Finding the spirit of Lewis & Clark

By Drake MacFarlane /// Backdoor Editor If there is one overarching statement one can make about Lewis & Clark is that it appears to lack any real community. Instead, it seems that we are a fragmented body, with hundreds of mini communities with only a tiny bit of overlap. Many tell me that they feel that Lewis & Clark lacks a ... Read More »

LC BuildOn determined to promote education

By Maddie Ticknor /// Staff Writer  LC BuildOn hosted their third annual BuildOn Benefit Dinner last Thursday night in Albany. The evening kicked off with a performance by 4.B.C, followed by a brief speech by Erin Wallace, the chapter coordinator of the international non-profit organization. BuildOn’s mission acknowledges the direct correlation between illiteracy and poverty, and works to quell poverty through ... Read More »

How to College: riding the struggle bus

By AJ Slepian /// Staff Writer The Pio is our infamous cheap connection to the real world. It certainly does its job chugging along and getting us here and there, but reliability isn’t always part of the bargain. Besides its spotty punctuality, the Pio can be the ultimate resource for getting off the hill. You just have to know how ... Read More »

Bolly-would you?

E&D CLASS PROMISES TO INTRIGUE By Amy Sutton /// Staff Writer Exploration & Discovery is something that nearly all Lewis & Clark students are familiar with. The excessive readings and research papers act as a rite of passage for first years. However, from the routine sometimes comes something more out of the ordinary, such as Professor JM Fritzman’s Bollywood-themed class, ... Read More »

Calling All Cyclists: weekly bike workshop

By Jessica Kostka /// Staff Writer In the bike garage of J. R. Howard, every Wednesday night 6-8 p.m., Steven Kung offers a unique opportunity to Lewis & Clark bicyclists of all skill levels. Kung, a passionate cyclist from a local non-profit organization called Bikes for Humanity PDX, teaches an eight week class designed to give a complete overview of bike ... Read More »

Protecting Justice Sotomayor on campus

By John Rogers /// Staff Writer On March 7, Ben Small (’14) was walking past Frank Manor House at Lewis & Clark College when he saw “a group of men and women dressed in flashy suits.” He could see that they had “civilian-looking cars,” but upon closer inspection, noticed hidden lights in the windshields. “As I walked by, the group ... Read More »

Hillyer earns tenure-track position

By Tyler Wayne Patterson /// Web &  Social Media Manager Reiko Hillyer, visiting professor of history with term, has been selected by a search committee as a tenure-track professor in the history department beginning fall 2014. The decision comes two years after Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences Tuajuanda Jordan ended another candidate search in which the search ... Read More »

Dean Jordan accepts presidency at St. Mary’s College, will leave Lewis & Clark at end of semester

By Josh Freeman /// News Editor After a nationwide search, St. Mary’s College of Maryland announced current Lewis & Clark Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences Tuajuanda Jordan as president-elect last Wednesday, March 19. ASLC president Musa Ahmed (’14) sent a brief email Wednesday afternoon announcing  Jordan’s departure, as well as the procedures in place to minimize disruption ... Read More »

Selling yourself short

Why unpaid internships undermine your well bought education By Zibby Pillote /// Editor-In-Chief You want a hot body? You want a Bugatti? You want a job after you graduate? You better work. And if you have a dream of working in the field you paid four years’ tuition to earn a degree in, you better hope you score an internship. Internships, ... Read More »