The Linfield Review

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...

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...