Brooke Cox, Staff Writer
March marks one of the most prominent holidays in Russian culture, known as Maslenitsa. According to National Public Radio, Maslenitsa is an Eastern Slavic folk holiday that is celebrated just before Russian Orthodox Lent. The website Culture Trip states that Maslenitsa
Ken Johnson, Reporter
Willamette University is opening a new public health program, which can be completed as a major or a minor, in this coming fall semester.
HEAL (Health Ethics, Advocacy and Leadership) is the new public health program’s acronym.
There are two main reasons why the
Sophie Smith, Managing Editor
Newman Club, Willamette University’s Catholic club, hosted its second pilgrimage event of the academic year last Saturday, March 9. At 6 a.m., around 80 people arrived at St. Joseph Parish in Salem to walk the 24 mile pilgrimage to The Brigittine
Sophie Goodwin-Rice, News Editor
A bill that would allow community colleges to offer four-year programs is gaining traction in the Oregon State Legislature. Senate Bill 3 gives schools the option of providing specialized baccalaureate programs to students, an opportunity that is currently illegal in
Sophie Goodwin-Rice, News Editor
The Associated Students of Willamette University (ASWU) Senate convened on Thursday, March 7 for its weekly meeting. No speaker was featured, so the majority of the meeting was spent discussing business and finances.
Treasurer Sarah Mische (‘19) presented the final version
Emergency Medical Aid
March 3, 1:05 a.m. (in a campus residence): Campus Safety received a call reporting that a student needed medical attention. Officers and WEMS responded and evaluated the student. They were left in the care of their friend.
March 4, 11:12 a.m. (in a
Elections for executive positions for 2019-20 ASWU Senate are underway! While the campaigning period has only lasted for one week in previous elections, this year current executive members made the decision to expand that time frame to two weeks. Voting begins next Wednesday, March 20
Britt Mitchell, Contributor
Willamette’s women’s golf team sent three athletes to Thousand Oaks, CA to compete in the Cal Lutheran University Regal Invitational. Since WU did not have enough golfers for a full team, the WU athletes only competed at the individual level.
Jack Kuyper, Staff Writer
This past weekend, the men’s tennis team traveled to California to play two matches. The first was against Biola University (BU) on Friday, March 8 in Los Angles and the second match was in Palm Desert on Sunday, March 10 against
Noah Dantes, Staff Writer
Women’s lacrosse played the second game of its inaugural season this past Tuesday, March 5 on Sparks Field against Wartburg College. First-year Miranda Piros and sophomore Anabel Ohsman, who had led the team with four goals apiece in the season opener,
Cody Miller, Staff Writer
Willamette’s track & field competitors recorded six first-place finishes and several top five finishes on Saturday, March 9 at an event that was hosted by Pacific University in Forest Grove, OR.
First-year Adrian Schnee won the women’s high jump after clearing 5’
Jarin Kobashigawa, Sports Editor
Baseball rallied past Linfield College in their second Northwest Conference (NWC) match -up, winning the series, 2-1. Softball is still looking to find their first win of the season but gave Whitworth University a run for its money in the
Nick Sabatini, Lifestyles Editor
It may only be March, but the end of the 2018-2019 school year is rapidly approaching. With the end of the academic year in sight, emails from Housing are reminding returning students to make a big decision this week: to
Laura Polkinghorn, Guest Writer
At the end of the day, science is a relatively simple process: observe, question, hypothesize, test, rinse and repeat. Unfortunately, scientists are neither as simple nor as linear as this process suggests. Scientists are complex, emotional and deeply passionate human beings