The Linfield Review

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...

Christmas cookies bring people together

Liam Pickhardt, Staff writer

December 3, 2017

Walking around campus, the presence of the holidays and Christmas is immense. Trees are decorated and lights are strung about; stockings hang from the residence hall lounges and reefs dangle from above. The holiday season is here and with the decorations come the endless stream of seasonal sweets. And...

Study tips to help survive the doom of finals

Emma Knudson, Staff writer

December 3, 2017

Are you feeling unprepared to tackle an entire semester’s worth of work you avoided into two hell-weeks of stress spasms and caffeine-fueled emotional breakdowns? Then follow these tips to turn your finals week experience into a breeze. You might not even need the caffeine to get by, and you may...

Effective remedies for combating homesickness

Emma Knudson, Staff writer

November 13, 2017

As an out-of-state student, I know that feeling. After months of being away from home, and with Thanksgiving break so close yet so far away, home feels like the only place you want to be right now. Even Oregon students can relate: no matter how close or far away your home is, you can still feel homesickness. Homesickness...

Jan term upholds liberal arts ideals

Liam Pickhardt, Staff writer

November 13, 2017

It was 6:00 a.m. I was in fourth grade. My dad woke me up to feed the family animals and get ready for school. As my dad repeatedly attempted to pull me from my deep sleep, I groggily rolled around, and refused to leave the comforts of my bed. Eventually, I opened my eyes and looked over at my dad...

Save the flex

Braelyn Swan, Staff writer

November 13, 2017

With the end of the semester closer than many students realize—yes there are only four weeks of class remaining—some students are hanging on to the last three dollars for that emergency coffee during finals week. While others still have more flex dollars to spend than they can handle. If you’re...

Five most memorable early 2000s cartoons

Gabriel Nair, Staff writer

November 13, 2017

When I think of my childhood, the first thing that I think of are the cartoons that I watched as a kid. They are, in my opinion, superior to the current cartoons today in every way. The animation style and techniques of cartoons may have advanced farther since when I was a kid, but the content and...

Plastic bag ban. First bags, then what?

Kyle Huizinga, Staff writer

November 13, 2017

McMinnville has recently created a new city ordinance, which states businesses can no longer provide single-use plastic grocery bags. Many people within the McMinnville community have different opinions on this ordinance. Below I have shown some of the comments of those opposing the bag ban listed on...