Poutine would be easy to serve at a lot of local quick service places (Submarine Tender, for instance, or even Tasty Dog – I have a feeling this snack would go over big with kids walking home from OPRF). So, c'mon local restaurants. Put poutine on your menu.
Columbus (and Cortez and, while we're at it, Lewis and Clark) set in motion a series of events that spelled the end of many First Nation's people. Nonetheless, these Europeans and Americans were bold adventurers, people who expanded the scope of human understanding and made us who we are today. So is the Columbian legacy worthy of recognition – and can Columbus Day be defended on any grounds?