News

ISSUE 17 | 02/14/18

Sustainability conference inspires students

by Natalie Roadarmel

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This past week, eighteen Willamette students had the opportunity to attend a regional sustainability conference in Portland. WOHESC (Washingtion Oregon Higher Education Sustainability Conference) is a conference dedicated to… read more


Eating for liberation creates food for thought

by Heather Pearson


Sanctions on Russia revoked

by Matthew Taylor


American companies attempt to internalize healthcare
by Kellen Bulger


Title IX lawsuit creates new women’s lacrosse team

by Julia Di Simone


ASWU discusses new Bishop plan
by Claire Matthews-Lingen

 


ISSUE 16 | 02/07/18

University proposes to restore Bishop services

by Gianni Marabella

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Yesterday, the University announced a plan to raise the student wellness fee from $100 per year to $310 to allow Bishop Wellness Center to provide both mental and physical health services again in the 2018-2019 academic year. If the proposal is put into action, students will once again be able to access… read more


Humans force Earth into its sixth major extinction

by Ben Newman


“Consent is” campaign

by Heather Pearson


Salem’s rapidly growing homeless population

by Natalie Roadarmel


WU President attends ASWU
by Ben Love

 


ISSUE 15 | 01/31/18

White house tariff targets renewables

by Kellen Bulger

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Last week, President Trump imposed a tariff on foreign imported solar panels and washing machines. This move was in part to keep good on his platform surrounding the support of American businesses. U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer… read more


Audit shows how OR is vulnerable to “the big one”

by Natalie Roadarmel


Oregon Democrats see large win in healthcare battle

by Matthew Taylor


ASP students coming to WU

by Sophie Smith


Olympians take a stand against Nassar

by Heather Pearson


Title IX discussion at ASWU meeting
by Claire Matthews-Lingen

 


ISSUE 14 | 01/24/18

Transfer Student-Athlete Previously Found Responsible for Sexual Misconduct Now Attends Willamette

by Holly Walsh & Heather Pearson

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This fall, Willamette admitted a student-athlete found responsible of a sexual misconduct charge at his previous university. This occurrence comes in the midst of nationwide dialogue over the prevalence of sexual assault everywhere from Hollywood to the Oregon State Capitol… read more


Widespread Obama era regulation cuts take effect

by Kellen Bulger


This is not a drill, ballistic missile threat sends Hawaii into shock

by Natalie Roadarmel


Birth tourism and Trump’s immigration
by Jarod Todeschi

 


ISSUE 13 | 12/6/17

Re-lighting of Star Trees begins holiday season

by Natalie Roadarmel

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If you were to ask any student on campus, it is a given that they would be able to explain what the Star Trees are and where they are planted. The Star Trees have a commanding and important presence on campus, representing the history of the University as well as all that is to come. Although the Star Trees… read more


President Trump’s controversial travel ban resurfaces

by Gianni Marabella


North Korea continues nuclear testing

by William Gupton


ASWU report
by Claire Mathews-Lingen

 


ISSUE 9 | 11/1/17

Xi Jinping and China’s move to world leader

by Jessica Weiss

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In a move seen as unprecedented since the time of Mao Zedong, founder of modern Communist China, Chinese president Xi Jinping has incorporated “Xi Jinping Thought” into the Chinese constitution… read more


Willamette sees faculty members moving on

by Matthew Taylor


Oregon Senator accused of sexual assault in Capitol

by Natalie Roadarmel


ASWU covers clubs and Bishop, welcomes new senator
by Ben Love


Office of Community Service Learning partners with Mission of Hope

by Matthew Taylor

 


ISSUE 8 | 10/25/17

Scientists observe Neutron Star collision for first-time

by Heather Pearson

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Scientists announced on Monday that they have detected the collision of two dead stars for the first time in human history… read more


Salem Progressive Film Series opens local discussion to students

by Natalie Roadarmel


University provides tuition benefits to employees
by Matthew Taylor


President Trump speaks at the anti-LGBTQ Family Research Council’s Summit

by Kellen Bulger

 


ISSUE 7 | 10/18/17

Slam poet celebrates Coming Out Day

by Heather Pearson

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Queer spoken word poet Katie Wirsing performed last Wednesday night in celebration of National Coming Out Day (NCOD). Recognizing LGBTQ+ and gender nonconforming folks, this day falls on Oct. 11 every year and marks a time of celebration… read more


City of Salem paying as much as $61.8 million for new police facility

by Kellen Bulger


Julia Ioffe aids in understanding what Russia wants
by Maggie Chapin


Backlash on new Oregon anti-gun law

by Natalie Roadarmel


A life of support and service: Remembering Maribeth Collins

by Matthew Taylor

 


ISSUE 6 | 10/11/17

Budget allocates money to athletics facilities in Title IX compliance

by Heather Pearson

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Willamette is allocating roughly 2.5 million dollars toward capital projects for athletic facilities to increase compliance with Title IX requirements for female athletes. An expected 1.7 million will be put toward improvements of Sparks Field, $500,000 to locker rooms in McCulloch Stadium and $140,000 towards Sparks Fitness Center locker room changes… read more


Willamette makes list of top schools sending students to Teach for America

by Kellen Bulger


Hallie Ford Museum of Art showcases exhibits from around the globe
by Matthew Taylor


Students learn about restoration efforts in Zena Forest

by Natalie Roadarmel

 


ISSUE 5 | 10/4/17

Oregon implements new distracted driving law

by Heather Pearson

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On October 1st, Oregon’s new distracted driving law began taking effect. It is now illegal to use or hold any electronic device while driving, including cell phones, GPS’s, laptops or tablets. Under these new regulations, drivers face stricter rules, higher fines for disobeying the law and possible jail time for… read more


Student-led radio station begins broadcasting

by Gianni Marabella


Locally grown foods at Goudy

by Natalie Roadarmel


Ethnic cleansing in Myanmar creates refugee crisis
by Jessica Weiss