Constructing Identity Exhibit

After witnessing the first month of 2017, it was made brutally obvious that this year, and the years to come, will focus on issues of identity. From the historic post-inaugural Women’s March to the shocking Muslim ban, identities are being questioned and redefined like never before. The Portland Art Museum has chosen to address this issue head on: the first ... 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 »

Protesting Fascism: As resistance continues, safety becomes important

“The fight against fascism continues as protests against Trump and his policies take place here and abroad.” The year 2017 is only a month old and already we have seen massive protests of Donald Trump’s administrative policies. The Women’s March, conducted both here and around the world, has been classified as the largest protest in American history as stated by ... Read More »

Tennis Starts the Season on a Roll

Last week, the tennis season began as the Lewis and Clark men’s team traveled to Salem, OR to take on the Willamette Bearcats. The match was outdoors, but the cool weather did not stop the eighth-ranked Pios on their way to a 9-0 sweep, winning all the singles and doubles matches.   Brothers Gordon ‘18 and Brendan Barrows ’18 delivered ... 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 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 »

A Valentine’s Day Playlist for Your Special Someone (Who You Don’t Actually Like)

  With the gradual decline of consumer-friendly physical music-listening formats, one could be forgiven for calling the art of the mixtape a lost one. In fact, however, playlist-making thrives in the digital age, continuing to give hopelessly romantic music nerds an outlet for their thinly-veiled emotions. Alas, February 14 is not typically quite as kind to those who find themselves ... Read More »

Trump Supreme Court nominee worth a fair trial, is a classic conservative judicial voice

  When Associate Justice Antonin Scalia passed away last February, he left behind an impressively conservative — nonetheless consistent — court record.  He sat on the Supreme Court for nearly thirty years, and during his tenure solidified himself as a strong, constitutionally traditionalist force on the bench. Scalia’s death was both unexpected and sudden, and essentially thrust the Supreme Court ... 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 »