Eight professors awarded promotion, tenure

Elizabeth Stoeger, Staff writer

February 25, 2018

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Two Linfield professors were given promotions and five were awarded tenure by the Board of Trustees last weekend. All the nominees presented to the Board by the Promotion and Tenure Subcommittee were accepted. Marie Chant...

“We are a nation of nutcases”

Anne Walkup, Staff writer

February 25, 2018

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A prominent anti-racism activist told her audience members they were all breathing in tiny particles of each other’s organs in order to prove the inherent insanity of racism. Lecturer and educator Jane Elliott addressed a crowd of students...

English professor offers night of poetry, storytelling

Elin Johnson, Staff writer

February 25, 2018

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English professor Joe Wilkins began his Wednesday night lecture by jokingly saying, "I don’t do a lot of lectures." Indeed, Wilkins’ presentation seemed more like spoken poetry than a traditional lecture format. The first o...

Mass comm name change has students divided

Angel Rosas, Staff writer

February 25, 2018

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The faculty assembly approved a proposal to change the mass communication department’s name on Feb. 12 to clearly describe what the major entails.   Journalism and media studies will be the new title for next year’s freshmen and...

Where’s the beef?

Anne Walkup, Staff writer

February 20, 2018

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The tater tots and cheeseburgers that once graced the grill section of Dillin Hall have mysteriously vanished since the end of fall term. Students have begun to notice the consistently empty grill area, now home to nothing...

Linfield gender studies holds strong

Elizabeth Stoeger, Staff writer

February 19, 2018

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While gender studies programs and women’s studies professors have come increasingly under fire around the nation, the genders studies program at Linfield remains safe. Female professors have seen their livelihoods threatened,...

Book display raises black voices

Kyle Huizinga, Staff writer

February 19, 2018

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A Nicholson Library lead student worker set up a Black History Month book display near the entrance. The display celebrates important African-American works of literature and approaches the subject of African American culture...

Market swings won’t damage investments

Kyle Huizinga, Staff writer

February 19, 2018

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Over the past two weeks, the stock market has had a turbulent ride. Records of both highs and lows have been smashed, and many are left confused about what the outcome of this volatility might be. Many students have accounts...

Students chase happiness in Bhutan, find meaning

Elizabeth Stoeger, Staff writer

February 19, 2018

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Linfield students traveled to Bhutan over Jan Term in search of happiness. “It was not so much that the class was to study happiness, but that we sought out to study how happiness (better read as human flourishing, or contentedness)...

3-D print your heart out

Camille Botello and Elizabeth Stoeger

February 19, 2018

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Educational Media Services debuted its new 3-D printer in Nicholson Library. The printer sits in the front of the library beside the front desk, alone on a table by the windows. Lige Armstrong, the multimedia support specialist...

Black History Month is time of growth for BSU

Olivia Gomez and Elin Johnson

February 6, 2018

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It’s Black History Month and Linfield’s Black Student Union is celebrating by bringing in a guest speaker, going off campus for a few events, and initiating other programs. BSU Co-president Jade Everage is excited for wha...

Influenza strain wreaks havoc on children, elderly

Elin Johnson and Olivia Gomez

February 6, 2018

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The virus that some are calling “the flu from hell” has made its mark in Oregon, killing children and infecting Linfield students. As of Jan. 29, two children in Oregon had died, one of whom was from Yamhill County. The Ce...

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