Puerto Rican artist captures Linfield

Kyle Huizinga, Staff writer

November 2, 2017

With our current lack of showers this fall, Antonio Martorell brings the much-needed spirit of rain to Linfield College. Martorell is currently dis- playing his new body of work entitled “Rain / Lluvia” through Nov. 18th in the Linfield Gallery. Antonio Martorell is regarded as one of the...

‘Bladerunner 2049’ impacts audiences with philosophy, stunning visual effects

Angel Rosas, Staff writer

November 2, 2017

Denis Villeneuve’s “Blade Runner 2049” is a visual master piece that elevates the genre of science fiction film and questions what it means to be human. “Blade Runner 2049” follows Ryan Gosling’s Officer K, a blade runner and hunter of synthetic humans, as he uncovers a secret t...

Linfield music students seeking performance venues presented many opportunities around McMinnville

Kyle Huizinga, Staff writer

November 2, 2017

Finding an outlet to perform can be an intimidating and confusing task. Luckily, there are many venues around the Linfield College area that are perfect for any performer. There is no better way to gain experience as a performer than to just go out there and try. A great first choice fo...

Nature writer talks finding true voice, salmon’s role

Braelyn Swan, Staff writer

November 2, 2017

Salmon are an integral part of Oregon’s ecosystems and economy according to Upstream. Upstream details the people who interact with the Salmon of the Pacific Northwest and their relationships with these creatures. Author Langdon Cook speaks of the salmon and their role in the Pacific North...

“Ada and the Engine” premieres today in Marshall Theater

“Ada and the Engine” premieres today in Marshall Theater

Kyle Huizinga, Staff writer

November 2, 2017

Linfield theater is currently performing “Ada and the Engine,” a play written by Lauren Gunderson November 2, 3, and 4 at 7:30 p.m. and November 5 at 2:00 p.m. in Marshall Theater. Linfield faculty Janet Gupton is directing the play, and the entire cast is comprises of Linfield Students. “Ada...

Food, festivities to celebrate Hispanic heritage

Alex Gogan, Staff writer

October 21, 2017

Linfield students from three clubs and other organizations have collaborated to plan the Hispanic Heritage Celebración. The three-hour event will begin at 12:30 p.m. on Oct. 22 in the Rutschman Field House. Students can participate in activities such as face painting and opening piñatas. Musicians Edna V...

‘Kingsman’ sequel disappoints with visceral but vacuous entertainment and pandering

Angel Rosas, Staff writer

October 16, 2017

The Kingsman are back to save the world, drink numerous bottles of hard liquor, and continue the sexist, hetero-male fantasy that doing the right thing means a woman owes you sex, but I digress. The world is threatened by another eccentric billionaire, but this time the secret service organization...

Tigers of Youth show stripes with EP

Braelyn Swan, Staff writer

October 16, 2017

Fans of soul-rock, there’s a new band for you from our neighboring city of Portland. Tigers of Youth describes itself as “vibrant soul-rock with a bright edge.” Its latest album, “Rapture and Gravity” EP released in May, features five great songs. Each track reflects a positive balance of...

Linfield hears music, breaks ground with marching band

Ross Passeck, Staff writer

October 16, 2017

There is something missing from Linfield’s beating heart, some pep missing from every step. Students, faculty, and administration have struck a chord and decided to let students’ passions play with a new marching band. “Marching band offers an opportunity to identify with a student group and...

Better believe IT, remake of Stephen King’s classic kills box office and haunts audiences

Emma Knudson, Staff writer

October 1, 2017

“Go expecting jump scares, and you will be rewarded handsomely. But you’ll also find a well-crafted meditation on the pain that communities refuse to see and the effect that pain has on the young and powerless. It is a study in trauma to match the best of them.” That’s what Josephine Livings...

PVRIS tackles break ups on their new album

Grant Beltrami, Staff writer

October 1, 2017

Fans of old-school Paramore are sure to enjoy PVRIS’s (pronounced Paris) new album. “All We Know of Heaven, All We Need of Hell” is best described as a mix of punk-rock and pop with a few scraps of metal.   “I think we were cursed from the start, so I can’t let you into my heart” The...

Lee DeWyze feels right at home at Linfield

Kaho Akau, Staff Writer

September 17, 2017

In a music industry full of vocal talent, one thing separates the good from the great. Lee DeWyze, season nine winner of American Idol, emphasized the importance of songwriting during his Cat Cab performance Friday night in Fred Meyer Lounge. It's rare to see a contestant on American Idol sing...