Colleges won’t punish students for protesting

Elin Johnson, Staff writer

March 5, 2018

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College admissions teams across the country are choosing to ignore punishments levied at students staging protests against gun violence. Linfield is joining the movement. The college has received no questions from prospective...

‘Cats make history at theater conference

Kyle Huizinga, Staff writer

March 5, 2018

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Linfield students studying various elements of theater, including acting, costume design, stage design, and more participated in the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival last month. Theater students were selected...

Starbucks hours cater to students

Anne Walkup, Staff writer

March 5, 2018

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Students accustomed to camping out in Starbucks until late at night are now being ushered out its doors, sometimes as early as 5:30 p.m. The stragglers who used to slip into Dillin Hall just before its 8:00 p.m. closing time...

Cuban-American author asks “What happens now?”

Braelyn Swan, Staff writer

March 5, 2018

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Writer, journalist, and director of Mills College’s Master of Fine Arts program, Achy Obejas visited Linfield College this week, providing a lecture on Cuba in the 21st century, a writing workshop and a reading of one her books....

The story behind work orders

Gabriel Nair, Staff writer

February 26, 2018

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Work orders are a part of Facilities that has always been confusing and the way each order is handled, depends entirely on the situation. Facilities received over 10,000 work order requests between July 1, 2016 and June 30, 2017...

Eight professors awarded promotion, tenure

Elizabeth Stoeger, Staff writer

February 26, 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 26, 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 26, 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 26, 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...

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