By Jarrett Oseran
Dear Class of 2018,
Welcome to Willamette! You may think you’ve figured out what major you’ll pursue based on how well it will prepare you for your life after college. You have set your goals toward achieving a 4.0 GPA because you know
By Emily Hoard
Professor of English and Associate Dean of Curriculum Gretchen Moon: Get to know your advisor (who also happens to be your Colloquium professor) and your other professors. This means taking a little risk by showing up at an office hour or making
The department of theatre has unveiled the 2014-2015 season. Auditions for the two fall productions will take place on Sunday, Aug. 24 at the M. Lee Pelton Theatre. All current Willamette students are eligible to audition. Students should arrive at 10:30 a.m. to fill
While many Willamette students might have spent their vacations traveling or working summer jobs, others were able to pursue their academic passions through opportunities provided by the College Colloquium Student Research Grant, the Liberal Arts Research Collaborative and the Mellon Learning by Creating Grant.
By Bronte Dod
Adjustments coming for adjuncts
A new category of adjunct faculty member called part-time continuing non-tenure track was approved by the faculty council in May 2014 to recognize professors who have been adjuncts for multiple years at the University.
By Jake Saiki
When I was younger, my biggest fear was of being kidnapped.
When my mother was finally 100 percent done with my nonsense, she pulled me aside and said, “Jake, honey, who would want you?”
By Kelley Villa
Not long ago, I wrote a paper for my feminist theory class suggesting that my “feminist ritual” of relying on Google Maps to navigate me “home” could add to feminist understandings of crossing borders of genders, sexualities and nations. #libarts
I had not
By Maggie Boucher
I’ve never been much of a dancer. When I was four, my mom took me to ballet lessons. I don’t remember how to plié, just that I loved wearing my purple leotard because it sparkled. And with the exception of “dancing”
By Marika McCarthy
I don’t think it will come as a surprise to loyal readers of this column that this semester – even this past year – has been transitional for me.
It has been days of hiking over mountains and seeing sweeping vistas from
By Lisa Field
At Willamette, we do our best to hear everyone.
For the most part, people are open to and interested in listening to other peoples’ stories and experiences. We hear so much advocacy for so many groups and identities, from the Queer Student Union
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be a cat, to only have two things to worry about? Sleeping and eating, eating and sleeping.
Most university students tend to be overachievers – full class loads, five extracurricular activities, two jobs, and then
By Emily Dougan
With the shenanigans of Saturday’s Wulapalooza fresh in my mind, I am reminded of the fun summers of days past: the sun, the beaches, the traveling and the overall carefree vibe I carry with me throughout the season.
With these memories, I
By Devin Abney
After a 2-0 loss to Whitworth University ended Willamette’s 12-game Northwest Conference winning streak, the ‘Cats wasted little time in bouncing back with a 6-1 victory in the second game of a home doubleheader on Friday, April 18.
“It was great to
By Holly Petersen
Everybody loves an inspiring tale of triumph after setback, a reminder that it is possible to overcome adversity and succeed. There’s just nothing better than a good comeback story. And that’s exactly what the Boston Marathon was this year.
The Boston Marathon
By Evan Giddings
The Bearcat women’s tennis team suffered a pair of defeats to Whitworth University and Whitman College over senior weekend on April 18-19.
Despite the defeat, Willamette enjoyed its moments of success, as the doubles team of junior Denise Poltavski and senior Sabrina
By Black Lepire
The men’s golf team won the team title at the Willamette Cup on Saturday, April 19, beating Linfield College and Pacific University with a total score of 312.
Linfield finished second with 320, followed by Pacific, which finished with 350 strokes.
By Zach Oseran
As a longtime basketball fan, there is no better time of the year for me than the end of school and the beginning of the NBA playoffs.
While the last few years have been exciting, especially during the finals, there seems to