By Emily Hoard and Joseph Lindblom-Masuwale
At the weekly ASWU senate meeting on Thursday, Oct. 23, senators confirmed senior Brad Russell as the new ASWU treasurer and senior Natalie Pate as the new senior senator. At the meeting, the senate also denied Taiko club a request
Men’s soccer moves to first by Bethany Hladick
Beta’s back: Fifth fraternity reorganizes by Bronte Dod
Anti-racist Halloween guide by Tiffany Chan and Jessica Meza-Torres
Cheer remains grounded by Holly Peterson
Why I stopped caring about Lena Dunham
The Collegian is a club paper, which means, in a way, it’s a fake newspaper.
We aren’t a business with a profit margin or a bottom line. In fact, we give our entire product away for free.
And though we’re paid for our work, that doesn’t make
By Kate Piluso
In the past week, I have questioned my very intelligence every time I’ve used the word “rapscallion” because it contains the word “scallion.”
When I say it, I worry that—instead of lovingly calling someone a synonym for “scallywag” or “scamp”—I am, in fact, calling
By Marjorie Meeks
Reading has always been a major part of my life.
I was that kid who stayed inside during recess to curl up in a classroom corner with my newest chapter book. I was that girl who stayed up the entire night after getting my
By Zack Boyden
My one claim to fame is that I almost caused a riot in my junior year of high school.
I thought it would be a good idea to write a satire piece on conspiracy theories by “proving” that the student government was actually run
A guide to 5-minute Halloween fun
By Christa Rohrbach
It’s the most wonderful time of the year. That’s right—Halloween. Bring on the haunted houses and lame parties.
But are you ready?
In case you forgot to spend hours crafting your Halloween costume this year, I have a few examples
By Colleen Smyth
Alison Lundergan Grimes may not be a household name in the Pacific Northwest, but she is poised to make history on Nov. 4.
Since haphazardly declaring her candidacy for Kentucky’s U.S. Senate seat in July 2013, Grimes has posed a surprising threat to 30-year
By Blake Lepire
The women’s rowing team opened the 2014-15 season by competing at the Portland Fall Classic on Sunday on the Willamette River. The Bearcats were represented by two teams—the women’s varsity 8-plus, who placed second in their race, and a women’s novice 8-plus, who
By Max Craddock
Last Thursday, the Los Angeles Lakers released a statement saying that 40-year-old point guard Steve Nash would miss the entirety of the 2014-2015 NBA season with an injured back.
The two-time MVP would have been playing his 19th season in the league this year.
By Margaret Woodcock
Shamil Tarpischev, 66, has had an impressive career.
Formerly the personal tennis coach and minister of sport for Boris Yeltsin, Tarpischev continues his reign today as the president of the Russian Tennis Federation (RTF) and as a member of the International Olympic Committee.
By Evan Giddings
Despite scoring just five plays into the game, the Bearcats were unable to keep pace with Pacific Lutheran University on either side of the ball, surrendering 56 unanswered points and falling on the road by a score of 56-14.
Coming into the matchup, Willamette
By Bethany Hladick
The men’s soccer team traveled to Washington last weekend, defeating Pacific Lutheran 3-2 on Saturday, then Puget Sound 1-0 on Sunday, allowing them to take first place in the Northwest Conference standings.
The Lutes held a 2-1 lead entering the second half
Cheer works to propose stunting
By Holly Peterson
The Willamette cheer team is aptly named, because due to regulations placed on them by the University, they are left to do only that—cheer.
Unlike most modern college teams, Willamette’s squad is grounded, meaning they are not allowed to do
By Tiffany Chan and Jessica Meza-Torres
Ah October—the leaves are changing colors, floating gently to our feet, and as the smell of pumpkin spice and candy corn fills the air, the campus begins to prepare for the holiday we have all been waiting for: Halloween. The
By Christopher Morton
As a science fiction enthusiast and casual gamer, I was super hyped for “Sid Meier’s Civilization: Beyond Earth.” The whole idea of spreading humanity to deep space and colonizing new planets keeps me up at night and drove much of my thought process
By Jamie Ervin
It’s been a great month for girls.
On Oct. 1, Netflix added “Gilmore Girls” to its instant queue, and on Oct. 7 Lena Dunham debuted her much anticipated collection of autobiographical essays.
The musings of the 28-year-old writer, director, actress and producer, titled “Not That