News

ISSUE 26 | 4/28/16

Joint faculty letter

by WU Faculty

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The undersigned applaud the message published in the Collegian by Shamir Cervantes and supported by Bill Duvall. We stand with them… read more


ASWU presses on after Cervantes resignation

by Gia Anguiano


Cynthia Stinson’s position dissolved

by Gianni Marabella


113 Academy students invited to stay

by Katie Lively


Bishop: 93 percent of students feel overwhelmed

by Ryan Gail


Artist ties creativity and family

by Katie Lively


ISSUE 25 | 4/21/16

WU Lu’au: “From Past to Present”

by Gianni Marabella

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The Cone Field House was packed with people, flowers and food for last Saturday’s 27th annual Willamette lu’au. Students and community members alike attended the event… read more


Challenging divisions between man and beast

by Sarah Haghi


WULA regulations cause controversy among students

by Ryan Gail


Department lecture honors retiring history professor

by Katie Lively


WEB/Colleg. budget discussed

by Gia Anguiano


ISSUE 24 | 4/14/16

Renowned choral instructor to visit WU

by Gianni Marabella

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Choral Conductor Helmuth Rilling will be coming to Salem to collaborate with the Willamette Master Chorus (WMC). He will perform with the chorus… read more


Two CLA dean candidates introduce themselves

by By Veronica Finney & Katie Lively


Diversity, social justice, and inclusion forum

by Ryan Gail


Dean Douglass takes over Academy operations

by Katie Lively


ISSUE 23 | 4/7/16

WU professors question admin transparency

by Gianni Marabella

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Last December the Board of Trustees passed a resolution declaring that at least 20 percent of the Willamette faculty must be composed of contingent positions at all times… read more


“Earth democracy” and our one humanity

by Sarah Haghi


Lecture highlights marginalized sexual experiences of Black men

by Ryan Gail


ASWU proposes new bills to manage rising costs

by Gia Anguiano


ISSUE 22 | 4/1/16

WU adopts radical transparency policy

by Joe Lindblom-Masuwale

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In response to recent student protests over Willamette Academy, the decreasing number of tenure-track positions and general anxiety over the University’s future… read more


WU transitions to CLA student five year plan

by Gianni Marabella


Bistro nixes Chocolate chip, vegan chai cookies

by Katie Lively


Blitz the Bearcat released back into wild

by Ryan Gail


Language dept. to add Klingon, Elvish courses

by Gia Anguiano


ISSUE 21 | 3/17/16

WU celebrates Native American heritage

by Gianni Marabella

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Vietnam War veterans and toddlers alike represented tribes from all over Oregon at Willamette’s 14th annual social Powwow in the Cone Field House last Saturday. read more


Stout responds to student fears

by Gia Anguiano


Community hears Academy voices at second protest

by Katie Lively


Russian club celebrates Maslenitsa

by Ryan Gail


Michael Holte talks LA micro-institutions

by Gia Anguiano


ISSUE 20 | 3/10/16

“Underground” music department pushes teamwork, persistence

by Katie Lively

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Senior anthropology major and pre-health student Julianne Johnson was hopeful that the University’s Be the Match bone marrow registry drive would be successful… read more


Convocation panel breaks down Super Tuesday

by Gianni Marabella


Nearly $37K spent on printing paper

by Veronica Finney


WU turns out big for bone marrow drive

by Ryan Gail


ISSUE 19 | 3/3/16

Demonstrations, resignations follow proposed Academy changes

by Katie Lively

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Six of Willamette Academy’s nine student staff members and all students in the Willamette Academy Service Learning (WASL) class have resigned from their duties at the Academy. read more


Pepper spray may stay

by Gianni Marabella


K. Sig celebrates 55 years, give or take

by Veronica Finney


Changes medical care providers come to WU

by Ryan Gail


Debaters learn from Hawaii trip new ways to reach different audiences

by Gia Anguiano


ISSUE 18 | 2/25/16


New Dean committed to student success

by Gianni Marabella


Gender-neutral restrooms pop up on campus

by Katie Lively


Scalia’s legacy: perspectives from the College of Law

by Veronica Finney


New smoking ban complied with but not respected

by Ryan Gail


Florida Keys trip on ASWU chopping block

by Gia Anguiano


ISSUE 17 | 2/18/16


Reza Aslan! Reza Aslan! Reza Aslan!

