Title IX reports triple over two years

Over the past two years, Title IX reports at Lewis & Clark have tripled. An increase in reporting does not necessarily indicate an increase in sexual harassment and assault however. Administrative changes over the past three school years are likely the cause of the uptick. In the 2012-13 school year, LC received 5 Title IX reports. In the 2015-16 school ... Read More »

Students with Synesthesia

Duke Ellington. Mary J. Blige. Billy Joel. Vladimir Nabokov. Marilyn Monroe. Vincent Van Gogh. Hans Zimmer. What do these famous artists, musicians, actresses and writers have in common? They all have or had synesthesia. Synesthesia is defined as a neurological condition wherein “stimulation of one sensory or cognitive pathway leads to automatic, involuntary experiences in a second sensory or cognitive ... Read More »

Dear President Obama

Dear President Barack Obama, The first time you were elected in 2008, I was ten, fat and playing Mario on my DS while red and blue flashed on the television. You were also younger, with dramatically fewer gray hairs. My dad stopped me because the moment of your election was “a historical moment” I would remember for the rest of ... Read More »

This Issue’s College Issues: How tenure can be used to protect controversial professors

Though professors are protected from unjust termination, administrative overreach plagues academia   As a staunch opponent to the educationally destructive institution of tenure, I rarely encounter news stories in which tenured professorship has indeed progressed the academic environment of a school.  Instead, news outlets frequently divulge the many aggravating horror stories related to the offering of unmonitored, nearly irreversible, guaranteed ... Read More »

Pioneers optimistic about final games

On Saturday, Oct. 22, the Lewis & Clark football team nearly pulled off their first win of the season against the Puget Sound Loggers. With an 11-point lead in the second quarter, the Pios were headed to victory until the Loggers had a 30-point streak by the end of the second quarter going into the third. Although the team did ... Read More »

Homecoming and Family Weekend Kick Off Friday

Lewis & Clark’s annual Homecoming and Family Weekend kicks off Oct. 28, with events and activities, shows, presentations and banquets for the LC community to enjoy throughout the weekend. According to the Associate Director of Alumni and Parent Programs Tara McIrvin, as of Oct. 24 there were 1,516 people registered. Homecoming and Family Weekend was created in part to bring ... 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 »