The Linfield Review

Leggings’ rise has denim companies shaking in their jeans

Emma Knudson, Staff writer

May 7, 2018

If you couldn’t already guess by the hideous, low-brow rise of jeggings, denim companies are attempting to manufacture stretchy, more comfortable jeans to compete with the rise of leggings as everyday wear. It makes sense that these companies would turn their competition levels up to stay relevant,...

Tips to get through the finals week essay

Emma Knudson, Staff writer

May 7, 2018

Just a few days ago, I was complaining about how ready I was for February to end. Or, it feels like a few days ago. May is already flying by, and as finals week looms ever closer, all major deadlines are being thrown at us. The sensation of drowning is palpable across campus. What makes these deadlines...

Mental health issues should be discussed

The Review Editorial Board

May 7, 2018

College is a time of tremendous personal growth and change. While this can be exciting, it is also difficult to navigate this sea of internal and external changes while also keeping up with the academic rigor we are accustomed to at Linfield, finding time for friendships and relationships, appeasing...

Being athletic doesn’t mean you’re an athlete

What really makes someone an athlete? Some people are athletic, but it doesn’t mean they’re athletes.

Emma Knudson, Staff writer

April 22, 2018

What makes someone an athlete? Is it their ability to lift, to run fast, to always make the perfect catch, to do multiple backflips? At what point can a person no longer be classified an athlete? These are the questions that, from my experience, throws athletes into heated debates, especially athletes...

Protecting the earth is common sense

The Review Editorial Board

April 22, 2018

We shouldn’t need an official week to remind us that the Earth is important and worth protecting. At the risk of sounding like a broken record, we only have one Earth and we couldn’t do much of anything without it. So why is it that issues such as global warming and climate change are polarizing...

Differing views on Snapchat, a divisive favorite

How important is Snapchat, the multimedia messaging application?

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...