by Joe Lindblom-Masuwale


Pepper spray for students? C. Safety says it’s possible

by Gianni Marabella


WUTalk: 24/7 liscensed psychiatry

by Veronica Finney


Greer gets WU to be a part of the movement

by Ryan Gail


ASWU club budget in jeopardy

by Gia Anguiano


ISSUE 16 | 2/11/16


ASWU senators debate presidential plan

by Gianni Marabella


W. Academy to downsize 84 percent, become WU Pipeline

by Katie Lively


WU hosts second annual philanthropy initiative

by Ryan Gail


Leonard Pitts Jr. challenges racial perceptions

by Gia Anguiano


ISSUE 15 | 2/4/16


Toweling your door won’t cut it anymore

by Katie Lively & Gia Anguiano


Discovering Mark Hatfield’s history

by Ryan Gail


What does WU mean to you?


ISSUE 14 | 1/28/16


Wyden: Don’t block research on gun violence

by Sarah Haghi


WU panel talks #BlackLivesMatter

by Ryan Gail


Advisory board bridges communication gap

by Katie Lively


ASWU president unsatisfied

by Gia Anguiano


Oregon’s Hidden Black History

by Joe Lindblom-Masuwale


ISSUE 13 | 12/3/15


Zena Farm: we’re working on it

by Katie Lively


Students to receive one hour sick leave per 30 hours worked

by Ryan Gail


Voulez-vouz coucher avec moi?

by Katie Lively


Senators call for gun reform

by Joe Lindblom-Masuwale


ASWU, Rimai talk retention rates

by Gia Anguiano


ASWU President holds forum on mental health

by Joe Lindblom-Masuwale


ISSUE 12 | 11/19/15


“Read widely, deeply and with love”: English dept. celebrates

by Katie Lively


Debate prof. completes three year grant project in China

by Patrick Conroy


Quitting for good: Great American Smokeout

by Ryan Gail


What’s “the Buzz” on campus?

by Joe Lindblom-Masuwale


ISSUE 11 | 11/13/15


WEMS: keeping us safe from ourselves

by Katie Lively


Breaking Willamette’s tobacco habit

by Ryan Gail and Gia Anguiano


Artists series exposes Salem and students to master class talent

by Joe Lindblom-Masuwale


ISSUE 10 | 11/5/15


WU projected to lose $2.3M in revenue

by Katie Lively


Will cameras make campus more secure?

by Patrick Conroy


SARA pursues gender neutral services for survivors

by Katie Lively


AES major cancelled

by Ryan Gail


$40K allocated for Green Initiative Fund projects

by Joe Lindblom-Masuwale


Campus Development


ISSUE 9 | 10/29/15


Visiting professor Sentilles speaks on “breaking up with God”

