Sometimes life just has this funny way of giving you exactly what you want, but in abundance. And then you have to make this really hard decision, and you're not sure what to do.
And sometime there's two amazing guys that care about you, and you know that you have to choose one. And you also know that the one you really want to choose is the one that will end up hurting you in the future.
And you know that you could actually, maybe, have a chance of falling in love with the one that will hurt you, and the one that won't is falling in love with you.
Liberals vs. Conservatives: Maybe it's not as bad as it seems
This week has been one of those learning weeks. One of those weeks where you meet people you never thought you'd meet. For me, those people where republicans. Gay republicans. These three specific men were totally fabulous, and we have so much in common. They all were involved in the Drag Show, and I love drag shows, they all sleep with men, and I do that, too, and hey, I even make out with gay boys! Okay, but back to the serious stuff, The three men I met that identified themselves as gay and republican possess a quality that I don't: Open mindedness. (Okay, they posses many...
Boo on Irene Alderman
High schools also facing inequities
By Irene Alderman
Published: February 20, 2008 10:59AM
Superintendent George Russell should be commended for addressing the pervasive injustice of the Eugene School District's alternative educational programs, but inequities abound at the high school level to the same or greater extent as at grade school level. This becomes clear from an examination of the relationship between Sheldon High School and the International High School.
The International High School has operated its school-within-a-school for more than 20 years. In that time...
I would probably consider myself in the anti-globalization camp if I was forced to describe my opinion on the matter (to be fair, I'm not being forced right now, but still proclaiming that). When I was a student at the University of Oregon I had to right a paper describing my opinion on the matter for a comparative politics class. I wrote that, for the most part, I was a Marxist-- I believe that the global market hurts the impoverished of the world. I tend to agree with this overused phrase: "The rich are getting richer while the poor are getting phenomenally poorer."