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Willamette tuition set to increase by four percent

Apr 11th, 2018 | By

By Kellen Bulger News Editor Last week it was announced that the Board of Trustees approved a four percent increase in tuition for the 2018-19 academic year, meaning the current price will move from $47,840 to $49,750. In a statement released by University Communications, a few details were provided as to why the tuition price

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Annual Green Fund receives record amount of grant proposals

Apr 11th, 2018 | By

By Natalie Roadarmel Staff Writer This year, the Green Fund committee received a total of ten annual grants. This is more grants than they have ever received in the past, which totaled to more funds than the Green Fund had to offer. In the end, seven of these grants were fully or partially funded. The

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China & US embark on potential trade war

Apr 11th, 2018 | By

By Quinlyn Manfull Staff Writer Headlines are abound regarding a trade war between the United States and China. Last week, Trump announced $100 billion in new tariffs on Chinese products. The potential for a trade war has been looming for almost a year now, dating back to April 2017 when Trump launched an investigation into

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ASWU Report

Apr 11th, 2018 | By

By Benjamin Love ASWU Senator Following the Associated Students of Willamette University (ASWU) meeting that took place on Thursday, April 5. President Jack Wellman spoke on the ASWU Student Portal that has just launched. The ASWU Student Portal, located on the WU Portal, is a student only portal site with content and discussion on both

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Digital Issue 23, 2017-2018

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Issue 23, 2017-2018

Apr 4th, 2018 | By

  Feature Marching to the beat of their own drum: bands on campus by Sara Fullerton In my mind, bands have often existed as somewhat elusive, intimidating entities. I have always loved playing music, but sensed a fundamental divide between my own musical enthusiasm and the skill set needed to forge a name and sound

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Let’s confront more people more often

Apr 4th, 2018 | By

By Madelyn Jones Lifestyles Editor Let’s take a moment to unpack what we think about the word “confrontation.” It is often seen as a harsher approach to resolution than other more passive techniques, or is seen as a last resort if these other techniques do not work. Commonly, it has the emotion of anger connoted

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Capitalism will always be a game for the white man

Apr 4th, 2018 | By

By Quinlyn Manfull Staff Writer According to a new study led by researchers at Stanford, Harvard and the Census Bureau, white boys who grow up rich are likely to remain that way while Black boys raised in top income brackets are more likely to become poor than to stay wealthy in their own adult households.

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Processing Putin’s re-election

Apr 4th, 2018 | By

By Philip Amur Staff Writer It was with his typical energy that President Putin addressed an enthralled public in Moscow following the acquisition of his fourth term as Russia’s leader. With 99.8 percent of the votes counted, Putin won with 76.7 percent according to data from Russia’s central election commission, while his nearest rival, Communist

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