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 25, 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 25, 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 25, 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 25, 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...

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

Melanie Johnson, Writer

September 25, 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 25, 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...