Student sees Guatemala through film

Melanie Johnson, Writer

September 18, 2018

While many students enjoyed basking in sunny locations over the summer, one opted to spend a month in Guatemala—in the middle of that country’s rainy season. Oregon native Malia Riggs ’19 said the reason for the trip was to work with Actuality Media, an organization that produces documentar...

Linfield sexual assault reports are fifth highest in Oregon

Camille Botello and Carson Ryder

May 8, 2018

Here’s what’s guaranteed for survivors of sexual assault at Linfield: students will receive care and resources for recovery and they will determine the progression of the investigation. Other than that, nothing is really certain. Annual crime reports are used to gather information about the nature...

Multisport athletes search for a balance

Alex Jensen and Elizabeth Stoeger

May 8, 2018

One of the most significant controversies in the sports world today is the debate about whether multisport or single-sport athletes have a better chance for success. In the youth arena, there has been a growing stigma around competing in multiple sports because of the idea that young athletes need to...

At ease: Military veterans find new life at Linfield

Elizabeth Stoeger and Elin Johnson

May 8, 2018

More than 5 million post-9/11 service members are expected to transition out of the military by 2020, according to the American Council on Education. While some of these veterans will enroll in an institution of higher education, even fewer will graduate from that institution. Many veterans who enroll...

‘A good way to live’

Elizabeth Stoeger, Staff writer

May 8, 2018

Most Linfield students are grappling with student debt, choosing a career path and picking the next show to binge watch. For one Linfield student, all these worries are distant memories. Helen Marie Redbird-Smith is a member of the Cherokee tribe, anthropology professor Emeritus, and a current Linfield...

Challenges of studying abroad: Adrian Iu’s experience in Spain

Elin Johnson, Staff writer

May 7, 2018

Adrian Iu is a junior, double majoring in literature and Spanish with a minor in gender studies. Iu is spending the semester studying in Alicante, Spain. Alicante is along the Spanish coast bordering the Mediterranean Sea. Iu wanted to study abroad in a Spanish-speaking country to improve his grasp...

Last seniors standing

Last seniors standing

Alex Jensen, Sports editor

May 2, 2018

Being an athlete for all four years in college is an impressive feat because it takes managing studies, athletics, work and life, which is no easy task. But for these four athletes it was more than just passion driving them; it was also their bond that kept them playing. Women’s soccer seniors Kyla...

Finding family support at home and in Ecuador

Elin Johnson, Staff writer

April 22, 2018

Abby Gunning did not choose to study abroad in Ecuador. It was the only location available for Spanish minors to study. Now that she is in Ecuador, she loves it. Gunning grew up in a small town in Washington and is studying nursing at Linfield. “The study abroad program at Linfield was one of...

Alternative Spring Break hits three destinations

Gabriel Nair, Anne Walkup, and Emma Knudson

April 9, 2018

Bend By Gabriel Nair The group that went to Bend, Ore. was focused on the theme of environment and conservation. Students helped the forest service with forest restoration, trail maintenance, and river clean up. “It was fun, the [forest service] were very informative and wanted to teach us ab...

Biology adds Yale educated professor

Cassandra Martinez, Staff writer

April 9, 2018

Linfield’s new assistant professor in the biology department seeks to help students understand her teaching by adapting her teaching style to their way of understanding the work. Sreerupa Ray is teaching courses on biochemistry and molecular biology here at Linfield. “The one thing I noticed...

Student finds studying abroad beneficial for her major

Elin Johnson, Staff writer

March 18, 2018

Emily Warner is a junior from Sherwood, Oregon studying elementary education and history. She is studying abroad in Galway, Ireland. “Studying abroad is really beneficial for education majors and makes you a more desirable candidate when applying for teaching positions, so although I am not taking...

Tenacity prevails in intramural sports

Emma Knudson, Staff writer

March 18, 2018

Some people might think intramural sports are a joke. Others may think they’re enticing. And the rest may not even know they exist. But to those involved in these exciting collegiate leagues, they’re not only a fun way to befriend new teammates, but the tenacity of the athletes brings the competition...