Category: Opinion

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...

Civil Discourse Op-Ed: Ballot Measure 111

The Civil Discourse Program, facilitated by Communications Professor Mark Urista, has taken on another incredibly relevant and timely issue. The Oregon Ballot Measure 111 refers to the Right to Healthcare Amendment, and if passed...

Mental Health Awareness: Student Q&A

May showers bring spring flowers; And perhaps a little more seasonal affective disorder.In addition to cold sunny days, showers and flowers, May also brings with it Mental Health Awareness Month. More than 50 percent...

Stress: Can It Be Good For You?

Have you ever had butterflies in your stomach before a first date or sweaty palms during an interview? Felt a little unnerved at the thought of someone unexpectedly popping by while the house is...

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...

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...