By Rachael Decker
Senior Bearcats, another milestone has come and gone: our last first day of college, and with it, the beginning of the end of our time here at Willamette.
I remember my thoughts on our first, first day of school in gruesome detail:
Students gathered on the first floor of the library were disrupted last semester, after a crowd protesting police brutality occupied the building, chanting slogans and delivering impromptu speeches before rallying across the street at the Capitol.
The Statesman Journal estimated that over 60 protesters affiliated
By Zack Boyden
Whether we deny it or not, the millennial zeitgeist is a search for authenticity in a world that continues to parody itself.
With the rise of globalization and the death of ideology, millennials seek something that exists in a true form: something that
By Soren Underdahl
In response to the Dec. 3 article titled “Hazy future for weed,” I think a crucial point of information was left out. There is a very particular reason why nearly every single higher-education institution in this country, including in Washington and Colorado,
By Taylor Mutch
Upon reading the feature article in the Dec. 3 issue, (“Grand jury’s Ferguson decision raises controversy over American justice system,” page 6-7) in which Jessica Meza-Torres cites the Statesman Journal’s article “Recalculating the rates of black arrests in Salem,” I was
By Maggie Boucher
“You will never be completely at home again, because part of your heart will always be elsewhere. That is the price you pay for the richness of loving and knowing people in more than one place.”
No matter how old we get, it’s
By Marjorie Meeks
I can’t stand unnecessarily violent video games.
To be fair, I know I have a biased opinion. I’m a Nintendo baby, after all.
I spent my childhood days searching for Princess Zelda, battling with Pikachu and flying around on Kirby’s star. I’m an avid
By Kate Piluso
To ring in the New Year, my mom and I hosted a luncheon where we watched the Ducks play in the Rose Bowl.
(For those of you not familiar with the sportsball jargon, the University of Oregon played in a football game that
By Blake Lepire
Over winter break, the women’s basketball team kicked off their season—going undefeated in Hawaii, then beginning their conference play with seven consecutive losses.
The Bearcats traveled to Honolulu, Hawaii, to play in the Hoop N Surf Classic from Dec. 19-20.
“The Hawaii trip
By Josh Cabral
With just one conference dual meet left this winter, the Willamette men’s and women’s swim teams are wrapping up their seasons. The men’s team currently stands with a record of 2-4 in the Northwest Conference (NWC). The women’s team currently has a record