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Author Archives: Noah Foster-Koth

Religious students on liberal campus find community

Religious LC students encounter misconceptions about religious identity This year, Lewis & Clark College was ranked number ten on the Princeton Review’s list of 20 colleges with the least religious student body. However, while they may be in the minority at LC, there are still many religious students from a variety of different backgrounds on campus. Dan Smith* is a ... Read More »

Budget shortfall fuels fresh fears

DON’T PANIC: Lewis & Clark isn’t going broke. Rumors have been circulating that this year’s smaller freshman class will cause significant budget cuts for several aspects of campus life. However, according to the LC financial office, these rumors don’t reflect what is actually happening. It is true that this year’s freshman class is significantly smaller than last year’s, with only ... Read More »

A Closer Look at Academic English Studies

Lewis & Clark’s Academic English Studies (AES) department has existed on campus for more than 40 years and continues to draw new students from across the globe. Although not all students are from international schools, LC has an especially long history of admitting students from universities in Tokyo and Sapporo, Japan. “Some of the students in AES… take full-time or ... Read More »

Protesting Your Vote

The 2016 presidential election has been one of the most divisive and controversial campaign cycles in recent history. Many students and Lewis & Clark have expressed concern about the possibility of either Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump becoming the next president of the United States. Some LC students are so frustrated by the two candidates that they have decided not ... Read More »

Inside Tenure: the track to tenure takes years and luck to secure a permanent spot

Many professors at Lewis & Clark are hired with the expectation that they will eventually receive tenure, a sought-after position in which their job at LC is almost completely secure. However, professors must go through a lengthy review process before they achieve this position — and if their evaluation doesn’t go well, they will likely lose their job at LC. ... Read More »