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Students explore diverse interests on campus

May 19, 2010

Academics and activities go hand in hand at Lewis & Clark. Beyond their work in the classroom, students explore a range of extracurricular opportunities offered at the college. Get a glimpse of these student experiences in the following stories:

Multimedia: Student named national leader for Catholic collegians

Since arriving on campus, Fiona Corner ’12 has become an outspoken leader for students of faith at Lewis & Clark. This year, she extended her influence beyond the campus community, representing Catholic students in 13 Western states as regional chairperson for the National Catholic Student Coalition.

Students compete at national collegiate poetry slam

Lewis & Clark’s slam poetry club, Apocalips, sent five students to represent the college at a national collegiate slam poetry tournament held in Boston this spring.

Multimedia: Pioneer Athletics shine in student-created video series

Remy Neymarc ’12 is drawing on his talent as a photographer to create a series of inspiring videos about Pioneer Athletics. Offering a glimpse of the experiences of Lewis & Clark student-athletes, the videos feature students in action, set against the Northwest’s lush natural backdrop.

Multimedia: Student-artist creates a colossal colony of ceramic clams

With a desire to bring more student art to campus, religious studies major Andrew Merriam B.A. ’10 applied for a grant from the Student Academic Affairs Board to support the creation and installation of thousands of ceramic clams in a display on campus. 

Multimedia: Students create harmony as a cappella grows on campus

Over the past few years, a cappella has become one of the most popular and fastest-growing activities on campus. With five diverse groups actively performing, collaborating, and recording, a cappella at Lewis & Clark has earned a loyal following on campus and on YouTube.

Jewish students build dynamic, inclusive community on campus

Now in its second year, Lewis & Clark’s chapter of Hillel has become one of the most dynamic student groups on campus, with events ranging from weekly coffee get-togethers to monthly Shabbat dinners to Hanukkah and Purim parties. Jewish students and non-Jewish students alike gather to cook, play games, and enjoy shared cultural and religious traditions.

Multimedia: Students create grant organization to facilitate global engagement

Given Lewis & Clark’s focus on both international education and community engagement, Ian Feis ’12 wanted to find a way for students to unite those experiences. He created a student-led grant organization to offer funding to students who value global engagement and service.

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