The Linfield Review

Letter to the editor

Letter to the editor

Wm. Keifer Smith, Letter Writer

March 19, 2020

An opinion article was written for the Linfield Review titled “Last Thursday’s defeat: Bidding farewell to the last female presidential candidate.” This article said that Elizabeth Warren, having ended her campaign for president after Super Tuesday, was the last female presidential candidate and...

Just do your job, Oregon Republicans

Just do your job, Oregon Republicans

Anna Frazier, Climate & Environment Editor

March 10, 2020

Imagine this: You show up to work. Your boss says to you, “I want you to do [insert the top priority on your job description].” You turn around and run away to Idaho. You would be in some serious trouble, but maybe you’d slide by with an “I’m sorry” or two. Then, when your boss asks...

Last Thursday’s defeat: Bidding farewell to the last female presidential candidate

Last Thursday’s defeat: Bidding farewell to the last female presidential candidate

Camille Botello, News Editor

March 10, 2020

Way back at the beginning of this presidential race, six women (out of 28 total) entered the running to become the first United States Madam President. After Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren dropped out last Thursday, we are left to choose between Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders and former Vice Presiden...

Pay student-athletes? It’s not that simple.

Pay student-athletes? It’s not that simple.

Ethan Myers, Opinions Editor

March 3, 2020

When the Fair Pay to Play Act was passed in California last September, it was a small yet monumental step in minimizing the massive gap between the billion-dollar NCAA and its unpaid athletes.  The Act ruled that student-athletes in California can profit off the use of their names, images and likene...

“The Bachelor” continues to disappoint

“The Bachelor” continues to disappoint

Camille Botello, News Editor

March 1, 2020

WARNING: SPOILERS. For a franchise that coats the notion of true love in materialism and self-promotion, I guess I should have known that this season of “The Bachelor” would disappoint me yet again. The bachelor, Peter Weber-- also known as “Pilot Pete”-- has become consumed with his girlfriends...

Pelosi’s pettiness permeates the House Chamber during last week’s State of the Union address

Pelosi’s pettiness permeates the House Chamber during last week’s State of the Union address

Camille Botello, News Editor

February 12, 2020

Even if you didn’t watch the State of the Union address last week, I’m sure somewhere between three and 14 GIFs of Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi tearing the president’s speech appeared on your Twitter feed.  The night began with tension when she neglected to introduce President Trump wit...

Santa’s got a big bag… full of waste

Santa’s got a big bag… full of waste

Lexi Kerr, Features Editor

December 5, 2019

T’was the morning of Christmas and the kids couldn’t wait, To open the presents under the tree so great. So pretty, they looked, wrapped in sparkles and bows; Kids screamed with excitement so the parents arose. With smiles and joy, they opened gifts with haste; The packaging and ribbon all...

A Plea for Sustainability at Starbucks

A Plea for Sustainability at Starbucks

Anna Frazier, Writer

November 20, 2019

Many students utilize the on-campus Starbucks—it’s convenient, tasty, and accepts Flex. Getting a drink from “Starbs” is often a normal part of Linfield life, but what is the impact of your daily cup of joe? Linfield’s Starbucks, in estimate, goes through 2,000 to 3,000 disposable cups a ...

In Defense of Fear

In Defense of Fear

Maddie Loverich, Writer

October 26, 2019

We’ve all heard the cliche. It’s spooky season. Every college kid is going to dress up in a (most likely) cheap and easy costume to go out in. If you’re like me, it’s the perfect excuse to force your friends to watch horror movies with you. If you’re normal, you’re probably very opposed ...

National parents admissions bribery scandal is shameful

Elijah O’Bryant, Writer

April 9, 2019

In the recent cycle of national news, you might have heard about this recent college admission scandal. You may know by now that about 50 or so affluent parents, coaches and "businessmen" were arrested earlier this week for various forms of fraud. At the center of this whole mess was Rick Singer, a l...

Spring Break homework: A burden or necessary evil?

Anne Walkup, Opinions Editor

March 25, 2019

Spring Break is aptly named—a break during the spring. Its purpose is not to give professors the chance to assign extra assignments, essays and preparation time for exams. But as midterm projects and exams often fall near the same time as Spring Break, many professors at Linfield do just that. Wh...

Letter to the Linfield Community

Grant Cates, Guest Contributor

March 11, 2019

To the Students, Faculty, Staff, Administration, and Board of Trustees of Linfield College: My name is Grant Cates, and I graduated from Linfield in 2017 with degrees in Physics and Mathematics, before moving to Germany with my new husband to complete a Fulbright Research Fellowship, a Max Planck ...