College ends, life begins

The room is dark, subdued, the weak lighting comes only from partially obscured wall sconces. em>La Wally performed by Wilhelmenia Wiggins Fernandez is playing softly from a stereo system tucked…

Schrödinger’s housing crisis

Economics is in many ways like meteorology: Being wrong in one’s predictions is considered par for the course. However, economics has the added element of requiring a basic understanding of…

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Republican Party Woes

Donald Trump was the front-runner in the campaign for the Republican presidential nomination, as of Jan. 5. Let’s stop and think about that for a minute. A xenophobic, racist demagogue…

Grief and healing go hand in hand

It’s been 30 days. Thirty days since my former school, my friends and my community were transformed by one single act of unimaginable violence. The shooting at Umpqua Community College…