List of Student Organizations

The purpose of student organizations at Willamette University is to provide opportunities for the enhancement of academic, cultural, social and recreational aspects of student life through participation in group programs and activities. Every Willamette student has the opportunity to become involved in campus organizations!

Student organizations fall into one of ten categories. To browse student organizations, select a category below.

Academic

ANIMAL CARE CLUB

The purpose of the Animal Care club is to further the knowledge of the veterinary medicine profession, promote preparation for vet-school applications, provide support to potential applicants, and organize volunteer activities within the community pertaining to the field.

Andrea Risolo  Advisor: David Craig  

ARCHAEOLOGY CLUB

The Archaeology Club aims to engage students in extracurricular archaeological activities, projects and events. We hope to give students more hands-on learning opportunities.

Rachael Lew  Advisor: Ortwin Knorr  

CHEMISTRY CLUB

The purpose of the Chemistry Club is to engage the Willamette community in chemistry-related activities both on campus and around Salem. The club provides teaching experience, along with training in lab safety techniques, for members who perform science demonstrations at local elementary and middle schools. The Chemistry Club also provides opportunities to learn about possible careers in chemistry. Science and humanities majors alike are welcome.

Paige Halas  Advisor: Karen Holman  

EXERCISE SCIENCE CLUB

The Exercise Science club is designed to provide exercise students opportunities to explore different careers in the field and participate in curriculum-related field trips.

Alyssa Perreault  Advisor: Michael Lockard  

FRENCH CLUB

The French club's purpose is to promote the culture of the French speaking world on Willamette campus and to improve students' knowledge of this culture by providing them with an insight of francophone particularities that they cannot experience in the classroom (food movies, exhibits, music, etc.)

Genevieve Gahagan  Advisor: Gaetano DeLeonibus  

GERMAN CLUB

The German Club will provide a community setting for students of German and those with an interest in the German language and culture to broaden their learning through activities, informative gatherings, traditional festivals, and group excursions related to the subject of German.

Lauren White  Advisor: Aili Zheng  

MATH CLUB

The purpose of the Willamette. University Math Club (WUMC) is to provide an environment in which members can explore extracurricular mathematics.

Jacob Koen Ruben  Advisor: Colin Starr  

MUSEUM CLUB

The purpose of this organization is to increase awareness and student involvement with the Hallie Ford Museum of Art and provide a variety of activities related to the museum.

Grace Pochis  Advisor: Jonathan Bucci  

PHILOMATHEAN SOCIETY

The Philomathean Society sponsors a series of public debates and other such opportunities for intellectual enlightenment of the Willamette University community and the Salem community at large. For more information about the Willamette Debate Union, visit their webpage: http://www.willamette.edu/cla/debate/

Jesse Sanchez  Advisor: Una Kimokeo-Goes  

PRE-LAW SOCIETY

The Pre-Law Society strives to promote a strong, supportive environment and provide informational resources for students interested in law school and a career in law by hosting events, guest speakers, informational seminars, and assisting in the application process among other opportunities.

Chantal Snedden  Advisor: Sammy Basu  

PROFESSIONAL MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATION

Connecting students to professional resources.

Marin Harris  Advisor: Matt Alex  

RUSSIAN CLUB

The purpose of the Russian Club is to promote awareness and a greater appreciation of the Russian culture and also to provide an opportunity for students of the Russian Department to associate and socialize.

Anya Rogala  Advisor: Natalia Shevchenko  

SPANISH CLUB

Spanish Club is a group for students who are interested in Spanish language and culture.

Holly Peterson  Advisor: Gustavo Fonseca  

SUSTAINABLE FORESTRY

The purpose of Sustainable Forestry Club is to engage Willamette students in forestry education opportunities and applied forest management activities at Willamette's Zena Forest. Additional hands-on excursions will take us outside the Willamette bubble, to greater understand the silviculture practices in the Willamette Valley. The goal is to give students who are interested in forestry an avenue to explore their interest and gain field based skills by visiting and working in Willamette Valley forests.

Riley Francis  Advisor: Joe Bowersox  

Greek

INTERFRATERNITY COUNCIL (IFC)

IFC is the governing body for the men's fraternities, composed of elected representatives from each of Willamette's fraternities.

Jordan Ruiz  Advisor: Lisa Holliday  

BETA THETA PI (Interest Group)

The mission of Beta Theta Pi is to develop men of principle for a principled life and it is our vision that members will live out Beta's values of mutual assistance, intellectual growth, trust, responsible conduct and integrity.

