Linfield’s Starbucks sends over 100 pounds of disposable cups to the landfill each month.

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

HHPA hours frustrating, inconvenient for students’ schedules

Athena Benjamin, Staff Writer March 11, 2019

Many students complain that the HHPA gym hours are frustrating and inconvenient for their schedules. On weekends, the weight room and fitness room have the same hours. Saturday’s hours are noon to 8...

More accessibility, less regulation needed for library media use

Elijah O'Bryant, Staff Writer March 11, 2019

I love going to the library as much as I can. What about the library is not to like? It is an indoor, public space, has heating and air conditioning, all while you do not have to buy anything to stay....

Pets on Campus

Athena Benjamin, Writer November 6, 2018

Whether legal or not, Linfield students have pets across the campus, helping them make it through each day. Freshmen Sam Hawkins-Douglass brought her cat, Darius, to Linfield as an emotional support...

Veteran journalist restores trust in guest speakers

Melanie Johnson, Writer November 5, 2018

Three months after President Donald Trump was elected, a nationally syndicated columnist came to the college to speak about the country’s tense political environment. The columnist was Leonard Pitts...

Pumpkin Carving 101

Alexandra Feller , Writer October 30, 2018

I view pumpkin carving as the oldest and most difficult fall tradition. As a child you might remember scooping out pumpkin guts and chasing your siblings around with them while your mother and father did...

The other side of Halloween movies

Emma Olson , Writer October 30, 2018

Contrary to popular belief, Halloween movies and horror movies are two different things. Just because a movie is scary, doesn’t mean it’s right to get you in the spooky mood. Don’t get me wrong,...

Saving money on your Halloween costume

Emma Olson, Writer October 30, 2018

No need to spend your savings on an overpriced costume when a DIY costumes can be just as cool as store bought ones. Fear not, broke college students. You can still wear a killer costume on Halloween...

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