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Crime in Review

Reported crimes at Lewis & Clark College for the 2016 calendar year are down nearly 8 percent. The college continues to maintain a downward trend in alcohol and marijuana related referrals. In January 2017, LC had two reported crimes: one report of computer crime that occurred on Jan. 24, and one report of criminal mischief that occurred on Jan. 28. ... 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 »

Safety, aesthetics, efficiency motivate groundskeeping

Grounds Maintenance at Lewis & Clark keeps the campus open and operating while modernizing the grounds during the Spring 2017 semester. The winter of 2016-2017 created many unique challenges for the staff of the Grounds Maintenance department. The start of the storm season began in October and left Grounds Maintenance busy. From a series of downed trees across campus to ... 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 »

Senate Meeting

On Feb. 2, the Associated Students of Lewis & Clark Senate passed a resolution in response to President Trump’s executive order on immigration. The Senate also discussed important issues regarding student rights, transportation and the ASLC constitution. The resolution, calling for the rescission of President Trump’s executive order on immigration, received only minor edits and amendments on the senate floor. ... Read More »

Dean Catherine Kodat announces departure

On Sunday Dec. 11, Dean Kodat sent an email to faculty saying that she would be vacating her position of Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. She has accepted the position of Provost and Dean of Faculty at Lawrence University in Appleton WI, effective July 1, 2017. In the email, Kodat cited family reasons for leaving LC. She ... Read More »

CDI: Culturally Engaging Campus Environments Survey

        The Committee on Diversity and Inclusion (CDI) released its Culturally Engaging Campus Environments (CECE) Survey on Oct. 31. The survey will close on Dec. 7. The survey is designed to measure the inclusiveness and equity of campus environments. The survey serves to create dialogue that is centered on the things that matter most when serving diverse student populations, diagnose ... Read More »

USPS failed to deliver ballots on time, LC prioritized election mail

ABSENTEE VOTING can be a difficult process for college students. Often first-time voters, students have to navigate registering to vote, choosing whether or not to establish residency in Oregon or register in their home state and, of course, choosing who to vote for. On top of that, some students at Lewis & Clark struggled with getting their ballot on time. ... Read More »

Glassner signs open letter asking Trump to tone down rhetoric

Lewis & Clark President Barry Glassner and other college presidents signed a letter to President-elect Trump on Nov. 18. The signatories, totalling around 130 and still growing, urge Trump to “condemn and work to prevent the harassment, hate and acts of violence that are being perpetrated across our nation, sometimes in your [Trump’s] name, which is now synonymous with our ... 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 »