A Poor-Mans Kendrick Lamar?

A Conversation Between My Roommate Andrew and I: “I don’t like albums that try to be so ambitious, you know? Like, I’ve even grown more skeptical of [Kendrick Lamar’s] To Pimp a Butterfly recently.” “But don’t you think he was mostly successful?” “Yes, but it’s so hard to pull that off. Not everyone is good enough do something that big” ... Read More »

Leave Danny Brown Alone

Asylums with doors open wide, Where people had paid to see inside, For entertainment they watch his body twist, Behind his eyes he says, ‘I still exist.’ – Joy Division, “Atrocity Exhibition” DANNY BROWN’S new album “Atrocity Exhibition” – name borrowed from a Joy Division song on the album Closer and J.G. Ballards surreal story collection – is perhaps the ... Read More »

Teaching Excellence Program receives recognition, grant from Mellon Foundation

This past summer, Lewis & Clark College received a $705,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to support the launching of a Teaching Excellence Program (TEP). This program will foster collaborations among faculty and encourage them to refine and share their teaching practices with fellow colleagues. Professor of Psychology Jerusha Detweiler-Bedell, who served as LC’s Distinguished Teaching Consultant from ... Read More »

Bon Appetit loses approximately $10,000 a year on unreturned dishware; students suffer the cost

LEWIS & CLARK REPORTS tuition for the 2016-2017 academic year as $46,534. This excludes the price of meals, a room, textbooks and every other miscellaneous cost. For the same amount, someone could buy 2,932 haircuts, 17,693 gallons of gasoline and rent 35 apartments, according to Bank Rate’s price of living for the Portland area. Our tuition does not, however, buy dishware ... Read More »

In bold move, news outlets refuse to endorse Trump for president

THE EDITORIAL Board of USA TODAY deemed Trump “unfit for the presidency” on Sept. 30. The Friday editorial broke the newspaper’s 34-year no-endorsement policy, which existed almost as long as the paper itself. The Board described having differences of opinion over support for Clinton, stating that some “believe she’d serve the nation ably” while others had “serious reservations” for the ... Read More »

Students are bugging out about campus invaders

AS STUDENTS return to their classes each autumn, Portland has recently noted trends of stink bugs (also known as shield bugs) making their way indoors this time of year as well. Lewis & Clark residence halls have become hot spots for encounters of the bug kind. Despite the little-to-no threat the insects pose to human health, these interactions are often ... Read More »

Meet Lulu Adams, soccer star and food-lover

LULU ADAMS ’20 has been leading the Lewis and Clark women’s soccer team to a great fall season. Originally from New York City and a Los Angeles transplant, Adams is one of the 13 first-year students to join the women’s soccer team this year. A center forward and right midfielder, Adams leads the team offensively. She recently scored her first goal ... Read More »

Thoughts Abroad: Junior Jonah Svihus visits memorial to the My Lai massacre

THE VIETNAM WAR, as it is known and taught in American schools, is depicted in movies that range from the serious (“Full Metal Jacket,” “Platoon,” “Apocalypse Now”) to the absurd (“Tropic Thunder,” “The Big Lebowski”). Books also shape my perceptions of something that I was never able to experience. Whether it’s Tim O’Brien’s account of the My Lai massacre in “In ... Read More »

ASLC update: SOC appeals starting

ASLC IS CURRENTLY getting into the flow of things now that Senate and its committees are formed. Student Organizations Coordinator (SOC) Alden Chatfield ’19 is attending to the clubs funding appeals process. According to him, several student organizations have already submitted their appeals ahead of the Oct. 12 deadline. ASLC President Adam Fractor ’17 has said that Cabinet meetings are going ... Read More »