After three and a half hours and running over 9.8 miles, according to her Fitbit, Lewis & Clark’s Women’s tennis number one, Wiktoria Plawska ’17, dug deep to hold off Whitman’s number one, Andrea Gu, 7-5 5-7 7-5. Unfortunately, Plawska’s epic effort and that of her teammates would not be enough, as the 27th ranked Pio’s eventually fell 5-4 ... Read More »
Undoubtedly, Japandroids ignored the narrative surrounding the trajectory of modern indie roc...
By Althea Billings In the final weeks of the fall 2016 semester, a special faculty meeting on the bu...
By Hanna Merzbach The first performance of Lewis & Clark’s spring dance show, Dance Y, was held ...
By Jonah Svihus Photo by Brady Antonelli On April 11, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. protesters, made up of both ...
The new Republican replacement for the ACA targets the elderly, women, and low-income Americans, and will have drastically negative effects upon the nation The most lauded and simultaneously criticized aspect of President’s Obama’s eight years as president was undoubtedly The Affordable Care Act, otherwise known as Obamacare. A sweeping overhaul of the American healthcare system, the ACA was ... Read More »
Rodin: The Human Experience Now through Sunday April 16, Portland Art Museum 1219 SW Park Ave “The Portland Art Museum is pleased to present Rodin: The Human Experience—Selections from the Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Collections, an exhibition of 52 bronzes by the groundbreaking French sculptor Auguste Rodin. The exhibition, which opens January 21, 2017, is being staged in ... Read More »
On March 16, Inclusion and Multicultural Engagement (IME) hosted a lecture by Rick Williams titled “Navigating Interracial Relationships” in the Frank Manor House. Williams identifies as mixed, Black, queer, trans, disabled, a poet, an activist and a workshop leader. They shared their unique perspective on interracial dating and the power dynamics that inherently accompany it. Williams’ lecture was intersectional and ... Read More »
Each year at Lewis & Clark, the fall semester is one marked by new beginnings and fresh starts, where we can bury the past and look forward to the future. Few were more thankful for this new lease on life than the Men’s club soccer team. Following a difficult 2015 season, the 2016 Pios were dedicated to not make ... Read More »
In honor of LC’s 150th anniversary and the Pioneer Log’s 75th birthday, the Backdoor humbly presents a look back at Lewis & Clark’s history. How well do you know the college? Let’s find out! What was the previous name of Lewis & Clark College? Lewis Albany Quadrangle What? Previous name of what…? Phoenix University Stanford Univer— ha just kidding. You ... Read More »
Jane Atkinson joined LC in 1978 as an Anthropology professor, and during her 22 years at LC she has held a variety of leadership positions, eventually leading her to her current title as Vice President and Provost. Atkinson’s long tenure and personal interest in the college make her a vital source when it comes to recounting the past 75 years. ... Read More »
Brian Lindstrom, a Portland native, Lewis & Clark graduate, and prominent cinéma vérité filmmaker recently returned to his old campus for a screening of his work, “Finding Normal,” a film exploring drug use and rehabilitation in the Portland area. The Pioneer Log interviewed him, along with friend and significant figure in the movie, David Fitzgerald, on life, the role of ... Read More »
At 6:00a.m. on a weekday, most of us at Lewis and Clark College remain hidden under a warm protective layer of blankets and top sheet, dreading the inevitable. The Pioneers Rowing team, on the other hand, are different. While we are fighting daybreak, you can find them perfecting their technique atop the choppy winter waters of the Willamette River, ... Read More »
The Supreme Court will hear a case in late March regarding the bathroom rights of transgender students throughout America. Their ruling may mirror many of the most important decisions our Court has made throughout American history The Supreme Court represents the most powerful judicial body in the United States. Consequently, their rulings often embody questions of constitutionality upon the most ... Read More »