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Issue 23, 2017-2018

 

Feature

Marching to the beat of their own drum: bands on campus

by Sara Fullerton

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In my mind, bands have often existed as somewhat elusive, intimidating entities. I have always loved playing music, but sensed a fundamental divide between my own musical enthusiasm and the skill set needed to forge a name and sound of your own. My recent conversations with Willamette students in bands bridged that imagined gap, and… read more

 

News

Professors promoted, given tenure

by Kellen Bulger

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Just last month it was announced that nine WU faculty members would be receiving tenure and/or promotions from the university. The decision to promote and give tenure to WU faculty members is one that is made every semester and approved by President Thorsett and the Board of Trustees. When a professor that is a part of a university receives tenure or… read more


African countries sign free trade agreements

by Quinlyn Manfull


UN emphasizes Climate Change

by Heather Pearson


Full house for the gubernatorial elections
by Natalie Roadarmel


ASWU creates student portal
by Gianni Marabella


ASWU Report
by Claire Matthews-Lingen

 


 

Lifestyles

Press start on more story-based video games

by Madelyn Jones

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For people who love being whisked away into fantastical, fictional worlds, there are few things better than getting lost in a book or film. However, if story-based indie video games are not in your escapism queue, maybe they should be. There are many inexpensive and accessible… read more


Consider traveling alone for your next trip

by Jarod Todeschi


The stars aligned: a look into astrology

by Ryleigh Norgrove


A new way to understand PTSD

by Julia DiSimone


Catch “Game Night” before it’s off the table

by Dorian Grayson

 


 

Sports

During spring break Bearcat Softball wins two games

by Eric Del Prado

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The Willamette softball team started their spring break in Spokane, Washington playing Whitworth University. The Bearcats’ games on Saturday were cancelled due to weather. On Sunday, the Bearcats… read more


Damage Control: trying to predict the playoff picture in a season of injuries

by Alexander Gordon


Willamette Golf teams enjoy Southern California over spring break

by Eric Del Prado


This week in sports

by Aaron Oda


Intramurals weekly

by Dru Draper


 

Opinions

Processing Putin’s re-election

by Philip Amur


It was with his typical energy that President Putin addressed an enthralled public in Moscow following the acquisition of his fourth term as Russia’s leader. With 99.8 percent of the votes counted, Putin won with 76.7 percent according to data from Russia’s central election commission, while his nearest rival, Communist Party candidate…read more


Conservatives on campus

by Brett Youtsey


Capitalism will always be a game for the white man

by Quinlyn Manfull


Too much bias in Austin bombing coverage

by Sophie Smith


Let’s confront more people more often

by Madelyn Jones

 


 

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