The “Weak” in U.S. Politics: May 30th 2016

The “Weak” in U.S. Politics: May 30th 2016

Alexandra Tselios

The “Weak” in U.S. Politics: Marco Rubio apologizes to Trump, Trump talks about his "haters," and Bernie Sanders has a great week.

Letter to America: Watching Your Pees and Qs

Letter to America: Watching Your Pees and Qs

Roger Pugh

In his latest Letter to America, Australian Roger Pugh weighs in on the public bathroom debate in the U.S.

The Blurst of Reddit: Please Don’t Do the Dyson

The Blurst of Reddit: Please Don’t Do the Dyson

Kate Turner

The latest Blurst of Reddit: why your vacuum isn't working, taking out speeders, stepping off a moving subway car, and what not to do with your newest Dyson hair dryer.

Memorial Day: Peace for a Day?

Memorial Day: Peace for a Day?

Mike Magnuson

As Memorial Day weekend begins, Mike Magnuson shares some memories from past Memorial Days with his dad. Ugh, those Shriners.

The Death Knell for Elementary and Middle Schools: Creating the New Standard for Education

The Death Knell for Elementary and Middle Schools: Creating the New Standard for Education

Chris Margolin

“Confessions of an Educator” columnist Chris Margolin proposes forgetting the "F" and just getting rid of elementary and middle schools altogether.

Talks with God, Part Five

Talks with God, Part Five

Paris Portingale

Paris Portingale chats with God again. Paris wants to know if comedians go to heaven. And then he asks about crocodiles again.

My Brother Justin: Living up to Expectations

My Brother Justin: Living up to Expectations

Joseph Edwin Haeger

Joseph Edwin Haeger reflects on experiences with his older brother Justin who dies way too young at age 22 due to a methadone overdose.

10 OkCupid Messages from Men that Almost Sent Me to a Nunnery

10 OkCupid Messages from Men that Almost Sent Me to a Nunnery

Verónica Pamoukaghlián

Verónica Pamoukaghlián shares 10 unbelievable OkCupid messages from men that make you wonder what any of these guys were thinking.

Sour Americano: Watching Your Beloved Sports Team Lose from a Starbucks in South Korea

Sour Americano: Watching Your Beloved Sports Team Lose from a Starbucks in South Korea

Ben Werner

Ben Werner shares what it feels like to watch your favorite sports team lose while sitting at a Starbucks drinking an Americano in South Korea, 13 time zones away.

My Mayoral Campaign: Final Report

My Mayoral Campaign: Final Report

Sean Davis

Sean Davis's bid to be the next mayor of Portland comes to an end this political cycle, but he's just getting started.

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