By Luke Moy
“‘The little worm found a nugget of self-worth, she just doesn’t want to look too closely at what that nugget is made of.’”
John McCrae’s “Worm,” a web serial that wrapped in 2013, is about an adolescent girl, Taylor, who wishes to become a
By Zack Boyden
As I exist now, I am merely standing on the shoulders of giants—I hope in my passing I will join those that have left the world a much better place than they had found it.
In order to do that, and pursue transcendence
By Teo Ekstrom
I’m writing in response to an article titled “Alternative V-day,” published in the most recent issue of the Collegian. Somewhere in-between vaguely hinting that ugly people and feminists don’t like Valentine’s Day and ignoring the great number of LGBTQ people who
By Taryn Greenberg
Dear ASWU Senate,
To begin, I would like to thank you for allowing me the opportunity to present at senate to request funding. I do, however, have several comments I would like share with you.
I would like to clarify that this email is
By Meghan Cusick
There was an important piece of the “indecency” article (“Salem PD arrest instructor on public indeceny charge,” online) that I wish a columnist or someone had felt the need to tackle in more detail: the lack of transparency.
I understand the
By Kate Piluso
I have two major loves in my life: Danny DeVito and drag queens.
Actually, I love lots of things—but for the sake of time, let me tighten the focus down to one of the two aforementioned items so that I can recount exactly what
By Victoria Youngbauer
I tell stories about the school nurse that worked at my high school, reminiscing about how she couldn’t do much with policy restrictions on her job.
“Have a headache? Here’s a Band-Aid,” she’d say. She couldn’t prescribe us any medications. Her job was
By Marjorie Meeks
Most children assume that adults have the world figured out.
I certainly thought so when I was a kid. My parents and teachers seemed to know exactly what they were doing. The only natural expectation for mini me was that one day, when
By Brent Hanower
The women’s tennis team kicked off their spring season with a non-conference loss to NAIA opponent College of Idaho last Friday. Willamette’s spring record is now 0–1, and 0-3 overall, while the College of Idaho improves to 1–0. The Bearcats won three matches
Swim ends season with record-breaking times
By Josh Cabral
Willamette men’s and women’s swim team finished their season down in Corvallis at the 2015 Northwest Conference (NWC) Swimming Championships at the Osborn Aquatic Center last weekend, where both teams achieved record-breaking performances.
Freshman Mark Yuvienco set a
By Blake Lepire
19-year-old Zach LaVine was unheard of until last week, when he won the dunk contest and therefore garnered some attention from both casual and avid basketball fans. LaVine was very impressive, but the event still left much to be desired in the way
By Kellie Standish
Sometimes, getting into the outdoors is about separating yourself from the real world, checking out of reality, cutting yourself off from other people and allowing yourself to fully engage with mother nature and find yourself.
But sometimes, getting outdoors is about simply having fun
By Evan Giddings
Needing a win to have a chance at grabbing the fourth and final spot in this year’s Northwest Conference (NWC) tournament, the Willamette men’s basketball team kept its hopes alive this weekend by besting Pacific Lutheran University 64–55.
Coming into the match-up, the Bearcats
By Rachel Bedolla
“Breaking Bad” has been over for more than a year now.
I remember watching the last season at Cinebarre with my friends, eating blue meth cupcakes and cheering and crying with the audience.
Since then, I haven’t thought much about the series, other
By Garrett Ross
While sitting on my couch after a drudging first day of second-semester classes, I received a Spotify notification pointing me to “Bored In The USA” by Father John Misty.
Wondering if this was a light at the end of the tunnel, I gave
By Shannon Sollitt
Valentine’s Day has come and gone: Whether it arrived as a welcome opportunity for romance or a bothersome burden on singletons’ shoulders, love was briefly in the air (and spraying Lysol definitely didn’t get rid of it).
I had a date with Planned Parenthood
To graze or not to graze
By Juliana Cohen
I’m a sucker for slick-looking apps and startup companies, especially the ones that haven’t caught on yet. I convinced my friends to download Uber when it came to town, and tried to get mere acquaintances in my contacts