Stories tagged: whitworth university
Fri., Jan. 17, 2020
On this day 100 years ago, the nation officially went dry.
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 16, 2019
Colleges and universities across the United States are bracing for an “enrollment cliff” in about five years – the result of a downturn in birth rates after the Great Recession. …
Sat., Nov. 23, 2019
Rockwood at Whitworth has broken ground on a $69 million senior-living redevelopment project that will bring hundreds of apartments, amenities and services to north Spokane.
Thu., Oct. 24, 2019
The Washington Post reported that despite a 25.5% decline in English majors since the 2008 recession, the skills learned through the major – chiefly, storytelling – are more crucial than …
Thu., Oct. 17, 2019
The college student won the role of assistant principal horn in late September.
Mon., Oct. 14, 2019
Damion Jablonski finally gets to run a practice, officially, as the Pirates’ men’s basketball coach on Tuesday afternoon.
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 4, 2019
Appearing publicly in Spokane for the second time in as many days, the associate editor of the Washington Post said the lessons of Watergate in the Trump presidency are not …
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 9, 2019
Gonzaga University is in the top 20% nationally according to the 2020 U.S. News and World Report rankings, and ranked nationally for the first time ever. Whitworth University placed third …
Sun., Sept. 1, 2019
A 16-unit apartment complex may be built in Spokane’s West Central neighborhood at the top of Doomsday Hill, according to documents filed with the city.
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 31, 2019
The Whitworth University campus teemed with students, parents and traffic control volunteers Saturday as hundreds of new freshmen moved into their dorm rooms.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 30, 2019
The $69 million project, northeast of U.S. Highway 395 and Hawthorne Road, will be built in two phases that include assisted-living, memory care and independent-living facilities, according to an environmental …
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 28, 2019
The 76-year-old decorated reporter and author will speak at the Spokane Convention Center, and will join a speaker’s list for the President’s Leadership Forum that includes past secretaries of state, …
Sun., Aug. 18, 2019
Prolific artist and teacher Ben Frank Moss died on August 9 at the age of 83.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 15, 2019
The Whitworth football team took to the practice field on Thursday to open fall camp, bearing a swagger not just from winning a playoff game a year ago, but from …
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 12, 2019
It is summertime in the basement of Graves Gym, and Bryan Olson’s office soundtrack is the drone of dribbling basketballs, one floor above his head.
UPDATED: Fri., July 26, 2019
If you’re looking for a good return on your investment in higher education, a
Tue., July 23, 2019
Local universities are embracing admission policies that are less dependent on SAT and ACT test scores. The alternative includes personal interviews and essays – along with good grades – that …
Tue., May 14, 2019
Whitworth students agree: Airway Heights prison’s dog training program is a net positive for all involved
Whitworth University junior Hannah Stafford had never met a prison inmate before. Especially not one whose job it is to train and rehabilitate rescue dogs inside the high, razor sharp …
UPDATED: Tue., March 26, 2019
The Spokesman-Review’s Northwest Passages Book Club received notice on Tuesday that Pulitzer Prize-winning author and presidential historian Jon Meacham has canceled all of his May appearances, including the May 6 …
UPDATED: Wed., March 20, 2019
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
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
For a group of Whitworth University students, a 2
Tue., Jan. 29, 2019
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.
Wed., Jan. 16, 2019
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.
Tue., Jan. 8, 2019
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
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.
Fri., Jan. 4, 2019
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
You can’t miss Hillyard’s latest art project.
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 17, 2018
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.
Mon., Dec. 10, 2018
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 …