A woman’s defense of gangster rap
Long before I knew better, I fell in love with hip-hop.
This relationship has had its share of dysfunction. Many years have been spent reconciling some of our differences in various venues, classrooms, seminars and other institutions. It is in my womanhood, though, that the bond has never been stronger.
How study abroad programs are failing students
With spring term upon us, summer abroad programs are being pushed like travel is going out of style.
Auburn University’s point-shaving scandal
Before March was even given the chance to become maddening, Auburn University’s Varez Ward came under FBI interrogation because of a suspected point-shaving scandal during at least two of the season’s games. This accusation is something of a frequent issue in the National Collegiate Athletic Association.
Increased assaults on TriMet raising concerns for riders
Those who rely on public transit can have a complex relationship with the system. It is necessary to find intrigue in each aspect of the system in order to endure the trying situations to which TriMet contributes.
As a passenger, however, your only worry should be whether or not gridlock will permit your line transfer, not whether your’s or other’s safety is at risk.
New legislation takes aim at unsafe firearm policies
University students throughout Oregon, as a result of Senate Bill 1550, may find themselves stowing their guns under mattresses once more. The proposed bill would eliminate “affirmative defense exempting concealed handgun licensees from crime applicable to possession of firearm or other instrumental used as dangerous weapon, while on school grounds.”
How internships can open the door to a good career
The population of traditional students in the state of Oregon continues to be dwarfed by that of “non-trad.” Whether the factor is age, enrollment or independence the non-traditional student is the growing majority throughout Oregon universities.