by Gia Anguiano & Joe Lindblom-Masuwale


Updates from Campus Safety

by Ryan Gail


Senators Merkley and Wyden tackle college debt

by Elize Manoukian


Hundreds of pounds of food thrown out every day

by Iris Dowd


Bishop at a crisis point with crisis appointments

by Katie Lively


ISSUE 8 | 10/22/15


ASWU debates position on gun violence

by Katie Lively


CSL challenges WU to choose sustainably

by Gia Anguiano


Gayle’s Market mic night brings local talent together

by Katie Lively


Inaction is unacceptable: students put spotlight on gun crime

by Ryan Gail


A small step toward transparency

by Shamir Cervantes


ISSUE 7 | 10/15/15


WUSAB to bring administrative clarity

by Ryan Gail


Sexual assault reports see double-digit decrease

by Katie Lively


Creating Willamette’s edifice: capital investment on campus

by Katie Lively


ASWU still left with $27K after second allocation period

by Joseph Lindblom-Masuwale


ISSUE 6 | 10/7/15


Chemical spill contained at the Mudd building

by Katie Lively


Aswu talks budget

by Gia Anguiano


48K grant for sight research

by Sarah Haghi


Former student beau smith pleads out for 75 months

by Ryan Gail


ISSUE 5 | 9/30/15


Administration bans smoking on campus
  
by Ryan Gail


Art department draws global talent

by Joseph Lindblom-Masuwale


Aswu bankrolls budgets for fall club events
  
by Gia Anguiano


Exercise science celebrates
  
by Gordon Clary


Your tuition could buy printers
  
by Kate Lively


ISSUE 4 | 9/23/15


Senator steps down
  
by Kate Lively


Cervantes pushes for big changes
  
by Ryan Gail


Aswu does detective work
  
by Kate Lively


Campo clash on campus
  
by Gia Anguiano


ISSUE 3 | 9/16/15


W. academy task force reevluates program’s mission
  
by Joseph Lindblom-Masuwale


Hack
  
by Kate Lively


Alumna brings it on home
  
by Elize Manoukian


ISSUE 2 | 9/9/15


Greeks have fun like Dionysus at block party
  
by Ryan Gail


Willamette matches national averages
  
by Tatyana Stangell


Activities Expo not just for first years anymore
  
by Katie Lively


ISSUE 1 | 9/2/15


Summer Carson Grant Projects
  
by Joe Lindblom-Masuwale


Revamped Website works on smartphones now


by Joe Lindblom-Masuwale


Go (nearly) anywhere on a Salem Cherriot bus
  
by Gregory Hill


Cervantes wants transparency, opportunity
  
by Genevieve Gahagan


1,203 participants green light world record attempt
by Ryan Gail


ISSUE 26 | 4/29/15


Bike shelter planned, but cameras far off
   by Katie Dobbs


Committee results: make more student committees
  
by Joseph Lindblom-Masuwale


Kristen Grainger crosses State St
   by Emily Hoard


30% vote in student senate elections
   by Christine Smith


ISSUE 25 | 4/22/15

Employee health care costs rise
   by Emily Hoard


Sexual assault affects 32% of incoming class
  
by Joseph Lindblom-Masuwale


Salem PD responds to rising car, bike thefts
   by Katie Dobbs


Ma: It’s not easy being green
   by Christine Smith


Dorm room diet on the chopping block
  
by Jerome Sader and Joseph Lindblom-Masuwale


ISSUE 24 | 4/15/15

Diversity proposals move forward
   by Emily Hoard


Extended Thanksgiving break postponed to 2016
  
by Zane Sparling


ASWU may reallocate 75% of Collegian ad revenue
  
by Emily Hoard


New bill could offer state support for SARAs
   by Katie Dobbs


Without Zena, Farm club claims new ground
  
by Joseph Lindblom-Masuwale


‘The Country Wife’ aims to provoke, delight
  
by Christine Smith


ISSUE 23 | 4/8/15

Tuition will rise 3.5%
   by Bronte Dod


ASWU talks club leadership, safety and the bookstore
  
by Joseph Lindblom-Masuwale and Emily Hoard


October trial set for Beau Smith
  
by Bronte Dod and Zane Sparling


Res life restructures operations
   by Joseph Lindblom-Masuwale


40% of students vote
   by Katie Dobbs


ONLINE UPDATE | 3/20/15

