Nominations for Honors and Awards in Bearcat Excellence are now open and will remain available until Feb. 28. The awards, which are distributed through the Honors and Awards in Bearcat Excellence Committee, seek to recognize students’ achievements and contributions to Willamette’s campus through
Three women who participate in local politics spoke at Convocation, a weekly discussion about relevant issues held at Cone Chapel, last Thursday.
The theme of this Convocation was women who run for office. Deb Patterson, who ran for the Oregon State Senate, Shelaswau Crier, who
The recent cancellation by the Willamette Theatre Department of two plays this term followed a standoff in which students threatened not to perform unless changes were made to offset tensions following allegations of sexual harassment against a peer cast member.
This week, college
The Associated Students of Willamette University (ASWU) Senate held its third meeting of the spring semester on Feb. 14, 2019. Representatives from the Dining Advisory Committee Ross Wheeler (‘21) and Dana Kehrley (‘20) gave a brief presentation on the committee’s efforts to improve
Due to low enrollment rates and decreased revenue from student fees, several Willamette clubs and organizations have recently faced significant budget cuts. These cuts have limited the clubs’ abilities to provide resources, services and activities to their members and the Willamette community.
According to Forbes, Willamette University has often been followed with the title “Oldest University in the West,” but this can mean many different things depending on what you define as the West. In order to understand why WU is considered to hold this
A true Pacific Northwest winter has finally settled on Oregon and Washington. The breaks between rainy days are so few that the puddles around the Chicken Fountain have no time to dry out, and WU has even been graced with a couple
The membership-only, bulk- buying warehouse Costco tends to draw Willamette students to its doors. The store offers many different services to its members, including an optometrist, a pharmacy and a gas station. Costco appeals to WU students for a number of reasons, such as
Santiam Brewing is on a few freeway signs when approaching Salem. This is noticeable a few times driving down from Portland, so what makes this place worth visiting?
Santiam Brewing is a 10-barrel brewery, but also has a menu of appetizers, sandwiches, salads and
This past week from Feb. 7 to 10, the WU swim team has been in Federal Way, WA at the Northwest Conference (NWC) Championships. All nine teams from the NWC raced against each other at the Weyerhauser King County Aquatic Center in their
The men’s tennis team swept the Oregon State University Club team in an exhibition game last Saturday, Feb. 10, winning 9-0. In a dominant day, the Bearcats only lost six times in doubles games and won 12 sets in singles. These matches were
First-year Min Wei is one of WU’s newest members of the women’s swimming team and has already proved herself to be an asset to the team’s roster. Wei is one of five other first-year swimmers, including freestyle swimmers Anna Jones, Maddie Khoury and
The 2019 Willamette baseball season started off strong this past Friday, Feb. 8, with a 4-2 victory over Whittier College at their home field in Southern California. Willamette trailed 2-1 at the end of the third inning, but shut down the home team
Junior Elizabeth Logsdon set a new career-high of 15 points to help the Bearcats overcome the Pacific University Boxers 64-37 on Tuesday Feb. 5 at Cone Fieldhouse in Sparks Gym. The Bearcats, with the help of sophomore Amanda Carpenter who scored seven
The modern field of archaeology has a history mired in racism and European colonialism, especially in America. White colonizers from Europe created the worldwide rise of antiquarianism: the collection of material culture from far-away locales, placing those cultures under a lens of inferiority
After 20 years of celebrating earth, art and music, Willamette’s student-run festival Wulapalooza (Wula) will not be happening this semester. One of the co-presidents of Wula club broke the news to the student body via an email sent on Feb. 1. This decision
Feb. 5, 11:30 p.m. (Rogers Music Center): An employee called Campus Safety reporting a solicitor asking for money. An officer responded and reported them leaving property shortly after they arrived.
Feb. 7, 4:14 p.m. (Mudd Building): Campus Safety received a call reporting two suspicious individual