The Linfield Review

Demand change

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

Camille Botello, News Editor

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, at the hands of Minneapolis police at the end of May.  Demonstrators around the globe have yielded signs with some of ...

Letter to the editor

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June 8, 2020

Dear Faculty Colleagues, Thank you for your statement of support to Linfield students, a unified message sends a strong signal to our structurally and systematically marginalized students during a time when many go about their daily lives in fear for their own safety. It is undoubtedly clear we m...

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June 4, 2020

Dear Linfield Students, George Floyd’s murder in Minneapolis is the most recent in a long line of unarmed Black casualties in the racist perpetuation of white privilege and power. If it was not clearly understood previously that racial inequities are pervasive, preventable, and unjust, it should...

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Dr. Miles Davis

June 2, 2020

My grandfather taught me the importance of knowing when to stop talking, so I could actively listen and observe. That way, when it was time to talk I had facts at my disposal and fully formed points to make. I have watched and read hours and hours of news over the past week. I have seen the pronounc...

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Linfield Gender Studies Faculty

May 22, 2020

Dear Linfield Students, In light of the articles published by the Linfield Review and the Oregonian regarding sexual assaults and sexual misconduct on our campus, this is a collective statement by the Gender Studies faculty at Linfield College. We, the undersigned Gender Studies faculty at Linfield...

Protesting a pandemic: Politics has gone too far

The enforcement of stay-at-home orders has led to protests across the country

Alex Jensen and Camille Botello

April 23, 2020

Protestors have rallied in multiple states to express their disdain for prolonged stay-at-home orders, blatantly ignoring health and safety recommendations set in place to flatten the curve of the novel coronavirus. Many others have gathered in some of Idaho’s and Washington’s bigger cities fo...

To Pass/Fail or not to Pass/Fail…

Linfield students may have the chance to opt for a pass/fail grading system

Elin Johnson, Life and Culture Editor

April 13, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused colleges across the country, including Linfield, to change in many ways not limited to switching to online learning. As part of the conversation around online learning, colleges are considering changing the way students are graded due to a much more tumultuous sem...

I need a stimulus check too!

The government is planning to send stimulus checks up to $1,200 due to the economic crash from the coronavirus pandemic.

Anna Frazier, Climate & Environment Editor

April 9, 2020

I’m a first-year college student who pays for her own tuition, room and board, meal plan, flights, and other miscellaneous expenses while at school. For one semester of schooling, I’ve had to pay my way through my savings from high school, working 3 jobs over the summer, working while in school, and lo...

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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

The Oregon Republicans have walked out multiple times to prevent a carbon-capping bill from passing

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

Five of the female presidential candidates pass around some high-fives

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.

The question of paying student-athletes has been a hot topic since the Fair Pay to Play Act was passed

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...