Protesters Clamor outside the Chapel

By Jonah Svihus Photo by Brady Antonelli On April 11, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. protesters, made up of both Lewis & Clark students and the broader Portland community, picketed the 55th International Affairs (IA) Symposium’s event “The Huddled Masses: Displacement in a Time of Crisis.” The IA Symposium Steering Committee received heavy criticism after inviting Jessica Vaughan, Director of Policy ... Read More »

Inside, students and faculty engage Jessica Vaughan

By Hanna Merzbach Photo by Lexie Boren The evening debate,“The Huddled Masses: Displacement in a Time of Crisis,” held on April 11, the second day of the 55th Annual International Affairs (IA) Symposium, caused great controversy throughout the Lewis & Clark and greater Portland community. The debate brought to the stage Galya Ruffer, the founder of the Center of Forced ... Read More »

Frances Swanson Athlete Spotlight

Frances Swanson ’17 is an athlete who participates on both the track and cross-country teams. She has won many honors during her four years at Lewis & Clark. I sat down with her to learn about her life as a student athlete.   Zachary Lerman: What do you prefer to do more, Track or Cross Country? Why?   Frances Swanson: ... Read More »

Red Hot Chili Peppers concert review

The audience at a Red Hot Chili Peppers concert is a lot like what I imagine the audience at a Trump rally would be: overwhelmingly white, with biker tattoos and facial hair in abundance. Ages ranged from indoctrinated children to people who had to consult their doctor before engaging in strenuous activities. “I’m excited too,” a middle aged man wearing ... Read More »

This Issue’s College Issue: A decline in international student college applications

To be an immigrant in any capacity within the United States has never been an easy undertaking. With the exclusion of perhaps the rich British bureaucrats that founded our nation, the concept of immigration has confused our nation for centuries. Our nation’s history is rooted deeply in the horrendous treatment of immigrants; for hundreds of years, with each new group ... Read More »

New online Campus Market implemented

This month, a Craigslist-like sharing platform for college students called Campus Market was made available at Lewis & Clark. It is a trusted space for students to exchange and sell unwanted items, create carpools and list housing within the LC community. Campus Market was created as an effort to reduce the carbon footprint made by college students across the nation. ... Read More »

Intramural soccer season ends

It’s 9:30 p.m. on a cold night at Griswold field. Usually, by this time, the floodlights would have turned off, instead, they illuminate the turf that has been transformed into three separate soccer fields. On the furthest field, Pablo Osuna ’18 breaks free down the left-hand side. Putting a low cross into the box, the ball ricochets off an unexpecting ... Read More »