2015 is coming to a close - whether we are ready or not; whether we like it or not. I am not ready, and I wish I had a few more weeks, but here are a few reflections to ponder: what worked and what could possibly change?
Students from Pacific University and Lewis and Clark College gathered Monday in protest and solidarity as people of different races, different backgro...
Last time we checked, global warming and climate change still exist for the same reasons as before. Sustained public pressure will now be needed to force politicians to take the next critical actions on climate.
Wolves are not only caught in the crossfire between rural ranchers and more urban wildlife advocates; this most misunderstood and maligned animal is also trapped along a cultural fault line between the Old and the New West.
Wolves and cougars are not only an ecological boon because of the top spot they occupy in their habitats, but they are also an economic boon. When you take wolves' net effect, they are profit centers to the states that are lucky enough to claim free-roaming wild wolves.
By Elyssa Kirkham, GBR Staff Writer Raising a family isn't cheap. In fact, the U.S. Department of Agriculture estimates that the average...
Since the prestige of being on a major label has significantly decreased anyway, Blitzen Trapper can shift from indies like Sub Pop Records to Vagrant Records without barely batting an eye.
The Gala this year promises to be the best yet. Founded in 1996, Basic Rights Oregon (BRO) is Oregon's main political advocacy and education organization working to end discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.
On the heels of the Shelby decision that gutted key provisions of the Voting Rights Act, the Alabama Legislature passed a law that requires all voters to have a photo identification. Then, last month, they decided to close 31 offices that issue driver licenses.
School shootings are a common occurrence these days. The shooting in Oregon shook America... but not enough to do anything about it.
I teach at a preschool and I find every way I can to work with my kids to make sure they take something away from each activity. Why should college be any different?
Every day at school, I feel like I'm paying back a debt to every teacher I've ever had. I've been given this beautiful gift, and I get to re-gift it. The fact that I get to do that every single day? That's wonderful.
The problem is that while Americans continue to talk about preventing mass shootings and gun deaths, the solution coming from gun advocates is to do nothing.
The United States Constitution needs to be seen as a guideline for decision-making, not a restrictive 18th century template that prevents all government action forevermore.
Grown ups can actually do what they want and you know you still want to realize those dreams. Here's your chance!
My son is watching a movie. He is very upset. He doesn't understand why the good guys are losing. "They are supposed to win, mommy. They are supposed to win," he says. "Keep watching," I tell him. "Sometimes it takes a little while for the good guys to win."