Commentary

Exploring environmental justice

In Genesis God says that man shall “have dominion over the fish of the sea, over the birds of the air, and over every living thing that moves on the earth.” I’m not a big fan of the word “dominion.” It sounds so ghastly doesn’t it? It may as well …

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Looking for something to do?

If you live within driving distance of Whitworth, then there’s really no excuse to be bored. Check out these upcoming events: Sept. 25:A lecture by Juan Melendez, who spent more than 17 years on Florida’s death row for a crime he did not commit. He was released in 2002. Sept. …

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Gonzaga off to a busy start

Gonzaga University hit the ground running this semester. I can hardly keep up with its jam-packed calendar. I’m guessing you can’t either, so here a few events you may want to take note of. Sept. 26-30 –the university’s Catholic Studies Program will celebrate Jesuit Heritage Week. This will include a …

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Memoir tells story of Polygamist family

Love Times Threeis a “love story” about the Darger’s. And you can probably guess by the title, this isn’t your typical family. Joe Darger has three wives and 24 children. This is the family that inspired HBO’s Big Love, although the Dargers say it’s not an accurate portrayal of their …

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The State of American Fatherhood

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i9VT_NBIVfs?rel=0] I had a particular interest in this panel because I grew up in a single-parent home. My dad walked out when I was infant and I was reunited with him when I was 19 years old. So, I guess it’s natural that I tend to keep my ear …

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