What’s It Like?

No one can give you a better sense of what it’s really like to study at Lewis & Clark than our current students and recent alumni.

  • <div class="flexbox"> <div class="student_profile_image item"> <a href="/live/profiles/13041-abdo-al-rayyis"> <picture> <source type="image/webp" srcset="/live/image/gid/186/width/300/height/300/crop/1/src_region/0,0,2125,3199/84232_AbdoAlRayyis.rev.1592498623.webp 1x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" srcset="/live/image/gid/186/width/300/height/300/crop/1/src_region/0,0,2125,3199/84232_AbdoAlRayyis.rev.1592498623.JPG 1x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/186/width/300/height/300/crop/1/src_region/0,0,2125,3199/84232_AbdoAlRayyis.rev.1592498623.JPG" alt="" loading="lazy"/> </picture> </a> </div> <div class="student_profile_content item"> <h4> <a href="/live/profiles/13041-abdo-al-rayyis">Abdo Al-Rayyis</a> </h4> <div class="student_profile_details"> <div class="student_profile_class">BA ’22</div> <div class="student_major lw_profiles_474"><strong>Major:</strong> Economics</div> <div class="student_minor lw_profiles_594"><strong>Minor:</strong> Computer Science</div> <div class="student_profile_extracurriculars"><strong>Extracurriculars:</strong> Abdo’s Late Show, Soccer, Student Senate</div> <div class="student_profile_hometown"><strong>Hometown:</strong> Baghdad, Iraq</div> <div class="student_profile_overseas"><strong>Overseas program:</strong> South Korea</div> <div class="student_profile_quote"> <em> <p> I wanted a liberal arts education on a small, beautiful campus and L&C provided that. Portland is pretty cool and warmer than the East Coast!</p> </em> </div> </div> </div> </div>
  • <div class="flexbox"> <div class="student_profile_image item"> <a href="/live/profiles/13068-liam-casey"> <picture> <source type="image/webp" srcset="/live/image/gid/186/width/300/height/300/crop/1/src_region/0,0,2402,2613/84267_LiamCasey_2.rev.1593013796.webp 1x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" srcset="/live/image/gid/186/width/300/height/300/crop/1/src_region/0,0,2402,2613/84267_LiamCasey_2.rev.1593013796.jpg 1x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/186/width/300/height/300/crop/1/src_region/0,0,2402,2613/84267_LiamCasey_2.rev.1593013796.jpg" alt="" loading="lazy"/> </picture> </a> </div> <div class="student_profile_content item"> <h4> <a href="/live/profiles/13068-liam-casey">Liam Casey</a> </h4> <div class="student_profile_details"> <div class="student_profile_class">BA ’22</div> <div class="student_major lw_profiles_474"><strong>Major:</strong> International Affairs</div> <div class="student_profile_extracurriculars"><strong>Extracurriculars:</strong> College Outdoors trip leader, International Affairs Symposium (Student Steering Committee), Bacchus Ultimate Frisbee</div> <div class="student_profile_hometown"><strong>Hometown:</strong> Madison, Wisconsin</div> <div class="student_profile_overseas"><strong>Overseas program:</strong> Ecuador</div> <div class="student_profile_quote"> <em> <p> To me, a liberal arts education is one which seeks to create a well-rounded person that has critical thinking skills applicable in a range of situations, and a broad knowledge of a variety of subjects. It’s a ton of fun!</p> </em> </div> </div> </div> </div>
  • <div class="flexbox"> <div class="student_profile_image item"> <a href="/live/profiles/13076-ben-sherer"> <picture> <source type="image/webp" srcset="/live/image/gid/186/width/300/height/300/crop/1/src_region/0,0,1932,2576/84281_BenSherer.rev.1593108024.webp 1x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" srcset="/live/image/gid/186/width/300/height/300/crop/1/src_region/0,0,1932,2576/84281_BenSherer.rev.1593108024.JPG 1x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/186/width/300/height/300/crop/1/src_region/0,0,1932,2576/84281_BenSherer.rev.1593108024.JPG" alt="" loading="lazy"/> </picture> </a> </div> <div class="student_profile_content item"> <h4> <a href="/live/profiles/13076-ben-sherer">Ben Sherer</a> </h4> <div class="student_profile_details"> <div class="student_profile_class">BA ’21</div> <div class="student_major lw_profiles_474"><strong>Major:</strong> Biology</div> <div class="student_minor lw_profiles_594"><strong>Minor:</strong> Chemistry</div> <div class="student_profile_extracurriculars"><strong>Extracurriculars:</strong> Admissions tour guide, admissions fellow</div> <div class="student_profile_hometown"><strong>Hometown:</strong> Portland, Oregon</div> <div class="student_profile_overseas"><strong>Overseas program:</strong> East Africa</div> <div class="student_profile_quote"> <em> <p> Studying abroad in a place as unique as Tanzania provided me with memories for a lifetime. Can you say that you saw a wild rhino on foot? Or that there was a lion prowling around your campsite at 6 in the morning? I not only experienced this, but also a radically different point of view of the world.</p> </em> </div> </div> </div> </div>
