Press Box Perspective: Liaisons with ligaments

The Tommy John Surgery epidemic in the MLB and what it means. By Peter Melling /// Sports Editor Something alarming has taken shape in Major League Baseball. The number of pitchers requiring the Tommy John Surgery has risen dramatically. The Tommy John Surgery, originally performed by Dr. Frank Jobe on pitcher Tommy John, is a procedure that treats a tear ... Read More »

Press Box Perspective: Whole lotto love

National Basketball Association’s Draft Lottery needs to be updated By Peter Melling /// Sports Editor It is a considerably popular opinion that the National Basketball Association’s Draft Lottery is a flawed process. Many people have claimed that the league rigs it and that too many teams that do need help often miss the higher picks that could improve their squad ... Read More »

Emails confirm administrator overruled students on six applications for renewable energy projects

By Caleb Diehl /// Editor-in-Chief If students on the green fee fund committee took home any lessons from spring semester, it’s that one administrator can wield awe-inspiring power. Made up entirely of students, the committee voiced support for using student money to fund eight student projects focused on renewable energy. Presented with the applications, Vice President for Business and Finance ... Read More »

Press Box Perspective: Sorting the remains

Draft dust-busting By Peter Melling /// Sports Editor Last week, the National Football League held its annual player draft, and this year was full of some wild surprises. All of the league’s 32 teams looked to improve their squads with the best talent that college football had to offer last year, and what a class they had at their disposal! ... Read More »

Full text of faculty open letter

The following is the text from the open letter sent to President Glassner from the undersigned faculty of the College of Arts & Sciences regarding the incident last fall in Holmes Hall described as “racist chanting.” We the undersigned wish to register our concern about the incident last fall in Holmes Hall, described as “racist chanting.”  We recognize both the ... Read More »

Faculty send President Glassner open letter as deadline passes for response to national free speech organization

By Tyler Wayne Patterson /// Web & Social Media Manager The deadline passed on Friday for President Barry Glassner to respond to a letter from a national free speech organization demanding that Lewis & Clark reverse the punishments of two students who used racist language at a party in Holmes Hall. Glassner and Vice President, Secretary and General Counsel David ... Read More »

Dance Y aims to showcase talent, provide opportunity

Student-driven production exposes Lewis & Clark community to cutting-edge forms of artistic movement By Katrina Staaf /// Arts Editor Though lovers of dance abound on our campus, students have few chances to recreationally engage with the artistic discipline. Despite the Theatre Department’s  dance minor and the existence of the audition-based LC Dance Team, student choreographers and dancers are not often ... Read More »

Bring on the Summer

Launch into warmer weather with a diverse to-do list that will get you locally cultured in no time By Zibby Pillote /// Editor-in-Chief Katrina Staaf /// Arts Editor Guadalupe Triana /// Arts Editor It’s almost summertime, and life will soon be easy—unless you’re a brokeass college kid working to pay rent and support an array of unsavory habits. Regardless of ... Read More »

Tip Toland sculptures bring up questions of cultural voyeurism

By Kaiya Gordon /// Features Editor If you’ve been to the top floor of the Portland Art Museum lately, you’ve seen them—tremendous ceramic busts, larger-than-life (one figure, a reclining female designed to be representative of “Mother Africa” is twice-life-size, in fact), gazing at museum-goers through blue, milky eyes. The sculptures, created by Seattle artist Tip Toland, are meant to portray ... Read More »

Time to take numbers out of course evaluations

By Michelle Chernack /// Opinion Editor  The semester is coming to an end. April showers are here, final presentations are around the corner, too many cups of coffee are being consumed and summer plans will soon commence. Say farewell to Lewis & Clark, but not before course evaluations take place. These are being distributed in all classes: seven questions regarding the ... Read More »