Reed Bertran, Staff Writer
Hosted in the Cone Field House on campus and boasting an attendance of over 800, this year’s Lū‘au was home to a myriad of entertainment, delicious food and a sense of community unique to the event.
Guests entering Sparks were greeted
Sophie Smith, Editor-in-Chief
Willamette administrators held a town hall on Wednesday, April 24 to offer the community a response to STEAM’s demands, a list of nine grievances concerning what some believe to be institutional injustices within the University.
In February, a group known as
MADELYN JONES, MANAGING EDITOR
The College of Liberal Arts did not schedule classes for Wednesday, April 24 to encourage students to participate in the annual Student Scholarship Recognition Day (SSRD), an event featuring presentations and performances from students to showcase their academic projects from throughout
BROOKE COX,STAFF WRITER
Willamette’s SOAR Center, or Students Organizing for Access to Resources Center, will be in a new location in fall of 2019. This move marks a long-awaited shift as the needs of the Center have evolved. The new location will be the old
BROOKE COX STAFF WRITER
Copper flowers and steel sculptures positioned carefully on pedestals stood in the middle of the white-walled room. Along the walls were several student-created art projects, ranging from monoprints and glass prints to hung cardboard and silicon sculptures. As the art exhibition
SOPHIE GOODWIN-RICE, NEWS EDITOR
The organization formerly known as the Green Fund has undergone significant changes this semester. The grant funding committee is changing its name to the Community Action Fund for Equity and Sustainability (CAFES), and will be incorporating the Atkinson Graduate School of
To the Willamette Community,
We would like to begin by acknowledging that the land on which we gather is occupied territory of the Kalapuya.
The community that we are a part of is built on generations of hopes, dreams and vitality of people from around
Possession of Controlled Substance
April 20, 11:06 p.m. (Kaneko Commons): Campus Safety received a call from staff requesting pick up of found paraphernalia. An officer responded and the items were retrieved.
April 19, 11:36 a.m. (University Apartments): Campus Safety received a call that an individual was
Anna Ullmann, Staff Writer
Willamette has many students from diverse backgrounds and situations. One situation that is often overlooked is of being a first-generation college student. Two of WU’s first-generation students were willing to share their unique challenges that may not be widely known.
NICK SABATINI, LIFESTYLES EDITOR
Making travel arrangements can be confusing, expensive and difficult. While some Willamette students may have already made travel arrangements for this summer, others have yet to do so. For those who are still figuring out how they will travel, here
SANJA ZELEN, CONTRIBUTOR
It’s that time of year again. Students are bustling around campus with their backpacks stuffed to the brim with study notes, flashcards and caffeine. They all have the common goal of studying as much as possible before summer commences. During finals week,
AUDREY PIACSEK, CONTRIBUTOR
Summer is just around the corner, and farmers markets are once again setting up shop. The Salem Saturday Market is up and running every Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. only a few blocks from campus, offering a wide selection of
The Bearcats showed up on Friday and Saturday, April 26 and 27, with multiple athletes earning All-NWC Honors at the Northwest Conference (NWC) Championships.
Starting the weekend off on Friday, sophomore Keaton Beckmann jumped his way to second place in the long jump
NOAH DANTES, STAFF WRITER
With both the Northwest Conference (NWC) Tournament and the NWC Championship at stake, the men’s golf team rose up to the challenge this past weekend to win both events. The NWC Tournament was worth half of the overall NWC Championship, with
JACK KUYPER, STAFF WRITER
Women’s lacrosse started scoring less than two minutes into the game against Whitworth University on April 27. The Bearcats took on the Pirates, beating them 16-9, and then moved on to defeat Whitman College on Sunday, 1-0. The action took place
CODY MILLER, STAFF WRITER
Track & field team members Roshaan Rogers, Robbie Melhorn, Emily Evans, Keith Carlson, Hazel Carr and Alex Stacy (left to right). Courtesy of Hazel Carr
As we approach the end of the 2019 spring semester, many student-athletes are coming
ALEXANDRA BLESS, CONTRIBUTOR
It’s the time of the year when high school students are recieving their college admittance letters, and graduating college students are deciding which graduate schools to attend or searching for jobs and other opportunities to further their professional development.
These are all