Santa Has been Bought and Sold

It is all too easy to get wrapped up in the presents, gift-making, seasonal treats, and jingles pervading American holiday culture, especially as we enter the heart of the season itself. However, consumption and profiteering have overtaken the holidays, and thus it is duly important to consider what has happened to these traditions some of […]

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Too Many Cars, Too Little Time

Portland drivers and their passengers have a new primary excuse for being late: traffic. In response to the growing traffic problem, Portland students have resorted to blaming their late arrivals on dawdling siblings, doctors appointments, and having overslept; and workers occasionally improvise stories of fashion indecision, car failure, and bad hair days. However, for the […]

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