Option to major removed due to lack of profs
By Katie Dobbs
Contrary to the claims of fliers posted around campus on Thursday, Mar. 5, the University has no plans to eliminate the American Ethnic Studies Program (AES) according to program co-chair Seth Cotlar.
The fliers—titled “Ethnic
By Mikalah Barem
The Tobacco Review Policy committee will submit two recommendations to University President Stephen Thorsett to update Willamette’s tobacco policy.
The group is comprised of students, faculty and staff with the goal of assessing campus opinion about tobacco, and proposing recommendations to amend the current
By Bronte Dod
Voter turnout has never reached above 50 percent in the last two years of ASWU elections.
This year, current ASWU Vice President Colleen Smyth and the Elections Commission Committee are trying to change that. Smyth said that she hopes to create voting booths
Out of 100+, only one adjunct walks by Zane Sparling
OD doesn’t want me by Rachael Decker
Profs to vote on Turkey Day break by Bronte Dod
Track wins big at season opener by Evan Giddings
Parks in Salem: not wrecked
In a community of students, certain impunity is assigned to the learning process.
In other words, it’s OK to make mistakes. Missing important deadlines, taking library items into the bathroom; it happens.
We’re all out here trying to grow.
Personal growth, however, should never have collateral
By Colleen Smyth
As I prepare to leave the middle ground between dependence and independence that I have occupied these past four years, I’ve been thinking about the various household decisions that await me.
How many people do I want to live with next year?
By Marjorie Meeks
I’ve lived a privileged life.
A stable family, good friends, decent education and a plethora of potential opportunities—the basics of what most people in this culture think of as a typical happy existence.
And those people would be absolutely right. For the most
By Kate Piluso
In case you do not know exactly what I look like by this point in our reader/columnist relationship, let me give you a brief recap.
I’m still 6 feet tall, still a strong, fat, basketball playing lady, still working to cover my legs
By Zack Boyden
There have been recent talks about making Internet access controlled by a utility. Essentially, the government is declaring that the Internet is a necessary part of life that one must have in order to function properly in conventional society.
I’m in agreement.
What doesn’t hire you makes you stronger
By Rachael Decker
Decisions for Opening Days (OD) leaders came out last Friday, and judging solely by what I saw on certain social media sites, people were pretty upset.
My reliable sources (read: Yik Yak) tell me that around 160
By Don Beckman
To the Editor:
I appreciated the article in the March 4 Collegian (“Bookstore lost over $500K since 2009,” page 2). The article gave readers a timely update on some big questions that we are currently mulling over at The Willamette Store!
I must take
By Annie Manhardt
If you think waking up for an 8 a.m. class is rough, you should talk to a member of Willamette’s rowing team, who will be competing in the first regatta of the season this Saturday.
The 18 members of the women’s team meet
By Sam Benetti
Last December, I purchased a Fitbit Charge fitness band and it changed my life.
OK, that may be an exaggeration—but it is pretty cool.
As someone who tends to be the Queen of Excuses as to why I shouldn’t work out, having something
Bearcats tally 6 first-place victories
By Evan Giddings
After 54 days of training since the semester began, the track and field team finally took to Charles Bowles Track for the 2015 Willamette Opener with impressive performances from both the men and women’s squad, including six first place
By Blake Lepire
This year, the owners of Major League Baseball (MLB) elected Rob Manfred as the next commissioner, and his first order of business was to enact policy that speeds up games.
In 1950, the average length of a game was around 2 hours and
By Holly Petersen
The men’s tennis team continued conference play this weekend at home, defeating Puget Sound on Friday, then falling to Pacific Lutheran on Saturday.
The Bearcats went into Friday’s match confident they were the stronger team.
However, senior Jack Schreiber, who tallied a key victory