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Protesters Clamor outside the Chapel

By Jonah Svihus Photo by Brady Antonelli On April 11, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. protesters, made up of both Lewis & Clark students and the broader Portland community, picketed the 55th International Affairs (IA) Symposium’s event “The Huddled Masses: Displacement in a Time of Crisis.” The IA Symposium Steering Committee received heavy criticism after inviting Jessica Vaughan, Director of Policy ... Read More »

Inside, students and faculty engage Jessica Vaughan

By Hanna Merzbach Photo by Lexie Boren The evening debate,“The Huddled Masses: Displacement in a Time of Crisis,” held on April 11, the second day of the 55th Annual International Affairs (IA) Symposium, caused great controversy throughout the Lewis & Clark and greater Portland community. The debate brought to the stage Galya Ruffer, the founder of the Center of Forced ... 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 »

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 »

IME holds workshop, navigating interracial relationships

On March 16, Inclusion and Multicultural Engagement (IME) hosted a lecture by Rick Williams titled “Navigating Interracial Relationships” in the Frank Manor House. Williams identifies as mixed, Black, queer, trans, disabled, a poet, an activist and a workshop leader. They shared their unique perspective on interracial dating and the power dynamics that inherently accompany it. Williams’ lecture was intersectional and ... Read More »

ASLC Senate

In their meeting held on March 2, the Associated Students of Lewis & Clark (ASLC) welcomed the student representative to the presidential search committee, Tiffany Farmer ’18. Farmer is the only student on the search committee and is responsible for representing the voice of the student body. “I want everyone to help me figure out what the future of Lewis ... Read More »

ISLC hosts annual International Fair

On Saturday, March 4 the International Students of Lewis and Clark (ISLC) held the college’s 52nd International Fair. The theme of the fair was “Spring Festivity.” The fair was organized largely by Kodai Kubota ’19, along with the help of Bridgette Flaherty and students who served as region chairs. The planning for the event had been in the works for ... 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 »

The 1960s: a retrospective of the Pioneer Log

As the LC community deals with the consequences and actions of the Trump Presidency, it is important to look back in time, see how the community has dealt with political turbulence and how the Pioneer Log consistently sought to inform the student body to the best of its capability. The Pioneer Log in the 1960s offers an appropriate retrospective given ... Read More »

SOC coordinator prepares for club allocations

Student Organizations Committee (SOC) Coordinator Alden Chatfield ’18 recently created change within the allocations process to make sure clubs have access to adequate funding in a timely manner. SOC is the governing body responsible for distributing funds obtained from the student body fee to all student organizations on campus. Under the leadership of former SOC Coordinator Piper Riley ’16, SOC ... Read More »