The University’s plan to institute three-year residency requirements for non-seniors is unhelpful, unproductive and just plain wrong.
The three-year goal was announced as a part of the University’s strategic plan, a document otherwise distinguished by its plethora of platitudes, buzzwords and meaningless clichés.
But, in at least
By Kate Piluso
Whenever I shave my legs, I have to be mindful of a very specific spot on my left shin that has developed some kind of strange bone-lump-thing from years of repeatedly getting kicked there during my escapades as an athlete.
Every time I am
By Zack Boyden
The democratic system is supposedly the best system for giving power to the populace.
However, if the entire system is illegitimate, and no vote will change the system, there are people who believe action outside of civic participation is required.
People who take said action
We deserve a turkey week
By Andrés Oswill
California, Washington, Alaska, Hawaii—now, more than ever, students come to Willamette from all across the United States. As the University has gone from being a regional school, with most of its students coming from within the state, to one
By Bethany Hladick
The women’s soccer team ended the weekend with two losses—first by a score of 4-0 against Linfield on Saturday, then 1-0 against George Fox on Sunday.
However, the lady Bearcats didn’t go down without a fight. Linfield achieved only a 10-9 edge
By Max Craddock
With the NBA tipoff less than a week away, the drama between teams has already begun to build around the league.
With superstar LeBron James moving from the Miami Heat back to his original home in Cleveland, tempers between James and his former Heat
By Blake Lepire
This weekend, the men’s and women’s cross country teams traveled to Winneconne, Wis., as the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh hosted the AAE Invitational, one of the largest collegiate cross country events in the nation.
North Central College, Grand Valley State University and University of Wisconsin-Eau
By Eamon Smith-Fagan
Despite being a Philadelphia Phillies fan, I left Salem last week to watch the San Francisco Giants take on the St. Louis Cardinals in game five of the National League Championship Series (spoiler alert: the Giants won).
To be honest, I harbor animosity toward
Bearcats bounce back
By Evan Giddings
Despite the Pioneers marching down the field on a 13-play, 89-yard drive into the end zone on the first possession of the game, the defense remained confident.
The next seven Lewis & Clark drives featured five punts with four three-and-outs and two
By Sam Hilburn
More than one Twitter account—and more than three hours of my daily routine—focus on imagining what the TV show “Seinfeld” would look like if it were still on the air today.
For every one of Jerry and the gang’s timeless antics, “Seinfeld” has
By Gordie Clary
I’ve never been to the state of Hawaii, so I wondered whether I was even qualified to write a review of the Wild Pineapple Grill & Coffee and their Hawaiian lunch specials on Thursdays and Fridays.
Since I’ve never had a real, “authentic” Hawaiian
By Shira Rothman
This week we’re eyeing the wardrobe of Aubrey Kendall, a recovering second-wave feminist with an affinity for tiny pigs and all things soup. I had the pleasure of sitting down with Aubrey on a chilly Saturday afternoon. She arrived, boots and all, ordering
By Teddy Wu
Sam France and Jonathan Rado— the musical duo behind the band Foxygen— have not had an easy year since the release of their last album. Their issues included the erratic onstage behavior of France, a tour cancellation and rumors of internal bandmate conflict.
By Juliana Cohen
Stressing the importance of community seems to actually cause stress, or at least in the arenas that overhype familiarity.
After being at Willamette for two years and counting, I would give up the infinite amount of SafeRides stored up in my flimsy ID card
By Alyssa Milstead
On Oct. 24 and 25 at 7:30 p.m., students and members of the Salem community can see the play “The Box Marked Black: Tales from a Halfrican-American growing up Mulatto. With sock puppets!” at Willamette University’s M. Lee Pelton Theatre.
According to Professor of
By Katie Dobbs
Current ASWU treasurer Greg Ebert will graduate at the end of the semester, leaving the executive position vacant. Elections to fill the empty seat began on Tuesday, Oct. 21. The ASWU treasurer is responsible for keeping records of the financial system, presenting budget
By Emily Hoard
Former University staff member Erica Charbonneau claims she was guaranteed six years of employment at Willamette, but was fired after less than one. In response, the former associate vice president for development and her husband, Carl Hathcock, filed a lawsuit against Willamette through