Panel dissects future of free speech

Olivia Gomez and Elizabeth Stoeger

October 17, 2017

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Two prominent voices in the African American and LGBT communities, respectively, engaged in civil discourse on free speech, where they disagreed on the regulation of hate speech but found common ground when they discussed the ...

Dillin Hall’s posters pop

Angel Rosas, Staff writer

October 16, 2017

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A new poster campaign has come to Dillin Hall showing off what Sodexo and the Dillin chefs are bringing to the table. The posters made their entrance unannounced early last month, showing off well-made sandwiches, salads, and...

Annual security report shows uptick in referrals since 2009

Braelyn Swan, Staff writer

October 16, 2017

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Linfield’s report on campus crime shows the college’s true colors. This year’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report has been released, with records of the number of various crimes committed on campus from 2014 to 2016. Since...

Northern California fires burn ’Cats’ neighborhoods

Olivia Gomez, Staff writer

October 16, 2017

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She was at a friend’s house for the night when the calls flooded her friend’s cellphone. It was 2 a.m. and they needed to evacuate immediately. The power had gone out, so they could not learn what was going on from the...

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...

Restoring a historic part of Linfield

Angel Rosas, Staff writer

October 16, 2017

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The Greater Yamhill Watershed Council hosted a work party to remove invasive plants from Cozine Creek on Saturday at 9 a.m. The event brought Linfield students, professors and even biology students from Chemeketa Community College ...

Linfield community mourns one of its own

Elizabeth Stoeger, Staff writer

October 2, 2017

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There was no clapping. Instead the auditorium was filled with cries of grief and earnest laughter as Linfield mourned the passing of beloved professor, Scott Smith. Smith was 54 years old when he died on July 22, after a battle w...

Athletes share more than gear

Liam Pickhardt, Staff writer

October 2, 2017

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Blood, sweat and tears: a phrase that has been coined by athletic teams across the country. It refers to the sacrifice and commitment required of successful athletes; however, new re- search suggests the phrase references certain d...

College prioritizes safety at sporting events

Kaho Akau, Staff writer

October 2, 2017

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A Linfield student, who asked not to be named, collapsed in the CatZone student section during the Wildcats’ home opener against Mary Hardin-Baylor. The incident was a medical issue, so the school cannot release any specifi...

Linfield holds steady after DeVos alters guidelines

Olivia Gomez, Staff writer

October 2, 2017

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Linfield’s Title IX committee is holding off on setting new mandates in its sexual misconduct policy after Education Secretary Betsy DeVos rescinded two guidelines for campus sexual assault investigations. Title IX coordinator Susan Hopp said the col...

With start of candidate reviews, Linfield is taking steps to choose new president

Kaelia Neal, Editor-in-chief

October 2, 2017

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It's been almost five months since President Thomas L. Hellie announced his pending retirement, and Linfield's Presidential Search Committee has begun reviewing applications. The committee hopes to narrow the pool via a three-step...

Generation Z takes a pause from media

Leina Panui, Staff Writer

September 25, 2017

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From Facebook and Instagram posts to Snapchats and tweets, it's the dawn of a generation that surrounds itself with media. A Linfield professor decided to put a pause on this generation for her own classroom experiment.  ...

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