By Rachel Fifield
William Howard Taft, Supreme Court justice and mediocre 27th president of the United States, is often overlooked beyond his magnificent mustache and his penchant for becoming wedged in the White House bathtub. Nevertheless, his byzantine decisions and generally strange life were deserving
By Alison Ezard
Holy crap. This is it: my very last Bearcat Bullet.
At the risk of coming across as self-important and navel gazing (then again, liberal arts kids already have a reputation for navel gazing, so maybe you all won’t judge me too harshly),
By Julia Brotman
‘EDM opera’ may sound like a contradiction, but music major Derek Sup has joined the two in a senior thesis like nothing the University has seen before called “Neon Mirror Festival.”
His original work follows the main character Abra, played by solo
By Elize Manoukian
We come into this world spoonfed ideas about hierarchy, certainty and difference that we are told are “normal.” For those who can accept this and still want to live the rest of their lives in the dulling experience of comfort and
Ralph Fiennes shines in Wes Anderson’s ‘The Grand Budapest Hotel
By Davin Lacksonen
I’ve often referred to Wes Anderson as one of the most overrated filmmakers of his generation.
Hailed as a modern master after all of two features (1996’s “Bottle Rocket” and 1998’s “Rushmore”), critics
By Juliana Cohen
Even with sporadic rain showers and overcast weather, Wulapalooza managed to go according to plan.
While student bands played at Brown Field’s main stage and Jackson Plaza during the day, various organizations and clubs fed concertgoers with buffalo wings, Voodoo donuts and
By Emily Hoard
Junior Jake Whitaker announced his candidacy for the Associated Students of Willamette University (ASWU) senate on Monday, April 14 – the day of the vote. He found out the next day that his campaign had been successful.
“I saw the opportunity and
By Alyssa Milstead
Senior theatre and Spanish double major Joellen Sweeney isn’t sleeping, but her mid-April dream is about to be realized. An entirely student-run, student-performed production of William Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” is off the ground.
The free show starts at 6:15 p.m.
By Bronte Dod
It’s early – 7:45 in the morning early – but Michael Beseda has already been up since five.
It’s Monday, April 14, one of Willamette’s preview days for admitted students. It’s also now called Bearcat Day, an example of one of the
By Olina Cavedoni
Students who think they know the University’s layout should prepare to be bamboozled.
Citing a desire to cost-effectively improve the University’s efficiency and aesthetic design, administrative forces plan to reshuffle the location of numerous administrative, residential and academic spaces over the
By Blake Lepire
Despite losing its first three games against six-ranked Linfield College over the weekend, the WU softball team was in a good shape entering the fourth and final game of the series.
With a win, the Bearcats would be heading to the Northwest
By Devin Abney
Since a March 15 victory over George Fox University, the Willamette baseball team has competed in an array of close games, blowouts, pitching duels and slugfests. But no matter what the style, every game has ended with the same result: a Bearcat
By Alyssa Milstead
When she was a college student, Professor of Sociology Linda Heuser dreamed of teaching at Willamette University.
That’s because the University isn’t just her employer – it’s her alma mater, too.
“It had always been my dream, in the back of my
By Bronte Dod
On April 1, Switchboard – a combination job search, favor swap, alumni – student connection service and digital marketplace–was launched for use by the University community.
Founded by alumni of Reed College, Switchboard is another outlet for students, alumni and faculty to find
By Anna Fredendall
If I had a dollar for every time I have been asked, “How did you end up at Willamette?” I could probably pay off my student loan. Since I hail from Atlanta (yes, the one in Georgia), it’s not like this question