Herschel Mapes  Advisor: Emily Morris  

KAPPA SIGMA

By striving for excellence in Kappa Sigma's Four Pillars of Fellowship, Leadership, Scholarship and Service, we seek to produce Brothers who are involved in all aspects of campus life; who excel academically as students and professionally upon graduation; who develop lifelong bonds with those around them and who support those peers; and who serve their colleges and communities.

Mitch Diaz  Advisor: Ted Romanowitz  

PHI DELTA THETA

The purpose of Phi Delta Theta is to bring men with different backgrounds but similar ideals together with a common purpose: to foster excellence in scholarship, leadership, individual growth, and involvement in community service.

Dylan Sheldon  Advisor: Andrew Toney  

SIGMA ALPHA EPSILON

The mission of Sigma Alpha Epsilon is to promote the highest standards of friendship, scholarship and service for its members based upon the ideals set forth by the founders and as specifically enunciated in "The True Gentlemen."

Trevor Roberts  Advisor: Lori Johnson  

SIGMA CHI

The purpose of this fraternity shall be to cultivate and maintain the high ideals of friendship, justice and learning upon which Sigma Chi was founded.

Eamon Smith-Fagan  Advisor: Carli Rohner  

PANHELLENIC COUNCIL (PHC)

PHC is the governing body for the women's sororities, composed of elected representatives from each of Willamette's three sororities.

Erin Gangstad  Advisor: Lisa Holliday  

ALPHA CHI OMEGA

Alpha Chi Omega seeks to positively contribute to our surrounding community through philanthropy, educational activities and social events. We strive for excellence in academics, leadership, responsibility, character, and seek to create strong bonds of friendship among our members

Tori Leder  Advisor: Margaret Trout  

ALPHA PHI

Alpha Phi is a sisterhood of outstanding women supporting one another in lifelong achievement. The objectives of our Fraternity are the promotion of growth in character; unity of feeling, sisterly affection, and social communion among our members.

Tashana Mithen  Advisor: Courtney Stevens  

DELTA GAMMA

Delta Gamma offers to women of all ages a rich heritage based on principles of personal integrity, personal responsibility and intellectual honesty. Its primary purpose is to foster high ideals of friendship, promote educational and cultural interests, create a true sense of social responsibility, and develop the finest qualities of character.

Jasmine Root  Advisor: Sarah Kirk  

PI BETA PHI

The mission of Pi Beta Phi Fraternity for Women is to promote friendship, develop women of intellect and integrity, cultivate leadership potential and enrich lives through community service.Our vision is to be recognized as a premier organization for women by providing lifelong enrichment to our members and to contribute to the betterment of society.

Jaide Farr  Advisor: Renee Jaime  

Honorary

ALPHA LAMBDA DELTA

This organization is a national freshman honor society for those with a minimum 3.5 g.p.a. This honorary encourages superior scholastic achievement among students during their first year in institutions of higher education, promotes intelligent living and a continued high standard of learning and assists students in recognizing and developing meaningful goals for their roles in society.

Rebecca Brownlee  Advisor: Monique Bourque  

MORTAR BOARD

Mortar Board is a national honor society recognizing college seniors for their exemplary scholarship, leadership and service, established in 1918.

Connor McDonald  Advisor: Robert Chenault  

MU PHI EPSILON

This is a professional music fraternity that seeks to promote musicianship, scholarship, and friendship through service to the University and the community. Mu Phi Epsilon aims to advance music throughout the world and to develop awareness that artistic gifts are to be shared with others. There is a g.p.a. requirement and potential members must be invited to join this fraternity.

Madison Hall  Advisor: Crystal Zimmerman  

NATIONAL SOCIETY OF COLLEGIATE SCHOLARS

This honor society recognizes the outstanding achievement of first and second year students & encourages them to get involved in the community.

Jordon Henderson  Advisor: Beth Walsh  

ORDER OF OMEGA

This is a national honorary society, open to juniors and seniors, that recognizes members of fraternities and sororities who have excelled in academics, campus involvement and community service. Order of Omega membership is awarded through application and invitation.

