Past Issues

Ethos Winter 2011


A Roma monkey trainer in Bulgaria in the mid-eighties.

Photo courtesy Carol Silverman.



HIV patients talk about the challenge of facing a society ignorant to their disease, and offer solutions to the problem of the harsh stigma surrounding it.

America’s Forgotten Captives

During WWII, thousands of German-Americans were interned in camps across the country. Now, they are asking to be remembered.

Pillaging the Sea

Student-entrepreneur Ian McMenamin is growing sustainable coral into a thriving business in the basement of his Eugene apartment.

Unraveling the Gypsy Myth

Roma, commonly known as Gypsies, continue to struggle with widespread stereotypes and deeply ingrained prejudice across the globe.


Editor’s Note – Winter 2011

Reflecting on a second term as EIC.

Dialogue – Driven to Medicine

A summer spent in Swaziland tutoring orphans and medicating HIV-positive patients shakes up one student’s perspective.

Passport – Fit for a King

Explore two of the last monarchies in the modern world: Bhutan and Swaziland.

Forum – A Deal for Seven Devils

A small Oregon town weighs the environmental consequences of a proposed mining operation.

Journeys Abroad – A Knight’s Trail

Do you know where the Holy Grail is? Journey though Bruges to uncover its mystery.

Colors & Shapes – It’s All in the Tarot Cards

The truth is really in the cards. Take a look into the art and mystery of tarot.

Spices & Spirits – The Next Vinophiles

A younger generation of wine drinkers forces the wine market to adapt.

People in Motion Ironman on Insulin

A diabetes diagnosis isn’t enough to set triathletes back from competing in the Ironman World Championships in Kona, Hawaii.

Soundwaves – Redefining Radio

Hyper-local broadcasters strive to represent the voice of the community in the face of corporate homogeneity.

Moving Pictures – Let the Right Film In

How American filmmakers created a lucrative business by exploiting the foreign market.

The Last – My Picasso Years

After years of reconstructive surgery, one student finally feels comfortable in her own skin.

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