Visiting Journalist Karama Horne


The Department of Communication Studies is excited to announce that freelance journalist and SyFy Wire contributing editor Karama Horne will visit Whitworth this fall as the 2019 Flora Distinguished Visiting Journalist. Horne will deliver her lecture, The Daily Planet: Geek Journalism in the Age of Streaming Media on Tuesday, October…

2018 Flora Distinguished Visiting Journalist: Jeff Cable


He started his career in marketing, but photography was his passion. Now, Jeff Cable travels the world to capture its visual stories, including the sidelines of the last six Olympic Games. He'll bring the stories of his journey and his favorite images to Whitworth this fall as the 2018 Flora…

Whitworth Forensics closes the 17-18 season in 4th place


The Whitworth University Forensics team closed its season at the International Public Debate Association National Tournament held on our campus, March 24-27.   In the yearlong sweepstakes for points earned all season, Whitworth took fourth place out of over 125 schools across the nation.  Whitworth finished ahead of national and regional rivals including…

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…

Forensics team wins Oregon State tournament


The Arguing Bucs won the Oregon State University tournament in Corvallis, Oregon this past weekend.  The team finished ahead of regional rivals including Lewis & Clark College, Idaho State University, Pacific University and the University of Idaho. Sara Muscente ’19 won the Minette Phillips Overall Speaker award as the top…

Forensics team starts spring strong at Pacific University tournament


The Whitworth University Forensics team brought home eight speech awards and 11 debate awardsthe Pacific University tournament January 26-28, 2018.  The team took 5th place overall out of 23 schools, defeating regional rivals including Pacific University, Oregon State University, University of Oregon, and Willamette University. Tucker Wilson ’20 was recognized as…

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…
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