Marin Harris  Advisor: Lisa Holliday  

PHI BETA KAPPA

Founded in 1776, Phi Beta Kappa is the nation's oldest academic honor society. Its mission is to foster and to recognize excellence in the liberal arts and sciences. Students are elected to Phi Beta Kappa as seniors (a small number may be elected as juniors) based on scholarly achievement, broad cultural interest and good character. Members of the WU chapter, Delta of Oregon, base selection largely on an adjusted g.p.a. considering also departmental recommendations and academic honors. Membership is by invitation only.

Advisor: Dave Rigsby   

TRI BETA BIOLOGICAL HONOR SOCIETY

This is a national honor society for students of the biological sciences. It will strive to increase knowledge of biological matters through active pursuit of speakers and field trips, and shall encourage students to pursue research and scholarship.

Maya Kaup  Advisor: David Craig  

Media

B MOVIE CLUB

It is the mission of the B Movie Club to promote interest in, appreciation for, and interaction with B Movies within the horror and sci-fi genre.

Jordon Hendersen  Advisor: Frann Michel  

CHRYSALIS

The Chrysalis is an annual journal representing both the literary and artistic voices of Willamette's community members. This student run publication includes poetry, short stories, musical scores, photography and photographs of paintings, drawings and three-dimensional art.

Abigail Lahnert  Advisor: Scott Nadelson  

COLLEGIAN

The Collegian strives to teach journalistic skills and ethics while providing Willamette's weekly student paper.

Elize Manoukian (interim)  Advisor: Emily Morris  

WU WIRE

Broadcasting to the campus intranet via computer, ASWU Radio's innovative student-run station maintains community through entertainment and communication. With a mix of musical genres, talk and fun, the campus' newest media has something for everyone - participant or listener.

Kel Mandigo-Stoba  Advisor: Kyle House  

WU Zine Collective

WU Zine Collective is a literary arts magazine that seeks to increase campus-wide participation in the arts. They distribute "traditional" print and online publications, and non-traditional publications including self-publishable handouts and "fill-in-the-issue" editions aimed at breaking down publication barriers, allowing hobbyist, alternative, and closeted artists to the enter the public, artistic sphere.

Nastja Nykaza  Advisor: Michael Chasar  

Multicultural

ALIANZA

The purpose of Alianza is to promote the Latino culture as well as empower the outer Latin community in effort to seek a higher education. We will provide the campus with ethnic celebrations, films, speakers, and a supportive environment for multicultural students through potlucks, trips and other cultural gatherings.

Marisol Garibay-Cervantes  Advisor: Veronica Oritz  

ASIAN COALITION FOR EQUALITY (ACE)

The mission of the Asian Coalition for Equality (ACE) is to educate and promote interest in awareness of Asian American issues within the Willamette University community through the use of films, lectures, outings, and other events. ACE will also attend events of groups that we recognize in solidarity on campus. These include groups representing marginalized students, groups centered around activism, and groups holding educational or informational events. ACE is here to conduct Asian American education and activism, but we also seek to build connections and support other groups representing marginalized populations on campus.

Tiffany Chan  Advisor: Aili Zheng  

ASIAN STUDENT ASSOCIATION (ASA)

The purpose of ASA is to represent the interests and concerns of Asian students at Willamette. ASA will act as a support network for its members and other students of Asian ancestry because we understand that the transition into a predominantly homogenous environment can be difficult. In addition, ASA will act as a campus wide resource to promote cultural awareness and ethic diversity among the members of the Willamette Community.

Nicole Sato  Advisor: Gordy Toyama  

BLACK STUDENT UNION (BSU)

The Black Student Union is dedicated to the unification and healing of African-Americans, people of African descent and others that are part of the African Diaspora through self-determination, cultural education, and academic excellence. Through the Implementation of these principles and others, the Black Student Union will strive to continue the struggle for Black liberation and the liberation of all.

Milan Lay  Advisor: Amadou Fofana  

CAUSA

CAUSA chapter is dedicated to civic engagement of its members through organizing, educating and mobilizing Willamette and its surrounding communities. CAUSA chapter will attempt to raise awareness about pertinent issues affecting the immigrant community.

Raelyne Moreno  Advisor: Renee Jaime  

CHINESE STUDENT ASSOCIATION

The Chinese Student Association strives to bridge the gap between Chinese, Chinese American, and Willamette Students and to facilitate communication among these cultures on Willamette campus.

Alison Hsiao  Advisor: Huike Wen  

HAWAII CLUB

The Hawaii Club strives to produce a more comfortable environment for students, both from Hawaii and those interested in the culture. It provides a support group that participates in activities, service projects, and educational programs, especially through the luau put on at the end of the school year. It also functions as a transitory resource to assist students while finding their niche at Willamette University.

