The Linfield Review

‘Hustlers’ unique and empowering take on crime genre

‘Hustlers’ unique and empowering take on crime genre

Maddie Loverich, Writer

October 8, 2019

Yes, this movie is about strippers. But would you believe me if I also said Hustlers was one of the most empowering movies I’ve seen in a long time? Stripping and empowerment seem to be an unlikely duo, but this movie challenges that assumption and then some.  It’s 2007. We meet strugglin...

Stripping away stereotypes one male nurse at a time

Stripping away stereotypes one male nurse at a time

Camille Botello, News Editor

October 1, 2019

Josh Morales walks into his patient’s room with this week’s lesson in his head and a full beard on his face. He says that since male nurses are the minority, he’s always conscious about treating his peers and patients with extra compassion so he comes across as approachable. “Being a man,...

‘Cabaret’ a dark, sensual tragedy of politics, personality

‘Cabaret’ a dark, sensual tragedy of politics, personality

Angel Rosas, News Editor

May 6, 2019

Although “Cabaret” is the last production of the Linfield Theatre’s 99th season, the questions and themes that are raised in the historical musical will linger in the audience’s mind well after the final curtain closes.  The musical follows an American writer named Cliff Bradshaw as he moves to...

‘Endgame’ promises grand finale to ‘Avengers’ saga

Angel Rosas and Grant Beltrami

April 22, 2019

With 21 movies, six television shows, and millions of fans around the world, the conclusion to one of the most ambitious film series ever is coming to an end.  Not a permanent end obviously, Disney will never stop milking the Marvel cash cow, but with many of the originals Avengers’ contracts nea...

Wildstock hype builds

Emma Olson, Staff Writer

April 22, 2019

It was recently announced that this year’s Wildstock performers will be contemporary R&B and hip-hop artist Marc E. Bassy with indie pop and R&B singer Viaa opening.   Bassy is known for songs such as “You & Me” and “Morning,” and he has worked with other popular musicians su...

‘Captain Marvel’ more than your average superhero movie

Emma Olson, Staff Writer

April 8, 2019

“Captain Marvel” is Marvel’s first female-led superhero movie. While this is obviously a step in the right direction, this shouldn’t be as big of a deal as it is. There are plenty of female Marvel characters who should have gotten their own movies before this.  For example, Black Widow plays a large role in...

Bassy, Viaa to play Wildstock ’19 to play Wildstock ‘19

Elijah O'Bryant, Staff Writer

April 8, 2019

It was set up to be a tease the entire evening, waiting until the end of the night’s karaoke set to release the news. At the most recent late-night at Dillin event, LCAT unveiled a video announcing to all those present who was going to perform for Wildstock 2019.  The video featured the LCAT debating the issue...

‘She Kills Monsters’ review: D&D based play brings all the feels

Emma Olson, Writer

March 17, 2019

Linfield Theatre recently presented “She Kills Monsters,” a play about Dungeons & Dragons, sisterhood, being queer, and the 90s. This eclectic mix of topics came together to form a brilliant show. Although Dungeons & Dragons and nerd culture played a large role in the plot of this play,...

‘Apex: Legends’ innovates in the battle royale shooter genre

Grant Beltrami, Arts Editor

February 25, 2019

Signing into Xbox Live, PSN or Discord and seeing all of your friends online in the same game is rare. Even massively hyped releases like “Grand Theft Auto,” “The Elder Scrolls” and “Call of Duty” don’t sweep the board in their first few days. Somehow Respawn’s new battle royal...

Classical performance trio gets standing ovation in Ice Auditorium

Lance Evans, Writer

October 30, 2018

The classics were brought to life in Ice Auditorium on Oct 17. The Hermitage Piano Trio, composed of violinist Misha Keylin, cellist Sergey Antonov, and pianist Ilya Kazantsev, gave a stunning performance that left the crowd on their feet. Keylin, who grew up in St. Petersburg, said, “Classical...

Korean novelist describes 10-year struggle in writing first book

Lexi Kerr, Sports Editor

October 30, 2018

Author R.O. Kwon spent 10 years writing her novel, “The Incendiaries,” but didn’t get past the initial 20 sentences in the first two years. As part of Linfield’s Reading at the Nick series, Kwon shared the inspiration for her novel and recounted her tedious and “obsessive” writing process. ...

Camas to host Halloween-themed open mic Tuesday night

Anne Walkup, Opinions Editor

October 30, 2018

It isn’t often that an open mic reading incorporates Halloween costumes and candy, but the students involved with Linfield’s Camas Literary Journal have been hard at work planning the such an event. The reading, Camas Open Mic, will begin at 7 p.m. Oct. 23 in the Multicultural Center and is open to all Linfi...