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“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 to the available programs. As my eyes scanned down the long list of cities and countries where I cou...

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 is printed here through the Northwest News Network, a collaborative project between many northwestern...

“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" and "Back to the Future" and spins a mind-bending thriller that hits a home run. "Looper" opens in the year 2044 with Joe (Joseph Gordon-Levitt), a looper,...

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

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 in 2003 when "Finding Nemo" was first released, waiting for the rerelease of "Finding Nemo" in 3-D. Sure, the 3-D was pro...

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

“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 was "And Then There Were None," one of her most famous and mind-bending mysteries. After trying to guess whodunit and being C...

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