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The film studio Body in the Window Seat will be presenting their feature film “Misfortune County” Fr [...]

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  • We're excited to hear more about the fight for equality from our Senator Jeff Merkley! Today in the Willamette Room at 3pm #equality #oregon #wou #howlaboutit #nwisbest #upperleftusa #senatorjeffmerkley
  • A preview of what will be up for grab at the spring Wolves Athletic Auction. Signed shoes from Anthony Davis.
New Orleans Pelicans; NCAA National Champion with Kentucky.

Any guesses on what size shoe it is?
#howlaboutit #wouwolves #nolapelicans
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This is Wolfie wishing you a wonderful Wednesday! Good luck on all of your midterms! #wucsla #howlaboutit
  • Saudi Culture Night is next week. یلا We can't wait!
#howlaboutit #saudisinusa
  • Are you a veteran and a WOU student? Check out the Veterans Resource Center. Great article about them in the @thewoujournal AND this upcoming event.
#howlaboutit #veterans
  • Sunny (but cold, pretty cold) morning in Monmouth! 
#howlaboutit #monmouth
  • Misfortune County will be playing tonight at 6:15 in Hamersly Library room 107! 
#Repost @body_in_the_window_seat ・・・
#misfortunecounty #western #indiefilm #movieposter
  • It's a gorgeous day at WOU! #nofilter #sun #wou #westernoregonuniversity #nwisbest #upperleftusa
  • Beautiful morning in Monmouth. 
#howlaboutit #traveloregon
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  • Is that sun and a hint of warmth we feel? What a great start to the weekend, happy Friday everyone! #wou #westernoregonuniversity #howlaboutit #nwisbest #oregonweather
  • It's squirrel appreciation day! Even though there's not as many to see around campus with the weather, we appreciate the fuzzy mammals that share our space #howlaboutit #wou #squirrels #nwisbest #westernoregonuniversity
  • If you haven't yet, remember to fill out the scholarship application. There are over 150 available! #howlaboutit #westernoregonuniversity #wou
  • Welcome back to classes! An umbrella and an extra pair of socks may be in order #howlaboutit #wou #sweaterweather #nwisbest
  • No classes today but the library is open if you need it!

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Reminder: Hamersly is *open* today, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, from noon to midnight. #hours #woulibrary #whatupwou #howlaboutit #wou #westernoregonuniversity
  • Today we remember a great man and his legacy. There are several events happening on campus in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Visit wou.edu/mlk

#howlaboutit #mlk
  • Oh, Mr. Blue Sky when will you come to stay? #ispybluesky #howlaboutit #wou #westernoregonuniversity #nwisbest
  • Oregon weather makes for the best days to curl up with a good book #howlaboutit #hamerslylibrary #wou #oregonweather #sweaterweather
  • Beautiful sunshine yesterday morning. Wish it was here this morning. ☀️🌧
  • Don't miss out on this weeks freebie friday! Free cookies and bingo and prizes? Oh my! #howlaboutit #wou #freebiefriday #bingo

"Lobby Hero" opens tonight! This is going to be a great show. AND "Cabaret" is just around the corner. Yippee! ... See MoreSee Less

"Lobby Hero" opens tomorrow, Thursday, February 4, 7:30 p.m. in Rice Auditorium's Studio Theatre. The play performs February 4, 5 and 6 at 7:30 p.m. and February 6 at 2:00 p.m. Seating is limited! Below, director Natalie Piper (standing, left), stage manager, Rebecca Gordon (standing, right) and crew member Becky Bond (seated) look over the finished set.

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Join us on Thursday, February 11 for the first-ever University Day hosted by all seven of Oregon’s public universities. Students and alumni from across the state will come together to thank legislators for their investments in higher education and share stories about why continued state support for universities is so important.

University Day will include face-to-face meetings with lawmakers, a morning rally on the steps of the Capitol, free lunch and transportation, and the chance to win fantastic prizes! #UniversityDay

Don’t miss out on this opportunity to make your voice heard and improve higher education in our state. Register now to join us: bit.ly/1SyOUxs
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Awesome way to open this year's legislative session! ... See MoreSee Less

Sang at the Oregon Senate opening today with Suspended!

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Lobby Hero

A play by Kenneth Lonergan and Student Directed by Natalie Piper. When Jeff, a luckless young security guard, is drawn into a local murder investigation,... read more


Winter Preview Day

When you attend Western Oregon University's Winter Preview Day, you will learn about our academic programs, meet our outstanding professors and see what... read more


OMG! There's a Deaf/Hard of Hearing person in the room! and other disabilities

Western Accessibility Awareness Month (WAAM) Activities: Lunch and Learn Series In this series, Rian Gayle will be presenting on interacting with Deaf... read more


One Billion Rising

As a part of Eve Ensler's V- Day movement to end violence, Abby's House will participate in the 2016 Global Campaign, One Billion Rising, on February 11 2016.... read more

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