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UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 27, 2018, 9:46 p.m.

Spokane County commissioners make way for developments near Whitworth University

Spokane County commissioners on Tuesday approved two amendments to the county’s comprehensive plan for property near Whitworth University, one of which has been somewhat controversial among neighbors. Developer Harley Douglass …


Whitworth University announces winners of recent campus Top Chef competition

Two awards are given, a People’s Choice and a Judges’ Choice.


UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 16, 2018, 9:01 p.m.

U.S. Dept. of Education introduces new regulation proposal for sexual misconduct

The way schools handle sexual misconduct allegations could be changing if a Title IX rule proposal –which the office of U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos released today – is …


Medical Lake schools and Whitworth team up to provide mental health care

The Medical Lake School District is partnering with Whitworth University to provide mental health care to its students, families, staff and the community.


UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 12, 2018, 10:23 p.m.

Putin, political gridlock and Ronald Reagan’s squirrels: Colin Powell shares musings, anecdotes at Whitworth forum

Colin Powell remembers the last day he served as secretary of state: Jan. 26, 2005. He got the news that he was being replaced by Condoleezza Rice while he was …


UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 26, 2018, 11:07 a.m.

Spokane County commissioners postpone votes on Five Mile Prairie and Whitworth-area developments

Spokane County Commissioners postponed a decision for two zoning changes that could bring new development to Whitworth University as well as a neighborhood north of Five Mile Prairie.


Artist, Whitworth alumnus Ben Frank Moss to give gallery talk Tuesday

The talk marks the opening reception of “Ben Frank Moss: The Whitworth Collection.”


UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 11, 2018, 10:51 p.m.

Students, some too young to remember, gather at Whitworth University to honor victims of 9/11

Students at Whitworth University gathered to remember the victims of 9/11.


UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 13, 2018, 10:26 a.m.

Campus eats: Whitworth University

Where to grab grub near the Whitworth University campus


UPDATED: Tue., July 17, 2018, 1:52 p.m.

College women gather for nonpartisan leadership conference in Spokane

Twenty-two women pursuing bachelor’s degrees in Eastern Washington are gathered in Spokane for a six-day nonpartisan leadership conference aimed at addressing the underrepresentation of women in American politics.


Whitworth seeks zoning change to build housing and commercial space

Whitworth University plans to build retail shops as well as dozens of student and senior housing units on its campus.


ROTC cadets catch a lift in Chinook twin-engine helicopter

On Sunday afternoon, a crowd of a few dozen gathered at Gonzaga University’s Luger Field to welcome cadets with Gonzaga and Whitworth University’s ROTC program finish a weekend at Camp …


UPDATED: Fri., April 13, 2018, 10:10 p.m.

Whitworth University getting $3 million to fund ‘dean of spiritual life’ position

Two alumni have pledged to give $3 million to Whitworth University to fund an administrative position overseeing the Presbyterian school’s campus ministry programs.


Whitworth bouldering competition this weekend

Whitworth’s 6th annual bouldering competition, Semper Liberi, is on Saturday.


UPDATED: Wed., March 21, 2018, 9:31 p.m.

Whitworth University announces Spokane appearances by former Secretary of State Colin Powell and Pulitzer-winning journalist Katherine Boo

A Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and a former U.S. secretary of state will be the featured speakers at two upcoming conferences hosted by Whitworth University.


Whitworth, Gonzaga honor eight area seniors named 2018 Act Six scholars

Eight local high school students are among the 16 Act Six scholars recently named to receive full academic scholarships to Whitworth and Gonzaga universities.


Norm Harding, star at Rogers and Whitworth, dies at 79

“The Natural” was miscast. Norm Harding should have played the lead role in the 1984 baseball movie. Harding, a 1957 graduate of Rogers High School and one of the more …


UPDATED: Thu., March 15, 2018, 5:10 p.m.

Whitworth guard Kyle Roach named Division III first-team All-American

The honors continue to pour in for Whitworth’s Kyle Roach.


Wheaton hands seventh-ranked Whitworth men their first setback of season

In the end, Whitworth simply ran out of answers Tuesday night.


UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 16, 2017, 6:38 a.m.

Huckleberries: Sometimes it’s best to stop searching for cell service

For many of the fans of the Whitworth Pirates, the home game with the Willamette Bearcats Saturday was Senior Day. For St. Vinny’s director Jeff Conroy of Coeur d’Alene and …


Whitworth builds Hawaiian pipeline by welcoming Polynesian culture

Chase Takaki grew up knowing he would have to eventually leave his home in Hawaii. The now-senior wide receiver at Whitworth was faced with the choice so many young football …


UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 2, 2017, 1:12 p.m.

Whitworth Guest Artist Jazz Concert to feature storied pianist Ellis Marsalis

Marsalis will host a jazz clinic on Friday and perform with the Whitworth University Jazz Ensemble on Saturday. Both events will be held at Whitworth’s Cowles Auditorium.


UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 24, 2017, 9:06 a.m.

Making sense of the numbers: College rankings in perspective

Research suggests rankings have a significant impact on where students apply to college, regardless of whether they fully understand what each ranking system measures. But the rankings don’t tell the …


UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 9, 2017, 1:24 p.m.

Whitworth athletics overhaul begins with installation of artificial turf at Pine Bowl

Rod Sandberg is wary of making comparisons, so the Whitworth head football coach adheres to a don’t-worry-about-them strategy.


Whitworth building public garden at front of campus

After a destructive windstorm in November 2015, only two battered pine trees remained standing on a patch of land that marks the front entrance of Whitworth University. Now the site …


Whitworth names four to its hall of fame

A two-time national champion, a couple of two-sport standouts and the third individual from her sport to be enshrined comprise the 2017 Class of the Whitworth University Athletic Heritage Gallery …


UPDATED: Fri., June 2, 2017, 8:58 p.m.

Whitworth student turns ‘covfefe’ tweet into Baroque fugue

While many took to social media to offer up interpretations of President Donald Trump’s famous “covfefe” tweet, Peter Underhill turned to music.


Calbreath: Whitworth decision reflects its values

The decision by Whitworth University to dissociate itself from Planned Parenthood was one that was squarely in keeping with the values of the institution.


Whitworth’s Planned Parenthood decision is needlessly political

Whitworth a neutral player achieved the opposite, placing Whitworth in the center of polarizing American politics, fixating on abortion alone.


Whitworth grad turns spiritual crisis into feature film

It was while at Whitworth that Ryan Graves began to question things he’d previously simply accepted. The crux of his doubts began at Whitworth when he took a team-taught course …