  • <div class="flexbox"> <div class="student_profile_image item"> <a href="/live/profiles/10564-lali-guevara-hernandez"> <picture> <source type="image/webp" srcset="/live/image/gid/186/width/300/height/300/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,2136/78737_CAS-0419-SPP-Guevara-Hernandez-011.rev.1559684421.webp 1x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" srcset="/live/image/gid/186/width/300/height/300/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,2136/78737_CAS-0419-SPP-Guevara-Hernandez-011.rev.1559684421.jpg 1x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/186/width/300/height/300/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,2136/78737_CAS-0419-SPP-Guevara-Hernandez-011.rev.1559684421.jpg" alt="" loading="lazy"/> </picture> </a> </div> <div class="student_profile_content item"> <h4> <a href="/live/profiles/10564-lali-guevara-hernandez">Lali Guevara-Hernandez</a> </h4> <div class="student_profile_details"> <div class="student_profile_class">BA ’21</div> <div class="student_major lw_profiles_474"><strong>Major:</strong> Biology</div> <div class="student_profile_extracurriculars"><strong>Extracurriculars:</strong> Students for Cultural Inclusion in the Theatre (SCIT), Theatre, Gente Latina Unida (GLU), French Club, Spanish Club, Gaming Society</div> <div class="student_profile_hometown"><strong>Hometown:</strong> Los Angeles, California</div> <div class="student_profile_quote"> <em> <p> The Great Expectations trip really opened my eyes to the resources available to students of color on campus and was a great way to meet other students and faculty with similar backgrounds.</p> </em> </div> </div> </div> </div>
  • <div class="flexbox"> <div class="student_profile_image item"> <a href="/live/profiles/5987-michael-glah"> <picture> <source type="image/webp" srcset="/live/image/gid/7/width/300/height/300/crop/1/src_region/0,0,300,533/62983_62875_michaelglah_092116.rev.1476400652.webp 1x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" srcset="/live/image/gid/7/width/300/height/300/crop/1/src_region/0,0,300,533/62983_62875_michaelglah_092116.rev.1476400652.jpg 1x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/7/width/300/height/300/crop/1/src_region/0,0,300,533/62983_62875_michaelglah_092116.rev.1476400652.jpg" alt="" loading="lazy"/> </picture> </a> </div> <div class="student_profile_content item"> <h4> <a href="/live/profiles/5987-michael-glah">Michael Glah</a> </h4> <div class="student_profile_details"> <div class="student_profile_class">BA ’18</div> <div class="student_major lw_profiles_474"><strong>Major:</strong> Psychology and Studio Art</div> <div class="student_profile_extracurriculars"><strong>Extracurriculars:</strong> </div> <div class="student_profile_hometown"><strong>Hometown:</strong> Aspen, Colo.</div> </div> </div> </div>
  • <div class="flexbox"> <div class="student_profile_image item"> <a href="/live/profiles/9093-sally-goldman"> <picture> <source type="image/webp" srcset="/live/image/gid/7/width/300/height/300/crop/1/src_region/0,0,2048,1367/71529_sallygoldman.rev.1521565725.webp 1x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" srcset="/live/image/gid/7/width/300/height/300/crop/1/src_region/0,0,2048,1367/71529_sallygoldman.rev.1521565725.jpg 1x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/7/width/300/height/300/crop/1/src_region/0,0,2048,1367/71529_sallygoldman.rev.1521565725.jpg" alt="" loading="lazy"/> </picture> </a> </div> <div class="student_profile_content item"> <h4> <a href="/live/profiles/9093-sally-goldman">Sally Goldman</a> </h4> <div class="student_profile_details"> <div class="student_profile_class">BA ’20</div> <div class="student_major lw_profiles_474"><strong>Major:</strong> History, Philosophy (double)</div> <div class="student_profile_extracurriculars"><strong>Extracurriculars:</strong> Sailing Club, Philosophy Club</div> <div class="student_profile_hometown"><strong>Hometown:</strong> Little Rock, Arkansas</div> <div class="student_profile_quote"> <em> <p> I create community by hosting monthly programs in my residence hall.</p> </em> </div> </div> </div> </div>
