Articles

2014

Will the nanny state target cigars next? — The Daily Beast, 5/8/14

The war on ‘vaping’ is misguidedThe Oregonian, 3/8/14

FDA cigarette regulations protect Big Tobacco, not public health — Reason, 2/27/14

2013

GMO labeling is bad science and good politics — The Umlaut, 10/31/13

Who’s killing the electronic cigarette? — The Umlaut, 6/25/13

Four reasons Obama’s plan to raise tobacco taxes is a bad ideaThe Atlantic, 4/16/13

How the FDA is keeping new cigarettes off the marketThe Atlantic, 3/6/13

Freedom to smoke (letter)The Oregonian, 1/16/13

Three New Ways to Rye, With Wigle, George Dickel and Organic Nation — Drink Portland, 1/15/13

2012

The Case Against a Smoke-Free America — The Atlantic, 12/19/12

Light Up: 8 Portland Bars to Enjoy Cigars Indoors — Drink Portland, 11/29/12

7 must-try spirits from the Great American Distillers Festival — Drink Portland, 10/24/12 (with Amy Wolfenberger)

Spirit of Scandinavia — Culinate, 9/12/12

Brewing Up Cocktails: Behind the scenes at a Tales of the Cocktail Spirited Dinner — Drink Portand, 8/6/12

Spirit review: Pierre Ferrand Dry Cuacao — Drink Portland, 7/11/12

Sweet on liqueurs — Culinate, 5/15/12

Portland brewing guide: 6 Breweries to visit in the Inner North/Northeast — Drink Portland, 4/11/12

2011

Sherry cocktails — Culinate, 11/11/11

Whatever happened to Oregon’s heart miracle? — Oregonian, 11/02/11

Flower power — Culinate, 6/10/11

Beer cocktails today — Culinate, 4/14/11

Take your medicine — Culinate, 2/23/11

2010

Holiday Brews — Culinate, 12/9/10

Don’t spend the entire party playing bartender — Oregonian, 10/26/10

Bitters 101 — Culinate, 10/6/10

Rum with it — Culinate, 9/1/10

Three gin cocktails for summer — Culinate, 7/29/10

Oysters and stout — Culinate, 6/7/10

Obamacare’s menu labeling scheme won’t workThe Washington Examiner, 1/27/10

2009

Where there’s smoke, there’s overregulationThe Oregonian, 12/30/09

Don’t ban e-cigsThe Oregonian, 08/04/09 (letter)

The wages of sin taxesLars Locked and Loaded, 03/09/09

Banning smoking in Oregon — Doublethink, 1/19/09

2008

Let’s not pretend it’s about saving livesThe Oregonian, 12/30/08

Sweet 21The American Spectator, 12/05/08

The rise (and fall?) of a caffeine empireDoublethink, Fall 2008

Banned foods and misinformed consumers: Ban the bans — LATimes.com, 6/20/08

Is eating locally a crock? Eat ‘em raw! — LATimes.com, 6/19/08

Is famine coming? Blame subsidies and trade restrictions for the food shortage — LATimes.com, 6/18/08

Is the FDA A-OK or MIA? Milton, thou shouldst be living at this hour — LATimes.com, 6/17/08

Are rotten tomatoes the future? Don’t panic — LATimes.com, 6/16/08

Raw milk rebellion — Reason Online, 5/16/08

Smoking ban unfair, insultingDetroit Free Press, 5/15/08

Blowing smoke (letter)The Washington Times, 2/20/08

Please Do Smoke, If You LikeThe Washington Post, 1/20/08 (with Thomas Firey)

2007
Boosting tobacco tax won’t serve kids’ healthMilwaukee Journal-Sentinel, 11/12/07 (with Thomas Firey)

Children, say “Thank you for smoking” — TCSDaily.com, 11/8/07 (with Thomas Firey)

2006
AutonomyThinkForYourself.org, Summer 2006

2005
Board Spotlight: VSC’s Tim Boyd… Behind the AccentTunnel Vision, 2004-2005 Special Double Issue (.pdf file, see pg. 11)

2004
Two Roads Diverged in a Starry NightThe Torch, April 2004

Libertarians and Conservatives: Breaking Up is Hard to DoThe Torch, March 2004

Dust settles on Kennewick ManThe Torch, February 2004

Campaign finance reform: Silencing the criticsThe Torch, January 2004

2003
An Experiment in educationThe Free Liberal, December-January 2003-04

Homeless in the War on TerrorThe Torch, 11/14/03

To Heal a broken school systemThe Torch, 10/17/03

A Queer eye for change: Good for gays, good for libertyThe Torch, 9/19/03

Board Spotlight: Bringing improvements to student mediaTunnel Vision, Spring 2003 (.pdf file, see pg. 7)

From the Editor: The Final rant The Torch, 4/15/03

From the Editor: Freedom of the student pressThe Torch, 3/24/03

From the Editor: A Valentine from The TorchThe Torch, 2/14/03

From the Editor: The Clone Wars: The Debate comes to the U. S.The Torch, 1/17/03

2002
From the Editor: The Mathematics of slave reparationsThe Torch, 12/13/02

From the Editor: The Libertarian Party: Still at the margins of politicsThe Torch, 11/18/02

Interdisciplinary classes invite innovative thinkingThe Vanderbilt Hustler, 10/29/02

From the Editor: Deciding death, democraticallyThe Torch, 10/23/02

From the Editor: The Pledge becomes post-modernThe Torch, 9/16/02

The Torch: Year OneThe Torch, 4/18/02

From the Editor: Bush saves his political capital for… something? Anything?The Torch, 4/18/02

Letter to the Editor regarding campaign finance reformThe Vanderbilt Hustler, 4/02/02

From the Editor: School choice and the ConstitutionThe Torch, 3/13/02

http://www.vutorch.org/v1i2/RCs.htm — The Torch, 2/13/02

2001
From the Editor: Civil obedienceThe Torch, 11/28/01