Importance of free speech

Dawn Nowacki, Associate dean of faculty, professor

May 20, 2017

Filed under Opinion

To the editor, In response to Reshmi Dutt-Ballerstadt's op ed of May 17th, I'd like us to consider the following. I agree that change at Linfield does not happen quickly, and that we are behind the times with regard to embracing...

Why free speech matters to all of us

Lucas Carter, For the Review

May 19, 2017

Filed under Opinion

My last two months at Linfield has been stressful as many of you who know me personally may know. Followers of my club and myself have been continually vilified by members of the Linfield community for inviting Dr. Jordan Peterson...

The Place For Outrage When Free Speech Is Hate Speech: Our Mission, Our Values, Our Obligations

Reshmi Dutt-Ballerstadt, Professor of English and Co-coordinator of the Gender Studies Program

May 15, 2017

Filed under Opinion

This debate on our campus about free speech is misguided.  The dialogue should not be about the value of free speech, but what kinds of free speech we value? Let me begin then by asking a series of questions here: Do we...

A gamut of memories and experiences

Jonathan Williams, Associate editor

May 15, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Editor's Notebook  My time spent over the last four years at the Linfield Review in retrospect feels more like a lifetime. I have written and edited stories that were harrowing and memorable and ones deeply rooted in the c...

White privilege and understanding your racial identity’s implications

Olivia Gomez, Staff Writer

May 12, 2017

Filed under Opinion

We are not here to define white privilege. We are not here to debate whether it exists. We are here to understand how white privilege affects us on an individual and societal level. Such (in sum) was the mantra of the White P...

Choking on the Red Pill

May 9, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Last Tuesday, May 2, 2017 the Linfield community was subjected to a showing of the Red Pill—a tedious 2 hour propaganda ‘documentary’ advocating for the so-called ‘Men’s Rights Movement.’  The movie derives its prem...

Free speech and the moral panic at Linfield

Parker Wells

April 28, 2017

Filed under Opinion

On April 7th, as the controversy surrounding Jordan Peterson’s visit began to unfold, I described
 the circumstances as “more pushback than I expected at Linfield, but no cause for concern.”
Unfortunately, I was mistaken....

Sitting on the fence

Jade Everage

April 28, 2017

Filed under Opinion

I chose to attend Jordan Peterson’s talk last night, along with a fellow Black Student Union officer and a BSU member, in order to actively challenge myself and Dr. Peterson through civil discourse. Listening to the talk, I took several notes ...

Letter to the editor

Joshua Harper, For the Review

April 20, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Discussions on who faces structural oppression, who is marginalized, and conversely, who is privileged, have been increasingly more common. If it were not for their rampant high-mindedness and low-browedness, this would be encouraging....

Let the world’s hungry decide on GM food

Parker Wells, For the Review

April 14, 2017

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Genetically Modified, or “GM” food, are crops bred with genetic traits that make them more resistant to pests, more able to thrive during drought, and better at providing vital nutrients. These plants allow farmers to use...

Spring break – homework catchup or actually a break?

Kellie Bowen, Staff Writer

March 19, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Students are looking forward to spring break, but some teachers have other plans. It seems like we all have that one teacher that says, “You have all of spring break to work on this assignment,” or there’s that one a...

ASLC presents three different acts for Wildstock this year

Annika Lindburg, Staff Writer and Online Coordinator

March 19, 2017

Filed under Opinion

This year’s Wildstock is a two day event. The first night is the world’s wildest glow party. The next night features three artists: Angie Keilhauer, a country singer; The Burgeoning, alternative indie rockers; and The Rej3tz, ...

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