• Annual Orion Scholarship Benefit, 10/3

    Yesterday

    Because writing about connections between nature and culture has never been more urgent, join Orion Magazine and the Southern New Hampshire University Mountainview MFA Program in Creative Writing and teachers Craig Childs and Amy Irvine for an evening to benefit The Orion…

  • TIO NYC: The Other, Islam, Modigliani & More

    2 days ago.

    According to Dr. Shadi Hamid in his new book Islamic Exceptionalism: How the Struggle over Islam Is Reshaping the World, the failure of democracy to take root in the Islamic world is not about the election of Islamists. It is the sheer panic…

  • The Short Version: Single-Payer Health Care

    5 days ago.

    The point of it all is to break down the headlines, determine why an issue is important, and reveal the best arguments on each side of the story. Recently Cleo focused on DACA and examines options to replace the act. This week, the debate is about whether or not a…

  • The Short Version: DACA

    1 week ago.

    The point of it all is to break down the headlines, determine why an issue is important, and reveal the best arguments on each side of the story. Recently Cleo focused  on online companies asking if we should be able to deny service…

  • The Short Version: Online Services & Speech

    3 weeks ago.

    The point of it all is to break down the headlines, determine why an issue is important, and reveal the best arguments on each side of the story. Recently Cleo focused on the now infamous "Google Memo" that got its author fired. The subtext…

  • TIO Wyoming: Eclipse or "The Bear Taking A Bite Out Of The Sun"

    4 weeks ago.

    They say it’s the journey, not the destination, but in this very particular case, that old trope was eclipsed by the eclipse.  According to NASA’s website, throughout virtually every civilization for a millennia, solar eclipses were interpreted as portents of doom and gloom. Through…

  • Best Friend Handbook: Another Reason To Love Dogs

    4 weeks ago.

    My friend Katherine Stuart writes a wonderful blog,”Best Friend Handbook,” everything from fashion and beauty tips to nutrition and recipes – including recipes for success and, in this case, more reasons for humans to love dogs. As if we in Telluride need…

  • The Short Version: The Google Memo

    1 month ago.

    The point of it all is to break down the headlines, determine why an issue is important, and reveal the best arguments on each side of the story. Recently Cleo focused on senate filibuster. Trump wants it gone. This week, she talks in…

  • The Short Version: Senate Filibuster, Stay or Go?

    1 month ago.

    The point of it all is to break down the headlines, determine why an issue is important, and reveal the best arguments on each side of the story. Last week Cleo looked at the headlines, at presidential pardons, and asked whether or not Trump…

  • Mountain Village: National Night Out, 8/1

    1 month ago.

    Bringing together community members and emergency responders, the Mountain Village Police Department is excited to announce the sixth annual National Night Out Tuesday, August 1, 5 –8 p.m. The community is invited to join their neighbors, police, and fire department teams…

  • The Short Version: Presidential Pardons

    2 months ago.

    The point of it all is to break down the headlines, determine why an issue is important, and reveal the best arguments on each side of the story. Last week Cleo looked at the subject of net neutrality and opened a debate about whether…

  • The Short Version: Net Neutrality

    2 months ago.

    The point of it all is to break down the headlines, determine why an issue is important, and reveal the best arguments on each side of the story. Last week Cleo looked at Google’s$2.7B antitrust fine and wondered where is the line between…

  • The Trials of Modern Manhood

    2 months ago.

    We empathize with women trying to be superwomen, juggling family, home and office. But men? According to a recent article by Emily BoBrow which recently appeared in The Economist, yes, men too. Traditional ideas of masculinity persist in the workplace, although…

  • Telluride, July 4th: A Story Updated By Elissa Dickson

    2 months ago.

    Telluride on the Fourth of July, a place, a happening straight out of  yesterday, from Kodak, Hallmark, and Rockwell, updated with this whip-smart, spot-on observation by San Miguel County Poet Laureate (and adult program director, Telluride Library), Elissa Dickson. TODAY IS LIFE-…

  • The Short Version: Google's $2.7B Antitrust Fine

    2 months ago.

    The point of it all is to break down the headlines, determine why an issue is important, and reveal the best arguments on each side of the story. This week Cleo looks at Google’s$2.7B antitrust fine and wonders where is the line between…

  • The Short Version: The Better Care Reconciliation Act

    2 months ago.

    The point of it all is to break down the headlines, determine why an issue is important, and reveal the best arguments on each side of the story. This week Cleo tackles the so-called Better Care Reconciliation Act (BRCA). Note: If you…