Arguing Bucs do well at Western Washington University


The Arguing Bucs competed well at the Western Washington University tournament this past weekend in Bellingham, WA. The team took third place out of 12 schools in the speech competition. (The overall tournament results combining speech and debate are still being calculated - we will likely be third of 25…

The Arguing Bucs do it again at Linfield!


The Arguing Bucs took second place out of 30 schools at the 88th annual Mahaffey tournament at Linfield College this past weekend. The team brought home 20 speech awards and nine debate awards. The team finished ahead of regional rivals including Gonzaga University, Idaho State University, Lewis & Clark College,…

Whitworth wins the 2018 Northwest Regional Ethics Bowl!


Whitworth’s Ethics Bowl team, the Philosoraptors, won the Northwest Regional Ethics Bowl on Saturday, November 10, 2018 at Pacific Lutheran University.  The team took first place among ten universities from three states. Whitworth defeated Washington State University, Arizona State University, Gonzaga University and beat Seattle University in the final round.  Other teams attending the…

Arguing Bucs win the Pacific University Forensics tournament


The Whitworth University Forensics team won the Pacific University tournament this weekend.  The Arguing Bucs brought home 27 speech awards and 18 debate awards.  Each debater brought home awards showing the breadth and depth of this team.  The Pirates defeated seven regional rivals including Lewis & Clark College, the University of Idaho…

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…

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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