“Process” shows why Sampha is the artist everyone wants to work with

Sampha’s Process is a wonderful album. It’s a mix of intertwining sounds, thoughts and feelings — a kaleidoscopic record of slick R&B production, lachrymose piano melodies and heartbreaking loss, with the unifying falsetto of Sampha’s voice tying the whole project together. It’s of little wonder musical diversity is his greatest gift, as Sampha has marked his career as a beatmaker, ... Read More »

Cloud Nothings lose their bite on disappointingly dull fourth LP

Leading up to Cloud Nothings’ fifth album, primary songwriter Dylan Baldi struggled with writer’s block. Writer’s block at this point in a songwriter’s career is somewhat common. Almost everyone goes through it at some point and Baldi was no different. Much like countless musicians before, he just wasn’t satisfied with what the band was producing, and was unsure of how ... Read More »

Abiqua Falls: By All Means

Beautiful at any flow — stunning in full throat, Abiqua Falls is a place of wonder. No words can describe the glorious scene that unfolds as one enters the falls’ majestic basalt amphitheater. Abiqua Creek pours in picture-perfect fashion, plunging nearly 100 feet into an expansive pool. Not only are the falls stunning – the surroundings are overwhelming. Abiqua Falls ... Read More »

Interim President David Ellis talks career path, transitions, and the road ahead in his new role

On January 17, the Provost’s Office sent out an email to the LC community, explaining that President Barry Glassner had stepped down from his role, effective immediately. The email quoted Glassner’s desire to “focus his time and attention on his writing and his role as a public intellectual,” as the reason that he was stepping down so suddenly. For perspective, ... Read More »

Crime in Review

Reported crimes at Lewis & Clark College for the 2016 calendar year are down nearly 8 percent. The college continues to maintain a downward trend in alcohol and marijuana related referrals. In January 2017, LC had two reported crimes: one report of computer crime that occurred on Jan. 24, and one report of criminal mischief that occurred on Jan. 28. ... Read More »

Art is Vital to Activism, Progress

  The day after the inauguration, Lewis & Clark hosted a teach-in session on the presence of art in times of social activism. The presence of music during the social reforms of India during the 1950s-1960s, the solitary genius vs. the artistic collective, as well as the importance of solidarity and art made by those affected by prejudice were all ... Read More »

National Girls and Women in Sports Day

  National Girls and Women in Sports Day (NGWSD) has emphasised the importance of remaining active and discovering inspiration and motivation through physical activity. The day also serves as a reminder to push past any given limits, whether they be based on physical exertion and fitness goals or based on any given gender stereotypes.   The day has been celebrated ... Read More »