Chaplin’s team relieves students’ worries with waffles, faith

Melanie Johnson, Writer

September 24, 2018

The chaplain’s team launched a new food and faith event on Sept. 16. Chaplain David Massey said the Waffles and Worship event centers on listening and developing an awareness of needs in the world through prayer along with waffles. The format differs from the group’s Faith and Flapjacks events, which are “inte...

ASLC & LCAT 2018-2019

Elin Johnson, Features Editor

September 24, 2018

ASLC Senators Only 20 students applied so there was no selection process. Freshmen Senators Brian Cervantes Alvarez - computer science and mathematics Chelsea Armstrong - political        science or international relations Maggie Fiocchi - undecided Shawna Williams - nursing Sophomo...

Sustainability department moves into Riley Center

Alexandra Feller, Writer

September 18, 2018

The new sustainability coordinator, Reza Refaei, has many things in store for the year to come. Refaei will be the third coordinator the office has had in the last three years. Their office has been relocated from the Observatory to Riley room 301. This is for Refaei's convenience because he is clos...

Change in Student Affairs leadership

Elin Johnson, Features Editor

September 18, 2018

Dan Ferguson was an institution at Linfield during his many years of work here. This summer Ferguson left Linfield and a void opened up in an important position. Luckily, Sarah Fuller has stepped up to serve as the Interim Assistant Director of College Activities and Fraternity and Sorority Life. Fuller gr...

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...

Language TA’s learn, teach without borders

Alex Jensen, Staff writer

May 6, 2018

In 2017, less than 30 percent of the people who sought asylum in France were officially recognized. Several European countries also increased their border security and became more militarized in reaction to the “migrant crisis.” In a talk titled “Teaching without borders” on Wednesday, Spanish...

English prof delivers ‘Last Lecture,’ urges lifelong reading

Emma Knudson, Staff writer

May 6, 2018

Many Linfield students, both within and outside of the English department, can attest to retiring English professor and department chair Barbara Seidman’s love for literature. Students who’ve studied with her are all aware of not only her in-depth lectures and detailed timelines, but also her affinity...

Beer, music at Wildstock

Hannah Curry, Staff writer

May 6, 2018

Wildcats are gearing up for the big event this spring semester: Wildstock, the free music festival open to Linfield students. The annual event will take place on Friday, May 11 on the IM field. The doors will open at 5 p.m., where there will be a beer garden for students over 21, a mechanical bull,...

Oregon’s anti-immigration policies prompt reflection on grim history

Braelyn Swan, Staff writer

May 6, 2018

Oregon has a particularly long history of enacting anti-immigration acts and policies. In today’s political climate, the topic of immigration has been a hot button topic, especially since the 2016 election. This political controversy has been affecting even the most seemingly blue states since the...

Tried, true tips for Gen Z students

Elin Johnson, Staff writer

May 6, 2018

The end of the school year is fast approaching and summer is right around the corner. For many students, this means summer jobs and internships. Student career specialists from Career Development, Jenna Mihelich, ’20, and Nicole Alfonso, ’18, gave advice about what students should be doing now to...

Professor wins Dave Hansen award

Elin Johnson, Staff Writer

April 28, 2018

Linfield political science Professor Pat Cottrell is this year’s recipient of the Dave Hansen Outstanding Service Award. The award is given to a Linfield student, faculty member, staff member, or administrator that gives back to the campus community. “This award goes to someone who has made...

Zero Waste McMinnville looking for volunteers for UFO Festival

Angel Rosas, Staff writer

April 26, 2018

Zero Waste McMinnville is seeking volunteers to help with waste sorting at the 19th annual UFO Festival on May 18 and 19, the McMinnville Scottish Festival on June 9 and 10 and Compostpalooza on June 16. Zero Waste McMinnville is a non-profit organization that’s goal is to educate community members to...