The book of Erik: a singing prophet
By Elize Manoukian
The power of the mixed metaphor lies in the attention it calls to incongruity. Together, words like “cross-dressing” and “Mormon”
It’s not as though Erik Kulick, the College of Law student wearing the “Google Cross-dressing Mormon” sign, would
By Shayna Weimer
Anyone who has listened to Nicki Minaj’s latest LP at least 50 times will understand the “Pinkprint” this album leaves on her listeners. Nicki’s presence sticks, particularly in the minds of women consuming her music.
Not many female rappers are visible in the genre—let
By Sam Hilburn
Comedian Marc Maron isn’t talked about as frequently as some bigger names, but since rising from the ashes of a mid-life crisis like a middle-aged phoenix, his career has been experiencing a quiet comeback.
After his “WTF” podcast series increased in popularity, the Renaissance
By Juliana Cohen
When someone tells the world that they’re stressed out, there are a multitude of solutions to alleviate this mental condition. There are also many reasons to take care of that issue, as constant stress affects the body in serious ways (or so I’ve
By Ross Kovac
Halfway up the staircase, before entering the modest white room in which Portland artist Diane Jacobs is displaying her latest exhibit, I’m greeted by hundreds of shimmering, military-style dog tags hanging from the stairway wall.
Looking closer, I see my reflection in each and
‘Zena is a liberal arts education’
By Bronte Dod
Amanda McClelland ’14 became involved with Zena by chance.
Part of her Opening Days program included a trip to the farm and forest. After that, she volunteered at Zena with the farm club almost every weekend at
By Bronte Dod
On January 14, a group from Phoenix, AZ broke Willamette’s world record for the largest game of red light/green light which was set the previous August.
“The happy twist is we’ve already submitted a request to Guinness World Record to take back our
By Emily Hoard
In light of a recent memo from University President Stephen Thorsett, deans from all Willamette schools are charged with improving faculty diversity, equity and inclusion.
The plans should include specific objectives and metrics to measure progress in achieving these goals, according to the
Committee funds 8 proposals
By Katie Dobbs
The Green Initiative Fund committee approved eight projects for funding this semester. The money comes from an opt-out $25 student fee established in April 2014. The fund gives students and faculty an opportunity to apply for grants in order to
Students to take classes, volunteer
By Rachael Decker
On Monday, Feb. 2, 132 students from Tokyo International University arrived in the afternoon, received tours around campus and attended a welcome dinner in Goudy Commons.
At the event, ASWU President Andrés Oswill told students that they could become
By Joseph Lindblom-Masuwale
“Be excited for everything,” Emma Jonas, president of Wulapalooza club, said.
The student-organized festival, which will take place on April 25, will cost the University $30,450 this year.
“This is not abnormal as a budgetary request,” Teddy Wu said. The club received a
By Jessica Meza-Torres, Edna Htet, and Malorie Hill
The Internet and human interaction are not mutually exclusive. Though a number of sentimental hipsters will still look back with teary eyes at a time when we all “still participated in actual conversation,” the Internet has actually elevated
Future of Zena in question
By Bronte Dod
The University has issued an indefinite halt to all educational programs and food production at Zena Forest & Farm due to questions over land-use violations, club leaders familiar with the decision said Sunday.
Sam Spengler and Kyle Batisky, seniors and
Downtown gets sweeter by Christine Smith
Director’s Cut: A look into the film studies program
by Edna Htet
Occupy Hatfield EDITORIAL
Men’s basketball on the rise by Evan Gidding
Panda Bear: no longer hibernating by Teddy Wu
By Rachael Decker
Senior Bearcats, another milestone has come and gone: our last first day of college, and with it, the beginning of the end of our time here at Willamette.
I remember my thoughts on our first, first day of school in gruesome detail:
Students gathered on the first floor of the library were disrupted last semester, after a crowd protesting police brutality occupied the building, chanting slogans and delivering impromptu speeches before rallying across the street at the Capitol.
The Statesman Journal estimated that over 60 protesters affiliated