Commentary http://nwpr.org en Church Dress http://nwpr.org/post/church-dress <p>If you attend church services, your motivation is probably spiritual. But as a child, Northwest Public Radio&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">commentator Corinna Nicolaou’s desire to go to church had less to do with God, and more to do with ribbon and tulle.</span></p><p> Fri, 13 Sep 2013 13:14:06 +0000 Corinna Nicolaou 34109 at http://nwpr.org Church Dress I Did Not Love Her: Adopting a Pet http://nwpr.org/post/i-did-not-love-her-adopting-pet <p></p><p></p><p>If you're looking for a pet, you may be considering adopting one from your local animal shelter. When Northwest Public Radio’s commentator, Corinna Nicolaou decided to get a dog, she did just that. She was hoping for instant love, but discovered something more complicated. &nbsp;<br>&nbsp;</p> Wed, 14 Aug 2013 17:59:25 +0000 Corinna Nicolaou 32550 at http://nwpr.org I Did Not Love Her: Adopting a Pet What A Drag http://nwpr.org/post/what-drag <p>I swim laps at noon several times a week. I enjoy the water, and the gentle exercise is good for my aging joints.</p><p>Like other old ladies in the pool, I&rsquo;m no speed demon. Even a bucketful of performance enhancing drugs would not make me slice through the water quickly. But like all the lap swimmers I know, slow or fast, I take an interest in Michael Phelps and the other American swimmers soon to compete in London in the 2012 Summer Olympics.</p> Fri, 27 Jul 2012 23:26:22 +0000 Dr. Kirsten Peters 12374 at http://nwpr.org What A Drag Arab Impressions Of America http://nwpr.org/post/arab-impressions-america <p></p><p>This past summer, 20 Arab journalism students&nbsp;studied mass media at WSU’s Edward R. Murrow College of Communication. The students - who were funded by a grant from the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs -&nbsp;spent six weeks in the U.S.&nbsp; Their intinerary included trips around the Pacific Northwest, California’s Silicon Valley, and news outlets in Washington, D.C.</p> Fri, 13 Jul 2012 20:24:33 +0000 John Paxson 11589 at http://nwpr.org My Country Tizovee: Corinna Nicolaou http://nwpr.org/post/my-country-tizovee-corinna-nicolaou <p>When you were a kid, did you sneak candies and hide the wrappers so your parents wouldn't find the evidence? Commentator Corinna Nicolaou did too. As we head into the 4th of July weekend here's a story of rebellion, and the sweet land of liberty, as a child sees it.</p> <p> You can read more of Corinna's commentary at <a href="http://onenonegetssome.com/">her blog</a> Wed, 04 Jul 2012 07:00:00 +0000 Corinna Nicolaou 3510 at http://nwpr.org My Country Tizovee: Corinna Nicolaou Corinna Nicolaou: An Ode To Melons http://nwpr.org/post/corinna-nicolaou-ode-melons <p>Today is the first day of summer, and the weather is warm. NWPR commentator Corinna Nicolaou, she&rsquo;s been waiting all winter long to taste summer, but she&rsquo;s not craving BBQ!</p> Wed, 20 Jun 2012 13:25:02 +0000 Corinna Nicolaou 10326 at http://nwpr.org Corinna Nicolaou: An Ode To Melons Victory Over The Angel Of Death http://nwpr.org/post/victory-over-angel-death <p>In a 1789 letter, Benjamin Franklin wrote: &quot;In this world, nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.&quot; Well, it should interest you to know that death is no longer a certainty, at least for one species. The Rock Doc, Dr. Kirsten Peters, has the details.</p><p>&quot;The gene for death has been isolated &ndash;and reversed- by scientists. Not a bad day&rsquo;s work, you might say.</p> Fri, 15 Jun 2012 14:12:19 +0000 Dr. Kirsten Peters 10055 at http://nwpr.org Victory Over The Angel Of Death Ira Glass’s Casablanca Moment with Mike Daisey http://nwpr.org/post/ira-glass%E2%80%99s-casablanca-moment-mike-daisey <p><em>Dr. Lawrence Pintak, Founding Dean of&nbsp;The Edward R. Murrow College of Communication, responds&nbsp;to the recent This American&nbsp;Life controversy surrounding&nbsp;their story on Apple&#39;s manufacturing practices in China.&nbsp;This&nbsp;commentary <a href="http://www.cjr.org/behind_the_news/ira_glasss_casablanca_moment_w.php">appeared&nbsp;today </a>in the Columbia Journalism Review.</em></p> Tue, 20 Mar 2012 19:25:40 +0000 5195 at http://nwpr.org Ira Glass’s Casablanca Moment with Mike Daisey A Vegetarian Thanksgiving: Corinna Nicolaou http://nwpr.org/post/vegetarian-thanksgiving-corinna-nicolaou <p>Facing the prospect of a turkey-less Thanksgiving?&nbsp; Northwest Public Radio commentator Corinna Nicolaou was too when she became a vegetarian. She wondered how the meal could be delicious without meat infused gravy. Then she discovered the secret: vegetarian doesn't have to mean healthy...</p><p></p><p></p> <p> You can read more of Corinna's commentary at <a href="http://onenonegetssome.com/">her blog</a> Tue, 22 Nov 2011 18:43:35 +0000 Corinna Nicolaou 3505 at http://nwpr.org A Vegetarian Thanksgiving: Corinna Nicolaou Texas Chainsaw Massacre and Me: Corinna Nicolaou http://nwpr.org/post/texas-chainsaw-massacre-and-me-corinna-nicolaou <p>Imagine that one of your earliest childhood memories is of blood, screaming, and chainsaws. That’s the case for commentator Corinna Nicolaou as she remembers a massacre!</p> <p> You can read more of Corinna's commentary at <a href="http://onenonegetssome.com/">her blog</a> Mon, 31 Oct 2011 16:47:56 +0000 Corinna Nicolaou 3506 at http://nwpr.org Texas Chainsaw Massacre and Me: Corinna Nicolaou