Category: Opinion

Because of my father, I check to make sure the bread I eat has only four ingredients: flour, water, sugar and salt  (Bill Hogan/Chicago Tribune).

A family’s influence on food

A recurring command spoken in my parents’ house: “Don’t eat aspartame or you will die.” This phrase is spoken by my 9-year-old brother, who wholeheartedly believes in...

The west side of Mount Rainier rises above the Glacier View Wilderness Area. (Teri Harris/Tacoma News Tribune/MCT)

Let’s take some time for nature

The circle of life. It might be a “Lion King” theme, but perhaps all living things are somehow connected. I have always been the type of person...

Girl Jumping Into Leaves-01

5 reasons to love fall

As you’re walking across campus, a single yellow leaf spirals from its perch to land in your hair. A sudden realization hits – autumn is fast approaching....