I have sometimes wondered where humans derive their courage. There are times I have sat in silent contemplation observing people undertaking ordinary life and wondered whether we are born with courage inside of us or if we are just graced with moments of overwhelming electricities of emotion…

I have always felt that artists and journalists at some point in time crossed stars to become one in the same. Whether this be through striking piano keys, billowing paint on a canvas, or breaking down on a theater stage, there is something reflective in the way artists take emotions and the…

It is 2016, and there are still people who object to powerful depictions of women. As vehemently as these people may argue that their case for why they believe women are less qualified for certain things is based on facts – whether it be the excuse of genetic makeup, the tendency to nurture,…

As Ethos’ three-part series on sex trafficking in Oregon comes to an end in this issue, I feel it necessary to reflect on the immense amount of time, work, and energy our staff has spent on these stories. It was no small feat to produce nearly 10,000 words of student-led investigative journa…

For my last issue as editor in chief of Ethos I asked my fellow graduating department heads to join me in what we decided should be an awkward family photo. We made this styling choice for two reasons. First, our shared love of sweater vests. Second, because deep down we know we’re family.

On my honor, I will try. They are six simple words most famously known for beginning the Girl Scout Promise. They’re also a mantra that defines the Ethos staff. All told, we are 80 students trying our best to balance, well, everything. There are people who have jobs, people in Greek life, pe…

I’ve been practicing my signature for months. It’s a silly thing to fret over with the entire production of a magazine underway, but I wanted to make sure that this part, the part I most literally had a hand in, looked somewhat decent. I knew the rest of Ethos would be just fine. How could i…

On February 1, 2010, Ethos received the following e-mail concerning the winner of our Bandest of the Bands event and, specifically, the group’s wardrobe choice of “Cowboys and Indians”. In the Winter 2010 issue, we have attempted to address Ms. Johnson’s concerns as well as shed light on how…