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Look who’s late with their assignments.

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Any college student who’s navigated even one semester knows buying a textbook can reveal roguish price markups around every corner. Their one lifeline from a $100-plus book: the much-loved brigh ...   More
Wednesday, November 14, 2007 WW Editorial Staff

Harry Reid

Gutless Weasel

Rogue of the Week
The Rogue desk reserves special scorn for cowards. Last week in a move that rightly infuriated the lefty blogosphere, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) showed himself an unusually craven ba ...   More
Wednesday, November 7, 2007 WW Editorial Staff

City of Tigard

A random act of stupidity.

Rogue of the Week
The new police state has extended far enough up America’s collective rectum. So we’re drawing the line and roguing the City of Tigard for its policy of singling out skateboarders for ran ...   More
Wednesday, October 31, 2007 WW Editorial Staff

Barbara Rommel And David Douglas

A million-dollar conflict

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Do the words “conflict of interest” mean anything in the David Douglas School District? Apparently not for this week’s rogues, District Superintendent Barbara Rommel and the east Po ...   More
Wednesday, October 24, 2007 WW Editorial Staff

Ed Schmitt

PPS’ “boss” deal

Rogue of the Week
For $9,700, 242 Portland elementary-school students could eat free lunch for a month. Instead, Portland Public Schools spent $9,700 on interim superintendent Ed Schmitt, who’s telecommuting fr ...   More
Wednesday, October 17, 2007 WW Editorial Staff

Oregon Employment Department

The state hits a sour note.

Rogue of the Week
The staff of Jim Brunberg’s Mississippi Studios in North Portland grew from six to several hundred overnight—with a few flicks of an outside Rogue -acrat’s magic Bic. No, the ink-wie ...   More
Wednesday, October 10, 2007 WW Editorial Staff

Western Oregon University

A lesson in overreaction.

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A journalist discovers a security breach. Rather than remedying its own negligence, the government cracks down on the messenger. Agents raid the newsroom and bring flimsy court charges against the rep ...   More
Wednesday, October 3, 2007 WW Editorial Staff

Red Light Clothing

a window into a store’s soul

Rogue of the Week
On the busy Southeast Hawthorne Boulevard shopping strip, Red Light Clothing Exchange’s eastside outpost has always stood out as a major player in the booming vintage-clothing business. The stor ...   More
Wednesday, September 26, 2007 WW Editorial Staff

Portland Water Bureau

Rogue of the Week
WW’ s annual Hydro Hogs issue, where we spotlight the biggest residential water users in and around Portland, typically leaves us with few friends. The water-wasters we name end up hating us. O ...   More
Wednesday, September 19, 2007 WW Editorial Staff

Craig Flynn

Rogue of the Week
This week’s Rogue , Parkrose property investor Craig Flynn, gets high marks for chutzpah—but low marks for transparency. Flynn, a local conservative activist who ran unsuccessfully for Me ...   More
Wednesday, September 12, 2007 WW Editorial Staff
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