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Rhetoric and Media Studies

What’s It Like?

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

  • Akira Abderrahman

    Akira Abderrahman, BA ’17

    Hometown: Los Angeles, California

    Being an athlete at L&C means that you get to be part of this bigger family on campus.

  • Michael Abraham BA ’21

    Michael Abraham, BA ’21

    Hometown: Portland, Oregon

    I don’t have a single mentor, rather I have surrounded myself with a group of people that are always willing to help me.

  • Isabel Artiaga, BA ’22

    Hometown: Moraga, California

    If you are an athlete, imagine a scenario in which you are injured. Would you still like the school after that? Trust your gut, it’s never wrong.

  • Blake Ashby

    Blake Ashby, BA ’20

    Hometown: Holetown, Barbados

    [Professor Donovan] has this way of guiding you in the right direction while still allowing you to retain your artistic autonomy through the structure of her class and the critiques.

  • Chloe Burton ’19

    Chloe Burton, BA ’18, MAT ’19

    Hometown: Brooklyn, New York

    I connected the themes from class to real-life experiences with my students, myself, and my teacher. The activities and material were amazing.

  • Tadao Kumasaka BA ’21

    Tadao Kumasaka, BA ’21

    Hometown: Flagstaff, Arizona

    My favorite spot on campus are the steps outside of JR Howard, right at the center of the academic side of campus. Nothing makes me as happy as basking in the sun and socializing.

  • Kyle Owens ’19 showing off his sweet kicks!

    Kyle Owens, BA ’19

    Hometown: Los Altos, California

    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.

  • Dara Reckard ’18

    Dara Reckard, BA ’18

    Hometown: Haiku, Maui, Hawai‘i

    Be open, and willing to engage and change.

  • Nani Welch Keliihoomalu ’18

    Nani Welch Keliihoomalu, BA ’18

    Hometown: Waimea, Hawai‘i

    My decision to go abroad to Japan really changed my entire college experience. It was by far the best part of my four years here.

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