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…

Whitworth Forensics finishes ’16-’17 season in third


The Whitworth University Forensics team closed its season at the International Public Debate Association National Tournament at Arkansas Tech, in Russellville, Arkansas on March 25-27, 2017. In the yearlong sweepstakes for points earned all season, Whitworth took third place out of more than 136 schools across the nation. Whitworth finished…

Follow the 2017 Media Impact tour on Twitter!


A group of Communication Studies students, along with Associate Professor Kevin Grieves, are visiting New York City and Washington D.C. to explore two of the U.S.'s most exciting communications environments. Follow their Twitter adventures here. #WUMediaImpact2017 Tweets
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