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  • Happy Memorial Day! A big thank you to all our fallen soldiers 🇺🇸 #howlaboutit #memorialday #usa
  • Commencement is three weeks away! Congrats Class of 2015! 🐾
  • Inaugural Tree Campus Arbor Day event happening now just outside the Cottage!
  • Here's how our day began at TRU Day. #howlaboutit #fundTRUhighered
  • Wolfie shares why TRU institutions are important #fundTRUhighered
  • Photo opp with the four TRU presidents. #fundTRUhighered
  • Wolfie and Hootie celebrating TRUs (technical and regional universities) at the Capitol today by sharing why TRUs matter and should be supported. #fundTRUhighered
  • Orquestra Brasil, directed by Tom Bergeron, rehearsing in Smith Hall! #howlaboutit #creativearts #toomanynotes #brazilianmusic
  • Traditional Folkloric Dancers as part of the 24th Annual "Nuestra Fiesta Latina" presented by the Multicultural Student Union! @msuwou
  • The 24th Annual "Nuestra Fiesta Latina" presented by the Multicultural Student Union! @msuwou
  • Bingo night at Yeasty Beasty! Who's going?? #howlaboutit
  • Thank you S.W.A.T team for hosting such an awesome workshop on sexual wellness! #wou#wounews
  • Caught some gorgeous Oregon sunsets the last couple days! #oregon  #nature #howlaboutit
  • International Night performances were amazing! #wounews#wou
  • International Night performances were amazing! #wounews#wou
  • International Night performances were amazing! #wounews#wou
  • Another wonderfully successful International Night here at WOU! #wou#wounews
  • Happy birthday, President Weiss! Nothing like an International Night birthday celebration.
  • Lots of cultures represented on this plate.
  • One of the best nights of the year! #howlaboutit

Western Oregon University represented on the streets of New York! Tomorrow the WOU Chamber Singers perform at Carnegie Hall! Wish us luck! ... See MoreSee Less

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Eight days to opening of Frankie's Flights of Fancy. Trevor Jackson and Heather Preusse are finishing guard rails behind the seating area and stage manager Matt Whitesell (holding a toy dinosaur) and Taylor Carey (playing with Frankie's Western guns). It's a play about discovery and where better to discover new adventures than in trunks...and the show will have a lot of them!

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The 24th Annual "Nuestra Fiesta Latina" sponsored by Multicultural Student Union - MSU! ... See MoreSee Less

Nuestra Fiesta Latina is an event with activities for all ages, entertainment such as mariachi music, salsa and merengue dancing, traditional food and a "baile" to end the day.

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Luau 2015 (105 photos) ... See MoreSee Less

Hawaii Club's Luau 2015

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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/


Upcoming Events


Kate Ristau Book Reading and Signing

Please join us as YA author and former WOU faculty member Kate Ristau reads from her newly released novel... read more


Frankie's Flights of Fancy

The season will close with a new Devised Theatre production created under the direction of Michael Phillips. Michael led the creation of a devised production... read more


European Choral Treasures

WOU Chamber Singers and Concert Choir. Music by modern master composers of northern Europe and England. Concert Choir, directed by Dr. Bill Whitley will... read more

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