The Linfield Review

Logic revisits hard style in new album

Emma Knudson, Staff writer

March 18, 2018

It all begins with a dialogue between Rick and Morty about what all Logic fans have all been thinking: it’s time to go back to the hard stuff. Or, as Rick puts it in the opening track, “Grandpa’s Spaceship,” “That Bobby Tarantino shit.” Bobby Tarantino II grants the TV show characters’—and...

‘Tomb Raider’ movie an exciting look into origins of Lara Croft

Cassandra Martinez, Staff writer

March 18, 2018

Lara Croft has returned to the big screen. This 2018 “Tomb Raider” reboot features actress Alicia Vikander as the famous treasure hunter Lara Croft. The last time audiences saw Croft, she was portrayed by Angelina Jolie in 2001. Both moviegoers and fans of the video game franchise all wonder...

Artist sculpts sexuality

Kyle Huizinga, Staff writer

March 18, 2018

St. Louis based sculptor Deb Wheeler has a display of her work in the Nils Lou Gallery. The showing is from March 14 to 28 and addresses themes of sexuality, identity, feminism and more. She is well known for using average objects and reconstructing the semiotics to create a new dialogue. Wheeler...

Piano, trumpet perform in sync

Braelyn Swan, Staff writer

March 18, 2018

Norwegian musicians Ingrid Eliassen and Ekaterina Isayevskya showcased their musical talent on the trumpet and piano on March 15 in Delkin Recital Hall. When she was in Norway, Professor Joan Paddock of the music department performed with the two musicians at the Arctic Theater. The visiting musicians...

Kobe finds his muse in post-retirement

Gabriel Nair, Staff writer

March 16, 2018

Kobe Bryant. He is known for many things. He is a five-time NBA champion, a two-time NBA Finals MVP, an 18-time all-star, an 11-time all-NBA fist team, and an NBA MVP just to name a few. But his basketball accolades stopped in 2016 when he retired after playing his final game against the Utah Jazz. Since...

Red Sparrow has interesting plot, questionable pace

Cassandra Martinez, Staff writer

March 16, 2018

Red Sparrow is a film that released on March 2, starring actress Jennifer Lawrence and actor Joel Edgerton. The film is labeled as a a suspense drama spy thriller, with a touch of mystery added to the mix. Lawrence plays a prima ballerina named Dominika Egorova, who encounters an unfortunate event in...

Documentary examines immigration through eyes of those affected

Braelyn Swan, Staff writer

March 5, 2018

This month’s meaningful movie, shown in the Pioneer Reading Room was “The Deportation of Innocence,” a documentary covering immigrants who were deported from America and separated from their families. The first man that the film follows had come to the United States with his family and was deported....

Cuban-American author speaks on writing and exile

Hannah Curry, Staff writer

March 5, 2018

Born in Cuba and immigrated to America, Achy Obejas shared stories of the relationships Cubans and Cuban-Americans, like herself, have with their homeland. Obejas spoke to an audience of Linfield students and community members on March 1 in Ice Auditorium. As a fellow of the Woodrow Wilson Foundation,...

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:...