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Cost of living in cities of similar population to Spokane

By Shyanne Faulconer Click the link below to enter an interactive map of Spokane and other cities in the nation (of similar population) to compare rent prices, utilities and internet costs, and population. You must zoom out in order to view the whole map, then click on each red marker to pull up information about… Continue reading Cost of living in cities of similar population to Spokane

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Perspectives: Alan Jacob, Associate Director of Student Housing

By Shyanne Faulconer You just can’t have too much of a good thing, Whitworth University Associate Director of Student Housing, Alan Jacob said about living on campus at Whitworth. Whitworth University currently charges $2,784 per semester per occupant for a double room, which is one of the five available room options and the most common;… Continue reading Perspectives: Alan Jacob, Associate Director of Student Housing

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Students voice experiences living on and off campus: Jenna Maneotis

By Shyanne Faulconer Like Molly Roloff, Jenna Maneotis lived in Baldwin-Jenkins Hall as a freshman and Arend Hall as a sophomore—the two were even roommates in Arend. “My experience living on campus was good because I had all good roommates who all ended up being my best friends,” Maneotis said. She also attributes her good… Continue reading Students voice experiences living on and off campus: Jenna Maneotis

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Students voice experiences living on and off campus: Tyler Friends

By Shyanne Faulconer Senior marketing major, Tyler Friends, technically lived on campus for three year because of his trip to Costa Rica last spring. As a freshman and for fall semester as a junior, Friends lived in Duvall Hall. As a sophomore he stayed in Boppell Hall. “Freshman year was very fun and exciting,” Friends… Continue reading Students voice experiences living on and off campus: Tyler Friends

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Students voice experiences living on and off campus: Molly Roloff

By Shyanne Faulconer “I loved living in Baldwin-Jenkins, I loved freshman year,” junior Molly Roloff said. Roloff, an accounting and Spanish double major, visited Whitworth prior to attending and stayed in the only all-freshman dorm at the time, Baldwin-Jenkins Hall, affectionately referred to as B.J. by Whitworth students. Roloff said that staying in the dorm while… Continue reading Students voice experiences living on and off campus: Molly Roloff

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Landlords weigh in on rising rent and what it is like to rent to students

By Shyanne Faulconer Bill Meyer has been a landlord for Whitworth rentals for over 20 years, so he has seen his fair share of student renters and rising costs. Meyer Properties owns 20 different houses and duplexes all targeted to students, with over 100 students residing in their units currently. “We look for properties that… Continue reading Landlords weigh in on rising rent and what it is like to rent to students

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Klickitat County marijuana debate: where does the support really lie?

By Shyanne Faulconer Many residents of Klickitat County believe that the vote to pass or reject an initiative to legalize recreational marijuana use was overwhelmingly in the direction of opposition. “In this community, most people voted against Initiative 502 from the beginning,” Gail Schlosser, a resident of Goldendale, said. However, according to the results of… Continue reading Klickitat County marijuana debate: where does the support really lie?