Linfield Theatre to present ‘Ada and the Engine’ 

 

Ada and the EngineSteam-powered math, music and romance are at the heart of the upcoming Linfield College Theatre production, “Ada and the Engine.” 

The production features the full-length play by Lauren Gunderson, “America’s most popular playwright,” as Daniel Pollack-Pelzner, the Ronni Lacroute Chair in Shakespeare Studies at Linfield College, has dubbed her in The New Yorker. This year, Linfield Theatre’s 98th season, features the plays of Gunderson.  

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Forest ecologist to speak at Linfield College

Suzanne SimardA visiting forest ecologist will discuss the language of trees in an upcoming lecture at Linfield College, in honor of the legacy of the late Dr. Jane Clair Dirks-Edmunds.

Dr. Suzanne Simard will discuss her research on northwest forest ecology on Monday, Nov. 6, at 7 p.m. in the Richard and Lucille Ice Auditorium in Melrose Hall at Linfield College. The lecture is sponsored by the Jane Claire Dirks Edmunds Lectureship and PLACE (Program for Liberal Arts and Civic Engagement).

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Graphic designer Ellen Lupton to speak at Linfield

Graphic designer Ellen LuptonA nationally recognized graphic artist says that design tells stories that can touch the public in emotionally fulfilling ways. Ellen Lupton, a Baltimore-based graphic designer, curator, educator and writer of numerous books on the design process, will speak this month at Linfield College. The title of her illustrated talk is “Design is Storytelling.” The talk will be held Thursday, Oct. 26, at 7 p.m. in the Richard and Lucille Ice Auditorium in Melrose Hall at Linfield. 

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Linfield hosts Mac Monster Mania 

Linfield entranceLinfield students and the McMinnville community are partnering to provide a happy and healthy Halloween with a family-friendly event that will be a graveyard smash. Linfield students have teamed up with McMinnville community members to host the second annual Mac Monster Mania on Sunday, Oct. 29, from 1-3 p.m. at Linfield’s Riley Campus Center. 

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Author Langdon Cook to discuss foraging and wild foods

Langdon CookHunting and foraging, says author Langdon Cook, are the key to eating well in today’s modern food landscape.  

Cook, a Seattle-based writer, instructor and lecturer, will discuss wild foods, the outdoors and his books about both on Wednesday, Oct. 25, at 7 p.m. in the Austin Reading Room of the Jereld R. Nicholson Library at Linfield College. This reading is part of the ongoing “Readings at the Nick” series at Linfield.  

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Island Breeze brings music and hula dancing to Linfield

Ihilani Kamaka ’15

A night of Hawaiian music and hula dancing at Linfield College will transport listeners out of rainy Oregon. 

Linfield College will present “Island Breeze,” featuring Linfield alumni as well as award-winning musicians, on Friday, Oct. 27, at 7:30 p.m. in the Richard and Lucille Ice Auditorium in Melrose Hall at Linfield. 

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Anti-hazing pledge drive at Linfield

On a rainy Wednesday on the Linfield College campus, a group of students, faculty and staff huddled under a canopy in the Walker Courtyard to sign an anti-hazing pledge. Some also signed a banner, and others scrawled “THESE HANDS DON’T HAZE” on their palms.

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