Oregon Considered

6/12/2006 - Academia and Activism Collide on NW College Campus

June 12, 2006

0612_protest.jpgLast month, nearly thirty people were arrested at the Port of Olympia. They were protesting the Iraq War and the use of the port for military shipments.

Many of those arrested attend Evergreen College - a state-funded school a few miles from the port. Some are students in a class on parallels between the Vietnam and Iraq wars.

Olympia correspondent Austin Jenkins examines the line between academia and activism.

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Reaction To Revamping Oregon's Mental Health Care: An Interview With Dr. George Keepers

Reaction To Revamping Oregon's Mental Health Care: An Interview With Dr. George Keepers
The addition of new hospital beds is welcome news to those on the front lines of dealing with mental illness in Oregon. Dr. George Keepers, who heads the department of Psychiatry at Oregon Health and Science University, spoke with Allison Frost. He says new facilities are desperately needed. But he also cautions that the much greater need comes when patients are released.

Click here to listen to the interview. (3:18)