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Whitworth student government to vote on Ben Shapiro invite

The Associated Students of Whitworth University are expected to vote Wednesday evening on whether or not to allow the campus' Young Americans for Freedom club to invite Ben Shapiro to speak at Whitworth.Initially, their request had been rejected, but representatives…

Whitworth to go tobacco-free on Jan. 1

Students who use tobacco products at Whitworth University will have to take their habit off-campus. The school goes tobacco-free on Jan. 1. School officials say discussions for making the campus tobacco- and vape-free have stretched back more than two years.…

Beeksma Theology Center breaks ground

Whitworth University officially announced a $ 1.5 million chapel expansion last Oct. 25, 2017. The remodeled Seeley Mudd Chapel will become a new home for the theology department, office of church engagement and campus ministries. The money for the expansion was donated by Barney and Joyce Beeksma, and it will be named The Beeksma Family Theology Center.

National immigration advocate comes to Spokane

While the immigration debate continues in D.C., there's an immigration dialogue happening in Spokane Monday night. Ali Noorani, the Executive Director of the National Immigration Forum, is speaking at Whitworth University.

Whitworth falls in OT to VA Wesleyan in NCAA sectionals

DJ Woodmore made a pair of free throws with 1.2 seconds to play in overtime to clinch a 74-71 win for sixth-ranked Virginia Wesleyan over seventh-ranked Whitworth in the sectional semifinals of the NCAA Division III men's basketball tournament.