  • <div class="flexbox"> <div class="student_profile_image item"> <a href="/live/profiles/13059-max-morrish"> <picture> <source type="image/webp" srcset="/live/image/gid/186/width/300/height/300/crop/1/src_region/0,0,507,480/84253_MaxMorrish.rev.1592599683.webp 1x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" srcset="/live/image/gid/186/width/300/height/300/crop/1/src_region/0,0,507,480/84253_MaxMorrish.rev.1592599683.jpg 1x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/186/width/300/height/300/crop/1/src_region/0,0,507,480/84253_MaxMorrish.rev.1592599683.jpg" alt="" loading="lazy"/> </picture> </a> </div> <div class="student_profile_content item"> <h4> <a href="/live/profiles/13059-max-morrish">Max Morrish</a> </h4> <div class="student_profile_details"> <div class="student_profile_class">BA ’22</div> <div class="student_major lw_profiles_474"><strong>Major:</strong> Psychology</div> <div class="student_minor lw_profiles_594"><strong>Minor:</strong> Environmental Studies</div> <div class="student_profile_extracurriculars"><strong>Extracurriculars:</strong> College Outdoors</div> <div class="student_profile_hometown"><strong>Hometown:</strong> Ashland, Oregon</div> <div class="student_profile_quote"> <em> <p> I find the community through my interests. Bonding with people over different types of outdoor endeavors, musical interests, and academic interests has given me a community with which I can pursue the things I care about most.</p> </em> </div> </div> </div> </div>
  • <div class="flexbox"> <div class="student_profile_image item"> <a href="/live/profiles/9851-kyle-owens"> <picture> <source type="image/webp" srcset="/live/image/gid/186/width/300/height/300/crop/1/src_region/0,0,960,1200/74153_Kyle_Owens.rev.1535491792.webp 1x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" srcset="/live/image/gid/186/width/300/height/300/crop/1/src_region/0,0,960,1200/74153_Kyle_Owens.rev.1535491792.jpg 1x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/186/width/300/height/300/crop/1/src_region/0,0,960,1200/74153_Kyle_Owens.rev.1535491792.jpg" alt="" loading="lazy"/> </picture> </a> </div> <div class="student_profile_content item"> <h4> <a href="/live/profiles/9851-kyle-owens">Kyle Owens</a> </h4> <div class="student_profile_details"> <div class="student_profile_class">BA ’19</div> <div class="student_major lw_profiles_474"><strong>Major:</strong> Rhetoric and Media Studies</div> <div class="student_profile_extracurriculars"><strong>Extracurriculars:</strong> </div> <div class="student_profile_hometown"><strong>Hometown:</strong> Los Altos, California</div> <div class="student_profile_quote"> <em> <p> The most important thing I learned at Lewis & Clark is that relationships are the key to success. I experienced a lot of ups and downs during my four years, but there is nothing more valuable than relationship building.</p> </em> </div> </div> </div> </div>
  • <div class="flexbox"> <div class="student_profile_image item"> <a href="/live/profiles/10563-shvetank-prakash"> <picture> <source type="image/webp" srcset="/live/image/gid/186/width/300/height/300/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,2136/78760_CAS-0419-SPP-Prakash-001.rev.1559687341.webp 1x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" srcset="/live/image/gid/186/width/300/height/300/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,2136/78760_CAS-0419-SPP-Prakash-001.rev.1559687341.jpg 1x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/186/width/300/height/300/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,2136/78760_CAS-0419-SPP-Prakash-001.rev.1559687341.jpg" alt="" loading="lazy"/> </picture> </a> </div> <div class="student_profile_content item"> <h4> <a href="/live/profiles/10563-shvetank-prakash">Shvetank Prakash</a> </h4> <div class="student_profile_details"> <div class="student_profile_class">BA ’20</div> <div class="student_major lw_profiles_474"><strong>Major:</strong> Computer Science and Mathematics</div> <div class="student_profile_extracurriculars"><strong>Extracurriculars:</strong> Basketball</div> <div class="student_profile_hometown"><strong>Hometown:</strong> Tualatin, Oregon</div> <div class="student_profile_quote"> <em> <p> This school has so much to offer, and will set you up to be successful in the future and prepare you for what lies ahead.</p> </em> </div> </div> </div> </div>
