Smaller class sizes means goodbye Pioneer Hall

Smaller class sizes means goodbye Pioneer Hall

Alexandra Feller, Features Editor

April 22, 2019

Pioneer Hall, the longest standing building at Linfield will be closed for housing at the start of next year. According to Jeff Mackay, Associate Dean of Students, and Director of Residence Life, the residence hall is going to be closed due to lack of enrollment at Linfield. The class of 2022’s...

Understanding the meaning of emojis

Understanding the meaning of emojis

Elijah O’Bryant, Writer

April 22, 2019

Kay Livesay, associate professor of psychology, gave the last faculty lecture of the year on April 17, which focuses on the use of emojis and how they affect user's meaning in their messages. Livesay, whose area of expertise in psychology include cognition and language, said that the main goal of ...

Rain or cold can’t dampen spirits at burn

Rain or cold can’t dampen spirits at burn

Anne Walkup, Opinions Editor

April 22, 2019

Despite being dampened by the rain all afternoon on Friday, the robot sculpture constructed for the annual “Built to Burn” event ignited just as well as in other years. Well, almost. The first attempt to light the sculpture involved shooting a flaming arrow at its base. After this method was a...

Documentary influences conversation on sexual assault on campus

Documentary influences conversation on sexual assault on campus

Hannah Carty, Writer

April 13, 2019

College students long await the day to open acceptance letters into their dream schools. Then comes move-in day—the beginning to self-discovery and academic success. This experience is shared with the hundreds of new students on every college campus throughout the nation. The experience that isn’t...

Local transportation helps students get around

Local transportation helps students get around

Alexandra Feller, Features Editor

April 13, 2019

Linfield students who lack cars have a wider range of transportation options than originally thought. With Rick Shaw taxi company in town and two reliable Uber Lyft drivers, a trip to Winco may be easy and efficient. Rick Shaw, who has preferred to go by his taxi pseudonym for privacy purposes,...

Earth Week excitement comes to sustainability office

Earth Week excitement comes to sustainability office

Angel Rosas, News Editor

April 13, 2019

Linfield’s Sustainability department often works behind the scenes doing different events, supporting people who have a passion for sustainability and working to keep Linfield as environmentally conscious as possible. However, soon they will be a given a spotlight as they plan the events for this y...

Scholarship provides students with summer internships

Angel Rosas, News Editor

April 13, 2019

A four year program will provide five first-year students with paid internships in both for-profit and nonprofit organizations. Linfield’s career development department’s main mission for having the IMPACT internship is to allow the selected interns to take advantage of the resources at Linfi...

New program confronts issues of unrealistic body ideals among women

Angel Rosas, News Editor

April 13, 2019

In the next academic year several academic departments along with student health, wellness, and counseling will be starting the Body Project. The project will be tackling issues of unrealistic body and beauty ideals that pervade in media and in society. The project’s main goal is to confront ...

Faculty share research emphasizing the importance of liberal arts education

Athena Benjamin, Writer

March 11, 2019

As a part of President Miles K. Davis’ inauguration,  four faculty members presented their research and how it related to a liberal arts education at a faculty symposium in Ice Auditorium on Thursday. Lissa Wadewitz, history professor with a focus on the United States, introduced her research on th...

Linfield celebrates Davis’ inauguration

Linfield celebrates Davis’ inauguration

Angel Rosas and Olivia Gomez

March 11, 2019

Miles K. Davis was inaugurated as Linfield’s 20th president on  Friday at Ted Wilson Gym in front of faculty, staff, students, and his family. The week leading up to the inauguration was full of events that celebrated the distinct values and characteristics of a liberal arts education. The fest...

Get to know the ASLC candidates

Alexandra Feller, Features Editor

March 11, 2019

The official campaign period started on March 4 and the election is on March 12. These are the platforms from each of the candidates and some of their qualifications. Daniel Endincott - Presidential Candidate Junior Daniel Endincott has been involved with ASLC since he was a freshman. In his fres...

Low attendance and high cost linked to students leaving Linfield

Emma Olson, Writer

February 25, 2019

With a small student body it is often noticeable when a student leaves Linfield. However, the reasons for their absence is often unknown. Whether students leave for personal reasons or to transfer to another school, the details behind students leaving is often a mystery to their peers. One reason p...