Differing views on Snapchat, a divisive favorite

Differing views on Snapchat, a divisive favorite

Elin Johnson and Camille Botello

April 9, 2018

Pro-Snapchat By Elin Johnson Ah, Snapchat. Some know it as a beacon of sin and promiscuity. I find it a great way to interact with friends. Snapchat is one of the more direct social media sites available and is avidly used by many young people. Snapchat has given us some of the greatest come...

You’re not an imposter, you’ve earned it

The Review Editorial Board

April 9, 2018

As seniors prepare to leave the Linfield bubble and incoming freshmen are contemplating their lives in college, it’s time to talk about imposter syndrome. Psychologists Pauline Clance and Suzanne Imes coined the phrase in 1978 in their study “The Imposter Phenomenon in High Achieving Women: Dynamics...

Spring break binge watch

Grant Beltrami, Staff writer

March 31, 2018

With a juicy 9-day break coming up, those students who are not overly burdened by homework are probably looking forward torelaxing and doing some hardcore binge watching.I think it is safe to say that if you have not yet watched “Game of Thrones,” “Breaking Bad,” or “Arrested Development”...

Tears shed in Bachelor finale

Braelyn Swan, Staff writer

March 18, 2018

The biggest moment in bachelor history occurred this in this years season finale. Tears were shed, dreams shattered, and hearts broken. This years bachelor featured Arie and the finale featured his difficult choice between finalists Becca and Lauren. Spoiler alert for those still waiting to watch what...

To go or not to go Greek at Linfield

Camille Botello, Staff writer

March 18, 2018

Greek life is one of the most popular extracurricular commitments on college campuses across the country. Linfield is no exception. The Wildcats have four sorority and fraternity chapters. Sororities include Alpha Phi, Phi Sigma Sigma, Zeta Tau Alpha and Sigma Kappa Phi. Fraternities on campus include...

Annual tuition increase hurts but we kind of have to accept it

Grant Beltrami, Staff writer

March 18, 2018

Tuition is going to increase by $800 in the fall. Sadly, this is not surprising. Tuition has increased by about that much for the past several years. Students who began at Linfield in the fall of 2015 paid $19,150 in tuition for each semester. Tuition costs rose to $19,850 in 2016; $20,550 in 2017...

Currency can say more than it’s worth on paper

Kyle Huizinga, Staff writer

March 18, 2018

The Bank of Canada has recently honored the life of Viola Desmond by placing her portrait alone on the new ten-dollar bill. Desmond had to overcome many hurdles in life, partly because of her gender and partly because of her skin color. She was known in Canada as a civil rights activist and business...

Editorial: Wine studies a gift, incentive for Linfield

Review Editorial Board

March 18, 2018

With the newly minted wine studies major and the tremendous donation by Grace and Ken Evenstad, Linfield should pat itself on the back and then ride the momentum by improving its other offerings in the hopes of attracting even more students. “This gift will enable thousands of future students to...

Best Girl Scout cookie debatable, all tasty

Braelyn Swan, Staff writer

March 16, 2018

Nothing beats a good old fashioned Girl Scout cookie. Not only are they delicious but the proceeds go to a great program for young girls. With Thin Mints being the staple of girl scout cookies, Tagalongs provide that peanut buttery flash back to eating peanut butter straight from the jar as a kid...

Coco: Music, family are everlasting in life, death

Cassandra Martinez, Staff writer

March 5, 2018

Students of Linfield College gathered Saturday evening in Ice Auditorium to watch the movie “Coco,” the latest movie released by Disney and Pixar. Before the movie started, there was an opportunity to win the free poster that LCAT had displayed on the first floor in Riley. Then the main attraction...

Forget political affiliation, discuss ending shootings

Grant Beltrami, Staff writer

March 5, 2018

There are famously more guns in the United States than there are people. Implementing effective gun control in the United States is a daunting task. However, that doesn’t mean that we shouldn’t try and it doesn’t mean that nothing can be done about the increasingly common mass shootings that...

Editorial: Make prospective students feel welcome

Review Editorial Board

March 5, 2018

The first Spring Visit Day of the month, March 12, for prospective students and their parents is fast approaching. Current Linfield students tend to sigh loudly at the mention of large tour groups walking slowly around campus and extra cars taking the already limited number of parking spaces. It’s...