Oregon Quarterly Winter 2011

Photograph by Rodrigo Bustamante
January 1

My Vietnam

The sudden appearance of a Vietnamese family in Post brings a visceral understanding of a distant war

Women hauling millet in Burkina Faso. Photograph by Catherine Boucher
January 1

Corps Values

The UO and the state of Oregon have been long and lasting contributors to the international vision of the Peace Corps

Whitman Mission at Waiilatpu, Washington, ca. 1847–painting by William Henry Jackson, courtesy National Parks Service
January 1

Narcissa Red

Early settler Narcissa Whitman left a lasting legacy in the Columbia Basin that she might not recognize or condone

Photograph by John Bauguess
January 1

Autzen's Other Team

Fundraising for high school sports and activities means cleaning up after a party for 58,000

Members of the Portland Cello Project, including Douglas Jenkins (back row, right) Photograph by Tarina Westlund
January 1

The Coolest Instrument

Douglas Jenkins and a crew of Portland cellists create truly alternative music

Photograph CC Danny Delgado by-ND-SA 3.0
January 1

Over There but Still Here

Excerpt from Ken Babbs' fiction book about the American-Vietnam war, Who Shot the Water Buffalo: A Novel

"I loved physics before I knew to call it physics."—Kathy Hadley. Photograph by Jack Liu
January 1

Written in the Stars

Range-riding shepherd turned astrophysicist

Photograph by Jason Smith
January 1

Freedom Can't Protect Itself

Duck takes top job with the Nevada ACLU

Kusutora Matsuki, Sunlight in the Morning, ca. 1929, featured on the cover of Notan, June 14, 1929. Photograph courtesy University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
January 1

Shadows and Light

Excerpt from coauthor Nicolette Bromberg's book, Shadows of a Fleeting World, about the Seattle Camera Club

Photograph by Marcie Giovannoni
January 1

The Best... Place to Kiss

A charming courtyard nestled in the center of the JSMA provides a dreamy oasis for lovebirds