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Letter to the editor: student asks for transparency

Sophomore Katie Martinez addresses concerns around transparency in Linfield's leadership.
April 15, 2021

My name is Katie Martinez, a current sophomore at Linfield University and a McMinnville local. I am reaching out to you from a place of concern. As a current student investing in my future at this institution,...

April showers bring me pre-exposed senioritis

April showers bring me pre-exposed senioritis

Kaden Gass, Staff Writer April 2, 2021

April is finally here and so is the end of the semester. I don’t know about you, but I am so looking forward to going home and just relaxing for a few months (and possibly traveling since I am now vaccinated)....

Drawing by Camille Lubach

I’m tired of the royal family

Lindsey Burns, Staff Writer March 31, 2021

Am I the only one whose social media has been flooded with the royal family drama? For a couple days, 80% of the content I saw on TikTok and Instagram was Meghan this, her majesty that. And don’t get...

Regarding the recent hate crimes

Regarding the recent hate crimes

Kaden Gass, Staff Writer March 27, 2021

As most of you know, there have been a lot of hate crimes directed at Asian Americans all across the country as tensions rise with our Asian neighbors. Now I’m not one to rant about politics, but I have...

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Dance is a sport despite archaic definitions

Kendall Harrison, Staff Writer March 24, 2021

Practices for six hours a week, individual strength training, and maintaining school and sport. Sounds like the average college student athlete, right? Well, unfortunately for the Linfield dance team and...

Mara Youngren-Brown, '21, is an international relations and global cultural studies double major. After graduation, she plans on working internationally in the nonprofit field.

Young, Asian, and American too

Mara Youngren-Brown, Contributor March 22, 2021

I still remember the first time someone called me “chink.” Seventh grade, walking down the hallway of Kenai Middle School, the word burned in my ears. Did I hear that right? Frozen in place, I faced...

Linfield Confess is way overdue

Linfield Confess is way overdue

Kaden Gass March 19, 2021

I have two words to describe Linfield Confess: absolutely iconic. I mean, have you seen it? It’s absolute genius to the point where I wish I created it.  For those of you that live under a rock,...

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Hey Wildcats, what’s with the aversion to pants?

Emma Olson, Opinions Editor March 17, 2021

Picture this: it’s nine o’clock in the morning, the sun is shining, birds are chirping. However, since it’s March in Oregon, it’s 35 degrees outside, and there’s frost on the grass. Someone of...

Beach bummer

Beach bummer

Kaden Gass, Staff Writer March 12, 2021

We’ve been in a pandemic for a whole year. And with that, no one has been really able to travel safely and have a vacation that feels leisurely. I don’t know about you, but sis just wants to go to...

Photo by Thomas Sagers

Why I hate ASMR

Lindsey Burns, Staff Writer March 7, 2021

I’m not an angry person. As I’m writing this, trying to think of things that I get angry at, I literally had to google, “What makes people mad?” Slow drivers, unsolicited advice, multiple YouTube...

The sky is falling and so is my sanity

The sky is falling and so is my sanity

Kaden Gass, Staff Writer March 5, 2021

Have you ever been in a situation where you’re walking down the street on a cloudy day back from class and you feel a large rain droplet hit your head? You go up to brush it off only to realize that...

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Students reflect as Covid-19 reaches one-year anniversary

Zack Robie, Staff Writer February 28, 2021

As Covid-19 continues to rampage through the United States, Linfield approaches one year since its previous Covid shut-down, enacting home quarantine and isolation for nearly every student. Yes, one year...

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