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Western Oregon University will be hosting the 48th Annual Holiday Tree Lighting on Friday, December [...]

“What does it all mean?” Each November, hundreds of thousands of crazy people (325,000 in 2014) get [...]

As  you all know already, Abby’s House is an amazing resource on campus that is there to help studen [...]

It’s the dreaded week before finals when students rush to beat the deadlines – dead week! To help st [...]

It’s that time of year again when we meet with friends and family, drink eggnog, and and eat turkey [...]

What are you thankful for? The WOU Newsflash Team answers below… Erin… I am thankful for my family. [...]

  • "Who dares to teach must never cease to learn." #howlaboutit #highereducation
  • What's getting you through dead week? 💀☕️ #howlaboutit #deadweek #wolfbites
  • Loving the sunshine today! Guess what building this is and you'll get a virtual high five. #howlaboutit
  • Sunshine, last day of classes for the week, and crisp fall air. What's not to love?! 🍂🌞 #howlaboutit
  • The Writing Center in APSC is hosting "Pie-Giving" from now until 2! Try a slice of each and vote for your favorite! 🍽 #pie #howlaboutit
  • Holiday hours for the library and Werner University Center.
  • Icy morning. Be careful out there!
  • 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
  • #Repost @wouvb with @repostapp.
#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 🏠

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A message from Campus Public Safety:

"Please be mindful this morning as you walk or drive. We are experiencing winter precipitation that is predicted to last until around noon. The sidewalks, roadways, and any other exposed areas are already slick with ice. Physical Plant crews are working quickly to get de-icer on walkways and outdoor stairways. As always, call Public Safety at 8-8481 if you need assistance."
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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


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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