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December 5th, 2016

December 8th, 2016

  • Image preview 8:00pm: Pub Trivia Night
    Join CAB for some pub trivia hosted by Rain Brain Trivia. Bring a team or join a table. Have some fun and get a chance to win a gift card!

December 13th, 2016

  • Image preview 11:00am: Finals Study Break
    President Glassner, Dean of Students Gonzalez, and the Campus Activities Board invite you to the annual fall Finals Study Break!

    To support students during this hectic time of year, President Glassner, Dean of Students Gonzalez, and the Campus Activities Board will be hosting a study break with donuts and hot coffee!

    Be sure to stop by early because once we run out of donuts and coffee, that’s it.

January 25th, 2017

  • Image preview 6:00pm: A Poetry Reading by James Galvin
    James Galvin was raised in northern Colorado. He has published eight collections of poetry, most recently EVERYTHING WE ALWAYS KNEW WAS TRUE (Copper Canyon, 2016). He is also the author of the critically acclaimed prose book THE MEADOW, and the novel FENCING THE SKY. His honors include a Lila Wallace-Reader’s Digest Award, a Lannan Literary Award, and fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, the Ingram Merrill Foundation, and the National Endowment for the Arts. He has a home and some horses outside of Tie Siding, Wyoming, and is a member of the permanent faculty of the University of Iowa Writers’ Workshop.

February 28th, 2017

  • Image preview 6:00pm: Marketing, Publicity, and Editing with Mary Bisbee-Beek
    For over thirty years, Mary Bisbee-Beek has been immersed in the world of books and literature, serving at different times as editor, publicist, and marketing consultant. She will talk to students about the world of publishing books – and the state it’s in, today. She will discuss what book publicity is, and what a potential career in the literary arena might look like, today, and in ten years.

March 7th, 2017

  • Image preview 6:00pm: A Poetry Reading by L&C Alumnus Rosalie Moffett
    Rosalie Moffett is the author of June in Eden, winner of The Journal/Wheeler prize, forthcoming from OSU Press in 2017. Her poems and essays have appeared in Tin House, AGNI, Ploughshares, Kenyon Review, the anthology “Gathered: Contemporary Quaker Poets,” and elsewhere. She is a former Wallace Stegner Fellow, and the winner of the “Discovery” / Boston Review prize as well as the Ploughshares Emerging Writer prize. A Lewis & Clark alumnus, Rosalie received her MFA from Purdue University.

March 15th, 2017

  • Image preview 6:00pm: A Poetry Reading by Derrick Austin
    Derrick Austin is the author of Trouble the Water (BOA Editions), selected by Mary Szybist for the 2015 A Poulin Jr Prize. He is a Cave Canem fellow. His work has appeared in Best American Poetry 2015, Image: A Journal of Arts and Religion, New England Review, Callaloo, Nimrod, Puerto Del Sol, and elsewhere. Currently, he is the Ron Wallace Fellow at the University of Wisconsin.

April 6th, 2017

  • Image preview 5:00pm: A Fiction Reading by Michael Ondaatje
    Michael Ondaatje is one of the world’s foremost writers – his artistry and aesthetic have influenced an entire generation of writers and readers. Although he is best known as a novelist, Ondaatje’s work also encompasses poetry, memoir, and film, and reveals a passion for defying conventional form. His transcendent novel The English Patient explores the stories of people history fails to reveal by intersecting four diverse lives at
    the end of World War II. This bestselling novel was later made into an Academy Award-winning film.

News

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    October 14
    Lewis & Clark is investing in innovative transit with a Zipcar program on campus. New data reveals a positive overall impact: fewer personal cars on campus and improved quality of life.
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    September 28
    Actor Usman Ally transforms scholarly insight into compelling characters.
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    May 29
    In Botswana, Jack Swenson B.A. ’79 and his photo-safari guests conceal themselves in an underground blind, observing doves and impala at a nearby watering hole.
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    May 27
    Jocelyn Stokes B.A. ’07 launched the Survival of the Sun Bears awareness campaign and documentary film project through her media company, Wild & Stoked Productions.
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    February 13
    As the sun began to set on a balmy summer day in Southern California, an Electra cruise ship motored past luxury yachts, sailboats, and multimillion-dollar homes in Newport Harbor. On deck, a wedding ceremony was in progress. Philip Bradley B.S. ’59 pronounced the happy couple husband and wife, smiling as they sealed their union with a kiss.
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    February 12
    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.
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    December 5
    Nena Baker B.A. ‘81 writes an eye-opening book on the implications of chemical contaminants accumulating in our bodies.
    by Barbara Schuetze
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    October 22
    After four decades, Rocky Blumhagen returned to the Lewis & Clark stage in June. Partnering with Susannah Mars and the Portland Chamber Orchestra, under the direction of Maestro Yaki Bergman, he performed his latest fundraising revue, “Oh, Those Gershwin Boys!”
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    October 22
    When Barack Obama made his first presidential visit to Israel, Stephanie Beechem B.A. ’08 worked with Obama’s speechwriters and policy staff to help fact-check the president’s remarks.
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    May 29
    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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    May 29
    When Christy Hale’s B.A. ’77, M.A.T. ’80 daughter was a baby, she remembers watching her make brightly colored pyramids out of stacking rings. “Turned upside down, the stack of rings resembled Frank Lloyd Wright’s design for the Guggenheim Museum in New York City,” thought Hale.
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    May 29
    In the fall of 1962, senior Myrna Ann Adkins B.A. ’63 and about 20 Lewis & Clark students climbed aboard the S.S. President Cleveland headed to Japan for a semester of cultural immersion and study.
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    February 13
    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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    October 4
    Under the stone arches of Sant’Eufemia, a 12th-century church in Spoleto, Italy, Grant Herreid took up his lute. His fingers moved deftly across the strings, plucking a melody line that may have been familiar to the church’s first parishioners.
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    October 4
    Matt Wuerker B.A. ’79 won the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for editorial cartooning in recognition of “his consistently fresh, funny cartoons, especially memorable for lampooning the partisan conflict that engulfs Washington.”
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    June 5
    Patrick Fleming B.S. ’92, Brannon Riceci B.S. ’92, and Tim Parsons B.A. ’91 create interesting one-bowl meals with exotic flavors at Boke Bowl.
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    June 5
    Strolling through the streets and gardens of Tokyo, Chico Hayasaki stops to notice the silhouettes of flowering trees and a pink-orange cloud floating above the setting sun.
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    September 8
    Whenever Marc Casto B.A. ’97 travels, one of his first goals is to find a good local cookbook
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    September 25
    “The face of Anchorage is changing,” says Elizabeth “Liz” Posey B.A. ’03, president of the Anchorage Urban League Young Professionals. Nearly 120 languages are spoken in the Anchorage School District. Diverse cultures–including Hmong, Lao, Samoan, Tongan, Dominican, African American, Alaska Native, and Sudanese–continue to grow in representation as word of the city’s acceptance and opportunity gets out.
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    May 1
    Like many children, Grace Gifford ’12 learned to swim at the Y. But for her, getting in the pool was much more than a simple rite of passage.
  • February 5
    Waugh has created more than 100,000 captivating images of water in flight–on purpose–using ultra-highspeed digital cameras and self-designed timing and flash devices.
  • February 5
    For someone who holds a prestigious appointment at a premier cancer research center, Brad Cairns spends a lot of time staring at zebra fish.
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