Kalei Hendershot  Advisor: Gordy Toyama  

JAPAN STUDIES STUDENT LEADERS (JSSL)

JSSL is an organization open to all students interested in Japan, with the purpose of organizing engaging academic activities centered around Japanese culture, society and language for the Willamette, TIUA and Salem communities.

Kira-Ann Hayashi  Advisor: Miho Fujiwara  

NATIVE AND INDIGENOUS STUDENT UNION

The purpose of the Native and Indigenous Student Union is to enlighten its members to the cultural diversity of the Native American people. This association will help Native Americans to identify with an organization on campus and all other students of different origins to be enlightened by the activities, debates and lectures this association may offer.

Cristina Marquez Guerrero  Advisor: Gordy Toyama  

Rainbow Alliance

This group exists to provide and encourage the support, education, and visibility of gay/lesbian/bisexual concerns and issues in the Willamette/TIUA community. Its aim is to create an awareness and celebration of differing perspectives and lifestyles.

Taylor Saunders  Advisor: Matt Bost  

Performing Arts

HEADBAND

Auditioned ensemble.

Nick Newman  Advisor: Leslie Green  

IMPROV CLUB

The purpose of this organization is to promote, perform, and teach methods of improvisational theatre to members of the Willamette community.

Salina Judd  Advisor: Jonathan Cole  

MUSIC TEACHERS NATIONAL ASSOCIATION - COLLEGIATE CHAPTER

The purpose of the Association is the advancement of musical knowledge and education. Activities of the Association are aimed at the promotion of the art of music and the advancement of musical educational activities and the appreciation of music among the people of the community.

Erica Campbell  Advisor: Crystal Zimmerman  

POI CLUB

Poi club promotes, expresses and teaches the art of poi on the Willamette campus. We will gather regularly to practice and improve each others' skills. Performances will be in conjunction with other clubs at WU including but not limited to the DJ and Hawaii club. The tools used in poi are varied; the include poi balls, glowsticks, zuni, beaming poi and fine poi among others.

Crystal Lefebvre   Advisor: Rich Dennis  

SANSHIN CLUB

The Sanshin Club is a student-run organization with the main goal of sharing the traditional Okinawan musical instrument and the abundant Japanese history and culture to the Willamette community and schools around the Salem area. The Sanshin Club is open to any Willamette University undergraduate and American Studies Program (ASP) students. Through the learning and performing of this musical instrument, our organization aims to bring not only enjoyment, but also traditional Japanese culture and its rich history into the public view.

Lara Shinsato  Advisor: Miho Fujiwara  

TAIKO CLUB

The purpose of Taiko is to give an opportunity to students to learn the traditional ways of Japanese Taiko and to perform for Willamette as well as other local communities in hopes of expanding the knowledge of Japanese tradition.

Megan Viloria  Advisor: Miho Fujiwara  

TANDEM

Tandem is a co-ed a capella choir that arranges, learns and performs a variety of popular music.

Paige Peterson  Advisor: Paul Klemme  

UP TOP

Up Top is a student-run female a cappella musical group comprised of full-time Willamette students of any major. It strives to promote a creative and performance outlet through the process of performing and arranging original and "covered" vocal pieces.

Holly Peterson  Advisor: Wallace Long  

WILLAMETTE CHOIRS

This organization represents all curricular choirs at Willamette including: Chamber Choir, Willamette Singers, Voce Femminile and Male Ensemble Willamette. The organization goal is to promote excellence in the choral art.

Madison Hall  Advisor: Wallace Long  

WILLAMETTE DANCE COMPANY

The Willamette Dance Company is an organization of dancers and dance enthusiasts with the common goal of creating and performing a semesterly dance concert.

Layla Tahmassebi  Advisor: Lisa Holliday  

Religious

CAMPUS AMBASSADORS

Campus Ambassadors Christian Fellowship desires to help students grow in the knowledge and love of God, guided by the authority of Scripture and prayer. We work to fulfill our mission through worship, Bible study, community service, daily prayer and retreats.

