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Issue 15

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Downtown gets sweeter    by Christine Smith Director’s Cut: A look into the film studies program by Edna Htet Occupy Hatfield    EDITORIAL Men’s basketball on the rise    by Evan Gidding Panda Bear: no longer hibernating    by Teddy Wu Who’s the boss of me now?    by Zane Sparling How to June-uary   

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Our first last day

Jan 28th, 2015 | By

By Rachael Decker Senior Bearcats, another milestone has come and gone: our last first day of college, and with it, the beginning of the end of our time here at Willamette. I remember my thoughts on our first, first day of school in gruesome detail: 1. This OD lanyard is such a nice place for

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Occupy Hatfield

Jan 28th, 2015 | By

You’re dead EDITORIAL Students gathered on the first floor of the library were disrupted last semester, after a crowd protesting police brutality occupied the building, chanting slogans and delivering impromptu speeches before rallying across the street at the Capitol. The Statesman Journal estimated that over 60 protesters affiliated with Don’t Shoot Portland marched through campus

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Milliennials and the new wave

Jan 28th, 2015 | By

By Zack Boyden Whether we deny it or not, the millennial zeitgeist is a search for authenticity in a world that continues to parody itself. With the rise of globalization and the death of ideology, millennials seek something that exists in a true form: something that emanates confidence and is not afraid to be bold.

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Letter to the editor

Jan 28th, 2015 | By

By Soren Underdahl Dear Editor, In response to the Dec. 3 article titled “Hazy future for weed,” I think a crucial point of information was left out. There is a very particular reason why nearly every single higher-education institution in this country, including in Washington and Colorado, still bans the use of weed on campus.

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Letter to the editor

Jan 28th, 2015 | By

By Taylor Mutch Dear Editor, Upon reading the feature article in the Dec. 3 issue, (“Grand jury’s Ferguson decision raises controversy over American justice system,” page 6-7) in which Jessica Meza-Torres cites the Statesman Journal’s article “Recalculating the rates of black arrests in Salem,” I was disappointed to see that what seems to be the

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Home is wherever I’m with me

Jan 28th, 2015 | By

By Maggie Boucher “You will never be completely at home again, because part of your heart will always be elsewhere. That is the price you pay for the richness of loving and knowing people in more than one place.” No matter how old we get, it’s always hard to say goodbye to the people and

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Grand Theft Auto scares the shit out of me

Jan 28th, 2015 | By

By Marjorie Meeks I can’t stand unnecessarily violent video games. To be fair, I know I have a biased opinion. I’m a Nintendo baby, after all. I spent my childhood days searching for Princess Zelda, battling with Pikachu and flying around on Kirby’s star. I’m an avid fan of puzzles, platformers and anything associated with

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2015: A puzzle odyssey

Jan 28th, 2015 | By

By Kate Piluso To ring in the New Year, my mom and I hosted a luncheon where we watched the Ducks play in the Rose Bowl. (For those of you not familiar with the sportsball jargon, the University of Oregon played in a football game that was a pretty big deal on the first of

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