“Bly Manor” is the weird cousin of “Hill House”

Art by Emma Inge
December 4, 2020

After enjoying Netflix’s The Haunting of Hill House, I eagerly awaited the release of its follow-up series, The Haunting of Bly Manor. It did not disappoint.  This series, completely separate from...

The Queen’s Gambit – the turbulence that comes with prodigy

Art by Emma Inge
December 1, 2020

Released October 23rd, Netflix’s 7 part mini-series The Queen's Gambit was definitely binge-worthy. Although most of the episodes averaged about 50 minutes, the complex story never felt dull. With characters...

“American Head” a nostalgic return to form for The Flaming Lips

November 14, 2020

Glancing at the tracklist, song titles mentioning quaaludes, LSD and weed might suggest that “American Head” is just another run-of-the-mill, trip down psychedelic rock for The Flaming Lips. And in...

Efron’s new adventure show calls for change

Art by Maddie Loverich
November 13, 2020

How to get young people to listen/care/notice environmental issues? Let Zac Efron take the reins. Down to Earth with Zac Efron was released on Netflix this summer, and it’s becoming more relevant...

Remember when Emily could go to Paris?

Art by Emma Inge
November 8, 2020

There may not be a consequential point in watching Emily in Paris, but you probably still should. This new Netflix series is filled with heart, ambition, and stereotypical references that frame main...

Campus alive with the sound of music

Linfield's performing arts center
November 4, 2020

On Friday, Oct. 16, live music rumbled from the Ford Courtyard. Courtesy of the Linfield music department, concerts have once again graced the McMinnville campus.  The event, titled Unity, highlighted...

“Enola Holmes” adds a witty side to the original Sherlock story

Art by Emma Inge
November 3, 2020

Netflix released the new film Enola Holmes on September 24, receiving a 91% on rotten tomatoes with a 71% audience score. Based on the book The Case of the Missing Marquess, the story follows Enola, sister...

5 ways for students to enjoy spooky season (safely) 

The entrance of Bauman's corn maze looms ahead
October 28, 2020

If 2020 has taught us anything, it’s how adaptable people can be. While many events and gatherings have been put on pause to protect our health and safety, but creativity has prevailed in finding...

Digital art in a physical gallery

The Lou Gallery entrance
October 26, 2020

The Linfield University Art department continues to bring much-needed color to campus, even as COVID guidelines limit normal student life. What’s more fun than creating art virtually? Mid October,...

5 tips to bridge family political divide this holiday season

Photo by Aaron Burden on Unsplash
October 21, 2020

I’ll start with the most cliche statement of the year: 2020 sucks. But, you know that.  The upcoming presidential election is contributing to the mass anxiety the public is feeling, mainly due to...

What’s up with the live-action Mulan?

Art by Emma Inge
October 13, 2020

After being released on Disney+ on September 4th, the live-action movie Mulan has spared many mixed opinions. With an estimated budget of $200 million, and a minority-heavy cast, it would seem like this...

Lowdown of McMinnville Street Food

October 11, 2020

With so much food around Mcminnville, it's hard to choose where to go! Here is a rundown of some popular places to eat in Mac. Serendipity - 🍴- Established in 2000 and located on 3rd Street,...

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