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, if people feel they are being wronged because of who they are, other groups of

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No Guns for Campus Security. Not Now. Not Ever. OPINION

By Jake Edgar|March 23, 2018

No Guns for Campus Security. Not Now. Not Ever. OPINION – Jake Edgar   The crucial message that we must take from the brave and unendingly inspiring students of Parkland, Florida is this: We can never stop fighting. That being said,

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What is Fine Art Anyways? Opinion

By Jake Edgar|March 11, 2018

What is Fine Art Anyways? ————————————————————————————————————————— art ärt/ noun the expression or application of human creative skill and imagination, typically in a visual form such as painting or sculpture, producing works to be appreciated primarily for their beauty or emotional

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A Plea to Support Part-Time Teaching Staff, OPINION

By Jake Edgar|February 26, 2018

A Plea to Support Part-Time Teaching Staff Jake Edgar Imagine this: you work at a restaurant that books 3 months in advance, and if they don’t take in enough reservations to justify your employment, you simply don’t have a job,

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Opinion: Relocation Assistance in Portland

By Dom Belcastro|November 26, 2017

We live in a city with a growing number of renters. Tenants across the nation are facing staggering  rent increases, and as we know, the Pacific Northwest is being hit particularly hard by this trend. Portland renters will soon know

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ASPCC Member Creates Shocking Display

By Joe Riedl|May 19, 2017

Ben Nzowo’s (pronounced n-zoh-woh)  first experienced racial profiling last year, after coming from the Democratic Republic of Congo to the U.S. to study. He and his friends, all black, were driving to an ATM in Seattle, when they were pulled

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Mountain’s Book Recommendations:

By Mountain.Barber|April 5, 2017

The Structure of Scientific Revolutions, by Thomas Kuhn. If you’ve ever been annoyed by someone talking about shifting their paradigm, you can thank the physicist and philosopher Thomas Kuhn. The Structure of Scientific Revolutions was the work that introduced the

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Feces in the Air

By Joe Riedl|April 5, 2017

If you’re anything like me (a small-bladdered germaphobe, whose inclination to avoid the common-cold probably comes off as haughty snobbery) then you’re not a fan of public restrooms. Here are a few of my bathroom turn-offs: door handles, pee-filled urinals,

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Why I Oppose Whiteness History Month

By Michael Pearson|January 27, 2016

Whiteness History Month is a setup unworthy of an institution of higher learning. The clever shift from White to Whiteness is all too obvious. Add a suffix and we have a wholly new inflection, emphasis on the second syllable, ending

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Education and Student Debt

By Dakotah James|June 5, 2015

Students in 2015 don’t want to have to pay for their tuition. If a child does not need to pay for their grade schooling, neither should a college student have to pay for college. As a nation we recognize the

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Don't Shoot Portland Interview with PCC Student Antonio Greely

By Samantha Saxby|May 28, 2015

Cascade Campus — As Willamette Weekly readers might already know, on April 15th there was an article entitled Déjà Blue: Protesters of police violence march away from City-Hall empty handed, which features a photograph of PCC student Antonio Greely. The article piqued

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Breathless America

By Jzalana Summers|December 8, 2014

Being a minority and living in America is literally breath taking. Black men in America have a huge target on their backs and it’s unfair. Recently protests and rallies have been happening all across America. There has even been support

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Why the U.S. should pass the DREAM Act.

By Tony Greiner|August 10, 2014

Editor’s Note: “Inside Higher Education” a newsite devoted to reporting on college stuff in the United States recently ran an opinion piece by Alexandra Logue and Samuel Shrank on how undocumented students do a City University of New York, and

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It's Personal: A Response to Rush Limbaugh

By Tony Greiner|July 29, 2014

Editor’s Note: This essay is a response to an essay by Rush Limbaugh criticizing the distribution of free condoms to high school students. Limbaugh’s essay can by found in the “Opinion” section of The Bridge. I do not understand why

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