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Strong freshmen class rounds out Swim Team


By Annie Erickson In the 2018-19 season, the Lewis & Clark swim team is looking to improve individual times, while collect victories as a team in the conference. They have already picked up two big wins at home due to fast runs by promising freshmen and proven returners. The team is motivated by an award-winning

QSU and FSU host vigil to mourn lives lost to transphobia


By Riley Hanna In honor of the Transgender Day of Remembrance, the Feminist Student Union (FSU) and the Queer Student Union (QSU) hosted a candlelight vigil to pay respects to the 319 people who fell victim to transphobic violence over the past year. The president of the Feminist Student Union, Margeaux Reed ’19, gave the

LC still unprepared for major earthquake


The Pacific Northwest is expected to be hit by a 8.0-9.2 magnitude earthquake. Whether the tectonic plates off the Oregon Coast will subduct today or 100 years from now cannot be predicted, but Lewis & Clark is currently unprepared for what geologists are referring to as “the really big one.”  In order to improve, LC

Bookcase display engages public with artwork


By Audrey Barrett Every year, the senior art majors design an exhibition so that the community can engage with their artwork. In the spring, they do a more formal show at Hoffman Gallery. Right now, there is a bookcase right by the entrance of Watzek that features work from each student. It started off in

New exhibit at PAM traces Japan’s art history


By Justin Howerton Art and stories are intertwined entities. Famous national tales often originate from oral traditions and distinct cultural practices; a considerable amount of art is often produced in response to these stories. In Japan, this distinction between art and the stories that influence them is essentially nonexistent. Many Japanese artists have pursued the

Another athlete attains the Rhodes Scholarship


Katie Kowal ’17 was awarded a Rhodes Scholarship this month, considered by many to be the most prestigious graduate scholarship in the world. Angie Epifano ’16 and Katharine Keith ’15 were Rhodes finalists in 2016 and Tamma Carleton ’09 became a Rhodes Scholar back in 2010. What do all of these accomplished alumnae have in

Egyptologist to teach archaeology in spring


By Gelsey Plaza The Lewis & Clark Middle East and North African Studies (MENA) program applied to host a Fulbright Scholar in Residence for the 2018-2019 academic year. The Binational Fulbright Commission in Egypt offered Dr. Rasha Soliman a grant to teach at LC this year. The MENA program partnered with the departments of History

ILC hosts six Language Assistants to help tutor


By Gelsey Plaza The Keck Interactive Learning Center (ILC) in Miller is a hub for international language and cultural exchange. It offers students the resources to practice a language, study, use a computer or learn about a new culture. The languages offered in the ILC are Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Japanese, Russian and Spanish. Thus,

Dendas-Pleasant heads LC premier training program


By Anneke Banda Head strength and conditioning coach, Angela Dendas-Pleasant, has been with the Pioneers since 2013. Not only is she the first strength and conditioning coach LC has ever had, but she is also the only full-time female strength coach in the Northwest Conference. This past June, Dendas-Pleasant, commonly known as Coach Ange, graduated

STD testing: the most important pass or fail


By Mackenzie Bath College is a hotbed for hookups. Considering the state of sex education in this country, it is no wonder that young people aged 15 to 24 acquire half of all new sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), according to the Center for Disease Control’s 2017 STD Surveillance Report. This age range also includes high

Students ideas of Copeland Hall vary


By Etta Moen Lewis & Clark requires students to live on campus for at least two years, providing an array of living options. Each residence hall is known to have a different environment, a personality of sorts, but is where people live correlated to their extracurriculars? Copeland has been called a myriad of nicknames, yet

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