MEN’S CROSS COUNTRY
Oak Knoll Loop Run: The men achieved a team score of 37 to place second in the 5-kilometer race at the Oak Knoll Loop Run on Saturday. Willamette’s top performers were junior Jacob Shafi, who finished sixth, and junior Yonny Castillo, who placed
By Morgan Hill
One of the best baseball games I have watched in recent history was the 2009 American League Central tie-breakers game.
The Minnesota Twins and Detroit Tigers were tied at the end of the season, deeming the play-in necessary.
With a win or go home situation
By Max Craddock
Last week was historically bad for the National Football League.
After security footage of Ray Rice’s domestic assault was released to the public (see Margaret’s column in last week’s issue) it was found that NFL commissioner Roger Goodell didn’t even attempt to obtain the
By Blake Lepire
The Bearcats began their respective seasons on two fronts over the past two weekends, and both the men and women’s teams have set themselves up for a great season.
The teams started with a rare early season trip, traveling to Alaska to face Division
By Evan Giddings
For the second consecutive week, the Bearcats coming out of halftime were lights out.
This time, they shut out Cal Lutheran University on the road in the final 30 minutes, winning by a score of 42-24.
After trailing by as many as 10 points late
Great trails to trek out
In the midst of school assignments, club meetings and on-campus jobs, it can be easy to feel trapped in the “Willamette Bubble.” The Outdoor Program offers weekly trips and outdoor excursions to help combat getting stuck on campus. But what if
By Ian Rosenzweig
Chris Brown, former church choir child sensation, astonished the world in 2009 by brutally beating his girlfriend, Rihanna, the omnipresent pop star and sex symbol. This troubled dancer/singer/songwriter has bypassed a myriad of obstacles since said incident with little to no difficulty.
By Alex Wallace
The name Russell Brand conjures up unpleasant images of a curly-haired, British former drug addict only famous for his relationship with pop star Katy Perry.
Despite this stereotype and his questionable credibility, Brand boldly challenges the 24-hour news cycle on his YouTube channel with
By Gordie Clary
With breakfast favorites like Sassy Onion and Word of Mouth located just a few blocks from campus, and Goudy Commons offering a wide variety of morning food options to keep students happy, Bearcats have little reason to complain.
Yet, for those of you willing
By Juliana Cohen
The fear of missing out (FOMO) plagues our generation, both in usage of the acronym and in the actual feeling of being absent from an experience.
Willamette teaches us to value our presence by virtue of our small school size. Rarely do people feel
By Ian Sieg
“The Maze Runner” initially seems like another drab dystopian film, stained grey with teen angst and governed by some bizarre trial.
Thomas (Dylan O’Brien of “Teen Wolf”) wakes up in an elevator with no memory whatsoever. He becomes more confused as he arrives in
Adam Stennett ‘94 ‘kept making art’ by Katie Dobbs
Take a hike! Four trails to trek
‘Maze Runner’ hits anticlimatic wall by Ian Sieg
‘Songs of Innocence’ but Apple found guilty EDITORIAL
Life on The Hyphen
Ricardo discovers a Rubens by Emily Hoard
Bearcats snag first win by Evan Giddings
Why we publish things you hate EDITORIAL
Trying out the ‘Yak’ app by Adam Lacanilao
After legal issues, WU Wire plays again
HOW TO BE A BALLER ON A BUDGET
By Edna Htet
Let’s face it, College is expensive. Four years (or more) of tuition, books, school supply, coffee and late night junk food runs can really leave a hole in your wallet. Though giving up and simply “not
What does it mean to have a diasporic identity?
By Edna Htet and Jessica Meza-Torres
The term diaspora, though often used to describe the plight of Jewish communities escaping persecution in Europe, has recently reemerged as a field of study that allows diverse groups of people to
By Emily Hoard and Sam Chalekian
Willamette University has been ranked the top liberal arts university in Oregon and 64th in the nation, according to U.S. News & World Report 2015 List of “Best Colleges.” Another college ranking by news outlet Forbes lists the University as
By Alyssa Milstead
Sophomore theatre major Abbi Manoucheri is the assistant director of “Top Girls,” a play written in 1982 by Caryl Churchill, and opening at Willamette this Friday, Sept. 26.
For Manoucheri, the play questions whether women really can have it all—a family and a