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October trial set for Beau Smith

Mar 20th, 2015 | By

By Bronte Dod and Zane Sparling An October trial date is set for Beau Wesley Smith, the former Willamette student who is charged with manslaughter in the first degree in the death of a Salem man. The five-day trial is set to begin Oct. 27 at the Marion County Courthouse before a 12-person jury, the

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Mar 18th, 2015 | By


Get INK’D

Mar 18th, 2015 | By

By Shannon Sollitt At a time dedicated to self-exploration and growth, it is expected that college students will look for ways to express their evolving identities. It is hardly surprising, then, that an estimated 23 percent of college students have at least one tattoo. Be they statements of independence or rebellion, acts of self-expression or

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Issue 22

Mar 18th, 2015 | By

Bearcats dominate Saturday’s games    by Blake Lepire Safety focus group finds officer-student tension            by Shannon Sollitt The flavor of apartheid    by Noor Amr Track and field overcome elements    by Evan Giddings Get INK’D by Shannon Sollitt Bearcat Bullet: Don’t fear the spoiler    by Juliana Cohen The

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‘Shrek’ let me love myself

Mar 18th, 2015 | By

By Kate Piluso I’ve hit that point in the semester where all I want to do is watch Netflix and cry. “But, Kate!” I can hear you all shouting into your papers as you read, “You do that so much as it is! What makes now any different?” To which I lovingly reply, “Shut up

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We can’t solve any of our problems alone

Mar 18th, 2015 | By

EDITORIAL We’re fed up, frustrated and angry; more importantly, we’re wasting our time. The Greek Housing Board’s ruling to approve on-campus residency for fraternities Sigma Chi and Beta Theta Pi has sparked more contention and controversy than any other topic in recent memory. When the closed-door decision wasn’t publicly announced, the Collegian broke the story

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The flavor of apartheid

Mar 18th, 2015 | By

By Noor Amr I strolled into the Montag C-store the other day with a desperate craving for a late-night ice cream pick-me-up (consolation for my thesis tears), only to be confronted by a refrigerator stocked full with Ben & Jerry’s. My shock and disgust didn’t just stem from the horror of Willamette removing any and

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The end of men?

Mar 18th, 2015 | By

By Zack Boyden Masculinity is in crisis, but it is not under attack. Rather, the definition we use to define men as men has shifted. Like many concepts and institutions that go through an existential crisis, the problem is that for years masculinity was defined through a lens of what it is not. In some

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Letter to the editor

Mar 18th, 2015 | By

By Logan Lamb & The Brothers of Theta Chi Fraternity Dear Editor, I am a Linfield football player, a ranking member in our college’s student senate, active in our sustainability club and a member of Greek Life. After reading your opinion piece (“Oh, brother,” issue 20) which seemed to be doing nothing but bashing Greek

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In defense of fraternities

Mar 18th, 2015 | By

Problem-solving potential By Andrés Oswill This article is not about defending Sigma Chi and Beta’s return to on-campus housing. It is definitely not about sweeping under the rug the genuinely terrible acts that have been committed by fraternities, or invalidating the experiences of those who have been harmed by members of fraternities. This article is

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