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On Thursday November 19, Western Oregon University was visited by poet Christopher DeWeese. His word [...]

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  • The giving tree is up now in the WUC lobby, grab a tag and help an individual in need #howlaboutit #givingtree #giveback
  • Need to satisfy your sweet tooth? WOU Alternative Break Club is having a bake sale at the WUC! #howlaboutit
  • Todd Hall looking a little bit spooky with all the fog! 👻 #howlaboutit
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Today is the first day of the library's book sale! 📚 We have lots of good stuff and are open today exclusively to current WOU faculty, staff, and students. We're set up in room 107 and will be open until 5pm. Bring your WOU ID and we'll see you over here! #booksale #woulibrary #whatupwou #howlaboutit #WOU #westernoregon #westernoregonuniversity
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Tonight is our release party! Make sure you stop by!  Our contributors will be reading, and there will be free food! 
#wounews #wou #westernoregonuniversity #howlaboutit #pnw #studentmedia #woustudentmedia #books #upperleftusa #hamerslylibrary
  • The WOU Food Pantry's food drive was a success! #howlaboutit #giving
  • What are you thankful for? #WolfBites #howlaboutit
  • Megan Johnson singing "Adelaide's Lament" from Guys and Dolls during her senior recital, "Chanson d'amour!" #musicaltheater #musicmajor #howlaboutit
  • Trying new foods at the potluck for International Education Week! What was your favorite dish? 🍜🍲🍛🍱🍞🍚🍝🍠🍌#IEW2015 #internationalclub #howlaboutit
  • Finishing off International Education Week 2015 with a potluck at Gentle House from 5-8pm! #IEW2015 #internationalclub
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#WOUVB visits Santa at his house in the North Pole! We also got to hang out with his reindeer 🎅🏽❄️
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Thank you for coming to our concert from Wednesday night!
  • Campbell Hall has some amazing windows! #architecture #howlaboutit 🏠
  • This campus in fall. ❤️❤️❤️ Amirite? #howlaboutit
  • 🎶Deck The Cottage with boughs of holly...🎶 the Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony is just a couple weeks away! We're getting ready here in The Cottage for the festivities! Will we see you there? 🐾🎄 #howlaboutit #treelighting #WOU
  • There's one more week to be entered into the ugly sweater contest over at the bookstore! The ugliest sweater will win $50!
  • Come check out the World Expo for International Education Week. 10-2pm in WUC. The Saudi Club is sampling dates and coffee. #howlaboutit
  • @greendotatwou is on a mission to end sexual violence, partner violence, and stalking. Join the club for a Green Dot Bystander Training on Nov. 22 to learn how you can help prevent a red dot situation from happening! To learn more, visit www.wou.edu/greendot! #howlaboutit
  • Week 8: If you could be any fictional character, who would you be? Comment below with your answer! #WolfBites #howlaboutit
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Save the date: This Thursday, Nov 19th, Hamersly will host a poetry reading by Christopher DeWeese @ 4:30pm in room 107. DeWeese is the author of The Black Forest (Octopus Books, 2012) and The Father of the Arrow is the Thought (Octopus Books, 2015). His poems have appeared in publications including Boston Review, Crazyhorse, Fence, Granta, and Tin House. He is currently Assistant Professor of Poetry at Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio. We hope to see you there! #poetry #whatupWOU #howlaboutit #woulibrary #WOU

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The Health and Wellness Center is closed the rest of today due to a water issue. Should reopen normal time tomorrow. Watch here for updates. ... See MoreSee Less

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We're wrapping up International Education Week with the Annual International Potluck at Gentle House from 5:00-8:00pm! All are welcome! #IEW2015 #AccessForAll #howlaboutit ... See MoreSee Less

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Presentations all day and an International Club meeting tonight from 5:00 - 6:00pm at Maaske Hall 114! #IEW2015 #howlaboutit #AccessForAll ... See MoreSee Less

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Upcoming Events


Abby's House Silent Auction

Join Abby's House for our yearly fundraising event. Bid on a variety of great items such as gift certificates, baskets, and much... read more


Informal Fall Dance Concert

Dances created by the Group Choreography class with performances by the Improvisation, Hip-Hop and Salsa classes. Produced by the Dance Production... read more


48th Annual Holiday Tree Lighting

Holiday Parade starting at 6pm, with indoor programs starting at 7pm. There will be a Tree Decorating Contest, Pictures with Santa, Choir Performances of... read more


Holiday Open House

Join us at Historic Gentle House following the annual tree lighting for wine, warmth and music. Warm drinks, hors d'oeuvres, yummy treats, wine, and sounds of... read more

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