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  • 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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Hello everyone! Welcome back to Western for a new school year! This year we have new teams, new locations, so come join us!! We will be tabling in the Willamette Room upstairs in the WUC from 11-2pm if you want to come see us and get some candy! Also, add us on our new Snapchat @wouserve !😄
  • Today is the first day of fall and boy does it look like it. Whose favorite season is fall? 🍁🍂 #howlaboutit
  • President Fuller snapped a couple of pics at today's Convocation. Welcome to our newest Wolves! #howlaboutit
  • One of our newest Wolves is all settled in the residence halls. #howlaboutit 
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ready for the next four years
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Due to the possibility of rain, tonight's New Student Barbecue will be happening inside at Valsetz Dining Hall! 🍔🐺🐾
  • We can't wait to welcome new and returning students!! #howlaboutit
  • Ever wonder how long a full fire extinguisher lasts? Campus Public Safety showed us and taught folks how to use one.
  • Looks like there's a new food truck in town to greet students in a couple of weeks. Anyone a fan of bubble tea? #yum
  • ‪Peter and the Wolves have finished the Hood to Coast! Team photo coming soon. Way to go, everyone! #howlaboutit #hoodtocoast‬
  • Peter and the Wolves team member John is done and Kaytie is on her last leg. They're going strong! #howlaboutit #htc17 #hoodtocoast
  • Leg 32 done, up the hill! #howlaboutit #htc17 #hoodtocoast

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It's move-in day!! Welcome to all of the new students joining the WOU family. Share your pics in the comments here or use #howlaboutit on Instagram and Twitter, and we may share your pictures. 🐾🐺 ... See MoreSee Less

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