By Joseph Lindblom-Masuwale
Last semester, Monica Rimai, the senior vice president for finance and administration, spoke to ASWU about hiring a new firm to manage the University’s endowment.
In January, they hired Global Endowment Management, LP for the position of chief investment officer.
The endowment is funds
By Emily Hoard
The University’s faculty council has finished reviewing the files for hiring tenure-track professors and promoting long-term instructors who are not on a tenure-track. The recommendations will be sent through the administration before being evaluated by the board of trustees.
The part-time continuing non-tenure track
By Rachael Decker
At the ASWU meeting on Thursday, Jan. 22, senior Kiersten Irwin approached senators and executives about her thesis project, which asks if students can have a healthy, balanced diet on a University meal plan.
Though health was a concern, senators and executives mainly
By Katie Dobbs
In his 1947 paper titled “The Purpose Of Education,” the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. wrote, “Intelligence plus character—that is the goal of true education.”
From Jan. 19 to 26, the MLK week planning committee has put on a series of events focused
By Edna Htet
Last year, Professor Ken Nolley—founder of the film program as well as its main contributor—retired. Because he taught History of Cinema, one of the foundational courses in the program, his absence left the future of the program in question.
“We decided that
By Brendan McGinnis
My first experience with a modern yo-yo occurred during my junior year of high school in San Mateo, CA.
As my friend and I opened the trunk of his car to retrieve a skateboard, I noticed a small, green metal object. Its shape resembled
By Zane Sparling
Representing a Willamette University student charged in the killing of a Salem resident, Beau Wesley Smith’s lawyer said he is working to convince the state that this is not a murder case.
Attorney for the defense Walter Todd mentioned criminally negligent homicide, as well
By Jessica Meza-Torres
The tragic death of 18-year-old Michael Brown has inspired controversy nationwide. Protests demanding justice for Brown, along with thousands of black lives lost to police brutality, continue to occur not only in Ferguson, but in cities around the country—including our very own Salem.
Hazy future for weed by Katie Dobbs
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No home for the holidays by Alyssa Milstead
Grand jury’s Ferguson decision and American justice system by Jessica
By Ben Beeler
I am a president and founder of Vegan club and I would like to take a moment to respond to Ross Kovac’s recent article, “Not that kind of vegetarian,” published Nov. 5
First, there is a major difference between vegetarians and vegans,
By Kate Piluso
On the 17th of November, I turned 22.
Please hold all Taylor Swift singing and old people jokes until the end of the column.
Birthdays are a delightfully strange thing. It’s the one time of year where we choose to celebrate the sheer majesty
By Marjorie Meeks
Climbing high on my list of pet peeves are people who try to use freedom of speech as some sort of get out of jail free card.
Everyone’s been around someone in their life who’s done that before. Hell, maybe once upon a time
By Meg Cusick
In ancient Roman times, as part of a celebration, a leader would be dressed up as a god and paraded around the city. He would be praised and worshipped as a god, and right behind him, following him the entire way, would
By Jake Saiki
Every year, my family crams around a covered Ping-Pong table to have Christmas dinner together at my grandparents’ house.
And every year, amidst all of the yelling, gesticulating and crying, my grandma stands up, throws her napkin down in disgust, and spits,
Readers strike back
Two weeks ago, hundreds of print copies of the Collegian were removed from distribution racks around campus.
It’s hard to say if they were destroyed, recycled or dumped in the trash, but the action severely limited the print product’s availability to students.
By Zack Boyden
Ferguson is not an exception.
It is merely an example of deep issues that have occurred and are occurring in the United States.
Contrary to popular belief, it isn’t just an example of one societal problem. It’s a cacophony of red flags that