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LC Gender studies department hosts symposium, Point of Access

From March 8 through 10, Lewis  & Clark held its 36th annual Gender Studies Symposium. This year, it was titled “Point of Access” and sought to examine the dynamics of resource distribution dynamics, regarding how some people are prioritized over others in society based on gender and sexuality. Students, faculty, staff, scholars and artists came together to participate in the ... Read More »

Students travel to Washington D.C. for J Street conference

Last weekend, a group of 32 Lewis & Clark students led by LC’s J Street U chapter coordinators Naomi Goldman-Nagel ’19, Jack Levin ’19 and Ellen Schwartz ’17 went to D.C. for the J Street national conference “Defending Our Values, Fighting For Our Future.” They sought to learn about the Israel-Palestine conflict and engage in political discussions with elders and ... Read More »

LC Hosts Listening Forum, community learns skills for better communication

On Thursday and Saturday, the Committee on Diversity and Inclusion, The Office of the Provost, the Campus Activities Board (CAB), the Office of Inclusion and Multicultural Engagement (IME) and the law school diversity committee co-sponsored a listening forum led by facilitators Lee Mun Wah and John Lenssen of StirFry Seminars & Consulting. A spread of wraps, potato chips and cookies ... Read More »

Civil Disobedience Workshop holds second session

On Feb. 16, the Lewis & Clark Civil Disobedience Workshop had its second session, “Philosophy and Civil Disobedience.” The event was facilitated by Associate Professor of Philosophy and Department Chair Jay Odenbaugh, Director of the Symbolic and Quantitative Resource Center (SQRC) and Leader of Portland Tenants United (PTU) Margot Black, and Associate Professor of Philosophy Joel Martinez. The workshop as ... Read More »

Founder’s Day

Last Thursday, Lewis & Clark celebrated its 150th or “sesquicentennial” birthday, fondly referred to as Founders Day. The two-hour celebration was the result of over six months of planning by the Founders Day Celebration Committee, which consisted of nine LC staff. Their mission was to honor the accomplishments LC prides itself on after 150 years of establishment. The FDCC’s goals ... Read More »

LC Gathering for Support After Trump’s Immigration Ban

On Jan. 27, President Trump signed an executive order banning refugee resettlement from all countries for four months and from Syria indefinitely. Further, he suspended entry into the US from seven majority Muslim countries: Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen for three months. Originally, the order also banned permanent legal residents (green card holders) from re-entering if they ... Read More »