How to College: Welcome to camp-Us living

By AJ Slepian /// Staff Writer Every kid dreams of going to summer camp: days filled with late-night bonfires, s’mores, friendships that last through the year, and scandalous camp dance romances. What you probably didn’t know was that when you signed up for on-campus housing at Lewis & Clark, you simultaneously enrolled in Camp Clarkie. Living in the resident halls can be ... Read More »

Operation Nightwatch hopes to raise $5,000 to provide for Portland homeless population

By Amy Sutton /// Staff Writer According to the 2013 Point-in-Time count, there were 3,000 homeless people living in Portland last year. Of 3,000, nearly 2,000 were unsheltered, sleeping in cars, abandoned buildings or on the streets. Furthermore, less than 1,000 were actually able to find a bed in an emergency shelter. Portland is known for its large homeless population. People ... Read More »

Let’s not become University of Phoenix

By Drake McFarlane /// Backdoor Editor Online courses are edging their way into our territory here at Lewis & Clark and I, frankly, am not happy. Recently, President Barry Glassner and the Strategic Initiative Fund Executive Council approved a set of projects for the 2013-2014 year, one of which was a proposal to develop an online LL.M. postgraduate law degree ... Read More »

Interfaith hosts Labyrinth Walk

By Amy Sutton /// Staff Writer Participants of Lewis & Clark’s Interfaith Labyrinth Walk were met with stark silence when they entered the Diane Greg Pavilion on Tuesday, Feb. 25. The open, circular room was occupied only by a table adorned with a few fliers, a basket of clean socks and a painted canvas labyrinth in the center of the ... Read More »

E&D research papers recognized by Watzek

  By Julia Burns /// Staff writer It’s what every upperclassman never forgets and what every freshman must overcome—the ascent into college-level academia via E&D research paper. For Isaac Goldstein (’16) and Kristina Dill (’16), this feat held a particular sweetness. Goldstein and Dill, winners of the James J. Kopp First-Year Research Award, were awarded a prize of $200 for ... Read More »

Stoked for Sunburn

By Guadalupe Triana///Arts Editor The weather for Saturday’s Sunburn music festival is looking quite predictable: cloudy with a chance of rain. Despite the fact that perhaps past KLC Board members were being a bit ironic by calling a music festival “Sunburn,” the annual event has become a symbol of the ongoing support and enthusiasm for live music at Lewis & ... Read More »

Rusty Nail needs support to regain space

By The Rusty Nail Coordinators The Rusty Nail, our student-run, on-campus cooperative, has fallen on hard times.  After a series of conduct hearings regarding two incidents, college administrators found the Rusty Nail responsible for violating its alcohol policy and compliance failure–“failure to comply with the directions of College officials, including Campus Safety, acting in performance of their duties.”They have determined ... Read More »

Women’s tennis takes hit last weekend

By Caitlin Basilio /// Sports Editor Last weekend, the Lewis & Clark women’s tennis team fell to both the Whitworth Pirates, 6-3, and the #16 Whitman Missionaries, 9-0. On Saturday, LC faced Whitworth where Claudia Lew (’16) won for third time in conference play as the Pioneers’ No. 1 singles player, against Saryn Mooney 6-0, 6-2. Paloma Vizcaino won the ... Read More »