Navigating the annual Fertile Ground festival can feel
like cultivating a phenomenally overgrown garden. There are a few things
you want (kale, raspberries, butterflies), but also many you don’t
Last week, Oregon Health & Sciences University President Dr. Joe Robertson and Dr. Brian Druker, director of OHSU's Knight Cancer Institute, came to WW to explain why the legislature should give OHSU $200 million. That money would serve as part of the $500 million match the university needs to raise in the next two years in order to meet a $500 million pledge that Nike fou...
OHSU’s president and its leading cancer researcher explain why they want $200 million from taxpayers.
On Sept. 20, 2013, Nike Chairman Phil Knight and his wife,
Penny, offered Oregon Health & Science University the biggest
philanthropic gift in the state’s history—$500 million to the Knigh
Welcome to WW’s 2014 Volunteer Guide.
The idea here goes something like this: You were generous financially with our 2013 Give!Guide.
Now, as the new year begins, you may want to invest
Anything from the inventive and audacious folks at
Hand2Mouth provides reason for excitement. This original work finds the
troupe digging into sports culture and coaches’ moti
MARTIN CIZMAR regrets
everything about a story on poisonous berries this summer, which needed
more clarity to even be funny. He will never assign another story about
wild edibles that doesn’t
Five Portlanders with innovative theories about space, wolves, beaches, slavery and the Titanic.
Great ideas start as crazy ideas.
Put away the
tinfoil—we’re not talking about chemtrails or the Illuminati. Rather,
we’re remembering how once-revolutionary theories about the benefits of
WW food writers pick their favorite dishes of 2013.
Food Reviews & Stories
Often the best thing is what surprises
you. On a cold day in October—in a drizzling, windswept food-cart
parking lot with a trash-can-style campfire and an immobile school bus
that serves as a
Theater and dance don’t obey the calendar
year: Companies usually run their seasons September to May and then
take the summer off (lucky bastards). But all the other critics get to
Riff raff, supergroups, electro-clash and zombie hunters: The New Year’s Eve shakes.
Ah, New Year’s Eve, when downtown hotels fill with
interchangeable “balls” where 80 bucks grants access to an ’80s band,
and your favorite local watering hole charges a $10 cover for the s