What Oregon’s state of emergency means for Linfield

What Oregon's state of emergency means for Linfield

Alex Jensen, Editor-in-Chief

March 11, 2020

Gov. Kate Brown declared a state of emergency as the number of known cases of the novel coronavirus in Oregon doubled on Sunday. “[This is] to ensure that we are able to swiftly deploy the personnel and resources necessary to address coronavirus in Oregon,” Brown said when declaring a state of...

Linfield student claims administration mishandled her sexual assault case

Photo by Fletcher Wilkin

Camille Botello, News Editor

March 2, 2020

It’s been nearly three years since she was sexually assaulted. Now, as a senior, a Linfield student is alleging that the administration has been mishandling her case for the majority of her college career.  Shelby Behr filed a no contact order in the fall of 2018 against her alleged rapist, ano...

ASLC Brief: Updated Health Center co-pay and new name for student government

ASLC Brief: Updated Health Center co-pay and new name for student government

Anna Frazier, Climate & Environment Editor

February 26, 2020

ASLC president Daniel Endicott announced to the senate that starting next fall, students will pay a $50 co-pay for the Health Center, which will be included in the student body fees at the beginning of the semester. A student food pantry is slotted to open sometime next week which will be located...

Linfield responds to Concordia’s closure

Courtesy of Vanessa Kelly

Elin Johnson, Life and Culture Editor

February 17, 2020

Concordia University-Portland announced its closure Monday morning to the shock of its community, leaving students scrambling and inspiring generosity from neighboring institutions. Concordia, which was founded in 1905 as a Lutheran affiliate, will shut its doors at the end of this spring semester. The...

Board of Trustees votes to move forward as Linfield University

Board of Trustees vote to change Linfield College to Linfield University.

Camille Botello, News Editor

February 15, 2020

Linfield has been working on a new website and rebranding campaign since last May, and the Board of Trustees met today and voted to change the name of the school from ‘Linfield College’ to ‘Linfield University.’ Director of communications and marketing Scott Nelson said in an email that reb...

Not Your Forte on pitch at Mac Market on Saturday

The student-run a cappella group performed a two hour set of 27 songs.

Fletcher Wilkin, Photographer

November 20, 2019

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Fashion landmark falls

Fashion landmark falls

Alex Jensen, Editor-In-Chief

November 10, 2019

Forever 21’s tag is sewed into the threads of millennial and gen-z fashion culture, and it has helped define trendy for the past decade. As a result, the brand fills many closets with $2 camisoles and $7 jeans. But the fast fashion giant, which many consumers assumed would be around forever, has...

Outsmarting phishing emails

Outsmarting phishing emails

Emma Olson, Staff Writer

November 4, 2019

The Linfield community has recently been met with an influx of phishing emails and, subsequently, warnings about these emails from Information Technology Services. Although it’s nice to be warned about potentially dangerous emails, those who aren’t knowledgeable in cybersecurity are left wonderin...

Linfield study abroad student amidst chaos of Chilean protests

Linfield study abroad student amidst chaos of Chilean protests

Camille Botello, News Editor

October 30, 2019

Latin America’s most stable nation has erupted in protest the last few weeks following a government initiative to raise the prices of metro fares in its capital.  Jake Barlow, a Linfield junior currently studying abroad in Chile, was on vacation the weekend before the protests started and just barel...

October 21 earthquake marks fifth off Oregon coast this month

October 21 earthquake marks fifth off Oregon coast this month

Lexi Kerr, Features Editor

October 29, 2019

Linfield students might not have felt anything unusual on Monday, but a magnitude-4.6 earthquake on Oct. 21 marked the fifth time one has struck off the Oregon Coast since the beginning of October. The earthquake occurred around 6:47 a.m. about 122 miles outside the coastal town of Bandon, accordin...

Pike makes a splash at its fundraising event

Pi Kappa Alpha fundraised for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital at the Walker Courtyard with a dunk and corn hole contest on Wednesday.

Fletcher Wilkin, Photographer

October 25, 2019

Pi Kappa Alpha fundraised for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital at the Walker Courtyard with a dunk and corn hole contest on Wednesday.

Police activity sparks campus concern

Police activity sparks campus concern

Camille Botello, News Editor

October 24, 2019

Sept. 23: A man armed with a knife is spotted near Jane Failing and escapes until police find him a few hours later.  Oct. 7: A community member commits suicide near Keck Drive over fall break. The means of death was not divulged.   Oct. 14: Police find a wanted individual in the parking lot of the Vivian Bull music building. They fire non-lethal projectiles to prevent further cam...