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Leveling the playing field
A few observations on Dena Riegel's " Striking Back: Turning Feminist Theory Into a Visceral Rape Deterrent " (April 29).
Letters to the Portland Phoenix Editor, May 20, 2011
PORTLAND PHOENIX LETTERS
| May 20, 2011
Protecting the wrong people
So, let's say you're off to go hike Mount Katahdin and commune with Mother Nature.
| April 29, 2011
A woman takes charge and learns the art of the best defense
When the first attacker grabbed my wrist; I hammer-fisted his forearm and issued a sweep-kick to his groin.
Going on offense
| April 29, 2011
Turning feminist theory into a visceral rape deterrent
In Africa, your vagina can get spikes for $2. No longer just a revenge dream, this device — called Rape-aXe — was actually distributed for free last year at the World Cup in South Africa.
| April 29, 2011
Review: The Lincoln Lawyer
As nondescript as its title, Brad Furman's slick legal mystery, adapted from a Michael Connelly novel, plays like an above-average TV pilot until it gets greedy and runs 20 minutes too long, with a few too many endings.
Slick legal mystery plays like an above-average TV crime show pilot
| March 18, 2011
Sore losers and workplace woes
My boyfriend is great and our relationship is great, but there is one complication. He has a brother who is two years older and they are very close. In general, his brother is a great guy but they are very much into competitiveness ...
Dr. Lovemonkey answers your questions
| October 15, 2010
Crimes + hoaxes
Portlanders collectively sucked in their breath with fear when the story broke last Tuesday morning on Facebook and the local news media: a 20-something woman had reported to police that she had been attacked and sexually assaulted by a group of men whil
| July 30, 2010
Phillip Merling: Oh, baby
This week's foul NFL news emanates from down South, where Miami Dolphins defensive lineman Phillip Merling was busted for assaulting his pregnant girlfriend.
A Dolphin gets flagged for illegal hands to face; plus, Zach Randolph resurfaces
| June 04, 2010
UMass racial-confrontation case may finally come to a close
A racial incident that rocked Western Massachusetts two years ago may finally be laid to rest this week, as a black former UMass Amherst student charged with aggravated assault returns to court, apparently having reached an agreement with the Northwester
Is justice being served?
JEREMY C. FOX
| April 02, 2010
This is the time of year when you start seeing a lot of arrests involving non-draft-eligible college-football players — underclassmen, mainly.
With no one to hit on the field, underclassmen take to the streets
| February 26, 2010
Late last May, a goofy-looking guy named Charles Austin Corn — a student at the University of Tennessee — was shot in South Knoxville in what looked like an attempt to rob his stash. He was unable to communicate with police after the shooting and died fi
It's murder time in Tennessee; Plus, Warren Sapp gets flagged for hands to the face
| February 19, 2010
The China syndrome
There was always a little something off about Kirk Snyder, the onetime University of Nevada Wolf Pack star and NBA washout.
Kirk Snyder's strange tale gets stranger. Plus, Texas Lutheran's divine intervention.
| December 18, 2009
Haven't we heard this story before?
Mike Tyson pops the paps. Plus, Rocky Top hits bottom.
| November 20, 2009
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