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Renee Allums BA ’18 won the fifth annual PitchBlack business competition with her idea #tag that aims to highlight and compensate digital content creators who have previously gone unrecognized and uncompensated.
It’s a persistent question: How do you prepare large populations for an emergency? Funded by a grant of more than half a million dollars from the National Science Foundation, an interdisciplinary team of Lewis & Clark faculty and students is creating a video game to educate and enlist young people in that critical process.
The Lewis & Clark speech and debate team garnered first place four-year school honors at the Golden Gate Opener, held September 20-22 at San Francisco State University. Competitors won three debate events and six individual events in earning top honors.
Ally Knighton is the National Forensic Association’s national champion in Informative Speaking and Aaron Lutz is the NFA national champion in Extemporaneous Speaking.
Mary Talamantez was named the 2nd place speaker in the nation and Kate McDonagh placed 5th, as the L&C parliamentary debate team made it to the semifinal round nationally.
Knighton named top forensics competitor in Pacific Northwest; L&C forensics wins gold for 4th straight yearLewis & Clark’s Ally Knighton was named the top forensics competitor in the Northwest Forensics Conference, as the entire team was honored with the gold medal for outstanding performance.
Lewis & Clark’s 2017-18 forensics season ended with a bang, as Jacob Wisda (’18) achieved the school’s first national speech finals appearance in two decades and Decker O’Donnell (’18) advanced four events to the national quarterfinals.
Jacob Wisda & the Lewis & Clark forensics team achieved historic firsts at the NFC awards ceremony held January 28 at Pacific University.
The Lewis & Clark forensics team swept the top two places in both speech and debate at the prestigious Mahaffey Memorial Tournament, held at Linfield College November 10-12, 2017.
Danial Afzal BA ’12, who studied theories behind the way media influences our lives, is now shaping lives himself with his award-winning short film, The Survivor. The documentary tells the story of a young student who escapes the 2014 attack on the Army Public School in Pakistan and the grief that follows.
The Lewis & Clark forensics team opened its 2017-18 season with standout performances in both speech and debate.
RHMS students Cameron Crowell, Cameron Smith, Stacy Adriano, and Brooke Alexander, traveled with Professor Kundai Chirindo to Whitman College for the Second Annual Pacific Northwest Rhetoric, Race, and Media Symposium in Walla Walla, Washington on April 6-8, 2017, to present their papers.
Senior RHMS major, Erin Keoppen, was a co-recipient of the 2017 Dorothy Berkson Annual Writing Award in Gender Studies for her essay, “Wild Words: Space, Place, and Gender in Tamil Feminist Poetry and Prose.”
Lewis & Clark’s performance at the Linfield College tournament dominated the field, with the team winning three of the tournament’s five events, as well as its top individual honor. For more than fifty years, Lewis & Clark’s forensics program has trained and produced national-caliber debaters and critical thinkers.
The recipe for an award-winning documentary about Portland’s vibrant food truck scene? Take one experienced documentary film-making professor. Add two dozen students. Mix in 400 food trucks and carts. Stir consistently for 3 years. Serve at international film festival. Read the full story in the new issue of the Chronicle.
Anastasia Adriano and Brooke Alexander have been chosen to present their independent research papers at the Race, Rhetoric, and Media Symposium at the University of Puget Sound March 31-April 2, 2016.
Anastasia’s topic: “Modern Media’s Documentation of Shifting Cultural Attitudes on ‘Racial Passing’ in the USA”
Brooke’s topic: “Racial Idealism in a Capitalistic Society”
Raymond Fenton and Emile Dultra are participating in a panel focused on the Black Lives Matter movement and activism on college campuses throughout the Northwest.
Talking life and learning with comedian Hari Kondabolu.
Danial Afzal B.A. ’12 puts his rhetoric and media studies degree to good use covering international sporting events for Pakistani television.
For a second year, Lewis & Clark students are among a select group of interns at the Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, France.
Hunter Franks ’08 just made the “Good 100” list by Good Magazine for his creation of the San Francisco Postcard Project.
Bjorn Hinrichs B.A. ’94