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  • Enjoying fall on our beautiful campus? #howlaboutit #fall #autumn #fallfoliage
  • Come join the festivities tonight at 7:30 p.m. in Smith Music Hall as the Tom Bergeron Brasil Band is joined by Choro Das 3. The joint performance will present a distinct integration of Latin musics and a variety of different performance styles. Ticket prices are $8 for general, $5 for students and seniors, and FREE for WOU students with WOU ID. #howlaboutit #livemusic
  • Join German Club for their annual Oktoberfest. $6 meal + drink. Lederhosen optional. October 11 only! #howlaboutit #oktoberfest
  • Join Campus Recreation for hiking & yoga through Silver Falls State Park on Oct. 14! $10 per person. Register at the front desk of the Courtney Center. Registration closes on October 11, don't miss out. And join a hiking trip up to Cascade Head in November. #howlaboutit #hiking #pnwisbest
  • Have you met our new Associated Students of Western Oregon University president, Jessica Freeman? She's a community health education major from Sutherlin. #howlaboutit #aswou
  • BodyVox performs BloodyVox, a compilation of the spooky and supernatural mixed with the beautiful movements of talented dancers. Get your Halloween spook on early and enjoy the a night of frightful fun for everyone. Catch it tomorrow at 7:30pm at Rice Auditorium. Free for WOU students with a school ID. Presented as part of the Smith Fine Arts Series. #howlaboutit #bodyvox
  • President Fuller stopped by the Cannon Gallery to hear mixed media artist David Wilson give a talk. This coincides with an exhibition of his work - Dave Wilson: My Second Last Minute Show, which runs Sept. 27-Oct. 27.
  • Looking for something to do Wednesday evening? Grab a free ticket to "Blindside." In a feat of riveting comedy, one-eyed storytelling champion and cancer survivor Stephanie Morin-Robert recounts her life as a feisty 7-year-old who wields her glass-eye as a superpower. #howlaboutit #blindside
  • Contest! We've been collecting leftover eclipse glasses for Astronomers without Borders. Comment with your guess of how many glasses we've collected (pictured from several angles). The person with the closest guess without going over will win a Wolfie. We'll mail you one if you're not local. Contest closes at 5 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 6.  One guess per person/per social media platform.
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  • We hope to see you at today's grand opening for the new Student Health and Counseling Center. 
#refreshmentsprovided #howlaboutit
  • Can you believe it's the first day of fall term? Welcome to all our new and returning students! A little trip to Allegro seemed a great way to start the term.
#howlaboutit #coffeetime
  • Tonight we celebrated many of those who choose to share their generosity with WOU at the annual President's Club dinner. We appreciate your support!
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Over the past month, we collected leftover eclipse glasses to send to Astronomers Without Borders. In appreciation of these donations, we want to have a contest.

Take a guess at how many eclipse glasses we collected and share your answer as a comment on this post. The pile is photographed from a couple of angles. The closest guess without going over will win a Wolfie doll (and we'll mail it to you if you aren't local). You can guess here, or over on Instagram (@ wounews).

One guess per person/per social media platform. Contest closes at 5 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 6. Good luck!
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