Mandy Carlson and Sherry Liang
Last month the Mayor of Portland, Charles Hales, announced a state of emergency for housing and homelessness in the city. The last count in 2014 revealed that there are almost 4,000 homeless men, women and children living in Multnomah
Managing Editor Holly Petersen for a conversation about things that are overrated, things that are underrated and how she feels about feelings.
Holly: Ghosts are overrated, because they’re not real. Anytime someone tells me they believe in ghosts, my opinion of them changes.
The Collegian: Just because
by Jesse Sanchez
With only 17 percent of Willamette professors not identifying as white, there is a disparity between the number of students of color and representation in the faculty.
Still, administrators continually tout the approximately 40 percent student of color population. While this percentage does
by Braydon Calder
As of Sunday, the Portland Trailblazers are 3—2 during the preseason. Two of their wins have come against the Utah Jazz, while both of their losses have come against the Sacramento Kings. Their next match up will have been on Monday
by Alex Gordon
Specialization in today’s world is very closely linked with success. When we look at those who have achieved the most in almost any given field, especially in athletics, the stories all seem to derive from the same formula: successful individual X
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, a two for one: senior soccer player Sam Adelman
by Eric Del Prado
The Willamette University women’s soccer team suffered two losses this past week, to Linfield College on Wednesday and Pacific Lutheran University on Saturday.
Their week started on Wednesday when the Bearcats headed to McMinnville to play the Linfield Wildcats. The Bearcats
Educate before you recreate
by Andrea Risolo and Elize Manoukian
Features Editor, Chief Editor
Measure 91: Rules and regulations
Recreational marijuana is now legal in the state of Oregon! Well, kind of – as long as you meet the restrictions.
If the timeline of marijuana legalization seems hazy,
by Alayna Riley
“Scream Queens” piqued my interest when I began seeing promos advertising it as a mixture of “Heathers” and ‘70s/’80s slasher films. After months of anticipation, I finally got to watch the two hour premiere and immediately fell in love with this
by Thao Tran
There are plenty of reasons to cry on a daily basis—the daily struggles of a Willamette student being just one of them—and sometimes you just want to cry your way back home. In the meantime, here are some suggested places on and