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How Does Tuition-Free Community College Work?

OPB | July 16, 2015

The Oregon Legislature passed a bill offering nearly free community college to certain high school graduates. We'll hear how a similar program is working in Tennessee.

'Eastern Promise' Offers Pathway To College

OPB | June 18, 2015

A program in eastern Oregon offers high school students a chance to earn college credits, and educators in other parts of the state are attempting to replicate the program.

Oregon House Considers 'Pay It Forward' Bill

OPB | June 16, 2015

HB 2662 as it stands now would move Oregon a step closer to establishing the oft-discussed "Pay It Forward" college payment program.

'Free' Community College Proposal Moving In Salem

OPB | June 09, 2015

In the final weeks of the 2015 session, a bill to make community college all but free for some students is still alive in the Oregon state legislature.

Loophole Allows K-12 Dollars To Fund First Year Of College

OPB | Jan. 15, 2015

THURSDAY: Some Oregon high schools are taking an unconventional approach to the governor's 40-40-20 plan. 

Ducks Lose

OPB | Jan. 13, 2015

TUESDAY: We'll get reaction from University of Oregon alum and NPR's Portland-based sports reporter, Tom Goldman, who was in the press box in Arlington for the big game.

Oregon Vs. Ohio State: Two Fans Preview The Game

OPB | Jan. 12, 2015

MONDAY: In advance of the big game, an Oregon fan and an Ohio State fan go head to head.

Listening Back To College In Prison

OPB | Dec. 26, 2014

FRIDAY: We revisit our show from inside the Oregon State Penitentiary where we learned about the College Inside program.

Oregon State Football Coach Mike Riley Leaves For Nebraska

OPB | Dec. 05, 2014

FRIDAY: Nebraska surprised everyone Thursday by announcing that longtime Oregon State football coach Mike Riley would be their next head coach.

M86: The Scholarship Measure

OPB | Oct. 07, 2014

TUESDAY: We'll hear arguments for and against Measure 86, which would allow the state to borrow money to create a scholarship fund for Oregon students pursuing college or career training.

George Fox Transgender Student Will Appeal Ruling

OPB | July 16, 2014

WEDNESDAY: We'll talk with Jayce, a transgender student at George Fox University, who was denied permission to live on campus with other men.

University Of Oregon Players Suspended From School

OPB | June 24, 2014

TUESDAY: Three University of Oregon students accused of sexual assault earlier this year have been suspended from school for at least four years.

News Roundtable: June 13, 2014

OPB | June 13, 2014

FRIDAY: We review some of the biggest news stories of the week.

Going To College Inside Prison

OPB | June 12, 2014

THURSDAY: During finals week, we go inside the Oregon State Penitentiary to find out about the College Inside program.

Update On The Shooting At Seattle Pacific University

OPB | June 06, 2014

FRIDAY: A gunman opened fire at Seattle Pacific University on Thursday. We'll hear how the campus is responding.

Combatting Sexual Assault On College Campuses

OPB | May 05, 2014

MONDAY: University of Oregon professor Jennifer Freyd worked on the White House Task Force to Protect Students from Sexual Assault.

Fighting For Transgender Housing At George Fox

OPB | April 09, 2014

WEDNESDAY: Jayce is a female-to-male transgender student at George Fox University. Should he be able to live with male friends on campus?

PSU Faculty May Strike Within A Month

OPB | March 13, 2014

THURSDAY: Portland State University's full-time faculty voted overwhelming to approve a strike, which could begin in early April.

States Struggle To Make Higher Ed Affordable

OPB | March 05, 2014

WEDNESDAY: Oregon has a few proposals on the table to make higher education affordable, but it's still unclear if any of them can make a dent in what students pay for college.

OSU Pitcher's NCAA Suspension Causes Outcry

OPB | March 03, 2014

TUESDAY: Oregon State University pitcher Ben Wetzler will sit out 11 games for violating NCAA draft negotiation rules.