Alicke Grobler  Advisor: Sarah Kirk  

INTER VARSITY CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP

Inter Varsity Christian Fellowship is a student-led organization that is working with Jesus to cause a revolution through which all students will experience the kingdom of God, be transformed by His love and be sent out to change the world. Students lead small group Bible studies and prayer meetings in order to know Jesus personally. The Refuge is our weekly worship experience, intended for all students (Christians and seekers) to experience the presence of God through music, silence and prayer.

Matthew Murata  Advisor: Karen Wood  

JEWISH STUDENT UNION

This organization strives to provide a forum and community for Jewish students of WU to practice and talk about Jewish culture.

Wendy Rosenstein  Advisor: Todd Silverstein  

NEWMAN CLUB

Our mission is to integrate faith, reason and life experience on the campus of Willamette University according to the vision of Cardinal Newman. As a Catholic apostolate, we foster spiritual growth through prayer, discussion and service.

Itsel Venegas Trujillo  Advisor: Bill Kelm  

Service

BEST BUDDIES

Best Buddies is a college based volunteer program designed to promote one-to-one friendships between college students and people with developmental disabilities. Each College Buddy is asked to see his/her Buddy once a month and call or write once a week. In addition, pairs participate in monthly group activities, such as dances, arts craft nights and pizza parties.

Shealen McFadden  Advisor: Gary Ellison  

BURNING BRIGHT

Burning Bright provides a variety of opportunities to volunteer with children with serious illnesses. Opportunities include service at the hospital, fundraisers, organizational events and specialized camps.

Julianne Johnson  Advisor: Margaret Trout  

COLLEGES AGAINST CANCER

Colleges Against Cancer gives students the opportunity to combat concer on their campus while uniting with other chapters nationwide. Students can make an impact nationwide, as well as within the Salem Community.

Catherine Thorn  Advisor: Karen Wood  

ENVIRONMENTAL COMMUNITY OUTREACH & SERVICES (ECOS)

Through cooperative outreach to students, faculty and alumni who are affiliated with various academic disciplines represented at WU, ECOS aims to foster environmental awareness, continued environmental education, and environmental career opportunities.

Andie DiBiase  Advisor: Jeani Bragg  

FOOD RECOVERY NETWORK (FRN)

It is the mission of the FRN at Willamette to fight food waste and hunger in the Willamette Valley by recovering surplus perishable food from our campus and donating it to people in need in our community.

Maya Kaup  Advisor: Joe Bowersox  

SEXUAL ASSULT RESPONSE ALLIES (SARA)

SARA aims to provide a safe group of trained volunteers to which survivors of sexual assault and their allies can go to seek support, advocacy, and information.

Madison Rotter  Advisor: Margaret Trout  

WILLAMETTE EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES (WEMS)

To encourage and facilitate training of students expressing interests in emergency medical services to include but not limited to training in CPR and First Aid. To provide certification in CPR to the Willamette Community.

Briana Fortnam  Advisor: Margaret Trout  

ZENA FARM CLUB

The Zena Farm Club gathers students to collaborate ideas and work on Zena Farm, the Willamette owned piece of land just outside of West Salem.

Lance Rossi  Advisor: Wendy Petersen Boring  

Social and Support

BOFFER CLUB

The Boffer Club is devoted to recreation of medieval battle using light, padded weapons in a variety of game-types and settings. Typically meets once a week, occasionally also meets on weekends for capture the flag and other large-scale games. Safe and fun. Theatrical/period costume encouraged.

Joshua Thornton  Advisor: Peter Wogan  

CAMPUS CURSIVE

We aim to bring and spread more love in our world, to touch hearts, spread a positive influence, and better other's lives. We will write anonymous love letters to unknown people in order to brighten up their life, bring a smile to their face, and spread the love in our world.

Briana Fortnam  Advisor: Pamela Moro  

COLLEGE DEMOCRATS

Willamette College Democrats will serve as a source of ideas, organization, and activism directed towards supporting the community members of WU who seek to gain experience in local, state, or national politics through voter education, voter registration, get out the vote efforts, as well as those who seek to gain experience by aiding candidates or campaigns aligned with the ideals found within the platform, heritage, or future direction of the Democratic Party.

Nic Shipley  Advisor: David Gutterman  

COLLEGE REPUBLICANS

College Republicans endorse and publicize the principles of the Republican Party. They aid in the election of Republican candidates at all levels and work to develop political skills and leadership abilities among students to prepare them for future service to the community. College Republicans will serve as a source of ideas, organization, and activism for those wishing to support the Republican Party and conservative ideals.

