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Tried and Convicted by Mistake

Documentary sparks conversation on how badly things can go wrong

When the criminal justice system makes mistakes, why are we as a culture not more curious about what went wrong?

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A Streetcar Named Desire

Gripping masterpiece on main stage

A mostly black cast is giving Tennessee Williams’ Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece, A Streetcar Named Desire, new and dramatic meaning.

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Changing How Men View and Talk about Women

I’m not your Shorty

We need to teach young men that hollering at women just isn’t okay.

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Oxygen Under Pressure

Therapy chamber first of its kind in Oregon

A new hyperbaric oxygen therapy chamber for multiple patients has opened at Legacy Emanuel Medical Center in north Portland.

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Running for Election was an Amazing Experience

Proud of what we accomplished

While we did not get the outcome we wanted, I am proud of what we accomplished.

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Lillard Earns All-NBA Honor

Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard is officially one of the top 10 players in the league.

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Lofty Dreams and Aspirations

Jefferson student graduates to Juilliard

With only about a seven percent acceptance rate into the school, Sekai is the among the most talented ranked.

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Remembering Vanport

Weekend of events begin with proclamation

The nation’s largest public housing project, Oregon's second largest city and home to a large African American community, was destroyed on May 30, 1948 in a matter of few hours.

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Community Leader Led Impactful Life

Joice Taylor

Joice Antoinette Taylor, 66, a longtime Portland community leader and role model, passed away on May 18, 2016.

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Faith and Homelessness Collide

With touching humor, a motley group of characters unravel the intricacies of need, the vagaries of compassion and limits of forgiveness.

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Police Chief Investigated

Portland Polie Chief Larry O'Dea kept a shooting a secret for a month before telling the public.

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Sanchez Wins Close Race

Not enough ballots left to change outcome

Tawna Sanchez has won an extremely close nominating contest for state representative in House District 43.

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Trump and the Bigoted Peddlers of Conspiracy Theories

A coalition of the unhinged

Trump’s rhetoric is just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the vast network of fringe figures he’s decided to associate himself with.

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The History of Vanport

New book published on anniversary of flood

In its heyday, Vanport was the second-largest city in Oregon with a population of over 40,000 residents. It was a city with many firsts.

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Gender Barriers Hold True

State teams up with tradeswomen to fight job site duress

In the trades, it’s often issues of sexual harassment and bigoted opinions on race and gender that remain major obstacles to progress.

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First Class of Childbirth Educators

The International Center for Traditional Childbearing in Portland has graduated the first cohort of African American Childbirth Educators.

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Wellness at Benson

Health center improves outcomes and provides career mentoring

Providing students with easy access to health services, Benson Polytechnic High School recently unveiled their new student wellness center.

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Nonviolence Superior to Violence in Every Way

Consider the research and all the costs

The more we wage our conflicts with nonviolence, the lower the costs.

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Clark College Jazz Shines

Eight Clark College Jazz Ensemble students were honored with Outstanding Musicianship awards at the University of Northern Colorado/Greeley Jazz Festival.

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Hope is Waiting for the Supreme Court

Speaking up for our brothers and sisters

The futures of millions of immigrant families are on hold until the Supreme Court makes a decision in U.S. v. Texas.

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