ASLC Senate candidates share goals in debate

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By NATALIE RICH /// Senior Staff Writer The sparsely attended Associated Students of Lewis & Clark (ASLC) Student Senate Debate, held on Sept. 19, started with the sole junior candidate, Will Hart ’18, answering questions from the moderator. His platform spoke to the need for increased social interaction between student athletes and non-student athletes. He suggested ice cream socials, tailgate ... Read More »

BuildOn presidents tackle ethical volunteering, growth


By Natalie Rich///Senior Staff Writer Voluntourism, perhaps a loaded and murky term, is one that Lewis & Clark’s chapter of buildOn accepts and works with. Monica Cropsey ’17 and Allie Collins ’17, co-presidents of buildOn, explain what it means. “Voluntourism has gained a lot of popularity specifically with college students because it’s seen as a resume-booster, and you also get ... Read More »

Sculpting professor molds new artists

Sculpting Professor Cara Levine     STERLING STOLL/PIONEER LOG

By Hanna Merzbach///Staff Writer Cara Levine, a former UC Berkeley and California College of the Arts (CCA) professor, is a recent addition to our sculpture department. She was called upon to fill the Sculpture 1 teaching position this fall term and the Sculpture 2 and 3 position in the spring. Teaching Sculpture 1, Levine’s students experience in sculpting varies; many are ... Read More »

New students’ stronger GPAs and test scored debunked


By Ocelia Stanley///Staff Writer Contrary to the hype, the class of 2020 is not substantially smarter than the rest of the student population. According to Lisa Meyer, Dean for Enrollment and Communications, the rumors about the first year class’ extraordinarily high GPAs and standardized test scores were untrue. As it turns out, the average high school GPA of incoming students ... Read More »

Sinju Sushi stands out

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Top Google hit yields a surprising blend of authenticity, atmosphere and flavor in the Pearl District By Ella Crawford and Bradley Davis/// Staff Writer and Business Manager Eating decent sushi at a reasonable price can be a struggle in Portland — even when settling for conveyor belt service. But sometimes, when procrastinating on a Sunday night, the crave hits and ... Read More »