By Ben Love
Following this last weeks Associated Students of Willamette University (ASWU) meeting, many things of great importance for this community were discussed. President Thorsett joined us as a special guest. He discussed his vision for Willamette’s future, year-to-year budgeting, investing and expanding.
By Gianni Marabella
Yesterday, the University announced a plan to raise the student wellness fee from $100 per year to $310 to allow Bishop Wellness Center to provide both mental and physical health services again in the 2018-2019 academic year.
If the proposal is put
By Heather Pearson
As our nation and campus continue to reckon with news of sexual misconduct, institutions are working to provide adequate resources and support for survivors of interpersonal violence. For universities, this means complying with Title IX. In order to receive federal financial assistance,
By Ben Newman
The passenger pigeon, the Pyrenean ibex, the Caribbean monk seal, the great auk, the Tasmanian tiger, the Pinta Island tortoise, and the golden toad. All extinct due to humans.
The walls of France’s Lascaux cave display some of humankind’s earliest art, showing almost
By Sophie Smith
I would like to take a moment to apologize to my neighbors for my indecent behavior last Tuesday evening. I can’t imagine my shouts of exasperation and gasps dramatic enough to be heard through our shared walls complied with the hall agreement
By Sophia Goodwin-Rice
It’s a pretty typical scenario.
“I want to be a person you guys feel comfortable with,” says the teacher/camp counselor/resident advisor/whoever. “Feel free to come to me to talk about the things going on in your life, any concerns you might
By Brett Youtsey
With the recent announcement that the university is reducing the number of computer science professors I think it is important to remember why this department is so important. Being millenials, we like to think that we understand technology. We may lack
By Quinlyn Manfull
I can understand the importance of a “tough conversation.” I get that there are things that make us uncomfortable that we must push through, we must grow from. I understand that people need to hear our stories so they can learn
By Phillip Amur
It was shortly after 2:30 in the morning on Nov 9, 2016 that the associated press called the election for Mr. Donald Trump. What followed were tweets conveying inexplicable agony and despair, despair oriented around how supposedly the world would end with
By Aaron Oda
This Week in Sports we say goodbye to the NFL as it caps off another exciting season with the Super Bowl. A new champion was crowned, and on top of that we now have a refined understanding of what exactly a ‘catch’