A whole new world: a first-year’s view


By Quentin Gaul Eight months ago when I officially enrolled at Lewis & Clark, it seemed like a far-off dream that did not feel like it would ever be real. It is a surreal and gratifying feeling to finally be living in the place I spent so much time envisioning. College so far has been

Tips for Freshmen


By Mackenzie Bath Once you made the decision to go to college, I’m sure you found out that everyone you know wants to give their two cents (or more) on the subject, leaving you with a billion tidbits of advice you can’t possibly remember. Well, here’s some more. On arrival, you probably found that your

New changes to Pioneer Success Institute aim to help freshmen smoothly adjust to campus life and atmosphere


By GELSEY PLAZA /// Senior Staff Writer THIS YEAR, Pioneer Success Institute (PSI) underwent some curriculum changes that coordinators hope will benefit the incoming class as they transition into the Lewis & Clark atmosphere. PSI serves as a complement to New Student Orientation. In this six-week seminar series, incoming students obtain support in order to

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