Don’t give up on the beautiful things

by Lauren Alexander

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When I was a little girl, I would often visit my grandma’s house in San Pedro, California with my parents. In the first room of her small house there was an old stand-up piano that had been out of tune for as long as I can remember. My mom knew maybe four complete songs on it, and I would beg her to play them for me. The minute my parents left, I would start playing with the piano… read more



Lu’au celebrates Polynesian culture, history and mythology

by Madison Melenudo

Hawai’i club’s annual Lu’au unites students and teachers from a range of different backgrounds and cultures in order to share the diverse traditions of Hawai’i with the school and the Salem community. This is one of Willamette University’s most popular events, with students… read more

Green Fund looks toward progress

by Kellen Bulger

WU community prepares for 19th annual Wula
by Eli Kerry

Understand your right to protest

by Dorian Grayson

Oregon speaks out against Rep. Greg Walden

by Kellen Bulger

Did Trump choose right?
by Jessica Weiss



‘13 Reasons’ why not

by Dorian Grayson

A recent Netflix original series has taken social media by storm. It has been the subject of memes on Twitter, whispers in classes and Netflix practically slaps me in the face with the advertisement whenever I want to watch “The Office.”… read more

Let’s all go to the Bistro! The student-run success of WU

by Amarit Ubhi

The only thing you need to study for finals: A good playlist

by Holly Walsh

Cycle through ‘The Raven Cycle’

by Madelyn Jones

Dear Sherlock and Watson



Track sprints to a great finish

by Eric del Prado

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The Willamette men’s and women’s track teams competed in the Northwest Conference Championships this past weekend at Whitworth University in Spokane, Washington… read more

Intramurals Weekly

by Ibraheem Hafuda & Rachel Rischer

Baseball finishes second in the NWC

by Louis Knox

Why Nike’s attempt at a sub-2-hour marathon is problematic

by Kellen Bulger

This Week in Sports

by Aaron Oda



Testing populism in the Fifth Republic

by Quinlyn Manfull

The two front runners in France’s most consequential vote in recent history are Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen. This election is not only influential for France and its future, but also the future of the European Union, and will give us insightas to just how popular this Trump form of populism can be…read more

Bashing on national defense and “Trumpcare”

by Jessica Weiss

Confessions from the Undocumented

by Maria Sandana and Gonzalo Garcia Reyes

Why you should read young adult novels

by Madelyn Jones

The myth of objectivity

by Dorian Grayson


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