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Why hasn’t soccer risen to popularity in the US?

Apr 11th, 2018 | By

By Kellen Bulger News Editor “Baseball, basketball, American football, they’ve been around. But I wouldn’t be doing this if I didn’t think I could make a difference,” said former international soccer star David Beckham prior to making the historic move from Real Madrid to the LA Galaxy 11-years-ago. Looking back on the move today, did

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Softball endures two days of rain delays against UPS

Apr 11th, 2018 | By

By Jarin Kobashigawa Staff Writer The softball team traveled to Tacoma, Washington on Saturday to take on the University of Puget Sound, where they would play two games on Saturday and two more games on Sunday. However, mother nature had other plans as a majority of the Pacific Northwest experienced intense rain showers, and the

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Bearcat Baseball looking good going into final NWC series

Apr 11th, 2018 | By

By Dani Saunders Staff Writer Due to weather, the Bearcat baseball team faced off against the Loggers of Puget Sound in a three-game series with one game played on Sunday, April 8\, and a doubleheader played Monday, April 9. On Sunday, Bearcat baseball opened the series with a win against the Loggers. Junior Connor Bailey

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ASWU Election Candidates

Apr 11th, 2018 | By

CLASS OF 2019 Denise Diaz Hi! I am a Film Studies major who is double minoring in Art History and Politics. I am an RA, the ASWU Sound Manager, and an exec member of Alianza. I’d like to say that I am pretty involved with events on campus and tend to know what is going

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Discover the thinking that works for you

Apr 11th, 2018 | By

By Dorian Grayson Staff Writer When you think about your problems, how would you describe your process? I used to just give my anxieties free reign, in a way that was more about worrying than productive thought. It’s hard to assess a situation fully if you just sit and ruminate it. Luckily, there are more

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Wula 2018 puts safety first

Apr 11th, 2018 | By

By Sara Fullerton Staff Writer Despite the recent rain storms, the many flowers blooming around campus remind us that spring is here, and the 20th annual Wulapalooza is fast approaching. Next Saturday, April 14, Brown Field will transform into a bustling outdoor venue for 15 student musical groups and three headliners. There will be fun

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Eyes online: Facebook feigns privacy

Apr 11th, 2018 | By

By Jarod Todeschi Staff Writer A few short clicks through Facebook’s settings, through “Ads,” “Your information” and then “Your categories,” will reveal a list of assumed qualities that Facebook has collected about your personal life. The list contains more obvious info provided to the service directly, like your birthday month and the categories of people

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Poet Willy Palomo talks immigration

Apr 11th, 2018 | By

By Carrie Fox Staff Writer Recently, award-winning Salvadoran American poet, activist and teacher Willy Palomo came to Willamette to speak and lead a workshop for students in Latinx Communication Studies, that I had the opportunity to partake in. He lead us through exercises on performance techniques and analysis on various artistic works. Palomo pushed us

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The toxicity of your household products

Apr 11th, 2018 | By

By Julia Di Simone Staff Writer You already know that there are cancer-causing carcinogens in cigarettes and alcohol. However, even if you don’t frequently smoke or drink, you can still be exposed to toxic chemicals when you swipe on deodorant in the morning. In a documentary screening of “The Human Experiment” hosted by the Anthropology

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Black activists’ legacies live on

Apr 11th, 2018 | By

By Heather Pearson Staff Writer Last week, the United States and South Africa mourned the 90th birthday of the late Maya Angelou and the recent death of Winnie Madikizela-Mandela. Two famous and complex black activists, the passing of each carries differing meaning for different communities. An activist, poet and brilliant writer, Maya Angelou has been

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