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  • Class Notes: 1990s
  • Class Notes - 1990s
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    The wind howled and snow fell fast and hard, making it difficult to see the road. Paramedic Victor Hoffer J.D. ‘92 plowed through the storm, intent on helping a pregnant woman in labor in a nearby hotel.
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    In November, Patty Cassidy M.S. ’94 led a group of senior citizens outside to put their raised gardens to bed for the winter. Standing or working from wheelchairs, they pulled up old perennials, raked and turned the dirt, and planted a crop of Austrian winter peas to infuse the soil with nitrogen.
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    Nestled in a rustic campground at the Omega Institute for Holistic Studies in New York state, Susan Kirtley B.A. ‘95 fiddled with her tape recorder. The hot, still air seemed to magnify her nervousness as she sat down to interview noted comic artist Lynda Barry.
  • Class Notes - 1990s
  • Class Notes - 1990s
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    On a summer day in 2007, Bjorn Hinrichs B.A. ’94 and his 3-year-old son, Sawyer, were exploring the front yard of their Lake Oswego, Oregon, home—digging in the dirt, turning over rocks, and inspecting bugs. A noisy bird with a red head and fluffy red chest flew in and landed. Sawyer was captivated—and curious.
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    Greg Scholl J.D. ’95 headed home from his day job at the Metropolitan Public Defender’s Office in Hillsboro, Oregon, to grab his trombone and don a black tuxedo, bow tie, and cummerbund. He hustled over to a local church and joined the Portland Columbia Symphony Orchestra on stage. Then, for the next two hours, he exchanged legal briefs for sheet music, leading the low brass section through performances of Dvorak’s Symphony No. 2 and Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue.
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    Andrew Bradburn B.A. ’85, Tessa Idlewine B.A. ’09, and Brian Drischell B.A. ’93: Crowds roar and cheer as celebrities walk the red carpet outside Dolby Theatre in Hollywood. Cameras click staccato style and flashbulbs dazzle as reporters wrangle movie stars for live interviews at the annual Academy Awards ceremony.
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    Parked on a residential street in Vancouver, Washington, Ken Westin noticed movement to his left and felt his pulse quicken. A menacing-looking man, the one Westin recognized as a computer thief, sauntered out of a nearby house and began washing his car. Westin pretended to look for directions on his mobile phone but instead dialed a police detective.
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    It’s lunchtime in Portland’s central east-side industrial district. Enticed by the aroma of slow-cooked meats, fresh vegetables, and handmade noodles, hungry diners step up to Boke Bowl’s counter to place their orders. Their selections are served up hot, fresh, and fast at communal tables in a modern urban setting.
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    The spaceship’s rocket ignites at 50,000 feet above the earth. In a matter of seconds, the craft accelerates to 2,500 mph—over three times the speed of sound— pinning passengers to their seats. Cobalt blue skies fade to black outside large viewing windows. The rocket engine shuts off, its roar replaced by instant quiet.
  • Class Notes: 1990s
  • Class Notes - 1990s
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    As the high school drawing students take out their sketch pads, teacher Janice Packard M.A.T.  94 pulls out the art journal she compiled in college. The book is flagged with Post-it notes, marking examples of how her journal entries—her personal thoughts, observations, and sketches—grew into ideas that became pieces of art.
  • Class Notes - 1990s
  • Class Notes - 1990s
  • Class Notes - 1990s
  • Class Notes - 1990s
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    When Ron Cai was a student at Xiamen University Law School in the early to mid-1980s, he served as an interpreter for Steve Kanter, professor of law, who was then a visiting Fulbright scholar. “Steve invited us to apply to Lewis & Clark Law School if we were interested in furthering our studies in the United States,” says Cai.
  • Class Notes - 1990s
  • Class Notes: 1990s
  • Class Notes: 1990s
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