By Sara Fullerton
When I’m struck with the desire to read, I usually get overwhelmed by the possibilities. I jump to fruitless attempts to engage with that 400-page book that’s been on my shelf, unread, for the past three years. Nothing communicates my unrealistic optimism
By Raquel Reynolds
October brings death — both in the celebration of holidays and the accumulation of stress from the school year. It signifies the beginning of a high stress point brought on by tests, senior proposals, built-up homework and general emotional exhaustion. We begin to
By Madelyn Jones
I have been trying to find the words for describe how horrific world events have been this year, but everything seems to fall short.
I have been struggling with the balance of keeping informed while staying happy and productive, and I know
By Sophia Goodwin-Rice
As I was scrolling through Facebook a couple weeks ago, I made an interesting observation. Among the usual photos and happy birthday wishes, my feed was filled with a striking amount of cries for help: lots of my friends, usually between 18 and
By Jessica Weiss
In a world where international headlines seem to be defined by the rogue actions of a single man (not Bashar Al-Assad or even Kim Jong Un), a citizen of the United States cannot live under a rock anymore. Young Americans are exposed
By Ryleigh Norgrove
Willamette University, though fiercely and predominantly liberal, is structurally dependent on social normalities. We actively preach inclusivity and selflessness, yet in the social sphere, we rely heavily on exclusionary structures. In my mind, this irony hardly goes unnoticed.
Willamette, like the vast
By Sophie Smith
America’s new pastime: wake up to an onslaught of CNN alerts, notifying us of another horrendous mass shooting. Pretend to be shocked. Offer thoughts and prayers. Move on.
While we busy ourselves with what has now become routine, an industry of millions is hard
By Carrie Fox
The women’s volleyball team kicked off their season this Labor Day weekend at Pacific University and Lewis and Clark College in the Oregon Trail Classic. After falling short to Augsburg University and Gustavus Adolphus College, the Bearcats came back strong, defeating Olivet
By Aaron Oda
This week we will be covering a multitude of events spanning from Hurricane Harvey to the long balls in baseball. With the end of August having come and gone the start of fall and the rest of the major American sports are
By Eric Del Prado
Women’s Soccer off to a hot start
On Friday night, the Willamette University women’s soccer team welcomed the Northwest Christian Beacons to their first match of the season. Willamette was down 1-0 at halftime after Northwest Christian scored at 20:01 from 18