By Andrea Risolo
Does bad pizza exist? Of course not. But after pitting Padington’s and Odd Moe’s in a taste test battle to the death, I learned the difference between decent pizza and superior pizza.
As a faithful disciple of downtown Salem’s Straight from New York since
By Sam Hilburn
A few days ago, we all survived Family Weekend, where everyone’s parents (except mine) come to see how far their kids have let themselves go in only a few short months without adult supervision.
Seeing your kids grow up can be hard (or so
By Juliana Cohen
Our country has never elected a president who identified as an atheist.
This bothers some people, especially those concerned with the separation of church and state.
Don’t get me wrong: making the division of religion and state a central provision of our government turned out
Study shows better reporting
By Zane Sparling
Warning: This article will contain statistics about power-based violence and sexual assault
The number of forcible sexual offenses reported to University sources jumped to 20 in calendar year 2013, up from 13 last year, according to federally-mandated security data published October
By Emily Hoard
On Thursday, Oct. 9 in the packed Paulus Lecture Hall of Willamette’s Law School, Professor William Smaldone presented his inaugural lecture as the new E. Jerry Whipple Chair in History.
The lecture was called “To Change the World: Revisiting the Dilemma of Democratic Socialism.”
By Maximilian Nohr
People who visit the second floor of Ford Hall are likely to find an unusual sight: hundreds of small cubes built out of business cards are sitting on a table in the middle of the hall.
The cubes are part of the global MegaMenger
By Katie Dobbs
The Willamette University Fire Safety and Security Report contains the crime statistics for 2011 through 2013 and was released on Oct. 1, 2014.
The Jean Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act is a federal law that requires colleges and
Oregon votes on seven measures
By Jesse Sanchez
This November, Oregonians will be voting on seven measures that (if approved) could very well turn Oregon into a more progressive place, comparable to neighboring states like California and Washington. These measures range in topic from the legalization of
Debt keeps growing; Loans average $28k by Emily Hoard
Soccer sees end of season push by Blake Lepire
The Last Job by Bronte Dod
The quilts are not what they seem by Lance Rossi
Teaching history and politics, not patriotism
The Collegian receives 18 percent of ASWU’s budget. This year, that allocation topped out at $32,804. As ASWU receives its funds directly from student fees, our budget comes, in the end, from you.
Overwhelmingly, our budget breaks down into two major outlays of cash—printing costs and
By Maggie Boucher
No matter how hard we try, not every day is going to be a good day. And I was having one of those not-so-good days about a week ago, when out of nowhere, a guy I have never seen before went out of
Whoever controls the past, controls the future
By Zack Boyden
Like most liberal arts students, I had a hard time figuring out what my major was going to be.
At the end of sophomore year, I was stuck between history and politics. I have thoroughly enjoyed both since
By Jake Kornack
For many of us, a search for deeper meaning is an undercurrent in the journey of our lives.
Yet, we hobble this quest with a negative internal dialogue—replaying interactions, thinking about potential future events and subjecting ourselves to hypercritical analyses of every aspect of
By Kate Piluso
Every time I share some of my writing with anyone, I have this heart stopping moment of panic.
My palms get sweaty, and I get all nervous because I feel like I’m giving away a part of myself that I’ve only ever shared with
By Teo Ekstrom
I tried to write a thoughtful, analytical article that would reveal some hidden truth about socialism, sway the opinions of all 2,000 Willamette students and establish myself as a true scholar of politics. Turns out you can’t do that very effectively in 500
Men’s soccer continues to impress
By Blake Lepire
With almost half of conference play in the books, the men’s and women’s soccer teams both look to finish the season strong.
The women’s team began their conference schedule with four games on the road against Lewis & Clark, Whitman,
By Max Craddock
On Sept. 26, the Michigan Wolverines were playing the Minnesota Golden Gophers in a Big 10 conference matchup.
The Wolverines were getting crushed 30-7 late in the fourth quarter as they desperately attempted to claw their way back into the game.
During a third-and-sixteen play,