SEED seeks to promote LC divestment from fossil fuels

Divestment is the opposite of investment. The strategy was used to rein in tobacco companies, to dismantle apartheid in South Africa and now is being employed to weaken the fossil fuel industry. Instigated in 2011 by college students, the divestment from fossil fuels movement has now gained global momentum; inspiring not only colleges, but retirement funds, medical institutions, cities, individuals ... Read More »

In the Cascade foothills, find a veritable waterfall wonderland

Nestled in a densely forested region of the Cascade foothills, lies a waterfall wonderland! Here, in Silver Falls State Park, the North and South Forks of Silver Creek plummet over ten  deafening falls that can all be reached in one loop hike. This “Trail of Ten Falls”  passes a seemingly never ending series of striking falls, each one so different ... Read More »

Why it’s okay that you didn’t study abroad: Missing out on the “typical” LC experience

While LC trumpets the value of studying abroad, those who cannot participate feel alienated   Waiting for the Pio on the first day of the semester, I clutched my brand new notebook against my chest and huddled beneath the exit roof of PSU’s Shattuck Hall. Alongside me were a few other Lewis & Clark students dodging a searingly cold rain ... Read More »

ASLC Senate

In their meeting held on March 2, the Associated Students of Lewis & Clark (ASLC) welcomed the student representative to the presidential search committee, Tiffany Farmer ’18. Farmer is the only student on the search committee and is responsible for representing the voice of the student body. “I want everyone to help me figure out what the future of Lewis ... Read More »

ISLC hosts annual International Fair

On Saturday, March 4 the International Students of Lewis and Clark (ISLC) held the college’s 52nd International Fair. The theme of the fair was “Spring Festivity.” The fair was organized largely by Kodai Kubota ’19, along with the help of Bridgette Flaherty and students who served as region chairs. The planning for the event had been in the works for ... Read More »

Speak for me, speak for us: student reflects on her personal experience with hate

  Hate crimes are on the rise. This is apparent. Along with that comes the rise in discussion of a poem by pastor Martin Niemöller in response to the Nazis purging selected groups from Germany and Europe while German intellectuals remained silent. It is titled “First they came for,” for the refrain that remains consistent throughout the poem. Niemöller writes: ... Read More »

LC project Boreen tease new album at Smith Hall

  If you took a look at poster boards all over campus a couple weeks ago, you may have noticed a bunch of banana-covered posters advertising a show hosted by KLC featuring the bands Caution Crow, Strange Ranger and Boreen. If you missed this fantastic show (which unfortunately had no actual bananas), you should look out for these three bands ... Read More »

Women’s basketball loses in a heartbreaker to Puget Sound in the first round of the NWC Playoffs

  The Lewis & Clark Pioneers just couldn’t beat the Puget Sound Loggers at the Northwest Conference tournament semifinals at Memorial Fieldhouse on Thursday, Feb. 23. Although they led the very end of the game with 10 points and only 4:02 left on the clock, the Pios lost with a final score of 61-58. “It was an incredible basketball game. ... Read More »