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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...

Sex, alcohol, and Opening Days at Willamette University

Sex, alcohol, and Opening Days at Willamette University

October 5, 2014

This story was originally published in The Willamette Collegian on September 30, 2014. It was written by Willamette reporter Alyssa Milstead and is printed here through the Northwest News Network, a collaborative project between many northwest collegiate newspapers. Brendan Dwyer admits that there...

Willamette’s own ‘Indiana Jones’

Willamette’s own ‘Indiana Jones’

September 17, 2014

This story was originally published in The Willamette Collegian on Sept. 17, 2014. Written by Emily Hoard, photos by Mike Rhine. After a two-year long process, Associate Professor of Art History Ricardo De Mambro Santos was able to successfully attribute a painting to Peter Paul Rubens, a Flemish...

From the Willamette Collegian: Graduation after 4 years unlikely for 29%

September 9, 2014

This story was originally published in The Willamette Collegian on Sept. 3, 2014. Katie Dobbs and Bronte Dod of Willamette University contributed reporting.   According to the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) 71 percent of Willamette students who began pursuing their bachelor's ...

Mertens Hopeful for Change in Sports Culture

Mertens Hopeful for Change in Sports Culture

Bill Landefeld

February 13, 2014

*Letter from the editor: The author of this article has been friends with Conner Mertens and his family since he was 13 years old. Mertens and the author played soccer alongside and against each other since they first met each other. At Southridge High School in Kennewick, Wash., they played soccer toge...

Whitman Volleyball Turns in Dominant Performance in Victory Over Willamette

Quin Nelson

September 21, 2012

The Whitman volleyball team made quick work of Willamette University Friday night at Ball Court, sweeping the Bearcats three games to none. Before seizing control of the match, Whitman had to withstand a back-and-forth first game. Neither team was able to hold a lead for long, nor extend a lead beyond...

Women’s Soccer Bounces Back, Beats Willamette 1-0

Quin Nelson

September 15, 2012

Hungry for their first conference win of the season, the Whitman women's soccer team ground out a solid 1-0 victory over the Willamette Bearcats Saturday at the Whitman Soccer Complex. The Missionaries again got off to a strong start with Whitman dominating ball possession in the first half. Whitman...

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