Puget Sound has been sending a newsletter to alumni since 1929, though back then it was typewritten and copied on a mimeograph machine. The masthead said, "Issued Quarterly (we hope)." The name Arches dates to fall 1973, making 2023 our 50th birthday. Early versions of Arches were newspaper-like; the full-color magazine debuted in 2000. Here’s a sampling of Arches covers from the past 50 years.