Music

Jick Magnet

Rocker and literate lyricist Stephen Malkmus talks about yogic singing, fatherhood, and his impending death.

05/19/2009 By Bart Blasengame

Article

Mr. Feel Good

Busting manly myth No. 17: Spas are just for chicks.

05/19/2009 By Bart Blasengame

Breakfast

Morning Glory

Four delicious reasons to crawl out from under the covers this weekend.

05/19/2009 By Bart Blasengame

Article

Charity Case

When we’re feeling generous, we give money to God. And our dogs.

05/19/2009 By Bart Blasengame

Politics

Operation Oregon

Barack Obama has an army on the ground here. And most of its leaders aren’t even 30.

05/19/2009 By Bart Blasengame

Article

Proving Grounds

What does it take to bridge the chasm between a father and the man who is sleeping with his daughter?

05/19/2009 By Bart Blasengame

Eat More, Spend Less

The Art of Eating Cheaply

On the contrary, it means seeking out talented chefs who can transform the simplest, cheapest ingredients into a sublime masterpiece of a meal.

05/19/2009 By Stacey Wilson, Kasey Cordell, Camela Raymond, Camas Davis, John Chandler, Megan Callow, and Bart Blasengame With Brian Barker

Sports

Mad Season

Why no self-respecting Oregonian will miss this year’s NCAA basketball tournament.

05/19/2009 By Bart Blasengame

Good Reads

Teen Spirit

Politically savvy twins pen a book and raise an army -- at 19.

05/19/2009 By Bart Blasengame

If Only He'd Had....

The Rose Defense

In 1997, a Eugene street kid named Jordan Scott Merrell, age 15, confessed to a killing. It took the jury just an hour to deliver the verdict: guilty of felony murder. But the jury didn’t hear evidence that might have altered the course of Merrell’s life.

05/19/2009 By Bart Blasengame