Documentary examines immigration through eyes of those affected

Braelyn Swan, Staff writer

March 5, 2018

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This month’s meaningful movie, shown in the Pioneer Reading Room was “The Deportation of Innocence,” a documentary covering immigrants who were deported from America and separated from their families. The first man that...

Cuban-American author speaks on writing and exile

Hannah Curry, Staff writer

March 5, 2018

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Born in Cuba and immigrated to America, Achy Obejas shared stories of the relationships Cubans and Cuban-Americans, like herself, have with their homeland. Obejas spoke to an audience of Linfield students and community members...

Author John Daniel on transitions, perseverance

Emma Knudson, Staff writer

March 5, 2018

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Three-time Oregon Book Award recipient John Daniel began the night in the Austin Reading Room, as many authors participating in the Readings at the Nick series do, by talking about Linfield. “Linfield seems to understand...

Growing popularity in Latin music may be indicative of social change

Camille Botello, Staff writer

March 5, 2018

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The fast tempo reggaeton hit of the summer was only the beginning of a Latin American music trend to permeate North American pop charts. Justin Bieber heard the original Spanish version of “Despacito” in a Colombian club...

Stolen manuscript could spell disaster

Grant Beltrami, Staff writer

February 18, 2018

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Late Thursday night a group of rebel professors broke into Linfield headquarters and stole a collection of top-secret documents. Authorities fear that among the stolen documents was a manuscript written by the college’s founding...

Linfield students pick their favorite movies of 2017

Angel Rosas, Staff writer

February 18, 2018

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The Academy Awards celebrates the finest in film entertainment and art. An entire night dedicated to the well-known directors and actors all the way to the costume designers and sound editors. To honor this year’s award show...

Black Panther offers cultural shift

Kyle Huizinga, Staff writer

February 18, 2018

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Black panther was released in theaters on Thursday. The film was highly anticipated by fans and critics as a step in the right direction for minority representation in films. The film itself far exceeded expectation in its...

Surprise release of ‘Cloverfield 3’ disappoints

Grant Beltrami, Staff writer

February 18, 2018

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It came as a surprise to Cloverfield fans when an ad during the Super Bowl announced that the third movie in the franchise would be available on Netflix immediatley after the game. The first movie, “Cloverfield” was a quite...

Slam poet FreeQuency gives spoken word performance fueled by civil rights activism

Cassandra Martinez, Staff writer

February 18, 2018

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Saturday evening Linfield College hosted award-winning spoken word poet and speaker FreeQuency. Students gathered for an intimate performance in Withnell Commons. She performed poems from her book titled “Becoming//Black”...

Exhibit near completion

Elizabeth Stoeger, Managing editor

December 4, 2017

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Taking a more esoteric approach to her senior thesis, Zoya Miller, ’18, created an exhibit for the Linfield Anthropology Museum focused on the history of the museum itself. “Discoveries and Donations: A Retrospective of...

Gamers’ opinions against pay-to-play model

Grant Beltrami, Staff writer

December 4, 2017

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Anyone who has played video games in the past 10 years knows about microtransactions and probably has an opinion on them. That opinion is almost assuredly negative. Recent backlash from the gaming community has even prompted...

Guest speaker, liberal sciences harmonize with music to illustrate musicalization

Braelyn Swan, Staff writer

December 4, 2017

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, The Rest

Psychologists have been “finding implicit ways to peer underneath the hood (of the human brain),” Elizabeth Margulis, professor of music at University of Arkansas, said. Searching for the ways in which music and cognition...

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