by Mark Andreoni
Bearcat Spotlight, a new weekly feature, will interview 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. This week, baseball athlete and Sports Editor from Vacaville, California,
by Carol Li
In his lecture on Thursday, Sept. 24, “Self, Story, and the Rise of Asian America,” Alex Tizon highlighted several ways he was socialized into viewing himself and the Asian-American identity as lesser. Asian-ness is typically thought of as a homogenous group of
by Alayna Riley
Despite having seen about 50 theatre productions over the years, I have never seen a show quite like “bobrauschenbergamerica.” I entered the theatre expecting a biography of artist Robert Rauschenberg; instead, I was treated to glimpses of contemporary American history expressed
by Iris Dowd
TED is coming to Salem. Ted as in Technology, Entertainment, and Design, not some guy named Ted. The event is on Saturday, Oct. 3 and is TEDx rather than plain old TED, meaning that it was organized locally, rather than by official
by Christine Smith
People often grow attached to inanimate objects, but Nalgene water bottles seem to be a special case. Nalgenes are oddly aesthetically pleasing; their translucent take on everyday colors caught my wandering eye. The fact that they are practical in reducing waste
by Ryan Gail
Citing a desire to improve health on campus, the Willamette administration officially announced on Sept. 21 that the University and all other properties under their control will become smoke-free as of Jan. 1, 2016.
The ban was proposed by a committee headed
by Joseph Lindblom-Masuwale
There’s a new assistent professor of art in town this semester and her name is Cayla Skillin-Brauchle. Like many of the Willamette students she teaches, Skillin-Brauchle is a world traveler brought up with a liberal arts education.
Born in Vermont and educated
by Gia Anguiano
ASWU council members agreed to pass the fall club budget with little to no edits at their last meeting on Sept 28. Council members watched and discussed presentations from different groups such as the Outdoor Activities Council, Hawaii Club, and Burning
by Gordon Clary
Exercise science Professor Peter Harmer has been named this year’s winner of the Mentor Award from the Medical Research Foundation, sponsored by the Oregon Health and Sciences University.
The award, which routinely goes to faculty from the Oregon Health and Sciences University,
by Katie Lively
Two ad hoc committees were formed at the Residence Hall Association’s Sept. 21 meeting to research the costs and benefits of installing printers and more water filters in residence halls.
First year Matthews 2nd Hall Representative Raina Arberry proposed the residence hall