Jillian Jackson

“Red (Taylor’s Version)” is a triumph of female rage


On Nov. 22, Taylor Swift’s 10-minute ballad about embittered female rage vaulted to the top of the Billboard Hot 100 chart. An ambitious reworking of her 2012 breakup track, “All Too Well (10 Minute Version) (Taylor’s Version) (From the Vault)” is the latest single in Swift’s effort to re-record her entire back catalogue and own

Wallace Books in Sellwood offers “treasure hunt” shopping experience


Just A 13-minute walk from the Pioneer Express’ new weekend stop at Southeast 13th Avenue and Southeast Tacoma Street, Wallace Books has been serving the Sellwood- Moreland neighborhood for 24 years. Operating out of a yellow house with bright blue trim, the independent bookstore is practically bursting with books, both new and used. Wallace’s front room is in

Local bookshop builds neighborhood culture


Less than three miles northwest of Lewis & Clark, Annie Bloom’s Books has been serving the Multnomah Village community since 1978. With its bottle green awning and charming window displays, Annie Bloom’s is a cozy, family-oriented alternative to Amazon.  Annie Bloom’s book buyer Will Peters is confident that the store has a distinct connection to

Concerts remain risky despite venue policies


ON NOV. 8, Harry Styles will bring his Gucci bell-bottoms and arena-shaking energy to the Rose Quarter’s MODA Center during his American leg of “Love on Tour.” Arguably the hottest ticket in town, with seats starting at $150, Styles’ Portland stop could bring in as many as 19,000 fans. Yet, as Multnomah County averages 144

Hilary Martin Himan, LC’s new Director of Spiritual Life, hints at potential “culture shift”


In August of 2021, Hilary Martin Himan made Lewis & Clark history when she became the first woman and publicly LGBTQ+ clergy member to serve as  chaplain and director of Spiritual Life.  Her predecessor, Dean Emeritus Mark Duntley, retired after almost 32 years of service. Himan remembers meeting  Duntley while she was attending graduate school

LC celebrates student work during COVID-19


On April 9, Lewis & Clark’s annual Festival of Scholars and Artists (FoSA) celebrated the intellectual and artistic achievements of LC students. Hosted entirely over Zoom for a second consecutive year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the festival showcased the work of over 80 Pioneers from over 15 departments and programs.  Associate Professor of French

Chris Paul airballs on new HBO COVID documentary


Point guard for the Phoenix Suns and eleven-time NBA All-Star Chris Paul did not see the pandemic coming.   “The first time I remember hearing the word ‘COVID,’ I was playing in New Orleans,” Paul said.“I remember the shoes I wore that game. On the outside, I wrote ‘pray for Wuhan.’”  Just two months later, Paul

Susie Yang novel demolishes the sting of hateful stereotypes


Susie Yang’s masterful debut novel “White Ivy” is now available for checkout at Watzek library. Longlisted for the Center for Fiction’s First Novel Prize, “White Ivy” and its inventive take on the Chinese-American immigrant story will not stay on the shelves for long. Any Lewis & Clark reader lucky enough to check it out will

LC should expand access to period products


As we transition to an environment of in-person learning after the COVID-19 pandemic, Lewis & Clark should prioritize making free period products available, especially in academic buildings.  Currently, access to period products on LC’s undergraduate campus is inconsistent and sorely lacking. In academic buildings like Miller Hall, students can find a menstrual product dispenser in

Beyoncé, Taylor Swift triumph on historic Grammys night


The 63rd Annual Grammy Awards were a record-breaking night for women in the music industry. Hosted by comedian Trevor Noah at the Los Angeles Convention Center, the awards were televised on March 14.  Adding four trophies to her collection, Beyoncé Knowles-Carter became the most awarded singer at the Grammys, with a career total of 28

Golden Globes highlight popular streaming favorites, lack diversity


On Feb. 28, comedians Tina Fey and Amy Poehler co-hosted the 78th Golden Globe Awards on NBC. In an unprecedented bicoastal broadcast hosted in New York and Los Angeles, with most attendees joining via Zoom, the ceremony awarded outstanding work in front of and behind the camera in both television and film.  Selected by the