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Wellness Wednesday: Mental Health

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. The Student Leadership Council has planned a series of events this week (May 9-13) to shed light on this important topic. Mental health is an important aspect of...

Majestic Faces Possible Budget Cut

​​”With the proposed $34,000 budget, The Majestic would only be able to do one show on the main stage, one musical, and would cut the reader’s theatre in half. The Majestic Piece Theatre would be completely destroyed,” said Director Sarah Sheldrick. 

The 10 Best Things to Do in Bend

Bend may be a little town nestled in the foothills of the Cascades, but what it lacks in size it makes up for in experiences. Outdoor adventures are definitely one of the best things...

My Grapefruit: A Personal Narrative

My good friends Katie and Jeff had asked me to fill in for their nanny for their 18-month-old son, Roman. Of all their friends with experience with kids, I had the most experience with...

A Grateful Grumble: A Personal Narrative

This morning there was a knock at my bedroom door. It was followed by my daughter’s muffled voice, “It’s almost 7:45.” “I know,” I sighed. “I’m up. Be out in a minute.” Not long...

5 Word Reviews

Snake Stories, Lauren Groff; Mostly symbolic. Some bite anecdotes.  Coming Attractions, Tobias Wolff; Perfectly odd details compacted together. Girls, At Play, Celeste Ng; Innocent and messy. Like adolescence.

Civil Discourse: Pumping Our Own Gas?

Our Civil Discourse Program doesn’t hesitate to take on hot and relative topics, with a wide range of subjects. Here’s their most recent op-ed; Should Oregonion’s pump their own gas? Oregon Should Allow People...