Budget debunked: reallocations remedy as usual, larger trends threaten forecasting


In the final weeks of the fall 2016 semester, a special faculty meeting on the budget was held to discuss priorities in light of the budgetary shortfall. The budget process is usually a project for the Dean, the Financial Office and the faculty Budget Advisory Committee (BAC), so it was odd that the faculty was

Overflow housing here to stay with Classzilla sophs


By LEXIE BOREN /// Staff Writer NO ONE AT Lewis & Clark is a stranger to the dorms. Students all know how to downsize their wardrobes, grow their food stash and weather their roommate conflicts. When last year’s so-called “Classzilla” entered the housing lottery, Campus Living scrambled to find new solutions, including converting community lounges

Classzilla problems encourage some first-years to transfer


By NOAH FOSTER-KOTH/// Senior Staff Writer Lewis & Clark’s 2016 freshman class is the largest in the school’s history, earning the nickname “Classzilla” from students and staff. But Classzilla is about to shrink substantially, as many freshman students have made plans to leave LC next year. Freshman Lucy Stordahl was originally attracted to LC because

Classzilla creates challenges for LC campus

illustration by Maile Ikagawa

By JAMIE STEWART You’ve probably heard the complaints about the lines at the Bon (especially at brunch), the crowds on the weekend Pioneer Express, and the cramped housing experienced by those living in basements and converted lounges. Is this year’s massive first-year class, (fondly known as “Classzilla,”) to blame? Though the entering 697 first-years may