Tyler Harris  Advisor: Michael Marks  

CUPCAKE CLUB

Our club bakes homemade cupcakes and uses them at bake sales for a charity that we vote on each semester.

Niko Morozov  Advisor: Lori Johnson  

GAMES UNPLUGGED!

This organization will provide a venue for interactive analog games and foster an inclusive culture that surrounds them. It will organize itself to encourage community and social involvement, connecting students who share a unifying interest. It will combat exclusivity, stereotyping and other internally divisive elements of game culture by engaging in meaningful conversations and promoting teamwork within a diverse group. Ultimately, it will strive to introduce its members to new people, viewpoints and challenges in the context of a fun and productive community.

Janet Gallagher  Advisor: David Altman  

HEALTH AND WELLNESS CLUB

Informing the Willamette community of the importance of exercise, nutrition, and rest and providing support and opportunities for students to live healthier and gain a full understanding of overall personal wellness.

Shannon Ross  Advisor: Bryan Schmidt  

LEAGUE OF LEGENDS

The Willamette League of Legends Club is a RIOT Games affiliated club that exists to promote teamwork and communication between the League of Legends players on campus, and build an environment of harassment-free sportsmanship through on campus and collegiate competition. Our members regularly meet to play League of Legends.

Brian Bottini  Advisor: Fletcher Haynes  

THE RESPECTABLE SOCIETY OF FIBER ARTS

The Respectable Society of Fiber Arts will help to better serve the community at Willamette and in Salem through the cooperative and healing activity of knitting and crocheting.

Katrina Bicknell  Advisor: Karen Wood  

SETTLERS CLUB

The purpose of Settlers Club is to promote and play the board game Settlers of Catan with other Catan enthusiasts as well as newcomers with an interest in a game of strategy, development, negotiation, and good times. Be prepared for some sweet tournament action with prizes for the top players and a chance to be known as "King/Queen of Catan" for the overall winner

Aaron Romero  Advisor: J. Charles Williamson  

STUDENT ATHLETE ADVOSRY COMMITTEE

The mission of the NCAA Division III Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) is to enhance the total student-athlete experience by promoting opportunity for all student-athletes; protecting student-athlete welfare; and fostering a positive student-athlete image, while maintaining the tenets of the Division III philosophy.

Andrew Lum  Advisor: Leslie Shevlin  

STUDENTS FOR FEMINISM

Students for Feminism is a group that raises awareness of gender inequality and its intersections though discussion and dialogue, ultimately working to empower all individuals. We meet every Thursdays at 6:00 pm in the Women's Resource Center on the third floor of the University Center--all are welcome! The group also hopes to engage the Willamette community with on campus events such as “Love Your Body Days,” The Willamette Monologues: A personal theory, Take Back the Night, and bringing on campus speakers in hopes of fostering campus awareness of wider feminist issues. If you are interested in participating in the monologues performance please join the group after the Students for Feminism meetings the 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month 7-8 pm to workshop your ideas.

Jessica Meza-Torres  Advisor: Allison Hobgood  

VEGAN CLUB

The purpose of this club is to build awareness for nutritional science, environmental issues, and animal rights issues as they pertain to veganism.

Nicole Morozov  Advisor: Rachel Kinsman Steck  

VIDEO GAME CLUB

It is the mission of the Video Game Club to promote teamwork and communication between video gamers on campus, and build an environment of harassment-free sportsmanship through on-campus competition.

Sam Swanson  Advisor: Fletcher Haynes  

WILLAMETTE EVENTS BOARD (WEB)

The purpose of Willamette Events Board is to provide programs that complement, reflect and respond to the Willamette University community. These programs shall be designed to be an educational experience for those involved in planning and presenting of the programs, as well as those who participate. These programs should remain consistent with stated objectives, regulations, and missions of the Office of Student Activities and Willamette University.

Louiza Easley  Advisor: Emily Morris  

WU CRU

This club has been established with the purpose of promoting school spirit within the student body and the faculty, as well as supporting many University events, while representing Willamette in a way consistent with the educational mission of the institution.

Eamon Smith-Fagan  Advisor: Lloyd Fobi  

WULAPALOOZA

Wulapalooza is an earth, art, and music festival that has been organized by students every spring for the past 12 years. Student and professional bands perform on two stages at the festival, along with other performance groups such as Willamette Dance Company and Poi Club. We also have club activities, food, and a craft fair, among other events. Each year we also select a charitable organization to support!

