NOTICE News founder and CEO Andrew Springer visits Whitworth


Andrew Springer, founder and CEO of NOTICE News, has been named the 2021 Flora Distinguished Visiting Journalist by the Whitworth Department of Communication Studies. He visits campus November 1-2. Springer, an Emmy and Peabody Award-winning journalist and producer, is the Founder and CEO NOTICE News, a brand new news startup…

Forensics team ties for first in debate at Lewis & Clark


The Whitworth University Forensics team tied for first place at its first speech and debate tournament of the season, hosted by Lewis & Clark College in Portland, Oregon.   The team took second place overall out of 69 schools from 26 states in combined speech and debate, third place in…

The Arguing Bucs win the Western Washington University tournament


The Whitworth University Forensics team made history by winning the Western Washington University online tournament on January 22-24, 2021. Each year the Northwest Forensics Conference (NFC) designates three regional tournaments, and combines sweepstakes points for regional championships.  It is the first time the Arguing Bucs have won two of the three Northwest Forensics Conference designated…

Forensics team wins the Pacific University Tournament


The Whitworth University Forensics team won the Pacific University online tournament on October 24 and 25, 2020.  The team defeated 17 schools from 11 states in combined speech and debate, including regional and national rivals including Arizona State University, Lewis & Clark College, Mississippi State University, the University of Alaska and Weber…

Top paper honors at AEJMC


Comm Studies professor Dr. Erica Salkin and recent Whitworth graduate Colin Messke received the Laurence R. Campbell Research Award from the Scholastic Journalism Division of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication for their paper "Opting In: Free Expression Statements at Private Universities and Colleges in the U.S."…

Whitworth Forensics takes first in Louisiana tournament


The Whitworth University Forensics team won the Bossier-Parrish Community College Tournament, held February 14-16, 2020 in Shreveport, Louisiana.  The team won the speech tournament against 12 schools and took third place in the debate tournament. This led the Arguing Bucs to an overall first place standing in the tournament sweepstakes…

Arguing Bucs take second at Linfield


The Whitworth University Forensics Team competed well at the Linfield College tournament in McMinnville, Oregon this past weekend.  The Arguing Bucs took second place out of 29 schools from six states including Carroll College, Linfield College, Oregon State University, the University of Idaho and the University of Oregon. The team…

Arguing Bucs start 2019-20 season strong at Lewis & Clark


The Whitworth University Forensics team started the season with a bang at the Lewis & Clark tournament this weekend in Portland, Oregon.  The Arguing Bucs brought home 20 speech awards and eight debate awards.  The team took second place overall out of 28 schools from six states in combined speech and…
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