To everyone that actually reads my blog posts - I'm sorry that I've been AWOL for the last six months. But life update: I'm married (for 22 days)! Patrick and I got married on December 1, 2018 and it was a wonderful, glorious day (insert heart-eyes emoji here). I honestly couldn't have asked for it… Continue reading I’m Married!
As many of you who follow me on Twitter or Instagram may have noticed, Patrick (my fiance) and I have been in the process of moving for the last two weeks. Let's just say that it has been a very slow, exhausting adventure. We are still nowhere near being completely unpacked, but the new place… Continue reading We’ve officially moved [finally]
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
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
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
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
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
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?
Well, it is officially spring at Whitworth. And for those who are not familiar with the Whitworth atmosphere, spring is the time of decreasing motivation, increasing workload, and sunny days. It's at this time of the year (and the semester really) that I realize how far I've come, how far I need to go, and… Continue reading It’s that time of the year…again.
As a kindergartner, Brent Edstrom’s father took him to see a famous banjo player who held a performance in his hometown of Marysville, Washington—and he has had a love for music ever since. Edstrom went on to become a professional jazz pianist, composer, and arranger as well as a full-time professor at Whitworth University. Few… Continue reading Going Outside Our Boundaries