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Huge Snowstorms Deserve Nicknames

March 1st, 2019 No Comments

I grew up in Chicago, where snowstorms were common, but snow days were not. We gave prodigious storms names like “January” or “Last Tuesday” — not very clever.

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Why Humans Make Pour Decisions

March 1st, 2019 No Comments

Evolution never considered that calories, sugar/stimulants or inebriants might come via liquid. We’re literally defenseless.

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My Memories From 18 Years Ago Have Grown Up & Moved Out

March 1st, 2019 No Comments

I was astonished to discover that 2001 was 18 years ago! Whatever new thoughts I had back then are now old enough to move out and live on their own. I’ll be grateful for the times when they stop by for a quick visit.

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Enlightenment Era Has Ended

March 1st, 2019 No Comments

New inventions changed how humans literally saw the world. The observable world yielded to the measurable world. You had a good run, René.

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Teamwork Taught By Women’s Basketball

March 1st, 2019 No Comments

Week after week, night after night, they’re showing the world what teamwork looks like. It looks like fun.

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Franklin Corridor Makeover Has (Recent) History

February 1st, 2019 No Comments

We didn’t produce a comprehensive report, but we did share our findings with the world. The Franklin Corridor Riverfront Study was highlighted as featured content by Google Earth in 2008.

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Duck Women’s Hoops: A Basket of Delightfuls

February 1st, 2019 No Comments

Credit will always be passed to teammates, the coaches, or the fans. In other words, the players keep dishing out assists after the final buzzer sounds.

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Eugene Needs the Skyline Icon It Already Has

January 7th, 2019 No Comments

The senior housing structure has never been well loved by anyone but its residents. … Half a century later, its height could become an important asset to downtown.

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Writers Will Sometimes Give You the Quote off Their Back

January 3rd, 2019 No Comments

I went back to my clothing giveaway station, pausing at every patch of navy blue along the way. My coat, my hat, and my scarf were definitely gone.

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A Truth-Telling Strategy That Will Totally Work

January 3rd, 2019 No Comments

No editor wants to clutter a page with disclaimers and dependent clauses. They can insert “without providing evidence” and “despite the consensus among experts,” but the president’s words must still be presented as he said them.

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