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The Linfield Review

The student news site of Linfield University

The Linfield Review

The student news site of Linfield University

The Linfield Review

STUDENT LIFE

Before the 'Cats won their home opener, people gathered up and down Lever Street, or more commonly known as Streak Street. Filled with fun, games, tasty food, and lively energy, it was a total success. (Jake Downing)

On Thursday, Linfield WEB hosted the annual homecoming drag show in ICE auditorium. Highlights of the evening were multiple performances from Emmy winning drag artist. (Annie Flood)

To kick off the year, this past Wednesday, the Linfield football team held their annual swim Olympics. From cannon balls to funny dance performances it was an exciting evening. (Jake Downing)

Last Thursday marked the annual Cat Camp celebration for incoming freshmen and their families. There were performances from the cheer & stunt team and LMB, as well as a speech from President Miles Davis. (Anna Frazier)

This Sunday marked the first full commencement ceremony for Linfield as a university. Taking place in the Oak Grove, students from the class of 2022 received their diplomas and were honored for their achievements. Next up, class of 2023. (Nathan Herde)

Opening this Thursday, the Linfield Theatre Department will be putting on "Heathers the Musical". This Linfield production features live background music courtesy of the Linfield Music Department. Tickets are on sale now. (Nathan Herde)

On Saturday, Pike held their annual "Walk a Mile in Heels" fundraiser, supporting sexual assault awareness for the Henderson House. This event consisted of Pike members walking a mile in heels around the academic quad. (Thomas Sagers)

Monday evening marked the start of the 2022 Learning Across Boundaries (LAB) week. It showcased Linfield students and staff giving TED-style talks on the topic of increased partisanship. (Nathan Herde)

Over the month of March, Linfield students had the opportunity to participate in Intramural Basketball. The champion team, Retired Hooper's, featured senior basketball players from the Linfield women's and men's team. The next ASLU intramural event will be IM kickball, starting on April 4th. (Nathan Herde)

For Frank Kowing, one of Linfield’s first graduates in studio arts, painting was a way to sift through his difficult experiences. Kowing’s life was ravaged by disease and grief, he was estranged from his parents and lost two wives to illnesses. This month, Linfield Gallery is hosting “Frank Kowing: Breathing the High-Altitude Ether of Discovery”. The exhibit is open to the public until Mar. 18. (Meghan Mullaly)

On Thursday night, students from the Political Science department debated on the topic of whether a capitalist society is incapable of solving climate change. Stay tuned for more upcoming debates in the future. (Nathan Herde)

On Thursday afternoon, Jane Failing Hall hosted a pet potluck event. Residents enjoyed the company of pets, friends, and tasty food. (Thomas Sagers)

On Thursday evening, RHA hosted a Hall-oween festival for all Linfield students. Hosted in FML, each dorm had their own booth with fun games, food, and spooky decorations. (Katie Phillips)

(Thomas Sagers)

On Friday evening, WEB hosted a Pre-Game Festival for all McMinnville students. Students were able to tie dye retro Linfield t-shirts, hang out with friends, and enjoy great food. The next WEB event will be a parent's weekend photo booth next Saturday. (Nathan Herde)

These past two weeks Linfield students got the opportunity to show off their skills in intermural flag football. Out of the five teams that participated, "Baseball Cats" came out on top defeating "Team Pike" in the championship game. Intermural sports will continue this semester with volleyball and 3-on-3 basketball starting up soon. (Nathan Herde)

Paralympic sitting volleyball gold medalist Annie Flood just started her freshman year at Linfield. After competing for gold in Tokyo, Flood arrived on campus just like her fellow freshman, but one thing set her apart -her gold medal. (Nathan Herde)

On Thursday night, new students and their families gathered in Memorial Stadium to celebrate the beginning of their Linfield Journey. Cat Camp, an annual orientation event, was filled with music, dancing, trivia, and even fire-spinning. (Nathan Herde)