Journalist to discuss trust in media

Elin Johnson, Features Editor

October 22, 2018

A two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist will discuss how the public can regain trust in journalism. Les Zaitz will host a lecture at Linfield at 12:15 on Oct. 24 in Riley 201. The lecture will focus on how journalists’ No. 1 goal is to regain the trust of the general public. “This presentation ...

GOP gubernatorial candidate coming week prior to election

Elin Johnson, Features Editor

October 22, 2018

Oregon Republican gubernatorial candidate Knute Buehler will be covering civic engagement and political participation in an address to Linfield. He will appear at 6:30 pm on Oct. 30 in Ice auditorium. This comes the week before the midterm election polls close and Buehler plans on covering his ongo...

New volleyball coach accused of bullying players

Elin Johnson, Features Editor

October 17, 2018

At least six players, including most of the starters, have quit the volleyball team following allegation of verbal and emotional abuse that have been levied at new head coach Josh Davis. Davis has been quoted by players describing them and the team as “an embarrassment,” “pathetic” and “stu...

Outside stressors influence students’ success

Angel Rosas, News Editor

October 13, 2018

A new survey conducted by Chegg, Inc. highlighted what college students are going through. The study claims that it covers the students thoughts on campus safety, their mental health, inclusivity, political divisions and how they view the future. Chegg survived 1,000 students from a wide variety of demographic...

Linfield’s golf teams host first major tournament in five years.

Wilson Sherman, Writer

October 12, 2018

For the first time in five years, the Linfield men’s and women’s golf teams will be playing on their home course. The Northwest Conference Fall Classic will be held at Michelbook Country Club this Saturday and Sunday. Mitch Wilson, who is the men's team coach and the pro shop and golf operatio...

Alums bring advice for graduate school

Lance Evans, Writer

October 12, 2018

Graduate school is a the next step for people who want to continue their education and use their mastery of a specific topic to get the career they want to spend their life doing. Linfield recently had a VOICE event which helped those who are interested in the process. On Oct. 11, Tasha Lane and ...

Practice makes Preparedness

Lexi Kerr, Sports Editor

October 10, 2018

A symphony of car alarms are blaring. Glass shatters from all directions. Book shelves and other furniture you thought were secure come crashing down. It’s pitch black and water soaks the floor as the sprinkler system malfunctions. This is the Cascadia earthquake that will likely impact the entire P...

Marching Band Challenges ASLC to Get Peppy

Elin Johnson, Features Editor

September 26, 2018

Marching band director Seth Wollman attended the Associated Students of Linfield College senate meeting on Sept. 25 with one mission in mind: let’s get pumped. Wollman proposed that ASLC partner with Linfield’s inaugural marching band and host pep rallies the Friday evening before football games t...

Theta Chi approved to move home following fire code failures

Elin Johnson, Features Editor

September 24, 2018

Following the incident last year where an inspection by the fire marshall led to the expulsion of men from the fraternity house, the brothers of Theta Chi may live in the house starting Sept.  21. “In November 2017 the fraternity was required by the McMinnville Fire Marshal to upgrade, by the start ...

Student parking causes car conundrum

Livia Kokkino, Writer

September 24, 2018

Many students ask themselves the question when they get to school “should I bring my car to campus?” Honestly, that is not an easy question to answer. There are so many pros and cons to bringing a car to campus. Here are some of them. An advantage of having a car is that it makes it a lot ea...

Speaker shares story of sexual assault

Anne Walkup, Opinions Editor

September 24, 2018

“Spoiler alert—we’re not going to be talking about puppies tonight,” said author and speaker Bonny Shade to open her presentation about sexual assault Tuesday evening in Ice Auditorium. Though the theme of her speech was heavy, Shade lightened the tone at times by cracking jokes, asking que...

New additions join McMinnville faculty

Athena Benjamin, Writer

September 24, 2018

Students may see three new faces around campus. Dr. Rachel Schley, Christopher Dahlvig and Dr. Rachel Norman opened up about their history and interest in small colleges. Dahlvig of the business department comes to Linfield with fresh insights into accounting to share with the college. He worke...