Not all about the outcome
By Jarrett Oseran
Coming off a season with no wins and a tie with Central Oregon Community College, the Willamette rugby team enters this fall with more experience, more team chemistry and a desire to rebound from last season’s hard luck and
By Kellie Standish and Annette Marinello
Are you craving some run-time but tired of the same workout routine? Try these trails out and vary your strides up a bit.
Minto-Brown Island Park
Located next to the Willamette River in south Salem, Minto-Brown Island Park has over
By Max Craddock
New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter’s 19-year career came to a close this past Sunday against the Boston Red Sox. The forty-year-old had a rare storybook end to his career, hitting a game-winning single in his final at-bat at Yankee Stadium and hitting
By Blake Lepire
This Saturday, Oct. 4, Willamette will be hosting its biggest cross country event of the year – the 40th annual Charles Bowels Willamette Invitational at Bush Park.
Last year the event hosted over 30 teams ranging from every collegiate division, and this year
By Teddy Wu
Julian Casablancas describes “Tyranny,” the new album from his side project The Voidz, as “a protest record.”
In an eight-minute long album teaser/interview posted on YouTube, Casablancas says of the project, “I feel like there still is a lot of in-between areas in
By Juliana Cohen
If you enjoyed “The Human Centipede,” you’ll love “Tusk,” a film about Justin Long’s transformation into a walrus. This review contains a moderate amount of spoilers, though the trailer left little to the imagination.
Kevin Smith, the writer and director behind “Clerks,” “Chasing
Faculty member hits concert circuit
Most Bearcats know Kristen Grainger as Willamette’s Vice President and Executive Assistant to President Thorsett, among other roles on campus. But one of her many hats includes lead vocals in True North, an indie-bluegrass quartet based right here in the Willamette
By Christine Smith
We marched for civil rights, we marched for disarmament and, on Sunday, Sept. 21, we marched for the largest global recognition of climate change in history.
While the most impressive gathering consisted of 300,000 protesters marching in New York City, thousands more assembled
By Chris Ketchum
The first visitor for this semester’s Hallie Ford Literary Series, Marilyn Chin, will appear to read and discuss her poetry at 7:30 p.m., Oct. 2 in the Mark O. Hatfield room of Willamette’s library.
Her critically acclaimed books of poetry, including “Rhapsody in
By Juliana Cohen
It seems quite a few people would like a referendum against Facebook, or at least they sound a little more vocal about the site than usual.
Earlier this month, Facebook deleted hundreds of profiles belonging to drag queens with stage names, inciting
Deconstruct the friend zone, or else
By Marjorie Meeks
We know this scene way too well. We’ve all been there, whether we knew it at the time or not.
You’re hanging out with someone on a day like any other day and things take a massive shift.
By Colleen Smyth
I registered to vote two weeks after I turned 17. I was approached by someone doing a drive in Portland’s Pioneer Courthouse Square and eagerly accepted the opportunity to register, even though I wouldn’t be able to vote in an election for almost
As reported in the News section of the Collegian this week, (“Fourth sorority works to reorganize,” page 2), Willamette’s sororities have rapidly grown in size over the last few years.
None of the established sororities on campus have fewer than 100 members, and efforts to invite
By Rebecca Hayes
One fateful night, while strewn across the twin bed in my host-mom’s apartment, I had an epiphany: I wanted to stay in Buenos Aires for another term.
After an in-depth, all-night analysis of the pros and cons of this decision, I realized that I
By Kate Piluso
Last week, someone called me ‘MaMa’ in passing, and it felt seven leagues of wrong because, through my lengthy work with children and as the self-proclaimed Julie Andrews of nannies, I’ve established a single overarching rule for my life: I am not your
By Zack Boyden
When someone says they’re conservative, how do you react?
In the United States, the word has some broad connotations attached to it. To some, it’s a sign of security, as they find confidence in the word and its involvement in policy. To others,
OD revamps teaching
By Alyssa Milstead
Brendan Dwyer admits that there are a lot of challenges that come with educating first-year students about alcohol.
“You have such a varied audience,” Dwyer said. “And frankly, people don’t like being told what to do. People learn through their own