In his last article, Jesse Sanchez thoughtfully recognized the need for pro-LGBTQ advocacy to do more for identities at the end of that acronym. However, as a gay man who has worked on marriage equality campaigns, I disagree with his claim that fighting for equal
by Joshua Singer
Recently, two of world’s currently biggest video games, “League of Legends” and “Dota 2,” have completed their largest competitions of the year: the World Tournament and the Internationals, respectively. These tournaments have increased in popularity every year, and they have pushed
The Collegian sits down with chief editor Elize Manoukian for a conversation about things that are overrated, things that are underrated and the rated genius of Lana Del Rey.
The Collegian: Linfield, overrated or underrated?
Elize: Oh, overrated.
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Rebecca Brownlee & Kristen Kittelson
“The oldest university in the west,” we boast. With a founding in 1842, Willamette is nine years older than Santa Clara University and a whole 34 years older than the University of Oregon. But what is the story of Willamette’s
by Jessica Weiss
As the United States sends its bad boys into the big blue sea to challenge the recent aggression of the rising red dragon of China, I thought it would be pretty helpful to take a second and ask what the hell is
by Jesse Sanchez
Martin Luther King Jr. has deservedly become a symbol of racial progress, but centering the mainstream movement has come at the cost of the marginalization of more radical narratives of the civil rights struggle. While MLK Jr. is clearly important, there’s
by Braydon Calder
The Trailblazers, as of Sunday, hold a 1—2 record. They lost to the Suns twice this past week, by scores of 110—92 and 101—90. Damian Lillard led the team in points and assists in both games. Lillard scored 24 and 23
Willamette had a tough week on the court last week, losing two games. On Wednesday, the ‘Cats travelled to Lewis and Clark, and lost in five sets, despite a .184 to .175 WU advantage in hitting percentage. Senior Sarah Fincher led the team in kills
by Gordie Clary
The Willamette men’s cross country team took first place last weekend at the Northwest Conference championships at Pacific Lutheran University in Parkland, Wash. The women’s team featured the top two runners in the conference, and came in second place overall.
by Mark Andreoni
Bearcat Spotlight, a weekly feature, interviews personalities, captains and talents from Willamette varsity and club sports. Find out about these athletes, and what they do when they’re not at practice! Up this week, Jill Philips a women’s soccer player, from Fairbanks, Alaska.