Author John Daniel on transitions, perseverance

Emma Knudson, Staff writer

March 5, 2018

Three-time Oregon Book Award recipient John Daniel began the night in the Austin Reading Room, as many authors participating in the Readings at the Nick series do, by talking about Linfield. “Linfield seems to understand the importance of writing as curriculum,” he said. The audience, chiefly...

Growing popularity in Latin music may be indicative of social change

Camille Botello, Staff writer

March 5, 2018

The fast tempo reggaeton hit of the summer was only the beginning of a Latin American music trend to permeate North American pop charts. Justin Bieber heard the original Spanish version of “Despacito” in a Colombian club and decided he wanted in. His remix with Puerto Rican artists Luis Fonsi...

Stolen manuscript could spell disaster

Grant Beltrami, Staff writer

February 19, 2018

Late Thursday night a group of rebel professors broke into Linfield headquarters and stole a collection of top-secret documents. Authorities fear that among the stolen documents was a manuscript written by the college’s founding fathers. The suspect professors did not show up to teach their classes...

Linfield students pick their favorite movies of 2017

Angel Rosas, Staff writer

February 19, 2018

The Academy Awards celebrates the finest in film entertainment and art. An entire night dedicated to the well-known directors and actors all the way to the costume designers and sound editors. To honor this year’s award show here is a look at what Linfield’s top movies of 2017. #1 “Star Wars:...

Black Panther offers cultural shift

Kyle Huizinga, Staff writer

February 19, 2018

Black panther was released in theaters on Thursday. The film was highly anticipated by fans and critics as a step in the right direction for minority representation in films. The film itself far exceeded expectation in its promise of giving a racially progressive viewpoint. Black Panther successfully...

Surprise release of ‘Cloverfield 3’ disappoints

Grant Beltrami, Staff writer

February 19, 2018

It came as a surprise to Cloverfield fans when an ad during the Super Bowl announced that the third movie in the franchise would be available on Netflix immediatley after the game. The first movie, “Cloverfield” was a quite average and frankly underwhelming compilation of ‘found-footage’ surrounding...

Slam poet FreeQuency gives spoken word performance fueled by civil rights activism

Cassandra Martinez, Staff writer

February 19, 2018

Saturday evening Linfield College hosted award-winning spoken word poet and speaker FreeQuency. Students gathered for an intimate performance in Withnell Commons. She performed poems from her book titled “Becoming//Black” which was published in 2015. Her first poem of the night was titled “The...

Exhibit near completion

Elizabeth Stoeger, Managing editor

December 4, 2017

Taking a more esoteric approach to her senior thesis, Zoya Miller, ’18, created an exhibit for the Linfield Anthropology Museum focused on the history of the museum itself. “Discoveries and Donations: A Retrospective of the Linfield Anthropology Museum” will open on Dec. 5. There will also be...

Gamers’ opinions against pay-to-play model

Grant Beltrami, Staff writer

December 4, 2017

Anyone who has played video games in the past 10 years knows about microtransactions and probably has an opinion on them. That opinion is almost assuredly negative. Recent backlash from the gaming community has even prompted lawmakers in Europe to push for some types of in-game purchases to be classified...

Guest speaker, liberal sciences harmonize with music to illustrate musicalization

Braelyn Swan, Staff writer

December 4, 2017

Psychologists have been “finding implicit ways to peer underneath the hood (of the human brain),” Elizabeth Margulis, professor of music at University of Arkansas, said. Searching for the ways in which music and cognition are related is the goal of the music cognition lab at the University of...

Sparks fly after metal shop piece wins first in show

Kaelia Neal, Editor-in-chief

December 4, 2017

Two non-art majors captured judges’ eyes at the Linfield art show hook, line, and sinker. Seniors Bobby Tarnapoll and Brian Satterwhite placed first in the art show, A Show of Hands, with their sculpture. The piece is called “It Ain’t Safe.” Although Tarnapoll is a marketing major and Satterwhite...

Students combine poetry and music

Braelyn Swan, Staff writer

November 8, 2017

Liederabend is “the most beautiful combination of poetry and music” announced music professor Anton Belov. At a gathering of students from the Studios of Anton Belov and Hannah Penn, Linfield held its own Liederabend Thursday night in the Vivian Bull Music Building. Liederabend is traditionally...