  • <div class="flexbox"> <div class="student_profile_image item"> <a href="/live/profiles/9449-riley-arnold"> <picture> <source type="image/webp" srcset="/live/image/gid/186/width/300/height/300/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,2136/74939_PEO-C4-0418-0964.rev.1539032690.webp 1x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" srcset="/live/image/gid/186/width/300/height/300/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,2136/74939_PEO-C4-0418-0964.rev.1539032690.jpg 1x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/186/width/300/height/300/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,2136/74939_PEO-C4-0418-0964.rev.1539032690.jpg" alt="" loading="lazy"/> </picture> </a> </div> <div class="student_profile_content item"> <h4> <a href="/live/profiles/9449-riley-arnold">Riley Arnold</a> </h4> <div class="student_profile_details"> <div class="student_profile_class">BA ’19</div> <div class="student_major lw_profiles_474"><strong>Major:</strong> Psychology</div> <div class="student_profile_extracurriculars"><strong>Extracurriculars:</strong> Founder of People to People Permaculture, LC Psychology Collaborative Researcher, Garden Educator and Manager at Abernethy Elementary School, The City Repair Project Placemaking Liaison and Permaculture Designer, LC Student Academic Affairs Board (SAAB) Tutor, Portland Community College Garden Volunteer Educator, The People’s Food Cooperative Volunteer, and Farmer’s Market Intern</div> <div class="student_profile_hometown"><strong>Hometown:</strong> Monument, Colorado, and Tampa, Florida</div> <div class="student_profile_quote"> <em> <p> I was drawn to Lewis & Clark because I loved the excited energy of the campus and the dedicated and ingenuitive spirit of the students. I could feel, and still do, that big things were happening here and I wanted to be a part of it.</p> </em> </div> </div> </div> </div>
  • <div class="flexbox"> <div class="student_profile_image item"> <a href="/live/profiles/11315-mila-wolpert"> <picture> <source type="image/webp" srcset="/live/image/gid/186/width/300/height/300/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,2400/80541_Ambassadors_Residence_Paris.rev.1569535516.webp 1x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" srcset="/live/image/gid/186/width/300/height/300/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,2400/80541_Ambassadors_Residence_Paris.rev.1569535516.jpg 1x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/186/width/300/height/300/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,2400/80541_Ambassadors_Residence_Paris.rev.1569535516.jpg" alt="" loading="lazy"/> </picture> </a> </div> <div class="student_profile_content item"> <h4> <a href="/live/profiles/11315-mila-wolpert">Mila Wolpert</a> </h4> <div class="student_profile_details"> <div class="student_profile_class">BA ’19</div> <div class="student_major lw_profiles_474"><strong>Major:</strong> History and French Studies (double)</div> <div class="student_profile_extracurriculars"><strong>Extracurriculars:</strong> Teaching Excellence Program, French Club (president), Art Club</div> <div class="student_profile_hometown"><strong>Hometown:</strong> Santa Monica, California</div> <div class="student_profile_overseas"><strong>Overseas program:</strong> Paris, France</div> <div class="student_profile_quote"> <em> <p> In each class every semester, your confidence as a student is nurtured and strengthened. This is unique to L&C.</p> </em> </div> </div> </div> </div>
  • <div class="flexbox"> <div class="student_profile_image item"> <a href="/live/profiles/10652-erin-khong"> <picture> <source type="image/webp" srcset="/live/image/gid/186/width/300/height/300/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,2136/78800_CAS-0419-SPP-Khong-005.rev.1559943319.webp 1x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" srcset="/live/image/gid/186/width/300/height/300/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,2136/78800_CAS-0419-SPP-Khong-005.rev.1559943319.jpg 1x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/186/width/300/height/300/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,2136/78800_CAS-0419-SPP-Khong-005.rev.1559943319.jpg" alt="" loading="lazy"/> </picture> </a> </div> <div class="student_profile_content item"> <h4> <a href="/live/profiles/10652-erin-khong">Erin Khong</a> </h4> <div class="student_profile_details"> <div class="student_profile_class">BA ’21</div> <div class="student_major lw_profiles_474"><strong>Major:</strong> Biology</div> <div class="student_profile_extracurriculars"><strong>Extracurriculars:</strong> Student Life Intern, Student Athlete Advisory Committee(SAAC), Pre-Health Club, Luau Dancer, Women’s Swim, Track and Field, New Student Orientation Leader (NSO)</div> <div class="student_profile_hometown"><strong>Hometown:</strong> Long Beach, California</div> <div class="student_profile_quote"> <em> <p> Get out of your comfort zone, meet new people, and build those connections.</p> </em> </div> </div> </div> </div>
