Christiana Ewald

Freelance Reporter, KLCC

United States

Christiana Ewald is a senior Religious Studies major at Willamette University, from Seattle, Washington. She enjoys early Christian apocryphal literature, material culture, and Christian memes from Facebook. She believes that local, independent journalism is the bedrock of a free and democratic society. She has worked as a news writer and managing editor at her college's student newspaper and as a news reporting intern and freelance reporter at KLCC 89.7 Eugene. At KLCC, she researched, wrote, recorded and produced news spots and features for web and radio.
In her free time, she likes to sail, hike, kayak, and say hello to seals. She also likes to knit socks, embroider patches for her jeans, and recreate historical cross-stitch patterns.

Willamette Collegian
Willamette Welcomes Largest Class in 7 Years

Chrissy Ewald Managing Editor "I walk on campus now and there's a lot more energy. There's a lot more life." Ben Royer ('24) has been a student ambassador at Willamette's Office of Admission since Spring 2022, a time period of renewed activity and possibility for the office and its employees.

Willamette Collegian
ASWU resolves to disaffiliate College Republicans; 9 yeas, 0 nays, 4 abstentions

Kathleen Forrest, Editor-in-Chief Emma Innes, News Editor Chrissy Ewald, Staff Writer Melissa Baskin, Staff Writer Disclaimer: This story is the first of many regarding the disaffiliation from ASWU of the organization College Republicans, due to the events of a meeting they held and speaker they hosted on Tuesday, Oct. 19.

Willamette Collegian
Review: My Chemical Romance in Portland: Is it too late to do it again?

Chrissy Ewald Managing editor My Chemical Romance (MCR) rocked Portland's Moda Center on Sunday, Oct. 2, two years after their scheduled performance in fall 2020. It's been more than ten years since MCR last played Portland, at the Roseland Theater in 2011, and while they've become widely accepted rock legends in the interim, it's worth asking whether they have anything new to say after all this time.

KLCC | NPR for Oregonians
Environmental activists protest BLM timber sale

A group of environmental activists blocked the entrance to Sierra Pacific Industries' lumber mill in Eugene to protest the company's contract to commercially thin public forest lands in western Lane County.

Willamette Collegian
Gas leak found in Baxter Hall

Emma Innes Editor-in-Chief Chrissy Ewald Managing Editor A gas leak was discovered in Baxter Hall on Tuesday, Oct. 4. Campus Safety sent out an email at 12:54 p.m. alerting the community about the leak and ordering those still inside to evacuate. Students were also called with a warning to evacuate.

Willamette Collegian
Unhappy with Collegian Leadership, ASWU Senators Resolved to Change It

Chrissy Ewald News Editor Last week, Associated Students of Willamette University (ASWU) senators introduced a [resolution] that would have changed the process of hiring The Collegian's editor-in-chief to a school wide election. The resolution was drafted by former ASWU senator Zeke Druker ('24), who also came up with the idea of electing the editor-in-chief.