Psycho Archive

Housing Solutions Must Include Ownership Opportunities

Given the choice between a subsidized rental or a small space that includes ownership, how many would choose the latter? We don’t know, because it’s not available.

Murphy’s Law and the American Midwest

The stories we tell animate the world around us, and many people in the heartland have gotten used to shading their stories in darker tones.

LTD Should Use Windfall to Build Ridership

If the University of Oregon followed Oregon State’s lead, or if residents were willing to pay a TOF, we could have a free system. But there are smaller steps LTD could take in that direction.

Grateful Dead Has Endured By Sharing

Those who came late to the movement have never lacked access to its origins. No one bothered to scrub the imperfections — they celebrated them instead.

Trump Deserves Our Synchronized Shrug

Trump is not a politician. He’s an executive producer. He doesn’t want respect so much as ratings. Our approval doesn’t matter to him. Our attention does.

Where I Learned My ABCs in Community Organizing

I wouldn’t be surprised if there were people back then who had the same hesitations expressed in Bethel last week. We all say we want diversity, but when diversity moves in next door, things can look very

UO Should Freeze Tuition to Raise Retention Rates

A four-year fixed fee would give President Schill significant leverage to graduate more students within four years. It would reward students who stay focused and serious about their studies.

We Have New Tools to Ask For Help, But We Offer Advice Instead

The first three good-hearted replies offered me advice instead of help. “Ask at a fabric store.” “Any tailor shop can do this for you.” “Saturday Market has plenty of people who sew.” In our previous world —

How to Have a Successful Protest

Who do you know who might not agree with you on this topic? How can you bring it up — not to change their mind but to learn from them? How do they see things differently? Take

Women’s Basketball Rewards Attendees With Joy

Most of what you’ll see if you go to the game is not quantifiable. When Hebard and Ionescu execute the pick-and-roll, it’s poetry in motion. Where is joy listed on the stat sheet?