Author Archives: Juan Lacayo

Juan Lacayo

About Juan Lacayo

It’s difficult to describe my academic path because I haven’t figured out how to merge my interests into a degree program. I’m currently enrolled in the Multimedia Studies program in the hopes that I can gain the skills to cobble together a career with a Vice News or Radiolab type of organization as a storyteller. My interests include: music (jazz, electronic, hip hop, etc.), cinema, reading deviant or counterculture literature, comedy, social justice, and attempting to understand cultural and individual idiosyncrasies. My passions include: writing fiction, riding and working on bikes, and capturing the world through the “Juan” filter. I’m one of the lead bakers with Blue Star Donuts, which means that I have my hands in just about everything on the production side of the operation. On any given day, I could be making the dough, rolling out and cutting doughnuts, frying and finishing doughnuts, or making the magical potions that comprise our glazes, garnishes, and fillings. This type of position suits me, as I fancy myself a Jack-of-all-Trades, and I like to keep busy. Whatever I’m involved in, I like to have a hand in as many things as my expertise will allow. I love learning new things.

The Rules of Engagement

By Juan Lacayo|June 5, 2018

According to ORS 341.290 (4), PCC (and any other public college or university) has the legal right and obligation to “control use of and access

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Institutional Slut Shaming

By Juan Lacayo|June 4, 2018

With the passing of recent federal legislation – [Allow States and Victims to] Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act (FOSTA) and Stop Enabling Sex Trafficking Act

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Stand Tall, If You Hate Hate *** OPINION

By Juan Lacayo|May 22, 2018

Recent years have seen action by marginalized groups taking a stand against injustice, be it: racism, xenophobia, harassment, corruption, etc. Across a multitude of issues,

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Uncle Tom’s Senator

By Juan Lacayo|May 22, 2018

According to the Oregon Voters’ Pamphlet, John Verbeek believes that the Declaration of Independence along with the Constitution was “decisive progress on the fair way

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Red and Black is Back

By Juan Lacayo|April 24, 2018

Three years after closing for business, the Red and Black Café will reopen this year with a May Day potluck. Fans of the Red and

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