Oregon offers ’Cats adventure

Kyle Huizinga, Staff writer

March 5, 2018

Though it may seem that life at Linfield starts at the library and ends at Pioneer, there is a whole world of adventure that awaits outside of the campus boundaries. The un-motivational Oregon weather and lack of vehicles are obstacles most students face. If you find yourself without transportation...

Kendrick and co. slay ‘Black Panther’ soundtrack

Emma Knudson, Staff writer

March 5, 2018

Mastering a movie soundtrack such that it can exist as a standalone piece and buoy a film is a difficult feat. Too many soundtracks are so intertwined with the film that listening to it without the accompanying scenes to support it feels disjointed. It’s almost like eating spaghetti sauce without...

Linfield community fractured, needs help

Review Editorial Board

February 19, 2018

Tensions are rising here at Linfield – we’re in a budget crunch, enrollment is down, the price of higher education is rising – but this is exactly the time we need to band together in solidarity, not create meaningless divisions that will only serve to weaken us. We like to talk about the “Linfield...

Olympics tied for best seasonal entertainment

Emma Knudson, Staff writer

February 19, 2018

As a child, I was fascinated by olympians and the entire concept of the Olympics. In my young mind, the Olympics were the Royal World Championships for only a chosen few badasses for every sport ever made, even sports I never knew were considered sports—horse-back riding? Curling? Race walking? For...

The problem with academic tenure for all professors

Camille Botello, Staff writer

February 19, 2018

Linfield began announcing its tenure nominees. This is the most job security one can ever hope to attain, and the announcement will no doubt be not only a career-changing moment for some faculty, but also a life-changing one as well. Linfield’s Board of Trustees and the college president nominate...

Consider all Valentine’s Day options

Emma Knudson, Staff writer

February 14, 2018

Valentine’s Day is here, and whether you find yourself dating, single, wanting to express your platonic or unrequited love to a friend, or you simply do not love the not-so-subtle capitalistic subtexts of this day, there are multiple ways to recognize Cupid’s Holy Day. This year, regardless of w...

What to do with the old bookstore

Angel Rosas, Staff Writer

February 13, 2018

Losing the original book store came as a surprise for most of us. However, what makes the move so interesting is all the possibilities for the open room. Whether or not you love or hate the new one-stop-shop bookstore you can't deny that having an empty room waiting for construction at the very least peaks your...

Perfect Valentine treat

Braelyn Swan, Staff writer

February 12, 2018

Valentine's day is getting closer and closer and for those who are celebrating this day with someone special, the time to get them a present is closing in. Sure flowers are great but they die. The gift that will never die is chocolate. With chocolate the possibilities are wide and the ways to show...

Best rom com couples from movies #CoupleGoals

Cassandra Martinez, Staff writer

February 12, 2018

Valentine’s Day is approaching on Wednesday this year, so this gives forgetful significant others a chance to still find a gift for their special someone. Some might celebrate Valentine’s Day on a night out or plan a casual night-in with some movies. If the movie idea is similar to your plans...

Editorial: MLK Day should be remembered by service, not classes

Review Editorial Board

February 6, 2018

Americans celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day on the third Monday of January each year and while it is optional for employers and educational institutions to give employers and students the day off, an institution committed to diversity and inclusion, such as Linfield, shouldn’t hesitate to observe th...

Getting back into swing of spring term

Emma Knudson, Staff Writer

February 6, 2018

Coming back for the spring semester isn’t easy. It’s not like you had a full three months to get bored of being at home, working a minimum wage job and being away from all of your college friends. Even if you weren’t enrolled in a Jan Term class, the feeling of returning to a full class schedule...

The better presidential candidate for the future of Linfield

Elin Johnson, Staff writer

December 10, 2017

There is an overall feeling on this campus that the Linfield administration is slow on change. That’s why the two presidential candidates stand out so much. Both are stark contrasts to not only each other, but also to the current administration. This was evident in each candidate’s student forum...