God's of Egypt

‘Gods of Egypt’ and a majority-white cast

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Down with the sickness

I started writing this article while I was ill on my (death)bed, desperately attempting to drink as much water with lemon, orange juice and tea with honey as I could….
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McDonald’s all-day breakfast: Another Renaissance for Western civilization?

This week I would like to turn to a topic that promises to have a lasting impact on our cultural landscape and may indeed mark a turning point for Western…
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Faith for climate change policy

I had the pleasure of attending a panel discussion here at Portland State about climate change in the context of Pope Francis’ encyclical, “Laudato si,” on Nov. 9. This important…
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Media Focus

The media’s attention is limited

Political Irony 2

Political irony

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Meditate and alleviate

Finals are coming up and this can often mean times of high stress. This is why it is so important to find things to do that will help alleviate that…
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Public Domain

Selfie sticks: harmless appendage or modern-day plague of locusts?

I would like to preface this piece with an anecdote. Several weeks ago I saw the band, And So I Watch You From Afar, play a show at the Analog…
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Turkey Thursday

Turkey Thursday

A statue of ethical philosopher David Hume in Edinburgh, Scotland, depicted by artist Alexander Stoddart. Courtesy of Bandan Das through Creative Commons via Wikimedia Commons

Philosophy: a subject for all ages

In the world of higher education, no subject is on the receiving end of jokes more so than philosophy. What was once a proud subject that helped shaped the modern…
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Planned Parenthood advocates march in Salem during the Planned Parenthood Day of Action in April. Courtesy of the Planned Parenthood Advocates of Oregon

Birth control helps us reach our goals

Nov. 10 marks “Thanks, Birth Control Day,” dedicated to turning up the volume and turning down the controversy around birth control. It’s also a great time to celebrate what birth…
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