50 Signs You Go to Linfield

The phrase “power of a small college” has never been more accurate.

For being such a diverse campus, we sure do share a lot of the same experiences. Our educational institution is unique, and there are just some things only Linfield students will understand. Relatable, funny, or whatever it may be, you know you go to Linfield if you find any of these to be true:

  1. You take pride in the football streak
  2. You have at least one picture with Mac the Wildcat
  3. You have attempted to master rapping Catdome
  4. You are well aware that Catball girls get loud
  5. You cross paths with a squirrel at least once a day
  6. You may have been hit by a falling acorn before
  7. You can’t seem to remember where you placed your acorn
  8. You hear a leaf blower at least once a day
  9. You question why the grass is mowed everyday
  10. You have been woken up by a garbage truck or train around 5 AM
  11. You soon figure out not to schedule 8 AM classes
  12. You are either a nursing student or know a nursing student
  13. You are either in greek life or know a member
  14. You want to experience or have experienced the study abroad programs
  15. You know where to go when someone says FML, Ice, Manderson, Jane, The Six Pack, The Reds, The Whites, The Greens, The HPs, or The New Ds
  16. You dread the Pioneer stairs
  17. You have questioned whether or not Pio and Jane really are haunted
  18. You are surprised but not surprised that Linfield is older than the state of Oregon
  19. You are still confused as to how Pioneer once housed the entire college
  20. You are not fazed by the fact that the student body is about the size of your high school’s student body
  21. You avoid Cozine Creek at all costs
  22. You have been spotted carrying a handful of carnival cookies or fruit out of Dillin
  23. You enjoy Patty’s omelets the most
  24. You get a little too stoked about Dillin’s fancy dinner meals
  25. You have clapped when someone dropped a plate or cup
  26. You know what it means to experience a “Dillin Dump”
  27. You have tried every restaurant and coffee shop on third street—and loved them all
  28. You use the phrase “power of a small college” to describe every coincidence or awkward encounter
  29. You get the whole campus sick if you sneeze
  30. You run into the same people every single day
  31. You have used the term “Lake Linfield” when it rains
  32. You are obsessed with campus colors in the fall
  33. You are also obsessed with how pretty campus is in general
  34. You actually look forward to Jan Term and all the free time you will have
  35. You respect the number 35 and know what it means to be “Linfield Strong”
  36. You feel like all your professors know your name
  37. You consider yourself lucky to be in one of Dawn’s classes
  38. You anticipate Wildstock all year long
  39. You only make the trek to the library before finals week or when you need AC
  40. You spend an excessive amount of time at Starbucks
  41. You still can’t remember what times it opens and closes on the weekends
  42. You are clever and strategically use flex money to buy holiday gifts
  43. You mooch off of friends or underclassmen if you don’t have any flex left to spend at Starbs
  44. You take free laundry for granted
  45. You have used mud as an excuse not to run the wellness trail
  46. You always seem to go to the gym at the “busiest” time
  47. You have gotten a little more than frustrated trying to find a close parking spot
  48. You wouldn’t want to be anywhere else
  49. You just can’t hide that Wildcat pride
  50. You love Linfield

    As a true Wildcat would say, we’re all in this together.


2 thoughts on “50 Signs You Go to Linfield

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    Thank you for sharing!


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