Category: Opinion

Josefin Winther on children & climate

On the EDGE: An opinion column about current issues in Norway and the United States Join the conversation! Josefin Winther Bergen, Norway At a conference, my old elementary schoolteacher said one of the wisest...

How green is green?

On the EDGE: An opinion column about current issues in Norway and the United States—Join the conversation! Ilan Kelman Agder, Norway “Vi elsker bomringer!” (in effect, “We love road tolls”) was the rallying cry...

Lori Ann Reinhall

Music and moving forward

A Message from your Editor Lori Ann Reinhall The Norwegian American Dear readers, As I sit here and draft this message to you, I am coming off a musical high, namely at trip to...

Emily C. Skaftun

Ha det bra!

Editor’s Notes: A message from Editor-in-chief Emily C. Skaftun Emily C. Skaftun The Norwegian American After 5 years, 9 months, and 195 issues of The Norwegian American, it’s with a lot of mixed emotions...

Ragnhild Gabrielsen

Full-time studies + part-time job = poor mental health

On the EDGE: An opinion column about current issues in Norway and the United States—Join the conversation! Ragnhild Gabrielsen Oslo, Norway Working a part-time job while studying can jeopardize students’ mental health. Combining work...

moon landing

The moon landing and big science

On the EDGE: An opinion column about current issues in Norway and the United States Join the conversation! John Erik Stacy The Norwegian American One of my friends told me that he was conceived...