Comm Students Meet Christianity Today Head


[caption id="attachment_565" align="alignleft" width="300"] Harold Smith, president and CEO of Christianity Today (center), joined by (l. to r.) Mcihaela Mulligan, Emma Phillips, Madaline Bond and Cambria Pilger.[/caption] Harold Smith, president and CEO of Christianity Today. Smith was on the Whitworth campus May 10 as guest of former Whitworth University president…

Amy Peloff: Feminism and Popular Culture


Humanities Washington's Speakers Bureau and Whitworth Women's and Gender Studies will welcome Amy Peloff, a professor at the University of Washington, to campus on Tuesday April 17th. Amy Peloff's lecture will focus on what it means to be a feminist in a media-saturated world. She will also discuss how pop…

Natsihi takes top honors in 2017 ASPA contest


Congratulations to Whitworth's yearbook, the Natsihi, on being named "Most Outstanding University Yearbook For 2017" in the American Scholastic Press Association Yearbook and Magazine Awards! The yearbook also placed first out of college and university yearbooks serving student bodies of 1701-2500 students. Natsihi is advised by Tad Wisenor, a Whitworth alum…

Whitworth Forensics takes 4th at Linfield College tournament


The Whitworth University Forensics team brought home 13 speech awards and 13 debate awards from the Linfield College tournament in McMinnville, OR.  The Arguing Bucs took fourth place overall out of 32, finishing ahead of regional rivals including Oregon State University, Pacific University, Utah State University, and the University of Oregon. …

Whitworth Forensics takes second at Lewis & Clark


The Whitworth University forensics team opened its season well at the Lewis & Clark College tournament this past weekend in Portland, OR.   Whitworth took second place overall and fourth place in the speech sweepstakes out of out of 41 schools from 12 states.  The team defeated national and regional rivals including…

Comm Studies students’ audio piece airs on public radio


The work of Comm Studies students Emily Goodell and Hayley O'Brien can be heard on Spokane Public Radio. The two students, along with classmate Hannah Brekke, reported on the resettlement of refugees in Spokane as part of a project for JMC 337 (Advanced Video & Audio Journalism). The finished audio…

BuzzFeed investigative reporter is 2017 Flora Distinguished Visiting Journalist


BuzzFeed News investigative reporter Melissa Segura will visit Whitworth in October as the 2017 Flora Distinguished Visiting Journalist. Segura's reporting focuses on the intersection of justice, class and race. In April 2017, Segura published a landmark investigation detailing how a group of predominately working class, Latina women from Chicago uncovered evidence suggesting…
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