Students abroad participate in Japanese, Galapagos traditions during holiday season

Braelyn Swan, Staff writer

November 27, 2017

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The holidays are the best time of year to be with family and fulfill family traditions. Most Linfield students can return home to their families at Thanksgiving and do what their families do. However, students who are studying...

Thank you for your service

Kaho Akau, Staff writer

November 12, 2017

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He sat in a booth at a local Denny’s in San Clemente, California. A platoon mate joined him as he devoured his Lumberjack Slam, each bite of bacon, eggs and pancakes more delicious than those that preceded. Then their waitress...

Setting the pace, with heart, student leads an active life

Malia Riggs, Staff writer

November 12, 2017

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“I’m battery-operated,” Linfield student Claire St. Marie, acknowledged. “This is me. I’m kind of like Iron Man. At least that sounds the most cool when I tell people I have a pacemaker.” St. Marie is a junior nursing...

Fresh perspective for HHPA faculty

Camille Botello, Staff writer

November 12, 2017

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The Linfield Health and Human Performance department is welcoming a new assistant professor to their team. Professor Cisco Reyes came to Oregon as a college freshman from Moscow, Idaho, to play baseball at Pacific University...

Professor takes a new approach to biology

Kyle Huizinga, Staff writer

November 3, 2017

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Andrew Black is a new visiting professor in biology, and is currently teaching Principles of Biology and lab classes at Linfield College’s McMinnville Campus. Black’s love for animals, specifically sea life, is...

A foreigner among mainlanders

Kaho Akau, Staff writer

November 3, 2017

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“Ho brah, we go grind,” Ezra Heleski said. “I stay hungreh. I like mop one burgah.” His friends just stared at him. They were probably thinking, “What did he just say?” Here’s the translation: “Hey, l...

Baseball team’s Halloween scrimmage provides humor to campus

November 3, 2017

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The baseball team got together this past Friday to play a Halloween-themed scrimmage. With costumes like Fred Flinstone and Winnie the Pooh, the game provided comical relief to kick off what students say is one of the...

Emotional support animals

Alex Gogan, Staff writer

November 3, 2017

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Bringing your favorite pet to school is every college student’s dream. For some students, it’s a reality. But they have to document a special need first. Such is the case with sophomore biology major Fiona K...

Looking into the eye of Hurricane Maria

Camille Botello, Staff writer

October 16, 2017

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Only hours before Hurricane Irma was predicted to make landfall in the Caribbean islands, assistant Spanish professor Tania Carrasquillo Hernandéz booked a flight into the eye of the storm. A native of Puerto Rico, Carrasquillo...

Cheerleader, Miss Oregon proves unstoppable

Kaelia Neal, Editor-in-chief

October 16, 2017

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A challenging disease doesn’t stop Abigail Hoppe from living life to the fullest. With text messaging, Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat and Twitter, people immerse themselves in their phones as a source of entertainment and communi...

Students reflect on Vegas shooting

Leina Panui and Elizabeth Stoeger

October 16, 2017

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“I didn’t hear about it until the next morning,” Kerri Paasche said, a senior from Las Vegas. After hearing about the shootings at the Jason Aldean concert on Oct. 1, she immediately started to call her friends and fam...

Freshmen adapting to dorm life living

Leina Panui, Staff writer

October 1, 2017

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Attending Linfield introduces a lot of new things to freshmen class -- meeting people from all over the country, new challenging courses, and trying to make their dorm rooms feel a bit more like home. “I brought my mattress...

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