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Author: Ken Olsen

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Jennifer Lynn: Barreling out of the Chute
Spring 2005
A couple wanders in to Portland's White Horse Grill & Bar on a late fall evening as Jennifer Lynn's alto soars into "Blue Moon of Kentucky." The two look at the packed house, look at each other, and reel into country swing in progress just ins...
Categories: Alumni, Music
Tags: Country music

No Hollow Promise
Fall 2004
Half of all new public-school teachers quit within five years, and the best and brightest are often the first to go. Worse, the attrition rate at high-needs schools is even greater. The CO-TEACH program at WSU decised to change this situation.
Categories: Education
Tags: Children, Teaching

All that Remains
Summer 2004
Nearly two-thirds of the Lewis and Clark Trail is under man-made reservoirs. Another one-quarter is buried under subdivisions, streets, parks, banks, and other modern amenities. Almost none of the original landscape is intact. No one appreciates this contrast like author and historian Martin Plamondon II, who has reconciled the explorers' maps with the modern landscape.
Categories: Geography, History
Tags: Exploration, Lewis and Clark, Trails