MBA at the Crossroads

There has been some hand-wringing recently over the fate of the MBA. As Fortune magazine reported last summer, former dean of the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management Roger Martin is predicting a major shake-up for the top 50 U.S. business schools akin to the collapse of General Motors and Chrysler. These and other … Read more

Power Lunch: Big River Restaurant and Bar, Corvallis

Manila clams, $16.95; beet salad, $12.95; house ground hamburger sandwich, $15.95; wild mushroom risotto, $18.95; calzone, $15.95 In the Flow Big River Restaurant and Bar101 N.W. Jackson Ave., Corvallis, OR Hours: Lunch 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday through Friday Owners: Brant and Carol Pollard Atmosphere: Warm, airy space with big windows, an arched ceiling supported … Read more

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My Kingdom for a Visa

How immigrant investors are reshaping Portland’s skyline

Storyteller-in-Chief : Vive la France

I first lived in France in 1991. I was struggling with fitting in at Reed — it was lonely being one of three members of the Reed Republicans — and I did not feel any kind of existential urgency to finish college. I loved the idea of France because I had studied the language since … Read more

No Magic Wand

Years in the making, the affordable-housing crisis can’t be solved by developers alone.