  • <div class="flexbox"> <div class="student_profile_image item"> <a href="/live/profiles/13079-juliana-prendergast"> <picture> <source type="image/webp" srcset="/live/image/gid/186/width/300/height/300/crop/1/src_region/0,0,2400,3200/84293_JulianaPrendergast.rev.1593188738.webp 1x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" srcset="/live/image/gid/186/width/300/height/300/crop/1/src_region/0,0,2400,3200/84293_JulianaPrendergast.rev.1593188738.jpg 1x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/186/width/300/height/300/crop/1/src_region/0,0,2400,3200/84293_JulianaPrendergast.rev.1593188738.jpg" alt="" loading="lazy"/> </picture> </a> </div> <div class="student_profile_content item"> <h4> <a href="/live/profiles/13079-juliana-prendergast">Juliana Prendergast</a> </h4> <div class="student_profile_details"> <div class="student_profile_class">BA ’20</div> <div class="student_major lw_profiles_474"><strong>Major:</strong> Environmental Studies</div> <div class="student_minor lw_profiles_594"><strong>Minor:</strong> Classics</div> <div class="student_profile_extracurriculars"><strong>Extracurriculars:</strong> Dance X/Y, LCDC, Admissions tour guide </div> <div class="student_profile_hometown"><strong>Hometown:</strong> Skaneateles, New York</div> <div class="student_profile_quote"> <em> <p> Throughout the last four years, my classes, professors, and experiences in the ENVS program have helped me learn how to address multiple sides of environmental issues and understand multiple viewpoints.</p> </em> </div> </div> </div> </div>
  • <div class="flexbox"> <div class="student_profile_image item"> <a href="/live/profiles/9450-hannah-exler"> <picture> <source type="image/webp" srcset="/live/image/gid/7/width/300/height/300/crop/1/src_region/0,0,800,534/72467_hannahexler.rev.1527709517.webp 1x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" srcset="/live/image/gid/7/width/300/height/300/crop/1/src_region/0,0,800,534/72467_hannahexler.rev.1527709517.jpg 1x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/7/width/300/height/300/crop/1/src_region/0,0,800,534/72467_hannahexler.rev.1527709517.jpg" alt="" loading="lazy"/> </picture> </a> </div> <div class="student_profile_content item"> <h4> <a href="/live/profiles/9450-hannah-exler">Hannah Exler</a> </h4> <div class="student_profile_details"> <div class="student_profile_class">BA ’18</div> <div class="student_major lw_profiles_474"><strong>Major:</strong> History</div> <div class="student_profile_extracurriculars"><strong>Extracurriculars:</strong> Co-president of Hillel</div> <div class="student_profile_hometown"><strong>Hometown:</strong> West Lake Village, California</div> <div class="student_profile_quote"> <em> <p> I wanted to be at a school where the students were eager to go to class and learn, and I really gravitated toward the small, conversational classrooms.</p> </em> </div> </div> </div> </div>
  • <div class="flexbox"> <div class="student_profile_image item"> <a href="/live/profiles/9854-puthyda-keath"> <picture> <source type="image/webp" srcset="/live/image/gid/186/width/300/height/300/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,2400/74167_Puthyda_Keath_.rev.1535497041.webp 1x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" srcset="/live/image/gid/186/width/300/height/300/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,2400/74167_Puthyda_Keath_.rev.1535497041.jpg 1x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/186/width/300/height/300/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,2400/74167_Puthyda_Keath_.rev.1535497041.jpg" alt="" loading="lazy"/> </picture> </a> </div> <div class="student_profile_content item"> <h4> <a href="/live/profiles/9854-puthyda-keath">Puthyda Keath</a> </h4> <div class="student_profile_details"> <div class="student_profile_class">BA ’19</div> <div class="student_major lw_profiles_474"><strong>Major:</strong> Biochemistry and Molecular Biology</div> <div class="student_profile_extracurriculars"><strong>Extracurriculars:</strong> </div> <div class="student_profile_hometown"><strong>Hometown:</strong> Banteay Meanchey, Cambodia</div> <div class="student_profile_quote"> <em> <p> Without the tremendous support from the L&C community, I would not be able to get such incredible hands-on experience in a professional working environment.</p> </em> </div> </div> </div> </div>