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Katherine Dunn, author of “Geek Love” exhibit on display in Watzek, includes fan response to novel

The new exhibit in Watzek Library on the award-winning author Katherine Dunn is anything but ordinary, which is probably how Dunn would have wanted it to be. Dunn’s career-starting novel Geek Love, published in 1989, is centered around Portland and more specifically a nostalgia for an older, grittier Portland that continues to disappear as the city becomes increasingly gentrified. The ... Read More »

New online Campus Market implemented

This month, a Craigslist-like sharing platform for college students called Campus Market was made available at Lewis & Clark. It is a trusted space for students to exchange and sell unwanted items, create carpools and list housing within the LC community. Campus Market was created as an effort to reduce the carbon footprint made by college students across the nation. ... Read More »

Artemis Alum Seraphie Allen Comes Back to Coach

  This year, Seraphie Allen has returned to Artemis as the new coach alongside Sara Stratton. Allen graduated from Lewis & Clark in 2015 with an English major and Gender Studies minor. Currently, Allen is working in the Portland Mayor’s Office as an assistant for policy community and affairs. Outside of work, Allen plays ultimate frisbee in the Portland area. ... Read More »

Transportation and Parking Updates: Possible Sellwood Shuttle and Trimet Annual Pass

  With the new Sellwood bridge now open to buses, the Lewis & Clark community expressed interest in creating a commuter shuttle from campus to Sellwood. Prior to Spring 2009, there was a Sellwood shuttle—buses were banned from the bridge during the 2009 Sellwood bridge replacement project. On Feb. 1, cabinet members from the Associated Students of Lewis & Clark ... Read More »

Undocumented Students

Freedom University students give a seminar on experience and the undocumented student movement On Jan. 24, during Martin Luther King, Jr. Week, speakers from Freedom University, an underground school in the southern freedom tradition of achieving social and political quality, came to Lewis and Clark for a workshop on building awareness and organizing change in support of undocumented students across ... Read More »

LC considers sanctuary status

ON NOV. 11, Professor of History and Director of Ethnic Studies Elliott Young created a petition to declare Lewis & Clark a sanctuary for undocumented people, which has over 1,500 signatures at the time of writing. Young got the idea after connecting with various immigration historians across the country. Colleges throughout the country have started petitions and declarations to become ... Read More »

IME Promotes Self-Care with Rest & Relaxation

THIS SEMESTER, Inclusion and Multicultural Engagement (IME) has been working hard to create a great deal of new and exciting events and programs. This year’s theme is “Self-Care.” Angela Buck, Assistant Director of IME, said that the theme was inspired by an IME event. “We really want to create community at our weekly event called IME Rest & Relaxation (R&R),” ... Read More »