A difficult away game proves to be cure for preconference jitters

THE PIONEERS started their season with a 35-3 loss at Zinda Field this past Saturday. An early field goal was Lewis & Clark’s only scoring effort against Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Stags. The 19-yard attempt was scored by first year place kicker J. Hendrickson, whose first career points came shortly following CMS’s opening drive. CMS’ running back Andre Segre capped off the Stags’ ... Read More »

Classzilla problems encourage some first-years to transfer

By NOAH FOSTER-KOTH/// Senior Staff Writer Lewis & Clark’s 2016 freshman class is the largest in the school’s history, earning the nickname “Classzilla” from students and staff. But Classzilla is about to shrink substantially, as many freshman students have made plans to leave LC next year. Freshman Lucy Stordahl was originally attracted to LC because of its location in the ... Read More »

Assistance animals and service dogs offer support for residential students

By EMMA GRILLO/// Features Editor The Lewis & Clark community is no stranger to animals. Community members bring their pets to campus to play and walk, and during finals there is the infamous puppy hour, where students can relieve stress by romping with little fuzz balls before they resign back to the library. However, this semester students may have noticed ... Read More »

A peek into the Watzek Special Collections

By NATALIE RICH/// Staff Writer To most students, the Special Collections section of Watzek Library is a mystery. The room, while centrally located, is closed off by fire-resistant, bulletproof doors and its dim interior lighting provides a darker contrast against the rest of library. However, according to Zach Selley, Associate Head of Special Collections for the College Archives, this should ... Read More »

Crew gears up for their great race

Excitement builds as Crew preps for Northwest Conference Championships By Tim Cable /// Staff Writer When you’ve ranked in the top 15 nationally, second in the Northwest, and beat your longtime rivals for the first time in recent memory, you have every right to be excited, and deserve some appreciation and attention. The Lewis & Clark women’s rowing team is in ... Read More »

Students share knowledge at Festival of Scholars

By Gelsey Plaza /// Senior Staff Writer The halls and rooms of the academic buildings and Stamm buzzed with energy and excitement, as students, staff, and faculty gathered to engage in a variety of events.  On April 15, Lewis and Clark held its third annual Festival of Scholars (FOS).  Class was cancelled for this school and community-wide, all-day event. Students ... Read More »

The Fourth Estate is subverted by the modern media it helped to create

By Sydney Owada Indulge in the image of a breakfast table strewn with the daily newspaper, a reclining man enjoying his steamy morning coffee with his nose buried in the latest stories and kids eating up the comics section. Visualize the cliché of the paperboy’s wheels whirring as he bicycles through the neighborhood, chucking papers onto porches (and not always ... Read More »

The seniors walk off into the spring sunset

Baseball and Softball’s seniors reflect on their time with the Pioneers and their future plans By Peter Melling /// Sports Editor The curtain has fallen on the 2016 season for Pioneer Baseball and Softball. They played their last series this past weekend, wrapping up long campaigns for both teams. Following their final series of games, the seven Baseball and two Softball ... Read More »

An open letter to Donald Trump

By Natalie Rich Mr. Trump: You don’t know me. You’ll likely never know me. And I’m allright with that. Giddy, even. But gone are the days where I could laugh bitterly when I heard your name in conjunction with the Presidential election. And gone are the days when I could try to ignore your racism and misogyny.      Here’s ... Read More »