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  • It's National Squirrel Appreciation Day!! As our unofficial mascot, today is a very important day indeed. Have you snapped any photos of WOU squirrels? We'd love to see them. We may share it on our story. #NationalSquirrelAppreciationDay #HowlAboutIt

This photo is courtesy of the WOU Squirrels Facebook page.
  • Tonight! Part of the @woufinearts series. Students, bring your WOU ID to get into the @lascafeteras show for free. 7:30pm in Rice Auditorium. #HowlAboutIt
  • Family Weekend is coming up soon! Current students, have you invited your family to this fun weekend? Register now! #HowlAboutIt
  • More than 75 people lent their hands today to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Oregon's ratification of the 19th Amendment by creating a social justice panel. The panel will be displayed in @woulibrary. #HowlAboutIt
  • It's #NationalDressUpYourPetDay and we'd love to see your pets in WOU gear! DM us their pics and we'll be sharing them throughout the day. #HowlAboutIt
  • Tomorrow is National Dress Up Your Pet Day! Heads up that we'll be looking for photos of your pets in WOU gear tomorrow. 😻

This is one of the adorable pets you all shared last year. Meet Elway, submitted by one of our Admissions staff members, Lori. #NationalDressUpYourPetDay
  • It's mystery Monday! Where on campus is this? Brownie points if you also share what it is. Out of those who guess correctly by 11:59pm tonight (by commenting on the photo), we'll draw a winner for a prize.
  • We’re thrilled to welcome Dr. Kim Potowski, of @thisisuic, to campus tomorrow to talk about promoting multilingualism and the connections between language and identity. We hope to see you at 4pm in the WUC Willamette Room. #HowlAboutIt #multilingualism
  • Western Oregon University is a national leader in programs for American Sign Language, ASL interpreting, deaf-blind interpreting training, and much more - at the undergraduate and graduate level (including hybrid and online classes!). #HowlAboutIt #ASL #deafcommunity
  • 2019 has been a great year. What's been your highlight of the year? #HowlAboutIt #TopNine
  • We don't get much snow in Monmouth so we decided to make our own winter wonderland. We hope everyone is having a great winter break and we can't wait to see you back on campus next week! #HowlAboutIt
  • Here are some of the highlights from our 52nd annual Holiday Tree Lighting. If you came to the event, what was your favorite part? #HowlAboutIt

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