not be as prevalent as one might expect. The Center for Intercultural and Civic Engagement states that 75 percent of the student body partakes in some sort of service activity in an academic year. However, according to Becca Long, CICE’s [...]

Oct 17, 2014 11:17

Features

Tips on researching using the Collins Library database

Tips on researching using the Collins Library database

Beyond the quirky videos and the social media feed, Puget Sound’s website has several academic resources that students don’t always take advantage of. The library tab, located under the search bar, will lead students to a web page designed to streamline students’ searches. Lori Ricigliano, the Associated Director of Information and Accessibility Services, was a [...]

Oct 17, 2014 12:25

Arts & Entertainment

Jacobsen Series showcases School of Music faculty

Jacobsen Series showcases School of Music faculty

The School of Music continues their Jacobsen Faculty Recitals this year with a series of unique concerts. There are three more available to experience this year, so be sure to stay tuned (pardon the pun) so you don’t miss out! The Jacobsen Series is a unique opportunity for faculty members to put their best feet [...]

Oct 17, 2014 7:00

Opinions

Sam Pepper videos are offensive and degrading to women: YouTube videos showing women being groped is harassment

Sam Pepper videos are offensive and degrading to women: YouTube videos showing women being groped is harassment

On Tuesday, Sept. 21, the YouTube sensation Sam Pepper uploaded a new “prank” video, titled “Fake Hand Ass Pinch Prank,” to his popular channel, “Sam.” The minutes of footage depict Pepper using a fake arm casually perched in his sweatshirt pocket as a distraction, asking girls for directions then inappropriately touching them while they talk. [...]

Oct 17, 2014 7:00

Recent Articles

Tips on researching using the Collins Library database

Tips on researching using the Collins Library database

Beyond the quirky videos and the social media feed, Puget Sound’s website has several academic resources that students don’t always take advantage of. The library tab, located under the search bar, will lead students to a web page designed to streamline students’ searches. Lori Ricigliano, the Associated Director of Information and Accessibility Services, was a [...]

ASK Night provides networking opportunities

ASK Night provides networking opportunities

Last Thursday night, Marshall Hall was buzzing with students and alumni chatting about career choices, mutual interests and life experiences. Career and Employment Services hosted the yearly ASK Night connecting students with a diverse group of alumni. ASK (Alumni Sharing Knowledge) Night provides students a space to network, ask questions and learn. All alumni have [...]

Talking the birds and the bees: The importance of pollinators in our world

Talking the birds and the bees: The importance of pollinators in our world

  “All will come again into its strength: the fields undivided, the water undammed, the trees towering and the walls built low. And in the valleys, people as strong and as varied as the land.” —Rilke   This is the motto of Make Way For Monarchs, a ‘Milkweed-Monarch Recovery Alliance,’ which is co-facilitated by Dr. [...]

Students use mobile apps to improve time management

Technology is amazing, but when does it stop enhancing life and start inhibiting it? Nowadays most students always have a smart phone, tablet or computer close at hand. Even though these items can serve a useful purpose in an academic atmosphere, more often than not they are used for methods of procrastination. “I think devices [...]

Getting Involved: Students play vital role in political activism

Getting Involved: Students play vital role in political activism

A lthough there are activist opportunities available to students, student activism at Puget Sound may not be as prevalent as one might expect. The Center for Intercultural and Civic Engagement states that 75 percent of the student body partakes in some sort of service activity in an academic year. However, according to Becca Long, CICE’s [...]

YES brings conversation on modern slavery to Puget Sound

Slavery is considered to be a thing of the past, but that’s not how ninth grader Allison Nasson felt when she began Youth Ending Slavery, more commonly known as YES. Currently a first year, Nasson has brought her mission to Puget Sound. YES is a nonprofit based in Portland, Ore., led by high school and [...]

CHWS gives health advice for students as flu season approaches

As the colder months approach, the importance of preventing infectious illness around campus resurfaces. Counseling, Health and Wellness Services here at Puget Sound offers a wide variety of resources for staying healthy and treating illnesses. At a university of about 2,600 students, it is important to decrease the possibility of being infected and infecting others [...]

Sam Pepper videos are offensive and degrading to women: YouTube videos showing women being groped is harassment

Sam Pepper videos are offensive and degrading to women: YouTube videos showing women being groped is harassment

On Tuesday, Sept. 21, the YouTube sensation Sam Pepper uploaded a new “prank” video, titled “Fake Hand Ass Pinch Prank,” to his popular channel, “Sam.” The minutes of footage depict Pepper using a fake arm casually perched in his sweatshirt pocket as a distraction, asking girls for directions then inappropriately touching them while they talk. [...]

Jacobsen Series showcases School of Music faculty

Jacobsen Series showcases School of Music faculty

The School of Music continues their Jacobsen Faculty Recitals this year with a series of unique concerts. There are three more available to experience this year, so be sure to stay tuned (pardon the pun) so you don’t miss out! The Jacobsen Series is a unique opportunity for faculty members to put their best feet [...]

Crow leader responds to libelous newspaper story

Recently, there was an article published in this paper entitled “Crows on campus causing problems for students.” Some very hurtful words were thrown at my crow brethren like “pervasive” and “infestation.” I sought out the crow leader to show them this article and the response was quite simple: “We were here first, a**holes. My family [...]