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UPDATED: Wed., March 20, 2019, 4:41 p.m.

Conservative students push for Ben Shapiro visit after rejection by Whitworth University student government

The effort to bring the conservative political commentator to Whitworth mirrors an earlier controversy at Gonzaga University.


UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019, 10:33 p.m.

Pulitzer Prize winner Jon Meacham comes to Spokane May 6

Ticket are on sale for the Northwest Passages Book Club’s evening with Jon Meacham, the presidential historian and Pulitzer Prize-winning author of “The Soul of America.” The May 6 event, …


UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 7, 2019, 10:27 p.m.

Whitworth students find national pride, simple joys among Vietnamese people

For a group of Whitworth University students, a 2


Writer Austin Channing Brown to speak at Whitworth University

Brown will speak about her book “I’m Still Here: Black Dignity in a World Made For Whiteness” as part of African American Heritage Month.


Traveling museum brings African-American history to Whitworth University

Whitworth University on Tuesday hosted the Black History 101 Mobile Museum, which features 200 pieces of memorabilia displayed chronologically, from the trans-Atlantic slave trade era to current hip-hop culture.


Whitworth students travel to Vietnam for studies on war

Several Whitworth University students weren’t sure what to expect when they left Sunday for a three-week tour of Vietnam and the legacy of a war that divided a nation a …


UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 7, 2019, 10:04 p.m.

No. 7 Whitworth men gear up for showdown with fourth-ranked Whitman

The list of recent accomplishments for the Whitworth men’s basketball program is an impressive one. If only they could get over the Whitman Blues.


Whitworth students shut out of Smithsonian

For a group of Whitworth University students, the partial shutdown of the federal government is suddenly more than an academic exercise.


UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 20, 2018, 3:26 p.m.

Whitworth art students paint Hillyard mural

You can’t miss Hillyard’s latest art project.


UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 17, 2018, 8:46 a.m.

Whitworth’s tobacco and chewing ban starts Jan. 1, provoking pushback from some students

An estimated 9 percent of Whitworth University’s students smoke, vape or chew tobacco. Starting Jan. 1, they’ll have to take the habit off-campus.


Ben College scores career-high 37 as Whitworth routs D’Youville 104-74

Ben College sank 11 of 17 from 3-point range on his way to a career-high 37 points and the Whitworth Pirates cruised to a 104-74 victory over the D’Youville Spartans …


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.