Meet the new face of Res Life Meet the new face of Res Life

Meet the new face of Res Life

For the first time in 15 years, the University of Puget Sound welcomed a new Director of Residence Life, Debbie Chee. Chee replaced long-time director Shane Datwiler about six months ago. Chee, who is originally from Nebraska, received her undergraduate degree from Creighton University in Nebraska. At Creighton, she began her work in Residence Life [...]

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Student hates Thanksgiving; ruins it for others Student hates Thanksgiving; ruins it for others

Student hates Thanksgiving; ruins it for others

While most students await Thanksgiving with great anticipation, Puget Sound student Harry Jensen announces that he dreads the “fascist” holiday. Although most Americans recognize that Thanksgiving’s true history has been altered to better represent the European invaders, they still use the holiday to celebrate family, prosperity and wellbeing. However, Jensen wants others to recognize the [...]

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Intimacy tainted by fear Intimacy tainted by fear

Intimacy tainted by fear

During a sexual encounter, at least one person is expected to have an orgasm. However, a study published by Stanford and Indiana University in the book Families as They Really Are, revealed that male-bodied people are twice as likely to have an orgasm during sex than female-bodied folks. Particularly during college when hook-up culture permeates [...]

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CHWS needs to expand services: Office is too small to accomodate

CHWS needs to expand services: Office is too small to accomodate

Imagine that you’re sick with cold symptoms, and you’ve waited a few days to be seen by health professional in Counseling, Health and Wellness Services (CHWS). You sit in the cramped waiting room alongside other sick students, all of whom have also had to wait for an appointment.You’re in tight quarters among other people coughing [...]

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News

Meet the new face of Res Life

Meet the new face of Res Life

For the first time in 15 years, the University of Puget Sound welcomed a new Director of Residence Life, Debbie Chee. Chee replaced long-time director Shane Datwiler about six months ago. Chee, who is originally from Nebraska, received her undergraduate degree from Creighton University in Nebraska. At Creighton, she began her work in Residence Life [...]

Nov 21, 2014 7:00

Features

Community shares concerns on sexual assault reporting policies in second Speak Up! forum

While sexual assault, misconduct, and harassment have always been a part of the conversations on college campuses (sometimes in good ways and sometimes not), this year there has been a venerable explosion of coverage around the nation on this topic. Not to be left out of the conversation, Puget Sound students have taken up the [...]

Nov 14, 2014 15:41

Arts & Entertainment

Marvel celebrates 75 years with a ‘behind-the-scenes’ film

Marvel celebrates 75 years with a ‘behind-the-scenes’ film

Marvel has delighted fans for 75 years with its immense universe of comic books, movies, superheroes and more. ABC featured a movie on Nov. 4 to explore the beginnings of Marvel Comics, the important figures behind it and its impact on modern audiences today. ABC put on an hour-long documentary on the history of Marvel [...]

Nov 14, 2014 7:00

Opinions

Chicken and waffles: a discussion

The SUB has been known to serve the occasional (frequent) questionably nutritious dish, yet their Chicken and Waffles selection takes the cake—which is quite possibly a healthier option.  Preferably, chicken or waffles should be mandated—but no, chicken and waffles.  “Why not take two delicious things and combine them?” IHOP’s specialty menu reads.  Of course, the [...]

Nov 21, 2014 7:00

Recent Articles

Student longing for love buys pet fish as companion

Student longing for love buys pet fish as companion

Recently, the Internet gave the world a brilliant article entitled “Hey Young People: Now’s the Time to Get Married and Have Kids.” This article was possibly the best and most articulate way of encouraging kids to get knocked up that anyone has seen in a long while. I can’t think of a better way to [...]

Chicken and waffles: a discussion

The SUB has been known to serve the occasional (frequent) questionably nutritious dish, yet their Chicken and Waffles selection takes the cake—which is quite possibly a healthier option.  Preferably, chicken or waffles should be mandated—but no, chicken and waffles.  “Why not take two delicious things and combine them?” IHOP’s specialty menu reads.  Of course, the [...]

Trans* folk of color face extreme prejudice

In spite of the overwhelming evidence indicating the prevalence of queerness and gender non-conformity throughout the histories of all cultures, places and even many species of animals, recent history has witnessed the rise of the phrase “the white man’s disease” in communities and countries of color to describe the phenomenon of non-heteronormativity. The phrase is [...]

Is Thanksgiving still relevant, or should we do away with it?

by MELANIE SCHAFFER With the sweater weather, family love, and copious amounts of food, it’s hard for many American families to accept the fact that their beloved holiday is rooted in genocide.  With every passing year, it seems that more and more people are foregoing the feeling of family love, and focusing instead on the [...]

Meet the new face of Res Life

Meet the new face of Res Life

For the first time in 15 years, the University of Puget Sound welcomed a new Director of Residence Life, Debbie Chee. Chee replaced long-time director Shane Datwiler about six months ago. Chee, who is originally from Nebraska, received her undergraduate degree from Creighton University in Nebraska. At Creighton, she began her work in Residence Life [...]

Staying on campus for Thanksgiving? Make new traditions

Many students won’t have the chance to travel home for Thanksgiving, or indeed any other trivial holiday observed during the school session. These holidays are usually seen as an opportunity to spend time with family or friends, as a day of celebration.  Yet, for the holidays that students can’t be bothered purchasing a ticket home [...]

Letter to the editor: a defense of “Philosophy Department is Antiqueer”

by AUSTEN HARRISON In response to the recent article concerning the anti-queer nature of the Philosophy Department, I hope here to provide a brief defense of the issue in an anticipation of the argument against the author. There are three primary replies that could be given in defense of the department, all of which have [...]

Meet the new senators of ASUPS

The fall 2014 ASUPS Elections ended on Friday, Oct. 31, and the results are in for the new representatives. The new students fulfilling these six positions will represent many different aspects of University of Puget Sound students in the coming year. Kent Busson is a junior with a major in biology and minor in chemistry, [...]

ASUPS increases price of campus van rentals

After Winter Break, ASUPS will be implementing a new price change of van rentals on campus. These new prices will affect students, faculty, and clubs that want to rent vans for general use and specific events. Vans previously cost $20 per day to rent, and now the price has changed to $40 for a day [...]

Student hates Thanksgiving; ruins it for others

Student hates Thanksgiving; ruins it for others

While most students await Thanksgiving with great anticipation, Puget Sound student Harry Jensen announces that he dreads the “fascist” holiday. Although most Americans recognize that Thanksgiving’s true history has been altered to better represent the European invaders, they still use the holiday to celebrate family, prosperity and wellbeing. However, Jensen wants others to recognize the [...]