October trial set for Beau Smith
  
by Bronte Dod and Zane Sparling


ISSUE 22 | 3/18/15

60% support tobacco ban
   by Mikalah Barem


AES faces no threat, chair says
   by Katie Dobbs


Competition, market decide salaries
   by Emily Hoard


Dean Douglass OKs more hours for Sparks
  
by Joseph Lindblom-Masuwale


Safety focus group finds officer-student tension
  
by Shannon Sollitt


ISSUE 21 | 3/11/15


Chemawa students tour WU
   by Emily Hoard


ASWU remains neutral on proposed smoking ban
  
by Joseph Lindblom-Masuwale


Out of 100+, only one adjunct walks
   by Zane Sparling


Students for Feminism hosts Take Back the Night
  
by Katie Dobbs


Profs to vote on Turkey Day break
   by Bronte Dod


Too much on their plate
   by Joseph Lindblom-Masuwale


ISSUE 20 | 3/4/15


30 protest at faculty meeting
   by Emily Hoard


2 ASWU senators call for more cameras on campus
  
by Rachael Decker


Bookstore lost over $500k since 2009
   by Katie Dobbs


Stout: Blue lights report 0 calls
   by Shannon Sollitt


Wilson reexamines civil rights
   by Anna Walling


ISSUE 19 | 2/25/15


Divestment plan would leave fossil fuels extinct
  
by Holly Petersen


ASWU judicial aims to settle inter-club conflicts
  
by Joseph Lindblom-Masuwale and Emily Hoard


Campus Safety: Car break-in spree over
   by Rachael Decker


Two fraternities approved for housing on campus
  
by Bronte Dod


Dean wants input on Montag redesign
   by Emily Hoard


JSU defends budget
   by Katie Dobbs


ISSUE 18 | 2/18/15


Back in black: Thorsett applauds stable budget
  
by Emily Hoard


ASWU talks Zena, budget and projects
   by Katie Dobbs


Over 300 sign petition for Zena Farm
   by Bronte Dod


Board of trustees report questions merit aid
  
by Zane Sparling


Visiting instructor arrested
   by Bronte Dod


‘Helen’ challenges stereotypes
   by Rachael Decker


ISSUE 17 | 2/11/15

Beau Smith’s charge reduced to manslaughter
  
by Bronte Dod and Zane Sparling


Bistro gets A- in health inspection
   by Emily Hoard


ASWU votes to withdraw money from endowment
  
by Emily Hoard


Illegally-parked bikes to be locked
   by Katie Dobbs


English dept. hiring to expand creative writing
  
by Joseph Lindblom-Masuwale


Meal plans fuel online controversy
   by Rachael Decker


ONLINE RELEASE | 2/6/15

Smith pleads not guilty to manslaughter
 
by Bronte Dod and Zane Sparling


ISSUE 16 | 2/4/15

Green Initiative kicks off
   by Katie Dobbs


$30k funded for Wulapalooza
   by Joseph Lindblom-Masuwale


Univ. shuts down Zena Farm
   by Bronte Dod


Memo to deans: increase diversity
   by Emily Hoard


132 students arrive from TIU
   by Rachael Decker


Red light on WU’s world record
   by Bronte Dod


ONLINE RELEASE | 2/1/15

University calls halt to production at Zena
   by Bronte Dod


ISSUE 15 | 1/28/15


200 go ‘Into the Streets’
   by Katie Dobbs


ASWU investigates meal plan costs
   by Rachael Decker


University sets $100M goal for endowment fundraiser

by Joseph Lindblom-Masuwale


FC makes hiring recommendation
   by Emily Hoard


ONLINE RELEASE | 12/11/14

Smith’s lawyer seeks to reduce murder charge
 
by Zane Sparling


ISSUE 14 | 12/3/14


Hazy future for weed
   by Katie Dobbs


Juniors and seniors elect senators
   by Joseph Lindblom-Masuwale


No home for the holidays
   by Alyssa Milstead


Russell takes over treasury
   by Emily Hoard


ISSUE 13 | 11/19/14


Haseldorf’s future still in question
   by Alyssa Milstead


Student arrested on murder charge
  
by Bronte Dod and Zane Sparling


Dean talks to ASWU on 3-year housing
   by Katie Dobbs


Students voice input on faculty hiring
  
by Emily Hoard and Joseph Linblom-Masuwale


ONLINE RELEASE | 11/18/14

Student arrested on murder charge

by Bronte Dod and Zane Sparling


ONLINE RELEASE | 11/13/14

Smith to hear charges in court today

by Bronte Dod and Zane Sparling


