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Solving the mystery of my own murder

Sammy Fitts, Better Sherlock Than Bennadrill Cumberbun April 14, 2022

Everyone remembers the article about me being murdered. That article was a joke and I am not a replacement Sammy. The article called for help from the good readers of The Wire. Unfortunately, none of you...

“Amanda Knox” a raw look at the media

Missy Gerlach, Staff Reporter October 9, 2016

This past week, I attended a meeting for students planning to study abroad. Around 20 students and myself anxiously sat together, waiting for the speaker talk us through the process of choosing and applying...

Willamette student arrested on murder charge

November 26, 2014

This story was originally published in The Willamette Collegian on November 18, 2014. It was written by Collegian Editor-in-Chief Zane Sparling and writer Bronte Dod of Willamette University. This story...

Looper delivers futuristic twists, thrills

“Looper” delivers futuristic twists, thrills

Nathan Fisher October 4, 2012

Returning to two-dimensional viewing this week, I just couldn't resist seeing another bloody, violent movie set in the future. "Looper," a sci-fi action thriller, takes the time travel premise in "Terminator"...

Illustration by Ruth Hwang

Fall in love with ‘Finding Nemo’ all over again in a new dimension

Nathan Fisher September 20, 2012

I'm baring my soul here: the sappy characters in "The Muppets" and "Finding Nemo" are my all-time favorites. Really, over the past couple of weeks, I've been as excited as the 10-year-old kid I was...

Image courtesy of HarperCollins Publishers (UK)

“One, Two, Buckle My Shoe” by Agatha Christie

Dana Thompson June 23, 2012

The first book from Shakespeare and Company that I've read and finished! It went by so fast; like most Agatha Christies that I've read, I just couldn't put it down. The first of her books that I read...

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