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Opinion | Crows on campus: Let them live their lives

Opinion | Crows on campus: Let them live their lives

By Grace McGinness, Staff Columnist

November 20, 2019

Outside our windows, night falls sooner with each passing day. But the darkened skies are not just a result of the retreating sun.

Opinion | It’s time to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment

Opinion | It’s time to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment

By Mackenzie Oster, Staff Columnist

November 19, 2019

While the passage of the ERA would formally enforce that every American is protected against discriminative allegations based on gender under the Constitution, it would also mean so much more than that.

Opinion | Thanksgiving not needed before getting into the holiday spirit

Opinion | Thanksgiving not needed before getting into the holiday spirit

By Anne Marie Yurik, Staff Columnist

November 18, 2019

Thanksgiving as a “you can now listen to holiday music” rite of passage is pointless, and considering how few people in the world actually celebrate Thanksgiving, it doesn’t make sense, either.

Opinion | Climate change should not be a partisan issue

Opinion | Climate change should not be a partisan issue

By Paige Lawler, Staff Columnist

November 17, 2019

Often, the climate crisis is written off as a problem solely on the liberal agenda when, in reality, it is all encompassing.

Poetry | Winter in One Night

Poetry | Winter in One Night

By Emily Pinigis, Staff Columnist

November 14, 2019

The night is cold and quiet

Opinion | From the other perspective: Landlord advice for prospective tenants

Opinion | From the other perspective: Landlord advice for prospective tenants

By Loretta Donoghue, Staff Columnist

November 13, 2019

Through every step of the renting process — from the first day you view the apartment to the final days you live there — you need to have a working relationship where you can openly communicate your questions and concerns.

Satire | A day in the life of Ricardo, my South Oakland House Mouse

Satire | A day in the life of Ricardo, my South Oakland House Mouse

By Allison Dantinne, Senior Staff Columnist

November 13, 2019

Ricardo the South Oakland House Mouse begins his day as all South Oakland mice do.

Opinion | End the trade war, but don’t let China off the hook

Opinion | End the trade war, but don’t let China off the hook

By Michael Clifford, Staff Columnist

November 13, 2019

Trump should look for another solution if he hopes to constructively punish Chinese policies that have reduced competition.

Opinion | Mary Cain’s story exemplifies a larger problem in female running culture

Opinion | Mary Cain’s story exemplifies a larger problem in female running culture

By Leah Mensch, Opinions Editor

November 11, 2019

It was primarily members of the running community who knew the name Mary Cain — until last week. Runners knew her as the girl who became a professional athlete before even graduating high school, and at age 18, moved to Portland to train with the Nike Oregon Project and Alberto Salazar upon high school graduation. At age 17, Ca...

Opinion | Break out the bowties: your clothing habits are reflective of your mental health

Opinion | Break out the bowties: your clothing habits are reflective of your mental health

By Grace McGinness, Staff Columnist

November 10, 2019

Many stressors can pick away at a person’s mental health, but an unexpected factor may just be lurking in our own closets. And it’s not skeletons.

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