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 »
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 ...
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 »
A lot of people who grow up in liberal echo chambers like Portland, Seattle, San Francisco, and Los Angeles have also grown up in a liberal family. Now they are at Lewis & Clark which is, if anything different, probably more liberal than where they came from. In contrast, my family is actually pretty conservative, despite being from the ... Read More »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
“Be careful — they can kill you!” the Zookeeper jokes as I recoil from an aggressive parrot at Cuenca’s Amaru Zoo. The quip comes from Victoria Arbelaez, the owner of the zoo, while she teaches me how to clean the aviary and restock the food trays with dozens of hungry birds still inside. I am one of eight Lewis ... Read More »
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 »