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How to get better teachers.

Posted on Jan 27, 2003 | Last Updated May 31, 2007

There is only one way to get better teachers. Pay them more.

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education, salary, money, teacher, standards

Donald Olson

Posted on Jun 30, 2011 | Last Updated Jun 30, 2011

Donald Olson is a wildlife artist specializing in oil painting in sculpture, but also adept at ceramics, watercolors, pen and ink, and pencil.

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don, don olson, donald george olson, don george ol

Using the Internet

Posted on Oct 19, 2002 | Last Updated Oct 26, 2011

This editorial on education was printed as a Chalkboard column in the Messenger.

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how people can use the internet, internet value

How I Broke Three Trucks

Posted on Dec 7, 2003 | Last Updated Nov 2, 2011

A tale about my time working in a boiler repair shop.. and how I broke three different trucks.

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trucks, damage, break, boiler repair shop, welding assistant, sweeping floors, job history

A Vandal's Life

Posted on Jan 19, 2003 | Last Updated Oct 31, 2011

A cartoon on vandalism by Shawn Olson.

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vandalism cartoon

April 2007 Print Newsletter

Posted on Apr 23, 2007 | Last Updated Nov 11, 2011

The April 2007 Newsletter includes two articles by Shawn Olson and one essay by John Dalmas. Also some cartoons.

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newsletter

Reviewing the Slate

Posted on Feb 26, 2004 | Last Updated Nov 5, 2011

Review of Steven Pinker's book The Blank Slate and the common notion that we are all born without predispositions.

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blank slate, human nature, steven pinker, cultural relativism, feminism, brain, psychology

Civil Liberties

Posted on Feb 27, 2006 | Last Updated Nov 9, 2011

Cartoon depicting the irony of civil liberties.

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civil liberties, cartoon, liberty, privacy, humor

Laptop

Posted on Apr 13, 2005 | Last Updated Nov 8, 2011

Cartoon of a customer asking questions about a laptop.

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laptop, cartoon, computer, humor

Mouse Pad

Posted on Mar 17, 2005 | Last Updated Nov 8, 2011

Corded mouse hits on cordless mouse at her pad.

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mouse pad cartoon
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