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Privacy: There’s no app for that

Apr 23rd, 2014 | By

By Kelley Villa Not long ago, I wrote a paper for my feminist theory class suggesting that my “feminist ritual” of relying on Google Maps to navigate me “home” could add to feminist understandings of crossing borders of genders, sexualities and nations. #libarts I had not yet realized that my Apple iPhone 4s is continually

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Four years to look fear in the face

Apr 23rd, 2014 | By

By Maggie Boucher I’ve never been much of a dancer. When I was four, my mom took me to ballet lessons. I don’t remember how to plié, just that I loved wearing my purple leotard because it sparkled. And with the exception of “dancing” in Cat Cavern’s hot, hormone-filled space once every few months, dancing

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Wrapping up with a Wula posterchild; at least them crazy eyes look good

Apr 23rd, 2014 | By

By Marika McCarthy I don’t think it will come as a surprise to loyal readers of this column that this semester – even this past year – has been transitional for me. It has been days of hiking over mountains and seeing sweeping vistas from the summit, followed by long days in desolate valleys wondering

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Willamette: Open-minded, supportive

Apr 23rd, 2014 | By

By Lisa Field At Willamette, we do our best to hear everyone. For the most part, people are open to and interested in listening to other peoples’ stories and experiences. We hear so much advocacy for so many groups and identities, from the Queer Student Union to Alianza, that sometimes it can seem like they

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Editorial: Costs of doing it all

Apr 23rd, 2014 | By

Editorial Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be a cat, to only have two things to worry about? Sleeping and eating, eating and sleeping. Most university students tend to be overachievers – full class loads, five extracurricular activities, two jobs, and then some. We definitely have more than two things to

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Goodbye summer; hello ‘real world’

Apr 23rd, 2014 | By

By Emily Dougan With the shenanigans of Saturday’s Wulapalooza fresh in my mind, I am reminded of the fun summers of days past: the sun, the beaches, the traveling and the overall carefree vibe I carry with me throughout the season. With these memories, I was beginning to feel some excitement for the end of

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‘Cats conference streak snapped

Apr 23rd, 2014 | By

By Devin Abney After a 2-0 loss to Whitworth University ended Willamette’s 12-game Northwest Conference winning streak, the ‘Cats wasted little time in bouncing back with a 6-1 victory in the second game of a home doubleheader on Friday, April 18. “It was great to bounce back against Whitworth and show them what we were

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From the Nosebleeds: Boston strong

Apr 23rd, 2014 | By

By Holly Petersen Everybody loves an inspiring tale of triumph after setback, a reminder that it is possible to overcome adversity and succeed. There’s just nothing better than a good comeback story. And that’s exactly what the Boston Marathon was this year. The Boston Marathon has been around since 1897, as part of Patriots’ day,

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Poltavski, Gutierrez succeed on senior weekend

Apr 23rd, 2014 | By

By Evan Giddings The Bearcat women’s tennis team suffered a pair of defeats to Whitworth University and Whitman College over senior weekend on April 18-19. Despite the defeat, Willamette enjoyed its moments of success, as the doubles team of junior Denise Poltavski and senior Sabrina Gutierrez extended its winning streak to 11 consecutive matches. Both

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Men’s golf captures Willamette Cup

Apr 23rd, 2014 | By

By Black Lepire The men’s golf team won the team title at the Willamette Cup on Saturday, April 19, beating Linfield College and Pacific University with a total score of 312. Linfield finished second with 320, followed by Pacific, which finished with 350 strokes. For the Bearcats, the win helped avenge last year’s tournament, in

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