As a former academic debater and debate coach, I try to watch the Presidential and Vice-Presidential Debates every four years. But every time, the debates are the opposite of what I hope they will be. They are an exercise in ignoble, useless mudslinging and fodder for pedantic talking heads.
Tevyn East brings together her passions for artmaking, the environment, and Christianity in her one-woman show “Leaps and Bounds.” She will be performing in Eugene on Sunday, October 14. At the heart of her show’s message is the universal value of “Love your neighbor as yourself.”
A tragic loss gave Angela McClintic the inspiration and strength to organize the first-ever Out of the Darkness Community Walk in Eugene in October 2009. The walks have become an annual event held at Alton Baker Park with the purpose of raising awareness for suicide prevention.
Yesterday, a group of Buddhist monks, nuns and experienced lay practitioners held a “meditation flash mob” at the University of Oregon. EDN interviews Brian Kimmel from Wake Up International on the concept of using flash mobs for meditation purposes.
State Representative Val Hoyle will address the future of Oregon mental health care reform at a free public forum presented by the Lane County Mental Health Consumer / Survivor Advisory Council. The Junction City psychiatric hospital will likely be a hot button issue.
Sometimes you have a bad day. Maybe your bike tire went flat or you check your bank account and find out you got an overdraft charge. But humans have ways of coping — like reminding themselves, “Hey, it could be worse.”
Lane Community College’s Art Gallery is gearing up to present its annual fall exhibit. This year’s exhibit will feature artwork by the college’s Art and Applied Design faculty.
R.L. Stollar argues that it is time for Oregon to rethink its relationship with the OLCC. In these economic times, it makes little sense to allow a state monopoly on liquor.
You learn something new everyday. That is part of being human. From the Libya embassy attack to the bee-killing American Foulbrood disease, the News Week in Review has all sorts of new things for you.
This Thursday, September 20, Vicci Martinez from Season One of NBC’s The Voice will perform her unique, powerful take on blues, rock, and pop at the WOW Hall.