Sholeh Patrick

Research: Here’s how the pledge evolved

October 18, 2018 at 5:00 am

What do magazine sales, the Nazi salute, and the threat of communism hold in common? Why, the pledge of allegiance, of course.The pledge’s evolution has been nothing if not ironic. Tuesday’s column reiterated its legal status and strength i...

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Research: Pledge in schools offered, not forced

October 16, 2018 at 5:00 am

News of an Atlanta school district’s removal of the pledge in public schools in August renewed nationwide debate over an old controversy. After a local teacher expressed frustration over the misinformation he’s seen on social media, the tim...

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Travel: No trick: Halloween is a town in Oregon

October 11, 2018 at 5:00 am

Halloween ain’t what it used to be. No longer a mere one-night candy scramble, All Hallows Eve is becoming a major holiday in its own right. More houses decorated, more costumery, more hokey pumpkin adornments and “ugly” sweaters. When it c...

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Research/Opinion

October 09, 2018 at 5:00 am

Empathy is nice. Compassion is better. But when it comes to shifting cultural attitudes, what counts most is complete understanding. That’s impossible without an exercise in what it is like to live the life of another person. Or gender.Jack...

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Research & Opinion: Time for Columbus to step aside

October 04, 2018 at 5:00 am

In an otherwise harmonious marriage, one debate soon reached a bright line: I was wrong. We tend to accept the cultural perspectives of youth. I had to step back to see things anew from a viewpoint I’d never been challenged to inhabit (iron...

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Research: MLP’s continual quest flouted

October 02, 2018 at 5:00 am

Your Mrs. Language Person’s continual quest for good grammar is often — if not continuously — flouted (but not flaunted, at least by none other than she). Said quest, Dear Reader, is not continuous; nay, the piteously Snitty Old Biddy doth ...

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Research: Four new personality types emerge

September 27, 2018 at 5:00 am

Forget Type A and B; science is past that. Are you self-centered or reserved? Using data from more than 1.5 million respondents around the world, Northwestern University researchers identified four new personality types, based on five essen...

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Research: Award-winning war reporter coming to Cd’A

September 25, 2018 at 5:00 am

For most of her career, work has literally been a war zone for Martha Raddatz. She’s been embedded in conflicts since the 1990s, reporting on the war in Bosnia, Iraq and Afghanistan. Like other war correspondents, Raddatz — now ABC’s chief ...

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Research: The quest to transform a desert

September 20, 2018 at 5:00 am

As with any desert, forecasts for the African Sahara — a giant desert roughly the size of the United States — don’t typically include rain. With a twist of irony, that could change, thanks to technology’s harnessing of the sun. The Sahara ...

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Research: Getting at the ‘why’ in opioid epidemic

September 18, 2018 at 5:00 am

A new group hopes to address increased opioid abuse in Kootenai County, according to Thursday’s Press. That begs a disturbing question. Why is prescription drug abuse so high?The answers seem to be simple: Because it’s been too easy and too...

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