Authors speak on economy, sustainability

Authors Paul Gilding and John de Graaf warn that our current economic policies threaten both social and environmental collapse, but that we still have time to turn things around if we act now. They think it’s time to stop chasing…

By Amanda Weber – Jack Geraghty’s (BA, 1956) life story plays out much like a movie script. After he graduated from journalism school, he was drafted right away into the military, where he spent the first few years of his…

By Amanda Weber – Betty Houchin Winfield (Ph.D., 1978) is an award-winning scholar, recently retired from the Missouri School of Journalism where she served on the faculty since 1990. Despite her retirement, Winfield remains active: She was named the Distinguished…

By Amanda Weber – Terry Tazioli (BA, 1970) has learned many lessons throughout life, but one that he’s held to through everything he does is, “Don’t sweat the small stuff,” or more frankly, “Screw everybody else, do what you believe…

By Simone Willynck – Hal Newsom (BA, 1952) has had an incredible number of accomplishments throughout his life, some of which include being a private in the U.S. Army, President and CEO of the largest ad agency in the Northwest,…

By Amanda Weber – “I think that for the time I entered the field of journalism, I was lucky,” Shelby Gilje (BA, 1958) said, reflecting on her career as an editor, writer and columnist for The Seattle Times for more…

By Amanda Weber – He studied English and communication; wrote and/or illustrated 15 books; he has paintings and sculptures displayed across America; and he has received the Governor’s Literary Award in nonfiction and the prestigious Master Artist Award of the…

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