• 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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  • 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.
  • Campus awaits the New Year. Snapped yesterday by President Fuller. 
  • Need to take care of business on campus? Be sure to do it today or tomorrow because our winter break closure starts Wednesday.

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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A note from President Fuller about the celebration of life for ASWOU President Alma Pacheco:

Dear campus community,

We are moving the event to celebrate the life of Alma Pacheco from tomorrow, Thursday, Jan. 12 until next Tuesday, Jan. 17. Due to the winter weather this week, this change will allow as many of Alma's friends and family from the Portland area to attend.

Please join us to celebrate Alma and her lasting impact on our campus community.

Celebrating the life of Alma Pacheco: UPDATED
Tuesday, Jan. 17
1:30 p.m. Refreshments available
2 p.m. Program
3 p.m. Refreshments available
3:30 p.m. Event ends
Location: Werner University Center, Pacific Room
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Sorry to say that Making College Happen has been canceled tomorrow due to weather conditions. Keep an eye on the Western Oregon University Admissions Office page or wou.edu/admissions for a potential reschedule and other events for prospective students. ... See MoreSee Less

Due to weather/road conditions, Making WOU Happen (January 12) is cancelled. The Office of Admissions will investigate the possibility of rescheduling the program for spring term.

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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/

  • General Scholarship Deadline, March 1. To access the scholarship database visit your WOU Portal and click on the "WOU Scholarships!"


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