Letter to the editor

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Professor Jackson Miller addresses the Board of Trustee's decision to adopt a senate-style model of governance for the faculty.
December 22, 2020

Linfield benefits tremendously from a community of faculty, staff, and students rich with innovative ideas and eager to meaningfully participate in the necessary work to make the institution successful....

Listen to your elders this Thanksgiving

Photo by Element5 Digital on Unsplash
November 26, 2020

I am the type of person who eats before gathering for Thanksgiving.  Turkey does not get it done for me. I could live without gravy. Mashed potatoes are good, not great. The standard Thanksgiving affair...

Don’t be a Grinch this November

Thanksgiving and Christmas don't have to be separate. Art by Elliott Montbriand
November 22, 2020

As of November 7 this year, my aunt and uncle have already put up their Christmas tree—well, their first one of the year. This decision stirred up controversy in the family group chat: some say it’s...

This Halloween, some costumes should be left on the racks

Photo by Beth Teutschmann on Unsplash
October 29, 2020

Halloween is almost here, and that means it’s time for costume shopping! Finding the perfect costume can be a blast, but for those who are looking to stand out, there can be a fine line between a unique...

A word from Camille Botello, the reporter behind the sexual assault series

A word from Camille Botello, the reporter behind the sexual assault series
October 27, 2020

Editors Note: The Linfield Review published a series of stories addressing sexual assault on the Linfield campus. These stories were investigated over a six-month period in the 2019-2020 school year by...

Pass/fail grading system should be reinstated until pandemic is over

Juggling schoolwork isn't easy during a global pandemic. Art by Annemarie Mullet
October 24, 2020

Look, I’m not here to throw a pity party for myself—but this semester is HARD.  I’ve held myself to high standards my entire academic career. College was my aspiration, my dream, my golden gates...

It’s time to make the switch to Indigenous Peoples Day

Columbus statues are under extra security for fear of vandalism. Art by Annemarie Mullet
October 13, 2020

For generation after generation of Americans, Christopher Columbus has been revered as a wonderful adventurer who discovered America, made peace with the Indigenous people and brought prosperity to Europeans...

The Travis Scott burger: overhyped, underwhelming, but not that bad

October 11, 2020

The Travis Scott Burger is trending on TikTok with over 49.7 million views, and The Linfield Review staffers couldn’t help themselves from seeing what all the hype is about. So, staff members Alexandra...

Kardashians surrender their reality television throne

Grab some popcorn and enjoy some Kardashian drama before it’s gone. Photo credit Katie Phillips
October 10, 2020

Selfishly, I hoped the Kardashians would continue to film their show forever. I may not have tuned into E! Network when the show premiered weekly, but it was always nice to have my guilty pleasure show...

Linfield’s new mask policy might negatively impact students

Wearing a mask when alone outside seems excessive. Cartoon by Elliott Montbriand
September 25, 2020

I understand how vital it is to follow safety precautions in order for our campus to stay open, and I appreciate Linfield’s efforts to keep its students safe and healthy. However, in light of Linfield’s...

A time-sucker worth a download

Why log off TikTok when there's nothing better to do? Students navigate a rocky relationship with this social media fad.
September 18, 2020

When TikTok became popular, it was the bane of my existence. Every single day I was bombarded by the TikTok audio that was most popular at the time. I refused to download the app. I wouldn’t allow...

Demand change

Black Lives Matter protests have been organized in all 50 states and across the world.
June 12, 2020

With another day comes another devastating reminder of the unadulterated racism sewn into the fabric of this country, as many people protest the death of (yet another) unarmed black man, George Floyd,...

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