By Holly Petersen
When Robbie Coates didn’t make the 14-year-old Little League All-Star team—of which my dad was the coach—his dad came up to mine and yelled, “I’ll make you pay for this.”
My brother had trouble sleeping for a week.
When we drive by those
By Evan Giddings
As the buzzer sounded and the student section rushed the court at a packed Cone Field House on Saturday, the Bearcat faithful gave their team a standing ovation for earning a Northwest Conference Tournament berth for the first time in school history.
By Erik Strandoo
The kendama’s origins are uncertain. Some say it entered Japan through the Silk Road under the guise of a drinking game.
Others believe it is the French-Japanese fusion of game designed to improve the hand-eye coordination of early hunters.
Some have even conjectured
Myra Wiggins featured at Hallie Ford
By Ross Kovac
Willamette tends to bring its best back into its orbit.
“Myra Albert Wiggins: A Photographer’s Life,” the latest exhibit at Hallie Ford Museum of Art, brings home the work of a Willamette grad and professional photographer.
Wiggins, a Salem native,
By Will Falvey
For some time now, New York’s rap scene has been up for grabs.
Trinidad James played a show there back in November 2013, where he lamented the demise of the city’s relevance, claiming to the New York crowd that he and his Atlanta cohorts
By Kellen Friedrich
Choosing to go to Willamette, one block away from the hospital I was born in, was a difficult decision to make—I dreaded giving off that “townie vibe.”
Having grown up in Salem my whole life, I had never really given much thought to what
By Juliana Cohen
I feel as though the Oscars don’t amass high ratings from college kids.
This Sunday, I spent a bit of time in the library during the televised ceremony, where I saw plenty of students working quietly on homework or in group project meetings.
By Elize Manoukian
It’s a familiar story.
Girl meets boy, boy is a dangerous psychopath, they fall in love and live happily ever after.
“50 Shades of Grey” reads like the latest installment of the “Twilight” series, and rivals its commercial success.
But, no matter what
By Joseph Lindblom-Masuwale and Emily Hoard
A new process introduced by the ASWU judicial branch will provide a means for conflict mediation and resolution between club members and their executives, including changes to the impeachment processes.
The changes aim to provide an alternate, non-partisan way for club
By Katie Dobbs
At the ASWU meeting on Thursday, Feb. 19, senators and executives invited the Jewish Student Union (JSU) to talk about their proposed budget in detail.
After debating the budget, senators approved the Passover budget of $800 in full, along with the budget for
Students charge Univ. to rethink sustainability
By Holly Petersen
On Feb. 13, the students of Willamette’s Environmental Community Outreach Society (ECOS) participated in Global Divestment Day, speaking with students and faculty across campus in an effort to raise awareness for fossil fuel divestment.
The divestment movement calls
By Emily Hoard
The administration is seeking student input about upcoming changes to Montag Center.
Dean of Campus Life David Douglass has initiated discussion about options for the future of Montag, specifically the area downstairs, not including the den.
“I’m starting from the observation that, in spite of
By Rachael Decker
There hasn’t been a car break-in on campus for almost two weeks now, according to Associate Director of Campus Safety Rich Dennis.
Dennis has been in contact with a detective at the Salem Police Department who said that this probably means that the
By Bronte Dod
Two fraternities will have designated residential space on campus this fall.
The Greek Housing Board recommended the newly reestablished fraternity Beta Theta Pi for on-campus residency last semester. After rewriting their application and giving another presentation this semester, Sigma Chi was also approved.
By Malorie Hill
Our campus is as unique as the students who inhabit it. Take this quiz to find out what campus location best reflects your college persona.
It’s a sunny day on campus. What are you doing?
A. Sleeping off that Mad Dog hangover.
B. Sunbathing by
Over 300 sign petition for Zena Farm by Bronte Dod
Now you see me, now you don’t by Jesse Sanchez
My kind of morsels by Juliana Cohen
Board of trustees report questions merit aid