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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 »

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 »

Different procedures for reporting on-campus sexual assault causes diverging stat

According to the 2015 Association of American Universities Survey, 1 in 4 women experience sexual assault on college campuses. The true prevalence of sexual assaults, however, is not definitively known due to the deeply personal and traumatic nature of these crimes. At Lewis & Clark, this fear of reporting may be even more acute because of the small size of ... 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 »