Guide to Donating Blood

Today marks the beginning of the spring American Red Cross blood drive here at WOU. It’ll be taking place today and tomorrow in the Pacific Room from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Experiences of donating blood is very different from person to person, but knowing that it all goes to saving lives is worth every second. Before [more…]

Peter Sears Poetry Prize Winners

This was the first year of the Peter Sears Poetry Prize, planned to be an annual event. Dr. Henry Hughes, a literature and writing professor at WOU, founded the prize in honor of Peter Sears, a poetry mentor and friend to him for many years. Over 100 poems were submitted by students. Professors Marjory Lange, [more…]

End of the Year Campus Events

It’s that time of the year where all the clubs and organizations are squeezing out their last events for end of the year fun. Here’s a list of events on campus that you don’t want to miss! May 2 “Coming Out Monologues” Reception Come watch people share stories that are near and dear to them [more…]

My WOU Drag Show Experience

The WOU Drag Show has been my best and most favorite experience at WOU by far. Two years ago around this time, I was but a wee freshman trying to figure out who I was. My identity as a friend, daughter, partner, student, and overall person was all up in the air at that point. [more…]

Places on campus for academic success support

With finals just around the corner and spring term fast approaching, now’s a great time to take advantage of various academic centers and resources around campus. Science Center The Science Center is open this term until week 10, providing assistance for students in science related classes. It is located in the Hamersly Library in room 124. [more…]

What you may not know about WOU Portal

We all know how important the WOU Portal is to stay updated on all things school-related. But how much do you know about the different features on Portal? Starting with the basics, you can access your email, ASTRA Schedule, WolfWeb, Moodle, OrgSync, Library, Wolf Connection System, My Financial Aid, Writing Center Appointments, Wolf Link, and [more…]

Thanksgiving in the community

It’s that time of year again! On the way to December and January holidays and celebrations, first stop is Thanksgiving. If you have yet to make any plans, here are some Thanksgiving activities and meals in the community! Click on the event links for locations and prices and as they will vary. Worried about having to [more…]

Fun community events in October

It’s October, which means it’s finally the holiday season. These next three months make it impossible to be bored as week after week is full of events. There’s upcoming festivals, pumpkin patches, shows, and other events to celebrate the fall season and holidays. To help you keep track of some of the events coming up this [more…]

Why you should care about OrgSync

Javier Garcia
Whenever you want to find an event, join a club, or vote for student positions, you might wonder why you’re always directed to OrgSync. That’s because OrgSync is one of the most useful online resources for student life on campus. Here are some reasons why you should use OrgSync: Clubs/organizations Whether you want to join [more…]

Preview: Leadership Recognition Night 2016

Barbara Ettenauer
The 24th annual Leadership Recognition Night this year is on May 4 and the theme will be “Leadership Awakens” to celebrate winners in a Star Wars-like fashion. This is a night where students can be recognized for their outstanding leadership demonstrated throughout their time here at WOU. Megan Habermann puts on this event with her [more…]

Spring intramurals approaching soon

Do you love playing sports in your free time? Do you wish you could do more to compete with your athletic skills? Have you ever considered joining a sports team but didn’t know how to or where to start? Well now’s your chance to sign up for spring intramurals! You can get involved in sports [more…]