EDITORIAL:Voting important at all levels

February 29, 2008

Jillian BeaudryStacey Barchenger We are excited.You should be, too.As voting-age college students, we are living in a time that is a big deal both nationally and locally.If you haven’t noticed, two of the most likely Democratic candidates are first-timers. Not only first-time presidential candidat...

He says, She says: How to talk politics

February 22, 2008

He says In my experience, politics is a less-than-flattering subject. Talking about politics does not make girls like you, and it will almost never put her in the mood for love. For instance, I recently took a girl on a typically late-1940s date of the newest date movie, followed by ice cream from the...

School accommodates rare request

February 22, 2008

Kelly Copeland Assistant editor  A decision made by the Douglas County School District in Highlands Ranch, Colo., last week shows just how far parts of our country has progressed. A second grade boy who wants to dress like a girl and be addressed with a girl’s name has just been given perm...

Tune into real life, not celebrities

February 22, 2008

Amber McKenna Features editor If you have ever flipped through the TV channels at 5 or 6 p.m., you have probably experienced the following: You stop on a local news channel, and a story starts of a young kid gone missing. A friend chimes, “I don’t want to watch the news; it’s too depress...

Partnerships don’t mean rings

February 22, 2008

Dominic Baez News editor  I just entered my own personal hell: Information Gathering. It’s my own fault, I know. I had to pick a public policy issue to conduct my research on. I debated and sifted through some potential topics, but finally settled on gay marriage in Oregon. Oh, wait. Let me rephra...

Review rolls out new Web site

February 22, 2008

Editorial They tell us newspapers will not exist in 10 years. They tell us to forget all we have learned about print design. They ramble off numbers of papers that are losing circulation and focusing primarily on providing news online. What’s so great about online newspapers? They’re free, and ...

Students must play a part in safety

January 31, 2008

Last week, Linfield Campus Safety Director Mike Dressel sent another one of his famous campus-wide e-mails, only this time he wasn’t reporting another crime. Instead, Dressel was urging students to sign up for the new e-mail and text message alert system. Although the topic has already been well...

Online shopping gives globally

January 9, 2008

t’s that time of year again. That’s right; the holiday season is upon us. This year, why not do something different than your usual frantic shopping spree for gifts at the mall, and check out the calmness of the Web? Online shopping provides many options you may not find at your local store. The...

Learn to stand on your own two feet, not parents’

January 9, 2008

By the time we reach college, or by the time we are out on our own, one would think we would be able to take care of problems ourselves. At college, you can’t handle situations like you did at home. Your parents are not going to fix the toilet for you at college; you have to make the calls necessary...

Gaining strength through managing a disability

January 9, 2008

You may know this, but I am going to say it anyway. I have a disability. There. If you didn’t already know, now you do. Although I have lived with my disability my whole life, sometimes telling people can be hard. And what I just did is something four other Linfield students did this week in “Overcoming...