By Madeleine Orona Burgos Every four years — or two, if you count the Winter Olympics — the world becomes enthralled with the athletic prowess of each nation. 206 countries took to the field to showcase the delegates from their country this year in Rio De Janeiro for the 2016 Olympic Games. While we cheered for Team USA from our ... Read More »
Beautiful at any flow — stunning in full throat, Abiqua Falls is a place of wonder. No words can des...
Freedom University students give a seminar on experience and the undocumented student movement On Ja...
When Associate Justice Antonin Scalia passed away last February, he left behind an impressive...
On Feb. 2, the Associated Students of Lewis & Clark Senate passed a resolution in response to Pr...
By Zack Johnson It is incredibly easy, and perhaps preferential because of the ease, to settle within one’s own comfortably established social bubble — whether that bubble be established through geographical, socioeconomic, educational, or any one of the very many other human classifications of socialization — and live within a system of unchallenged ideas or new perspectives. Without ever questioning what ... Read More »
By KAILEY HOLZMAN /// Staff Writer WHAT IS LIFE like for a wood worm? Boring? Life is not boring for the worms that live in the labs of Professor and Chair of Biology Greg Hermann. Lewis & Clark received a $383,000 grant from the The National Institute of Health to support Hermann’s research of Caenorhabditis elegans (C. elegans). The school obtained ... Read More »
By Madison Ames Colin Kaepernick, quarterback of the San Francisco 49ers, took a knee instead of standing for the national anthem. According to the National Football League, Kaepernick said, “I am not going to stand up to show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses black people and people of color.” Following Kaepernick’s protest, other athletes are also ... Read More »
New changes to Pioneer Success Institute aim to help freshmen smoothly adjust to campus life and atmosphere
By GELSEY PLAZA /// Senior Staff Writer THIS YEAR, Pioneer Success Institute (PSI) underwent some curriculum changes that coordinators hope will benefit the incoming class as they transition into the Lewis & Clark atmosphere. PSI serves as a complement to New Student Orientation. In this six-week seminar series, incoming students obtain support in order to have a smooth and successful ... Read More »
By GELSEY PLAZA /// Senior Staff Writer WITH LOTS OF commotion around modifying Exploration and Discovery (E&D) common texts and diversifying classroom curriculums, Lewis & Clark’s Committee on Diversity and Inclusion (CDI) is actively devoting time to the accommodation of diverse practices across all three campuses. CDI designs, coordinates and implements initiatives in order to make LC a welcoming, safe and ... Read More »
By LEXIE BOREN /// Staff Writer NO ONE AT Lewis & Clark is a stranger to the dorms. Students all know how to downsize their wardrobes, grow their food stash and weather their roommate conflicts. When last year’s so-called “Classzilla” entered the housing lottery, Campus Living scrambled to find new solutions, including converting community lounges in Copeland and basement spaces ... Read More »
By Julia Withers Dear President Glassner, Your LA Times article, “Diversity on campus sparks protest? It’s a sign of progress,” sparked frustrating memories for me. You probably don’t know me. I’m an alumnus of Lewis & Clark College, Class of 2016. I deeply respect much of the faculty and administration for working to make the campus more diverse. However, I ... Read More »
By Margeaux Reed Political correctness: Our parents hate us for it, politicians criticize us for it, the media ostracizes us for it. However, it seems that the Lewis & Clark College community at large prides itself on its commitment to so-called “political correctness.” Political correctness, or the attention paid to the use of careful language as not to accidentally oppress, ... Read More »
By Zack Johnson The mystique surrounding the phrase “freedom of speech” has enticed perhaps each and every individual residing beneath its seemingly omnipresent nature at one point or another. While the once outright—or simply less legally defined—power of freedom of speech has been very minutely limited within certain situations, one affords a theoretically comprehensive and near-absolute ability to vocalize and ... Read More »