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Posted Apr 27, 2015 at 11:01 PM

Southern Oregon University officials say they had no choice but to close the Schneider Children's Center, where generations of student parents have obtained child care while they attended classes. While the center is not financially sustainable in its existing form, supporters should explore options for saving it.A year ago, SOU's student government voted to stop supporting the center directly with student activity fees, opting instead to provide student parents $400 a month for child...

Posted Apr 27, 2015 at 11:01 PM

Full disclosureAs artistic director of Thanks for the Memories Theatre, I love theatre and community and have been striving to pursue my passion, dream and the reason I get up in the morning.The truth is I had...

Posted Apr 27, 2015 at 11:01 PM

Over the past year you may have heard the City Council wrestling with highly charged issues involving overnight accommodations, freeway rest stops, open carry, plastic bags or gray pavers. All of these subjects inspired passionate testimony,...

Updated Apr 27, 2015 at 10:29 AM

Dave Granlund cartoon about the prom.

Updated Apr 27, 2015 at 10:25 AM

Dave Granlund cartoon about the prom.

Updated Apr 27, 2015 at 9:48 AM

The Democrats really need Joe Biden to run for president in 2016.He could never win the nomination, but the group of announced and prospective candidates is so weak and vanilla that Biden’s special brand of gaffe-tastic...

Updated Apr 27, 2015 at 8:59 AM

Dave Granlund cartoon about the 100th anniversary of the atrocities in Armenia.

Posted Apr 26, 2015 at 11:01 PM

Spreading the wealthObama caused a storm of criticism when he suggested during a campaign rally that he hoped to spread the nation's wealth around some.What makes this thought so supposedly anathema is the sea of...

Posted Apr 26, 2015 at 11:01 PM

Because I write what I think of as a weekly riff, I try to pay close attention to what is occurring not only in the U.S. but also in the world. Hence I often find myself hearing or reading news items that give me serious pause, ones that I place...

Posted Apr 24, 2015 at 11:01 PM

Theater closure sadI’m sad to see Peter Wickliffe’s theater close.Ashland is known as a theater town. The Oregon Shakespeare Festival does a wonderful job each year but small local theater brings a...

Posted Apr 24, 2015 at 11:01 PM

My last two columns were inquiries into what happens when we address social issues from two alternative perspectives, that of the individual and that of the collective. Using two issues — right to work vs. union shop and childhood...

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