By Eamon Smith-Fagan
While the Major League Baseball pros have been busy in Arizona and Florida soaking up the sun and refining their talents in preparation for opening day, a baseball team closer to home has been off to a hot start.
Yes, I’m talking about
By Travis Wilson
For a town filled with venues that close before midnight, Salem makes up for it the best it can with a decent amount of places that serve quality breakfast and lunch.
If you’re in the dorms and it’s just one of those times
By Annika Hagelin
I like to chill in public parks. It’s true.
Concentrated blocks of open space litter the Capitol city.
Salem boasts 48 city parks and 23 undeveloped park properties.
These designated wilderness zones, offerings from city government, are reserved for your pleasure and recreation—a
By Teddy Wu
Save for “Owl Capone” of Bush Park, late night Muchas Gracias food and occasional run-ins with methheads, Salem rarely strikes me as a spooky place.
But a city over 150 years old is bound to have a profound history filled with ghoulish secrets.
By Juliana Cohen
Every August, incoming students go through the cheesy matriculation ceremony that ends with tiny tea lights floating down the Mill Stream. It’s the first hurdle of college: sitting through a long-winded and condescending decree from the university president.
In between vague platitudes and references
ASWU closes Late Night Eats
By Joseph Lindblom-Masuwale
ASWU’s year-long experiment providing late-night food on campus concluded last semester.
It was considered unviable in its current state, according to multiple sources.
Chris Linn, general manager of Bon Appétit at Willamette, oversaw the staff that worked for Late
By Katie Dobbs
“During the Take Back the Night program, in this space, any story you tell will not be considered a report. It will be your truth.”
These words—taken from a letter written by the University’s Title IX coordinators— were read aloud at Take Back
900 respond to survey
By Bronte Dod
After reviewing ASWU’s proposal to extend Thanksgiving Break to a full week at the faculty meeting on Tuesday, March 10, the CLA faculty will vote on their final decision in April.
Scott Pike, a professor and member of Academic Council
Adjuncts comprise 41% of Willamette’s faculty
By Zane Sparling
Throwing rallies, teach-ins and sometimes marching out of the classroom, hundreds of part-time and temporary higher-education teachers participated in National Adjunct Walkout Day last month.
Over 300 gathered at the University of Arizona, where adjuncts in the English
By Emily Hoard
On an unusually warm and sunny day for early March in Oregon, a group of students from Chemawa Indian School visited Willamette for Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) day.
For some, it was the first time they had ever been to a college campus.
By Joseph Lindblom-Masuwale
In response to smoking policies on campus being reconsidered, ASWU senators decided at the meeting on Thursday, Mar. 5 they would not take a formal position on tobacco policies, but agreed there should be more student input in the decision.
Freshman senator Cameron Wright
30 protest at faculty meeting by Emily Hoard
Outdoor relaxation for the spring season by Kellie Standish
Major charms: How to find your patronus by Lyra Kuhn
The way college should be by Bronte Dod
Stout: Blue lights report 0
By Nate Balk
The Islamic State group. An out of control organization? Yes.
The United States’ problem? No.
Like a majority of the world’s population, I’m terrified by the beheadings featured on the news almost daily, the inhumane treatment of those captured and the resentment IS
By Zack Boyden
I’ve developed a fondness for art over my college career. I’m quite the novice in terms of actual analysis, but I’ve begun to identify what constitutes my favorite kinds of art.
Given my love for history, the art I truly appreciate is
By Evann Zuckerman
It’s been whispered in classrooms and on Bistro couches, mentioned in frustrated ventings and sarcastic conversations, but I never thought that the day would come; the day when fraternities would be welcomed to live on campus.
A quick refresher: In spring of
By Brian Highkin
In 2013, Sigma Chi lost their house because of comments made on their Facebook page. These comments included statements about hazing, as well as sexist and misogynous conduct.
One member wrote about domestic abuse. While some admonished their brothers, only one decided