“Greater Idaho” Gaining Momentum

“Greater Idaho” Gaining Momentum

Written by: Mirella Barrera-Betancourt Senate Joint Memorial 2 —more popularly dubbed the “Greater Idaho” bill— was introduced to the Oregon legislature by Republican Sen. Dennis Linthicum on Jan. 10.​​  If passed, the bill will seek out discussions regarding...

Western Oregon University turns 167

Western Oregon University turns 167

Written by: Mirella Barrera-Betancourt On Jan. 18, Western celebrated its 167th birthday with a small commemoration on the second floor of the Werner University Center. A table was set up from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., complete with cupcakes and a poster board where students...

Campus Job Posting

Written by: Mirella Barrera-Betancourt Having a tough time finding job opportunities? This winter term, Western is offering various job and volunteer opportunities for students. Full position descriptions can be found in their respective applications.  Paid Positions...

The Press Resumes Operations

The Press Resumes Operations

Written by:Mirella Barrera-Betancourt Campus Dining’s The Press café is set to resume operations during the second week of winter term, according to Director of Campus Dining, Albert Worotikan. The Press, a coffee shop located on the left side of the first floor of...

The Year in Review

The Year in Review

Written by:Mirella Barrera-Betancourt Content warning: contains mentions of distressing content From the rising of prices due to inflation, to the onslaught of a major catastrophic invasion, 2022 has been a year plagued with tragedy and chaos. 2022 contained some of...

Love for 3

Written by:Nicholas Sarysz Buffalo Bills’ Safety, Damar Hamlin, suffered cardiac arrest just eight minutes into the first Monday Night Football game of the year. Medical professional Denny Kellington performed CPR and administered a defibrillator within minutes of the...

Witness Western Wins

Witness Western Wins

Written by: Jude Bokovoy  There are many reasons for students to attend Western home games. Going to home games provides a way to support student-athletes and show school spirit. The games are a great place to hang out with friends or go on a fun weekend date. On top...

What is Happening Over at Twitter?

What is Happening Over at Twitter?

Written by: Mirella Barrera On April 25, 2022, Twitter announced its plans for Elon Musk to take ownership of the platform — a deal that valued the company at $44 billion. Since CEO Musk’s Twitter takeover, a plethora of changes have been made to the “microblogging”...

Abby’s House Silent Auction

Abby’s House Silent Auction

Written by: Mirella Barrera-Betancourt On Dec. 1 and Dec. 2, Western’s Abby’s House will be holding their largest annual fundraising event of the year — just in time for Christmas. In the days leading up to the Silent Auction, Abby’s House requests donations from the...