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Football Entertainment Needs Midweek Boost

September 14th, 2012 No Comments

How about ending practices once a week with your speedsters running 4×100 relay races at Hayward Field, professionally timed and open to the public? An eating contest for the linemen? A human tractor-pull? Let some of those competitive juices flow in public.

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Welcome Matt Groening Back to a Closer Springfield

April 12th, 2012 No Comments

Have you ever wondered why Eugene and Springfield, which are joined at the centerline of I-5, can feel so far apart? The gap between our two cities never has been geographic.

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Capstone or Cornerstone?

March 15th, 2012 No Comments

We’re a college town. So why would we now worry that we’ll have a college downtown? Our two centers will begin becoming one.

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Lariviere Receives Karma, Teaches Dharma

December 15th, 2011 1 Comment

Circumstances are not what drive history forward; character is. Consequences and precedents can dissuade us from becoming true expressions of our unique and authentic selves, but they are always over and done with before we can act on them.

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Northwest is Near the Middle in a Wobbly New World

November 19th, 2011 No Comments

Phil Knight brilliantly perceived that manufacturing in the East and selling in the West tilted the economic formula profoundly in his favor. Software development also is weightless, so Bill Gates could pick the quietest corner of the country to become the nation’s richest man.

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NFL Should Pay Colleges For Developing Their Talent

September 23rd, 2011 No Comments

Knowledge and passion can be blissfully bifurcated. That’s good for adult sports fans, but lousy for high school athletes.

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