A Stellar Spring

by Beth Royston It’s time for me to share another season’s worth of favorite activities again! A lot of these activities are open all year long, but the bright colors and fragrant blooms that come with springtime makes them particularly special. Visit the Rose Garden! Located in Washington Park, which is also home to the Oregon Zoo, the International Test Rose Garden is a stunningly … Continue reading A Stellar Spring

Scheduling Spring

by Emma Eberhart Through and through I am a planner. I live for organization and tidiness. Arranging objects via color, alphabetically, by size or shape gets me ridiculously excited. I view my love for organization as a strength; however, it is definitely also a weakness because I allow little room for sudden changes. This spring term I may or may not have committed myself to … Continue reading Scheduling Spring

Is summer break too long?

One thing that has always bothered me is the length of summer break. Starting school on September 30 seems like the school year has been prolonged on purpose. Maybe I do not have enough things to do, but summer days get very old after a while. There are only so many barbecues, festivals, parties, and late nights to keep me entertained. In addition, very few … Continue reading Is summer break too long?