Univ. ‘free to ban marijuana
By Katie Dobbs
Willamette University might not be changing its policies on marijuana, despite Measure 91 passing in Oregon in the most recent election.
On November 4, Measure 91, an Oregon measure for legalizing recreational marijuana, passed with 56 percent of the vote.
By Marjorie Meeks
I’ll never get over the cruel irony of my best friend deciding against going to Linfield mere weeks before I settled my heart on attending Willamette.
Though I understand she made the decision that was right for her, I’ll always pine for the adventures
By Zack Boyden
William James was an American philosopher, considered to be one of the fathers of pragmatism.
As a philosophy, pragmatism declares that absolute truth is relative to the individual and that there are many ways of approaching the truth, all from different human experiences.
Faculty diversity remains a priority
By Andres Oswill
On Oct. 25, the Willamette board of trustees met to discuss an issue near and dear to many students’ hearts—diversity and inclusivity within Willamette’s faculty and curriculum.
To frame the discussion, University President Stephen Thorsett and CLA Dean Marlene Moore
By Kate Piluso
Around Halloween time, I had an intense revelation: When I laugh, I cackle like a witch.
This very distinct laughter comes from two very distinct factors.
One: I have an obnoxiously loud and carrying voice.
Two: I am an idiot, and, for this reason, I can
By Teo Ekstrom
I’m writing in about Zack Boyden’s article (“Rigid politics loses big on election night,” Nov. 12).
While I thought it was a well-written article, its conclusion (in my mind) was completely wrong—Tuesday’s election represented an enormous win for rigid politics. Under the leadership
By Colleen Smyth
As those who follow national politics or the news at all surely know, Republicans came away from the midterm elections with a major victory.
Gaining control of both chambers of Congress is no small feat, but it’s also not the ultimate, mandate-creating type of
The semester is slowly drawing to a close, and most people seem to feel as if it simply can’t come fast enough. After months of tests and papers and endless amounts of homework, we are all ready for a break.
But for the students preparing to