Inktober: Ergonomic Pens and Grips Edition

One of the things I look forward to most about the month of October is Inktober, the drawing-a-day challenge that showcases the creative and diverse ways that artists can use ink and related materials. I didn’t make it to thirty-one drawings this year, but in honor of everyone who has given the challenge a try,Continue reading “Inktober: Ergonomic Pens and Grips Edition”

Renovations render Juniper unrecognizable

This article was written for the October 3, 2014, issue of the Pioneer Log. It was originally published online here.  Once best known for its community garden, Juniper Hall has been set apart from its fellow Forest dorms in more ways than one by a recent renovation. “We basically took the building down all the way down to theContinue reading “Renovations render Juniper unrecognizable”

Take me back to Greece

This article was written for the September 19, 2014, issue of the Pioneer Log. It was originally published online here. It was republished on Lewis & Clark’s website here.  After a semester abroad in Rome, Allie McRaith (’16) spent another 10 weeks in Greece. But she didn’t spend her summer island hopping—she was working atContinue reading “Take me back to Greece”

Diderot @ 300: Watzek’s new exhibit remembers our roots

This article was written for the September 27, 2013, issue of the Pioneer Log. It was originally published online here.  Watzek Library has a new exhibit on one of the most influential figures of the 18th century. The library is celebrating Denis Diderot’s 300th birthday with an exhibit on his life, the Enlightenment and, of course, the Encyclopédie.Continue reading “Diderot @ 300: Watzek’s new exhibit remembers our roots”