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Concerts remain risky despite venue policies

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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”

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

“Promising Young Woman” seeks to challenge male gaze

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Content warning: This article discusses sexual misconduct and assault.  The 2020 film “Promising Young Woman,” which received four Golden Globe nominations on Feb. 3, starts with gratuitous shots of male extras’ crotches as they dance in a club. Brutally uncomfortable, the shot encapsulates what made this feminist thriller a hit: its squirm-worthy inversion of the

Cicely Tyson’s stirring memoir proves that personal is political

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Content warning: This article discusses sexual assault.  On Jan. 27, Cicely Tyson, an actress renowned for her risk-taking as a Black woman in a white-dominated industry, passed away at age 96. With over 60 years of honing her craft, Tyson received the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the highest civilian award in the United States, and

Campus honors life of Professor Jeffrey Jones

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Four days after his 52nd birthday, Associate Professor of Law and Philosophy Jeff Jones passed away on Christmas morning, 2020. Having taught at Lewis & Clark Law School for 13 years, Jones was the recipient of the Leo Levenson Excellence in Teaching Award in 2018. The undergraduate and law campuses knew him as a comforting