By Jared Spohr
The women’s volleyball team competed in two conference matchups this past week. Last Wednesday, the Linfield Wildcats were able to defeat the Bearcats in three straight sets. Senior Alexa Dowdell recorded a match high of 12 kills, which put her second
By Sydney Wilson
On Saturday, Oct. 15, the football team traveled to McMinnville, Oregon, to face No . 8 Linfield College on Maxwell Field in a NWC matchup.
They were looking to give the Wildcats a run for their money, although that is not exactly
By Alex Gordon
My father is not someone who cares about sports. His interest ebbs and flows as the seasons go on. Intermittently getting caught up in the current championship chase of whatever playoff happens to be on at the moment.
He doesn’t wax poetically
By Andrea Risolo & Sydney Wilson
Managing Editor & Sports Editor
Bearcat Spotlight interviews personalities, captains and talents from Willamette varsity and club sports teams. Learn about these athletes, and what they do when they’re not at practice or playing for the Bearcats!
Up this week: Trent Jones
By Eric Del Prado
The women’s soccer team braved the typhoon conditions this last weekend as they tied a game against Linfield on Saturday and won against Pacific on Sunday. After the weekend, the team’s record improved to 6-6-2 overall and 3-5-2 in the Northwest
By Nic Shipley
Relationships between countries are often compared to those between people. We talk of nations as being ‘close friendships’ and ‘bitter rivals’. Nations are described as ‘partners’ or ‘neighbors.’ Political metaphors aside, if countries are friends then America is truly blessed to have
By Nic Shipley
Willamette ranks particularly low in national surveys of student mental well-being and stress. Students often complain of being overcommitted and spread thin by the responsibility that rests on their shoulders.
To cope, many feel compelled to ignore both experience and hard science
By Juliana Cohen
Back in 2004, JoJo’s memorable hit “Leave (Get Out)” topped international charts for weeks — the soulful breakup anthem with a 90s beat showcased the vocal talent of a 13-year-old from Vermont. That catchy single wasn’t an accident: “Baby It’s You (ft.
By Eli Kerry
Even before beginning their talk Wednesday evening, Gary Ferguson and Dr. Mary Clare were busy chatting with students and professors, asking and answering questions and bringing a warm and conversational atmosphere to the Hatfield Room. With this approachable and friendly tone, they