Pierce County Tribunehttp://www.thepiercecountytribune.com/page/category.detail/nav/5011/Columnistsen-usThu, 30 Mar 2017 04:47:37 EDTThu, 30 Mar 2017 04:47:37 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssMavec: First spring in North Dakotahttp://www.thepiercecountytribune.com/page/content.detail/id/522627.htmlAs winter is coming to a close and spring seems to be more and more in sight, I am so excited to spend my first spring in North Dakota. Something that everyone has been telling me I need to do is visit the International Peace Garden.Fri, 24 Mar 2017 00:00:00 EDTOmdahl: Celebrate Norskies, the 'old country' is happy!http://www.thepiercecountytribune.com/page/content.detail/id/522625.htmlRise up and celebrate, Norskes. The 'Old Country' may not have discovered the fountain of youth but it just won first prize as the happiest nation in the world.Fri, 24 Mar 2017 00:00:00 EDTHeitkamp: Shining the SUN on dark moneyhttp://www.thepiercecountytribune.com/page/content.detail/id/522624.htmlWhen a toy company runs an ad on TV, we know the company's goal: to make the latest toy look irresistible, and to encourage us to buy it. (Or to encourage our kids to pester us until we do.Fri, 24 Mar 2017 00:00:00 EDTOmdahl: Trying to save democracy in the 'Fake News' agehttp://www.thepiercecountytribune.com/page/content.detail/id/522614.htmlRep.Fri, 17 Mar 2017 00:00:00 EDTPort: What did the university system do with the money?http://www.thepiercecountytribune.com/page/content.detail/id/522613.html"We got a truckload of money for the past several biennia with the same number of students so we should have made huge gains with the ones we had," a campus insider told me this week. "We have nothing to show for it but some new buildings.Fri, 17 Mar 2017 00:00:00 EDT