New buisness opens on Monmouth Ave. in Monmouth

New buisness opens on Monmouth Ave. in Monmouth

Written by: Mirella Barrera-Betancourt Last October, a new business opened in Monmouth’s downtown area. La Uvita Feliz, a Mexican restaurant also dishing out classic American cuisine, is now serving the Monmouth community. Some of the dishes at La Uvita Feliz...

The Inspiration Behind Blink-182’s reunion

The Inspiration Behind Blink-182’s reunion

Written by: Nicholas Sarysz When it comes to the pop-punk genre, few artists have had a more recent significant impact than Machine Gun Kelly. The American rapper and singer songwriter has been instrumental in the recent resurgence of the genre, and his influence is...

Love Local

Love Local

Written by: Mikayla Coleman To support small businesses that have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, the City of Monmouth is renewing the Love Local Utility Credit Program this year. For the entire month of February, residential utility customers in Monmouth can...

Valentine’s activities on campus

Valentine’s activities on campus

Written by: Mirella Barrera-Betancourt In honor of Valentine’s Day, several Western clubs and organizations are hosting events for the student community. Non-Traditional Student Services are celebrating by arranging some Valentine’s Day themed activities, such as...

Black History Month returns to Western

Black History Month returns to Western

Written by: Mirella Barrera-Betancourt On Feb. 1 and Feb. 2, the Multicultural Student Union hosted a two-day celebration to kick start Black History Month — the annual, honorary observance of African-Americans.  During the event on Feb. 1, MSU — in partnership with...

Lighting Up Campus

Lighting Up Campus

Written by: Gretchen Sims Anyone who has stepped foot on the Western campus after dark can attest to the fact that lighting is a frivolous issue. Individuals can not walk down Monmouth Avenue without noticing the pale yellow light that casts eerie shadows across old...

Oregon Launches Largest Annual Food Drive

Oregon Launches Largest Annual Food Drive

Written by: Mirella Barrera-Betancourt Oregon’s largest annual food drive, Governor’s State Employees Food Drive, began accepting donations on Feb. 1. The Food Drive runs through the entire month of February. Throughout the month, state agencies, commissioners, board...

Super Bowl LVII

Super Bowl LVII

Written by: Nicholas Sarysz Super Bowl LVII kicks off this Sunday, Feb. 12, 3:30 pm PST, at State Farm Stadium in Glendale, AZ. This year, the Kansas City Chiefs will be facing off against the Philadelphia Eagles for the Vince Lombardi trophy. For uniform schemes, the...

Recap of the 16th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Week

Recap of the 16th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Week

Written by: Mirella Barrera-Betancourt To honor and remember Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Western and Student Engagement partnered with the City of Monmouth to bring a week of celebratory events to the community. This year, MLK Week marked the 16th anniversary of...