Teddy Wu  Advisor: Lisa Holliday  

Sports and Recreational

BACKPACKING CLUB

Our purpose is to give the Willamette University community access to outdoor recreation and the environment of the Pacific Northwest. The group is committed to outdoor and environmental education to encourage participants to pursue interests in the outdoors. The Outdoor program will build campus unity, while providing an opportunity to get outdoors.

Anelise Zimmer  Advisor: Bryan Schmidt  

BADMINTON CLUB

The purpose is to be an organization where members can compete against each other and enhance their skills as badminton players.

Xengie Doan  Advisor: Bryan Schmidt  

CHEER SQUAD

The purpose of the WU Cheer squad is to provide enthusiasm, spirit, and entertainment at Willamette sporting events on campus. We perform at home football games during the fall semester and home basketball games at the beginning of spring semester.

Annie Seiver  Advisor: Bryan Schmidt  

CLIMBING CLUB

The club supports recreational climbing pursuits including indoor climbing gym, outdoor guided climbing, and promotes safe climbing habits/practices by planning and offering climbing outings and events.

Anelise Zimmer  Bryan Schmidt  

CYCLING CLUB

The mission of Willamette Cycling Club is to promote physical well being and a feeling of community through cycling.

David Medema  Mark Janeba  

DANCE TEAM

The purpose of the Dance Team is to unite students who have an interest in dance, promote spirit and to perform for the student body, staff and alumni.

Shalini Grover  Advisor: Bryan Schmidt  

DISC GOLF CLUB

This organization aims to establish a group of students at Willamette University to go disc golfing at courses in the area and surrounding Salem, Oregon. Along with travel, this organization aims to promote inter-collegiate relations with other University and College disc golf clubs in the Willamette Valley.

Tor Carlson  Advisor: Bryan Schmit  

KAYAK CLUB

The Kayak Club was organized to bring WU students together who enjoy kayaking and/or would like to learn more about it. Whether you enjoy sea or river kayaking there is a place here for you.

Anelise Zimmer  Advisor: Bryan Schmit  

MEN'S RUGBY

The Rugby club will participate in matches and tournaments. We wish to give people who do not want to continue in varsity sports an opportunity for physical activity.

Eli Butcher  Advisor: Bryan Schmidt  

MEN'S SOCCER CLUB

To provide players with a more competitive soccer environment than intramurals provides, without being at the extreme level of collegiate varsity sport.

Kenya Reutin  Advisor: Bryan Schmidt  

MEN'S ULTIMATE FRISBEE

This club exists to play Ultimate Frisbee and lots of it. Group members strive to develop skills, play in intercollegiate games and tournaments and to have fun in every weather condition.

Adrian Saso  Advisor: Bryan Schmidt  

SKI AND SNOWBOARD CLUB

The purpose of this organization is to create an opportunity for Willamette students to enjoy the sport of skiing and snowboarding on a periodic basis while enjoying the outdoors.

Anelise Zimmer  Advisor: Bryan Schmidt  

WOMEN'S CLUB SOCCER

This organization is designed to provide the WU community with a more competitive soccer environment than intramurals provides, without being at the extreme level of a colligate varsity sport.

Mikayla Carias  Advisor: Bryan Schmidt  

WOMEN'S CLUB VOLLEYBALL

This organization seeks to gather women of Willamette University to play competitive indoor volleyball.

Maya Jaramillo  Advisor: Bryan Schmidt  

WOMEN'S RUGBY CLUB

Our purpose at Willamette University is to provide women with a fun and athletic pastime outside of the varsity sports. By participating in women's rugby, students have a chance to participate in an interesting sport and get involved in the Willamette community.

Nina Tran  Advisor: Bryan Schmidt  

WOMEN'S ULTIMATE FRISBEE CLUB

This club is designed for women to learn and enjoy the sport of Ultimate Frisbee, play in all conditions, attend tournaments and have fun playing a competitive sport. Open to all skill levels and athletic ability.

Lydia Vanderburg  Advisor: Bryan Schmidt  

YOGA CLUB

The goal of the yoga club is to provide a loving and supportive environment where students can feel free to be themselves, make mistakes, fall… all in the process of physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual growth. It is a place where students can clear their minds of everything they have to do, gaining and increasing awareness of their minds and bodies and letting out their day to day stress in a positive and healthful way.

Rachel Carstensen  Advisor: Bryan Schmidt