Smith to remain in jail, no bail set

by Bronte Dod and Zane Sparling


ONLINE RELEASE | 11/12/14

Willamette student charged in murder

by Bronte Dod and Zane Sparling


ISSUE 12 | 11/12/14


3.5 percent tuition increase expected
   by Maximilian Nohr


Back on Campus?
   by Joseph Lindblom-Masuwale


Bishop begins audit
   by Alyssa Milstead


Veracity showcases growing dept.
   by Emily Hoard


WEMS stages response to catastrophe
   by Katie Dobbs


‘Humor is a great, powerful weapon’
   by Bronte Dod


ISSUE 11 | 11/5/14


Bishop opens Mind Spa
   by Alyssa Milstead


‘Late Night’ losing patrons, profits
   by Joseph Lindblom-Masuwale


Food forum, not fight
   by Katie Dobbs


Squirrels’ home at risk
   by Maximilian Nohr


ASWU may tap endowment
   by Emily Hoard


ISSUE 10 | 10/29/14


Speaker wants ‘yes’ on 88
   by Alyssa Milstead


University releases Working Group update
   by Zane Sparling


20% vote in election
   by Emily Hoard and Joseph Lindblom-Masuwale


Beta’s back: Fifth fraternity reorganizes
   by Bronte Dod


Injury drill planned
   by Katie Dobbs


ISSUE 9 | 10/22/14


ASWU debt at $45k
   by Bronte Dod


Ex-employee sues for $760,000
   by Emily Hoard


Meet the candidates for ASWU treasurer
   by Katie Dobbs


‘Box Marked Black’ performance sells out
   by Alyssa Milstead


ISSUE 8 | 10/15/14


Clery report released
   by Katie Dobbs


‘A huge problem’
   by Zane Sparling


Late night numbers drop
   by Alyssa Milstead


Math dept. builds global project
   by Maximilian Nohr


Smaldone earns Whipple Chair
   by Emily Hoard


ISSUE 7


Debt keeps growing; Loans average $28k
   by Emily Hoard


ASWU Sound gives free services to students
  
by Alyssa Milstead


Green Fee raises $40,000
   by Maximilian Nohr


WEB collects 27% of student fees
   by Katie Dobbs


ISSUE 6

ASWU senators elect 2014-2015 class whips
   by Emily Hoard


Fourth sorority works to reorganize
   by Bronte Dod


NW5C: Scholastic collaboration
   by Katie Dobbs


Rubens will remain
   by Emily Hoard


Sex, alcohol and Opening Days
   by Alyssa Milstead


ISSUE 5


Adam Stennett ‘94 ‘kept making art’    by Katie Dobbs


$18k unaccounted, ASWU pays off previous debt    by Bronte Dod


Best in Oregon University ranking released    by Emily Hoard and Sam Chalekian


‘Top Girls’ debuts on Friday    by Alyssa Milstead


History hiding in plain sight    by Jessica Meza-Torres


ISSUE 4


Ricardo discovers a Rubens    by Emily Hoard


After legal issues, WU Wire plays again    by Sam Chalekian


Helping students find direction    by Alyssa Milstead


Students fight food waste    by Katie Dobbs


ISSUE 1 | 8/27/14


Ask Andrés: An interview with the 2014-2015 ASWU president
   by Bronte Dod


Students seek safety
   by Katie Dobbs


In Media Res: Continuing coverage of last semester’s news

Rather than study, going on a LARC

 

Dear Blitz: Advice to the incoming class


Spring 2014


Relocation shuffle planned for administrative departments

Performance of mid-April Dream to come true

Michael Beseda prefers peanut M&M’s

Bearcats pass Green Fee, elect 15


‘Shut up dad, I won a Fulbright.’

Switchboard makes students an offer they can’t refuse

Heuser hangs up sociology


April Fool’s Edition

Key Change: door policy revoked

Willamette to ban smoking, drinking, eating and speaking on campus

New Goudy app good for quick eats

University to welcome class of 2018 with gold, intellectual respect


Future Doney Hall residents to receive sex-neutral bathrooms

Edible literature attracts Bearcat bookworms

Words by them: outsider art, inside

King prepares for final performance


Uprising in Kiev

Sextival arouses student interest

Katz: ‘No single solution to violence against women’

Wendy Willis, and her transition from Bearcat to Bear-poet

Willamette Monologues

MBA Preview

TIUA Tutor Recruitment

Bible lecture