By Evan Giddings Every season, sports teams introduce a new set of “rookies”—along with their sets of skills, attitudes and values—into the world of professional athletics. Every newcomer is forced to adapt, taking on more pressure and responsibility in his or her respective sport than they

Jesse Thompson While most semesters here at Willamette are pretty stressful (as you’ll soon learn, freshies), last semester was particularly taxing for me. It wasn’t a final exam, a last minute push to get a paper done or an awkward date at Cinebarre. No, the most