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Monday Jul 21 | Seattle Times

Liberal-arts consortium knits together 5 small colleges

This summer, three small Northwest liberal arts colleges are teaching a course together as part of a five-college collaboration that could eventually help the schools deliver education more efficiently and provide stronger class offerings to their students.

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Related Topix: Whitman College, Walla Walla, WA, Life, Food, Local Food, Lewis & Clark College, Reed College

Fri Jul 18, 2014

The News Tribune

Artists and performers at Stadium Fare

Stadium Fare is back: an open-air arts and fine food fair in Tacoma's Stadium district with live performers and, this year, themes.

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Related Topix: Tacoma, WA, Country and Western, Country, Federal Way, WA

The News Tribune

Dancing marimbas

The ivy-covered stone walls of the University of Puget Sound will ring out with a different kind of culture next week that of pulsing marimbas and hypnotic mbiras as the annual Zimfest brings the music and dance of Zimbabwe to Tacoma in three days of workshops, vendors and concerts.

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Related Topix: Tacoma, WA, University Village (Seattle, WA), Seattle, WA, Capitol Hill (Seattle, WA)

Wed Jul 16, 2014

The Olympian

Jefferson joins editorial board

Larry Jefferson begins his 12-month term this week as one of two community representatives on the editorial board.

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Related Topix: Olympia, WA, Evergreen State College, Seattle University, King County, WA, Thurston County, WA, Opinion

Fri Jul 11, 2014

The News Tribune

Larry LaRue: Young Tacoma opera singer 'makes an impression' with powerful voice

"I've always been pretty dramatic, and I loved singing show tunes," she said. "The year after I started voice lessons, my friend Bailey Coates and I did a small production of 'Cats.'

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Related Topix: Arts, Opera, Tacoma, WA, Canada

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Media Matters for America

Right-Wing Media's Xenophobic Rhetoric Echoed In Murrieta Protests

The racially charged and conspiratorial rhetoric protesters spewed at child migrants on their way to temporary housing in Murrieta, California, closely mirrored some of conservative media's favorite xenophobic talking points.

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Related Topix: Murrieta, CA, US News, Illegal Immigration, Life, Hobbies, Conspiracy Theory, Liberal Political News

Mon Jul 07, 2014

The Olympian

Olympia's Evergreen featured in "Fiske Guide to Colleges 2015"

Compiled by New York Times education editor Edward B. Fiske, the publication is a resource for college-bound students and their families.

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Related Topix: Seattle University, University of Washington, Olympia, WA

Fri Jul 04, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

San Diego Fringe Presents New Musical FIRSTS, 7/5-7/9

FIRSTS ~ Who better to tell the story of teenage love than two teenagers themselves? This contemporary/folk musical about sisters Christie and Madeline navigates the complex world of young love.

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Related Topix: Family, Teenagers, Theater, Arts, San Diego, CA

Sat Jun 28, 2014

Seattle Times

Scientists scramble to find out why sea stars are wasting away

University of Puget Sound biology student Haila Schultz surveys sea star populations at Alki Beach.

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Related Topix: Downtown (Seattle, WA), First Hill (Seattle, WA), University Village (Seattle, WA), Seattle, WA, Capitol Hill (Seattle, WA)

Fri Jun 27, 2014

The News Tribune

Impressive ink

The Pacific Northwest is known for print art, and Tacoma Art Museum, with more than 1,000 works in its collection of Northwest print art, has explored every niche of that tradition in its recently opened exhibit "Ink This."

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Related Topix: Tacoma, WA

The News Tribune

Innovative Ink

Maybe it's the rain, but the Pacific Northwest is known for print art - and Tacoma Art Museum, with over 1,000 works in its collection of Northwest print art, has explored every niche of that tradition in "Ink This."

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Related Topix: Tacoma, WA

Wed Jun 25, 2014

Business Journal

UW fundraising team poaches Swedish Foundation's senior leadership

Don Theophilus was the president and chief development officer for the Swedish Foundation.

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Related Topix: University of Washington

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