Vince Staples commands crowd on his Life Aquatic-themed tour

I could not help but wonder, on the way to the venue, how the hell “Life Aquatic” would be incorporated into a Vince Staples concert. Like, the Wes Anderson movie? Bill Murray rocking the cool blue jumpsuit? Portuguese singers in burnt orange beanies? That Life Aquatic? Vince Staples, rapper from Long Beach, Calif., is most known for his simultaneously graphic ... Read More »

Spring Transfers Adjust to Campus

For most Lewis & Clark students, the beginning of Spring semester represents a return to routine, a chance to see familiar faces around campus once again. Yet for 15 transfer students, the start of Spring 2017 marked a beginning. These students came into LC mid-year, making the transition to campus and academic life with very little orientation. In fact, because ... Read More »

New LP finds Dirty Projectors embrace heartbreak, weirdness

  If it’s generally seen as a presumptuous or self-aggrandizing move to repurpose the name of the band that achieved relative stardom through the combined talents of you and your ex for your own dizzyingly incendiary (and emphatically solo) breakup album, nobody told Dave Longstreth. This is far from an affront, however—by channeling his seemingly effortless capacity for writing and ... Read More »

Family, honor and justice collide in LC mainstage Antigonick, modern adaptation of Sophocles tragedy

“What is a nick?” Antigone. Perhaps you read it in a high school English class. Maybe you read it for E&D during your first year. Many are familiar with the tale of the defiant sister, who breaks her future father-in-law’s edict in a show of true piety and love for her brother. The play’s themes of refusal to bend to ... Read More »

SOC coordinator prepares for club allocations

Student Organizations Committee (SOC) Coordinator Alden Chatfield ’18 recently created change within the allocations process to make sure clubs have access to adequate funding in a timely manner. SOC is the governing body responsible for distributing funds obtained from the student body fee to all student organizations on campus. Under the leadership of former SOC Coordinator Piper Riley ’16, SOC ... Read More »

English trio The Staves bring their captivating, harmony-filled folk music to Wonder Ballroom

  I discovered The Staves, an English folk-rock sister trio, earlier this year through a documentary they were featured in: “Austin to Boston.” This film followed four bands (The Staves, Ben Howard, Nathaniel Rateliff and Bear’s Den) on a two-week-long tour in which they traveled across the country in five vintage VW camper vans. Although I do not define myself ... Read More »

Professor Greta Binford and Julie Oatfield ’17 travel to Costa Rica to study arachnid morphology

While many students and faculty spent their winter break relaxing with family and friends, Biology Professor Greta Binford and Julie Oatfield ’17 were in Costa Rica, studying arachnids with a group of professors and students from around the world Binford and Oatfield were studying on a program put on by the Organization for Tropical Studies, a consortium based in Costa ... Read More »

It’s a brave new world for journalism: Press feeling the pressure from the White House

As we venture forward into the first year under our new administration, we are being inundated every day with headlines that frighten us. The journalists reporting these frightening headlines almost seem to be just as angry as those they want to inform. Perhaps it is because they are constantly pushed to the side by White House officials and their supporters. ... Read More »