The Linfield Review

February Horoscope

It's written in the stars.

Elin Johnson, Life & Culture Editor

February 14, 2020

Aquarius January 20 - February 18 - This semester will bring you multiple strange encounters with the fountains on the Linfield campus. Stay out of the people’s fountain, but the one in the Riley courtyard is fair game. Pisces February 19 - March 20 - This is your month. A month of love and fee...

Break up with your boyfriend, because you’re bored

Who needs love when I have chocolate?

Camille Botello, News Editor

February 14, 2020

It’s a story as old as time -- staying with a high school sweetheart through your transition into college. It feels safe and comfortable. This person you’ve already given so much of your heart to -- who knows you -- and the thought of re-experiencing that with someone else is hard to fathom.  Ar...

Study off the beaten path this finals week

Study off the beaten path this finals week

Maddie Loverich, Guest Writer

December 4, 2019

With finals right around the corner, campus will be filled to the brim with students trying to get some studying in. Popular study spots, like Starbucks, the library or Riley Lounge, will be overflowing with people trying their hardest to ace their finals. Before you take the single empty chair at Starb...

‘Sink or swim’ in group projects

'Sink or swim' in group projects

Melanie Johnson, Guest Writer

November 15, 2019

Group projects. Some people love them, some people hate them. But chances are, no matter how students feel about it, few will wind their way through college without experiencing at least one. Instructors see group projects as an effective way to learn, according to accounting professor Mark Micheli...

Review: Linfield Theatre’s SWEAT

Review: Linfield Theatre's SWEAT

Maddie Loverich, Writer

November 15, 2019

Linfield’s production of SWEAT, directed by Adleane Hunter, takes you on a ride through the lives of factory workers in Reading, Pennsylvania, as they struggle through economic troubles and racial issues. Thanks to powerful and emotional acting, SWEAT is a must-see. From the minute the lights go...

Linfield closed Pioneer housing this year, but new investigation suggests that someone may still live there

Sydney Joss communicating with the spirits in Pioneer Hall

Camille Botello, News Editor

November 5, 2019

One step up. Now two, three, four. The floor squeaks and the temperature falls. Your breathing shortens as the hollow air and vacant rooms send a tiny electrical surge down your spine.  Most people who have been in Linfield’s oldest building know its aura can be unnerving. Pioneer Hall used t...

Hispanic Heritage Celebration 2019

Hispanic Heritage Celebration 2019

Vanessa Kelly, Photographer

October 26, 2019

New restaurants bring big flavors to McMinnville

New restaurants bring big flavors to McMinnville

Angel Rosas, Managing Editor

October 8, 2019

Even with fifty-five restaurants in McMinnville it sometimes feels like the options around this little town can get stale. So when those grand opening signs pop up on third street it is cause for excitement.  I  ventured to two establishments to see how the new kids on the block stacked up against...

‘Hustlers’ unique and empowering take on crime genre

'Hustlers' unique and empowering take on crime genre

Maddie Loverich, Writer

October 8, 2019

Yes, this movie is about strippers. But would you believe me if I also said Hustlers was one of the most empowering movies I’ve seen in a long time? Stripping and empowerment seem to be an unlikely duo, but this movie challenges that assumption and then some.  It’s 2007. We meet strugglin...

Stripping away stereotypes one male nurse at a time

Calder Ifft

Camille Botello, News Editor

October 1, 2019

Josh Morales walks into his patient’s room with this week’s lesson in his head and a full beard on his face. He says that since male nurses are the minority, he’s always conscious about treating his peers and patients with extra compassion so he comes across as approachable. “Being a man,...

‘Cabaret’ a dark, sensual tragedy of politics, personality

Senior Melory Mirashrafi’s Sally Bowles and sophomore Sam Hannigan’s Cliff Bradshaw share an intimate conversation over a bottle of gin.

Angel Rosas, News Editor

May 6, 2019

Although “Cabaret” is the last production of the Linfield Theatre’s 99th season, the questions and themes that are raised in the historical musical will linger in the audience’s mind well after the final curtain closes.  The musical follows an American writer named Cliff Bradshaw as he moves to...