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Votes for women
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Votes for women

By Erin Huggins Tayleranne Gillespie, a senior political science major at Western Oregon University, turned in her first presidential ballot during the November 2012 election. In the run-up to the final Electoral College count on Nov. 6, when President Barak Obama was re-elected for a second term, tensions were running high across the nation regarding … Continue reading

Bringing combat experience to college:  New class offers reintegration tools for veterans
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Bringing combat experience to college: New class offers reintegration tools for veterans

By Erin Huggins Winter 2012 Travel is a multi-sensory experience: the sights, sounds and smells sticking around well after guidebooks are packed away. War is multi-sensory, too—its taste, touch, and tempers lingering long after combat ceases. “You can’t go from constantly being in harm’s way, being in danger, to being home, to acting normal like … Continue reading

It’s a (WO)man’s world
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It’s a (WO)man’s world

by Adrienne Hare Western Oregon athletics serves its student athletes with the addition of a director of sports performance. When most people hear “Strength and Conditioning Coach”, they automatically picture a towering 6’ 6” man with a crew cut, greasy arms, and bulging muscles. Think Arnold Schwarzenegger during his body building days. Not at Western. … Continue reading