Author: The Commuter

Wellness Wednesday: Things to Think About

​I keep learning new things. I continue to evolve in my thinking about what wellness is and what it means to different people. Geez, humans are complex. And ever-changing.   I think a first step is we...

Black Adam: A Review

On October 21 of this year, the long-awaited film adaptation of “Black Adam” saw release. Though far from DC’s best work, it makes both a solid standalone superhero film and a taste of what’s...

Wellness Wednesday: Two Sides to Every Story

​Two sides of the same coin.  Two sides to every story.    Our strengths are often our weaknesses. When we are determined and stubborn and committed to follow through on a task, it is a...

Civil Discourse Op-Ed: Gas-Powered Vehicles

The Civil Discourse Program, facilitated by Communications professor Mark Urista, has yet again taken on a relevant and debatable issue: banning gas-powered vehicles. With California’s recent steps towards banning gas-powered vehicles, should Oregon follow...

Wellness Wednesday: Great Expectations

Charles Schulz, author/cartoonist of Peanuts said, “there is no heavier burden than a great potential.” Yep, expectations are fraught with thinking ‘what if ______ doesn’t turn out as I planned?!’ Many of us start...