The Collegian is a club paper, which means, in a way, it’s a fake newspaper.
We aren’t a business with a profit margin or a bottom line. In fact, we give our entire product away for free.
And though we’re paid for our work, that doesn’t make
By Kate Piluso
In the past week, I have questioned my very intelligence every time I’ve used the word “rapscallion” because it contains the word “scallion.”
When I say it, I worry that—instead of lovingly calling someone a synonym for “scallywag” or “scamp”—I am, in fact, calling
By Marjorie Meeks
Reading has always been a major part of my life.
I was that kid who stayed inside during recess to curl up in a classroom corner with my newest chapter book. I was that girl who stayed up the entire night after getting my
By Zack Boyden
My one claim to fame is that I almost caused a riot in my junior year of high school.
I thought it would be a good idea to write a satire piece on conspiracy theories by “proving” that the student government was actually run
A guide to 5-minute Halloween fun
By Christa Rohrbach
It’s the most wonderful time of the year. That’s right—Halloween. Bring on the haunted houses and lame parties.
But are you ready?
In case you forgot to spend hours crafting your Halloween costume this year, I have a few examples
By Colleen Smyth
Alison Lundergan Grimes may not be a household name in the Pacific Northwest, but she is poised to make history on Nov. 4.
Since haphazardly declaring her candidacy for Kentucky’s U.S. Senate seat in July 2013, Grimes has posed a surprising threat to 30-year
By Blake Lepire
The women’s rowing team opened the 2014-15 season by competing at the Portland Fall Classic on Sunday on the Willamette River. The Bearcats were represented by two teams—the women’s varsity 8-plus, who placed second in their race, and a women’s novice 8-plus, who
By Max Craddock
Last Thursday, the Los Angeles Lakers released a statement saying that 40-year-old point guard Steve Nash would miss the entirety of the 2014-2015 NBA season with an injured back.
The two-time MVP would have been playing his 19th season in the league this year.
By Margaret Woodcock
Shamil Tarpischev, 66, has had an impressive career.
Formerly the personal tennis coach and minister of sport for Boris Yeltsin, Tarpischev continues his reign today as the president of the Russian Tennis Federation (RTF) and as a member of the International Olympic Committee.
By Evan Giddings
Despite scoring just five plays into the game, the Bearcats were unable to keep pace with Pacific Lutheran University on either side of the ball, surrendering 56 unanswered points and falling on the road by a score of 56-14.
Coming into the matchup, Willamette