• Students buzzing around The Press in Hamersly Library
  • Progress on Student Health and Counseling Center
  • Students cheering the Wolves onto victory!
  • Throwback to snowpocalypse 2008

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Western Oregon University alumni Eli Cox has come full circle. Not so long ago, he was a sophomore s [...]

At 2 and 7:30 pm on Saturday, January 21, Laura Stilwell, Felice Moskowitz, Terry Brock and Emma Moc [...]

MONMOUTH — Two Timberwolves. Add in a Tiger. Put them together on the same team. Heck, put them all [...]

Fall term 2016 is coming to a close, but there are still plenty of events to attend before heading o [...]

It’s that time of year again! On the way to December and January holidays and celebrations, first st [...]

It’s time to learn about another WOU admissions counselor! Next up is Rob Findtner. Find out what hi [...]

  • Frosty and gorgeous morning on campus.
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  • Profile on alum Eli Cox '14 at wou.edu/woustories. He talks about his path through WOU and current work facilitating high school classes to teach boys how to have healthy relationships and use constructive communication skills.

Group photo: Eli Cox (left), Patrick Moser and Cain Burchell at 2014 Leadership Recognition Night.

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  • Thank you to everyone who joined us in celebrating the life of ASWOU President Alma Pacheco this afternoon. This beautiful student designed program captures Alma's spirit. We look forward to continuing her legacy and honoring her memory into the future.
  • MLK Week continues today with a community-police dialogue at 3:30 p.m. in WUC Willamette Room. Don't forget to grab tickets to tomorrow's dinner with keynote speaker Lasana Omar Hotep (6 p.m., WUC Pacific Room). The events wrap up Thursday with a poetry slam at 4 p.m. in Caffe Allegro.
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  • Environment, elections and investigations lead the commentary at the Polk County Town Hall with Senator Ron Wyden. #howlaboutit
  • Beautiful morning at the Willamette River in Independence. There's something about a sunny winter morning.
  • Sunny day with a side of snow on campus!
  • Share your snow day pics with #howlaboutit !
  • It's snowing on campus! Do you know where to watch for inclement weather announcements? WOU.edu or @wounews on Facebook and Twitter. Decisions are usually made by 5:30 am the day of potential closure, but as soon as a decision is made it's always posted!
  • Thank you Physical Plant for clearing our sidewalks and parking lots!
  • The lights come down tomorrow. Less than a year until they're back up again for the 50th Holiday Tree Lighting!
  • Campus is a bit bashful this morning.

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This term's Civil Rights Film Series kicks off tonight with an airing of Citizen King. Check out the schedule: ow.ly/qfNe3086DLG ... See MoreSee Less

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Want a good way to wrap up your first week of winter term? Join us tonight for Rainbow Dance Theatre as part of the Smith Fine Arts Series, free at the door for WOU students with WOU ID. calendar.wou.edu/sfa/#event_id/574/view/event ... See MoreSee Less

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Campus will resume normal operations tomorrow (Thursday, Jan. 12). See you back on campus! ... See MoreSee Less

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Western Oregon Journal

The Western Oregon Journal is WOU’s weekly newspaper. This award-winning newspaper is written, edited and printed by students. wou.edu/westernjournal


KWOU is Western Oregon University’s student-run internet radio station. Featuring DJs who are students and interesting programs, interviews and specials, KWOU is emerging as WOU students’ favorite radio station! wou.edu/kwou/

Northwest Passage

The Northwest Passage is WOU’s campus literary and arts publication, published twice each academic year. We take submissions for stories, poetry, photography and more. wou.edu/northwestpassage/

  • Winter Preview Day. Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017. Click here for more information.
  • General Scholarship Deadline, March 1. To access the scholarship database visit your WOU Portal and click on the "WOU Scholarships!"


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