By Margaret Woodcock
At six feet, three inches and weighing 220 pounds, Jay Cutler stands proudly with a crisp white number six traced across his belly. The Indiana native is the highest paid NFL player for the 2014 football season.
With a salary cap of $18.5 million,
By Evan Giddings
Strong defensive play and second-half offensive adjustment seems to have become the norm for the Willamette football team, as they extended their undefeated streak in their first Northwest Conference (NWC) game on Friday Oct. 3, trouncing George Fox University 38-6.
Only leading by a
By Evan Giddings
At the 40th annual Charles Bowles Willamette Invitational, both the men’s and women’s cross country teams rose to the occasion, capturing third and second place respectively at Bush’s Pasture Park. The invitational featured over 700 runners on over 30 teams.
The men’s team had
Quiltopia: A crafty convention for a specialty niche market
By Lance Rossi
On Sunday, I spent five dollars to look at a bunch of blankets.
“Why would you want to go look at quilts?” my housemate asked. “I’d rather do something, you know, exciting.”
On paper, the Quiltopia showcase
By Andrew Mell
We often forget our most formative experiences—until someone brings one of them up, seemingly out of nowhere.
This applies to things that happened last Friday night, but also to events dating back more than a few years. No matter how vivid, these memories fade
By Alex Wallace
Before 2012, a contemporary re-imagining of Jane Austen’s “Pride and Prejudice” might have looked hokey and artificial.
However, William Henry “Hank” Green’s robust public persona allowed him to successfully promote a modern adaptation of Austen’s classic novel with co-creator Bernie Su.
YouTube celebrity Hank Green
By Teddy Wu
For close to the past decade, Steven Ellison, better known as Flying Lotus, has crafted otherworldly electronic and hip-hop music. Albums like “Los Angeles” and “Cosmogramma” explore incredibly glitchy and distorted sounds and mixes, giving his music a celestial and extraterrestrial vibe.
By Juliana Cohen
The most predictable aspect of my personality emerges when a cat comes my way.
While many stereotypes fit the bill for feline enthusiasts, I definitely fall into the category of short female from the city who has been inside of an Urban Outfitters (think
OD Open Mic attendance drops by 200
By Katie Dobbs
Each year, the Willamette Events Board receives 27 percent of ASWU’s total budget.
That amounted to $49,206 for the 2014-2015 academic year.
Commonly known on campus as WEB, the Board puts on a variety of events for
By Maximilian Nohr
Last year, the Green Initiative Fund was created by adding $25 to every student’s account bill. Until Sept. 15, students had the possibility to opt out of the additional cost.
Of CLA students, 1,637 stayed in the fund and 315 chose to opt out,
By Alyssa Milstead
On Sept. 18, ASWU senators approved a budget that allows ASWU Sound to provide free sound and equipment to Willamette students.
“I was here when ASWU Sound started,” adviser Lisa Holliday said. “Student organizations were actually having to pay off-campus prices to have sound
Graduating with debt; Ways for repaying your loans
By Emily Hoard
The national average student loan debt upon graduation is now $33,000. For Willamette University’s class of 2013, the average debt was $28,849. According to Director of Financial Aid Patty Hoban, it’s expected to be about the
Stephen Thorsett speaks about his last four years as president of
Willamette University, and what he has planned for the future
Stephen Thorsett is a busy man.
The interview with the president of Willamette University began with his weekly scheduling meeting. Officially, Thorsett and his assistant were
By Edna Htet
Allison Hobgood, Associate Professor of English
“Below are a few peeves I offer from the utmost place of love and affection for WU students: Please don’t stop by my office asking for a stapler or pen or paper clip. I am not your personal
When the friend zone is dangerous by Marjorie Meeks
Sex, alcohol and Opening Days by Alyssa Milstead
True North: Close to home
Ruck and roll: Men’s rugby by Jarrett Oseran
How to lose a professor in 10 days (or less)
By Margaret Woodcox
On Aug. 15, Beyoncé’s voice commanded the Little League World Series (LLWS) stadium: “I’m reppin’ for the girls who taking over the world.” It was pitcher Mo’ne Davis’ selection for a walk-up song, and it was fitting.
Her presence on the field at
By Kaitlen McPherson
The Willamette volleyball team experienced both a loss and a win during their home games this weekend against Puget Sound and George Fox University.
Friday night’s game found the Bearcats unable to recover after Puget Sound tallied 36 kills in just the first two