2016-2017

Don’t give up on the beautiful things, the meaning behind the music

Oct 12th, 2017 | By

By Lauren Alexander Contributor 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

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Issue 26, 2016-2017

Oct 12th, 2017 | By

  Don’t give up on the beautiful things by Lauren Alexander 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

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Humans of Willamette

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The Red Onion: Student spends birthday wondering if it is socially acceptable to tell his friends that it is his birthday

Apr 27th, 2017 | By

By Mason Kelliher Staff Writer Last Thursday, a first-year student spent the whole day wondering if it was OK to tell people that it was his birthday. After waking up with high expectations for a day filled with “happy birthdays,” and questions like, “what’d you get?” the student reportedly had his soul stomped and spat

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Why you should read young adult novels

Apr 27th, 2017 | By

Madelyn Jones Staff Writer Young adult (YA) fiction is a genre that is highly contested among the readers of the world. There seem to be as many people who love and avidly read it as those who will speak out against it any chance they get. I have noticed that college students are especially turned

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The myth of objectivity

Apr 27th, 2017 | By

By Dorian Grayson Staff Writer The March for Science was on Saturday, April 22, and over 300,000 people participated. Some of the more representative signs were “Just the Facts, Ma’am” and “What Do We Want? Evidence-Based Science! When Do We Want It? After Peer Review.” One of the things most beloved about science is its

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Testing populism in the Fifth Republic

Apr 27th, 2017 | By

By Quinlyn Manfull Staff Writer 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

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Confessions from the Undocumented

Apr 27th, 2017 | By

By Maria Sandana and Gonzalo Garcia Reyes Contributors Something I was taught at a young age was the importance of not drawing attention to myself. It was important to stay invisible, to stay hidden, to stay out of danger. This was necessary to survive, but at the same time it was really damaging to my

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Bashing on national defense and “Trumpcare”

Apr 27th, 2017 | By

By Jessica Weiss Staff Writer According to the U.S. Air Force, the GBU-43/B Massive Ordnance Air Blast bomb (more commonly referred to as the “mother of all bombs”) dropped in Afghanistan this month did not actually cost the whopping $314 million initially reported. We were told it cost $170,000. Sure, the initial outrage over the

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