America’s transition from the Obama to the Trump administration

Alex Jensen, Staff Writer and Graphic Designer

February 18, 2017

The most racially divisive America in the last fifty years is what Pulitzer Prize winner Leonard Pitts Jr. thinks that we are in. Pitts said after leaving what “people thought was a quote unquote post-racial America,” he is finding himself and questions that a lot of other people are re-evaluating the...

The man behind the designs

Alex Jensen, Staff Writer and Graphic Designer

February 17, 2017

Former Linfield student and Wildcat hall of fame inductee Christopher Miles knows all too well that the intense love for graphic design has no walls. Miles graduated from Linfield College in 2005 and is currently the owner and creator of CMDesign Graphics Company based in McMinnville. He recently...

Don’t forget about your non traditional peers

Camille Botello, Staff Writer and Online Coordinator

February 17, 2017

For those students who weren’t able or ready to attend college directly following high school, Linfield offers its Online and Continuing Education Program, and a safe place for non-traditional students.   Linfield’s online program is predominantly for those who have full time jobs or family o...

Portlanders protest in downtown on Inauguration Day

Portlanders protest in downtown on Inauguration Day

Griffin Yerian, Photographer

January 21, 2017

On Jan. 20, Portlanders flooded the streets of downtown Portland, protesting the Presidential Inauguration of the nation's 45th president, Donald J. Trump.

Linfield gets blanketed in snow during Jan Term

Linfield gets blanketed in snow during Jan Term

Photos by John Christensen & Grace Bruncke, Photographers

January 21, 2017

Mother of 5 thriving as new Linfield student

Elizabeth Stoeger, Staff Writer

December 6, 2016

Mother of five and happily married for over 30 years, Melanie Johnson would be considered a “non-traditional” student here at Linfield. Johnson met her (now) husband at the end of her freshman year. She told him she was not going to fall in love with him… they were married a year later. ...

Professors write petition aimed at protecting student rights, academic freedom in wake of election

Elizabeth Stoeger, Staff Writer

December 6, 2016

In the wake of the presidential election, many students and faculty, especially those belonging to minority groups, expressed not only shock and astonishment at the result but genuine fear. Fear that their safety, both physical and intellectual, might be violated. English professor Reshmi Dutt...

Linfield students travel to Standing Rock to inspire and support

Elizabeth Stoeger, Staff Writer

December 4, 2016

What began as a conversation between friends about the injustices of the situation in Standing Rock, ND, has materialized into what will be a whirlwind four-day trip for 11 Linfield students. The 1, 200 mile Dakota Access Pipeline is scheduled to be built in underneath the Missouri River, the chief s...

Students Respond to Politics on Campus

Mickayla - Bay Washington, Staff Writer

November 17, 2016

The 2016 presidential election has left a crater of confusion and frustration among the student body at Linfield. The presidential race has highlighted a difference in opinion and ideology that was rarely discussed among students and faculty during the presidential campaigns. The results of the ...

More than a school for international students

Grace Bruncke, Arts and Entertainment Co-Editor

November 1, 2016

Leaving home and coming to college is a big adjustment for anyone, but imagine moving to a new country and immersing yourself in a whole new culture and starting college. That is what over 60 Linfield students are doing this year. Finding Linfield is the first step for these international students. Most of t...

Linfield College Choir Concert Raises their Voices to Promote Peace

Mickayla - Bay Washington, Staff Writer

October 24, 2016

Our fellow Wildcats raised their voices to promote peace at the Fall Choir Concert Sunday afternoon. The main event  was an original song straight from the minds of lyricist Janine Applegate and free-lance composer Andrea Reinkemeyer. “We knew we wanted the words to be relevant to young people, and...

Linfield professors, alumna collaborate on original choral work

Linfield professors, alumna collaborate on original choral work

Elizabeth Stoeger, Features editor

October 22, 2016

A new choral piece composed by a Linfield professor with lyrics by a Linfield graduate will have its world premiere performance by the Linfield Concert Choir at 4 p.m. on Sunday in Ice auditorium. “When Justice Reigns” was commissioned by the Lacroute Arts Series and written by Andrea Reinkem...