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New ‘History of Rock and Roll’ Course Offered at George Fox University

January 26, 2015

This story was originally published in The Crescent  of George Fox University. It was written by Crescent writer Julia Howell. A new music class, History of Rock and Roll, is being offered [spring 2015] as a special topics elective course. It will be a cultural and musical survey of the history of r...

Keep Calm and Ask for Help, from “The Crescent”

November 18, 2014

This story was originally published in The Crescent of George Fox University on November 14, 2014. It was written by GFU writer Heather Harney. This story is printed here through the Northwest News Network, a collaborative project between many northwestern collegiate newspapers. There are only four ...

George Fox student dies after attending Halloween Party

November 17, 2014

This story was originally published in The Crescent of George Fox University on November 5, 2014. It was written by George Fox editor-in-chief Leah Abraham. This story is printed here through the Northwest News Network, a collaborative project between many northwestern collegiate newspapers. On Nov....

Harassment prevention brought to GFU

Harassment prevention brought to GFU

October 4, 2014

The following story, from George Fox University's The Crescent, was written by Ashlie Hernandez.   At the beginning of the school year, George Fox University students received emails regarding Haven, an online test that educates and surveys students about sexual harassment. Brad Lau, vice president of Student Life, played a major role in ...

Season Preview: Women’s Basketball

Peter Clark

December 6, 2012

If early season results are any indication of what the rest of the season has in store, then the Whitman women's basketball team should have high expectations. After winning six of their first seven games to start the year, the Missionaries have plenty to be optimistic about. The new team will look to have a more balanced scoring attack now ...

Coach Washington amasses 100th career win

Peter Clark

October 4, 2012

This past Saturday, men's soccer head coach Mike Washington earned his 100th career win when Whitman defeated the University of Puget Sound 2-1 in overtime. With Washington entering his 14th year coaching the Missionaries, the head coach had no idea that he had reached the 100-win plateau until the feat...

Women’s basketball takes 3rd in NWC

Sarah Debs

March 1, 2012

After a season of continous improvement, Whitman's women's basketball team fought hard through their final game against Lewis & Clark College in Portland, Ore. last Thurs., Feb. 23. While the game seemed to lean in Whitman's favor as the team racked up points on the floor, Lewis & Clark scored...

Whitman Sports Blog: Seniors’ final efforts not enough as Whit teams fall in semis

Pamela London

February 28, 2012

Two of the most successful seasons in the history of Whitman basketball came to an abrupt end Thursday night in the opening round of the Northwest Conference tournament. Both the men's and the women's teams finished the season in third place and hit the road to open up tournament play. Both teams...

Women’s basketball surfs 6-win surge

maddybell

January 25, 2012

The Women's Basketball team didn't just finish a 1,300 piece puzzle over Winter Break, they began a six game winning streak that they hope to continue in this coming weekend's games against Lewis & Clark and George Fox, Jan. 27 and 28. After losing to some tough teams in the beginning of the season,...

What’s to know: Introduction to Northwest Conference

Pamela London

November 10, 2011

Northwest Conference (NWC) NCAA Division III Established 1926 Original members: 6 (Willamette University, Whitman College, Pacific University, University of Puget Sound, Linfield College,  College of Idaho) Current member institutions: Lewis & Clark, Linfield, George Fox, Pacific, Wi...

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