Voto Latino spotlights paid leave debate with screening

Anne Walkup, Staff writer

April 8, 2018

“This is a serious issue right now. Because we’re young, we don't think about it but we’re going to grow up and potentially have families or other loved ones to take care of,” junior Dalia Andrede said. Andrede was referring to the issue of paid family leave in the U.S.—or lack thereof....

Spring break was not much of a break

Gabriel Nair, Staff writer

April 6, 2018

This past week has been one of relaxation and refocusing. Spring break is a time to get your mind off schoolwork and recharge before making the final push for the second half of spring semester. But not everyone gets the chance to back home for break. Some people make the choice to stay in McMinnville...

ASLC addresses new study spaces in first meeting back from break

Elin Johnson, Staff writer

April 5, 2018

The Associated Students of Linfield College senate members are back at work following spring break. The meeting this week discussed the changes coming to the Linfield community both this semester and next. ASLC Vice President Alleta Maier opened by describing her meeting with Vice President of Student...

Former Wildcat to lecture on diplomacy in digital age

Elin Johnson, Staff writer

March 31, 2018

Diplomacy in a globalized and increasingly digital world will be the subject of the lecture on at 5 p.m. April 4 in Riley 201. Linfield will be hosting alum Ryan Jones to speak on the subject. Jones graduated in 2007 after majoring in mass communication and German. Jones will be discussing how electronic...

Men (and minds) against fire in “Black Mirror”

Cassandra Martinez, Staff Writer

March 28, 2018

The “Black Mirror” Netflix series has earned a reputation for provoking viewers with episodes that disturb and provoke discussion. “Men Against Fire” did just that for students and faculty last week. Linfield’s PLACE committee held a viewing of the “Black Mirror” episode with a special...

Iraq model of poor foreign affairs, Cottrell says

Anne Walkup, Staff writer

March 18, 2018

The U.S. would do well to remember what we learned, or rather didn’t learn, from the lead up to the Iraq War. Political science professor Patrick Cottrell provided his audience with a fresh perspective on President Donald J. Trump’s relations with North Korea by examining the U.S. decision to...

Potter, Newby, Memorial to close

Elin Johnson and Hannah Curry

March 18, 2018

Starting fall of 2018, three residence halls will be closed because of recent low enrollment rates and so residence life can start to renovate these halls during the school year. Potter, Newby and Memorial will be affected by this closure. Newby, a small apartment building near Cozine, only houses...

Brief: Wine studies major created

March 18, 2018

Linfield approves a new interdisciplinary wine studies major on the heels of Grace and Ken Evenstad’s $6 million donation to the wine studies program. Capitalizing on Linfield’s lush position in the middle of Oregon wine country and expanding on the wine studies minor, the creators of the major...

Spanish TA conceives radio show

Camille Botello, Staff writer

March 18, 2018

Linfield’s Spanish teaching assistant wants to start a radio show on the campus station. Patricia Luis Hernandez, who made the move to McMinnville from the Canary Islands in Spain at the beginning of fall semester, already has audio production experience. She received her bachelor’s in journalism...

ASLC campaigns for 24-hour TJ Day access

Hannah Curry, Staff writer

March 18, 2018

The ASLC Senate members drafted a proposal to allow students 24-hour access to TJ Day as a common study space. The idea for the proposal came after TJ Day’s extended hours were taken away about a year and a half ago. This year’s student government decided those hours were worth reinstating. According...

Large turnout for bowling fundraiser expected

Anne Walkup, Staff writer

March 16, 2018

Linfield’s Athletic Training department anticipates an improved turnout from last year for its bowling fundraiser this weekend. Two of the department’s seniors, Eli Peckham and Marcus McGovern, have been involved with hosting the annual event for the past three years. “The first year [that...

New ASLC pres, vice pres; residence hall closures

Elin Johnson, Staff writer

March 14, 2018

Kainoa Cuttitta and AnnaMarie Motis are the new Linfield student body President and Vice President, respectively.   Cuttitta earned 319 votes compared to challenger Jose Madrid Beltran’s 273 votes. Motis received 422 votes and her competitor Dave Nagaji won 119 votes. Of the student bod...