Camas to host Halloween-themed open mic Tuesday night

Anne Walkup, Opinions Editor

October 30, 2018

It isn’t often that an open mic reading incorporates Halloween costumes and candy, but the students involved with Linfield’s Camas Literary Journal have been hard at work planning the such an event. The reading, Camas Open Mic, will begin at 7 p.m. Oct. 23 in the Multicultural Center and is open to all Linfi...

Audience respect key, comic says

Emma Olson, Writer

October 30, 2018

Comedian Jesus Trejo has been on “The Late Late Show” with James Corden as well as “Adam Devine’s House Party” on Comedy Central. Trejo performed for just 10 or so students in Ice Auditorium Saturday, but he took advantage of the situation by interacting with each member of the audience...

Choir concert focuses on songs of rebellion and protest

Athena Benjamin, Writer

October 30, 2018

Songs of revolution, resistance and renewal remain relevant. “In our day, protesters around the world when they are coming together to protest injustice or oppression or dictatorship, they’re using music to rally together and using music to unite and make their voices heard,” said Anna Song,...

‘The Predator’ brings nothing good to the people of Earth

Angel Rosas, News Editor

October 12, 2018

No amount of “your mom” jokes or machine guns can save this fundamentally flawed attempt at entertainment. This most recent installment of the “Predator” series continues the long-standing tradition of finding a beloved franchise from 80s and trying to bring it to the present. Director...

Gaga, Cooper exceed expectations in ‘A Star is Born’ remake

Athena Benjamin, Writer

October 12, 2018

In the new release, “A Star is Born,” Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga offer a unique and stunning perspective on what many believed to be an exhausted story. This film, the fourth remake of “A Star is Born,” exceeds all expectations. Despite its previous and familiar story, Cooper finds an unprecedented...

What to watch on Netflix over break

What to watch on Netflix over break

Athena Benjamin, Writer

September 30, 2018

With fall break here, it is the perfect time to binge-watch a tv series over the long weekend. There is no shortage of good tv shows to add you your watch list, but “Atypical,” “Queer Eye” and “Maniac” should be at the top. “Atypical” is a quirky TV show that follows Sam, a boy with autism, an...

Ariana Grande ‘Sweetener’

Athena Benjamin, Writer

September 25, 2018

Over a year after the Manchester bombing during her Dangerous Woman tour, Ariana Grande puts out Sweetener. On May 22, 2017, Ariana Grande performed in Manche while touring for her album, “Dangerous Woman”. During her last song of the night, a suicide-bomber set off a homemade bomb and killed...

‘Night of the Living Dead’ mixes horror, dark humor

Emma Olson, Writer

September 25, 2018

On Sept. 20 through 22, Linfield Theatre presented its performance of “Night of the Living Dead” by Lori Allen Ohm. The play, directed by senior Melory Mirashrafi, exceeded expectations and was well received by the audience. The story revolves around seven people trapped in an abandoned house to hide from a...

‘Battlefield V,’ ‘Black Ops 4’ bring new modes

Grant Beltrami, Arts Editor

September 25, 2018

“Battlefield V” and “Call of Duty: Black Ops 4” both concluded their multiplayer betas last week. Unsurprisingly, developers Dice and Treyarch did not attempt to re-invent their respective wheels. However, both have added new game modes that may be of interest. Battlefield’s new mode, Grand Op...

Eminem struggles to live up to his own legacy in surprise album ‘Kamikaze’

Lance Evans, Writer

September 19, 2018

Rap is the one of the most influential genres in pop culture right now, with experimentation beginning to invade a number of artist’s repertoires. The huge strides that the industry is taking, with albums such as “Flower Boy,” “Kids See Ghosts,” and “Astroworld,” sugggest that a new aesth...

Upcoming piano recital

Melanie Johnson, Writer

September 19, 2018

Linfield’s department of music will kick off this fall’s musical events  on Sept. 14 with a faculty recital by composer, pianist, recording artist and international soloist Johnandrew Slominski. Slominski, who joined Linfield in 2017 as assistant professor of music, said he will perform works by Will...

‘Crazy Rich Asians’ showcases culture

Athena Benjamin, Writer

September 19, 2018

The first Hollywood studio movie to feature an entirely Asian cast since “The Joy Luck Club” 25 years ago, “Crazy Rich Asians” brings new and captivating narratives to the screen. Based on the best-selling novel by Kevin Kwan, the movie follows Chinese-American Rachel Chu, played by Constance Wu, and her ...