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'Way Too Soon': Residents Upset About Roseburg Play

OPB | July 28, 2016

Playwright and director Ginger Dayle wrote a play focused on Robert F. Kennedy's 1968 visit to Roseburg and the mass shooting there last October. Roseburg residents are unhappy about the play.

'Free' Community College Update | Effect Of Hatcheries On Fish | Naloxone In Pharmacies

OPB | March 01, 2016

We'll hear about a bill that would allow pharmacists to prescribe a drug that helps reduce the effects of opioid overdoses. Then we'll get an update on Oregon's $50 a term community college program. Plus, a new study looks at the dramatic impact hatcheries have on the genes of steelhead trout.

Umpqua Community College Deciding Future of Snyder Hall

OPB | Dec. 16, 2015

Umpqua Community College students, faculty, and others are considering options for the campus building where the deadly shooting took place Oct. 1

Roseburg's 'New Normal'

OPB | Dec. 04, 2015

We hear from Umpqua Community College students and community members about how people are coping two months after the deadly shooting in Roseburg.

Lewis & Clark Looks Into Alleged Hate Crime On Campus

OPB | Nov. 23, 2015

A black student reported he was attacked by three men early Saturday morning.

Roseburg Community Rallies In Response To Tragedy

OPB | Oct. 06, 2015

Roseburg residents are raising money and offering moral support to those affected by the mass shooting there last week.

Continuing Coverage Of The Shooting In Roseburg

OPB | Oct. 02, 2015

We bring you updates and analysis of Thursday's deadly shooting at Umpqua Community College.

A New Kind Of College

OPB | Sept. 01, 2015

The Wayfinding Academy aims to be a new two-year college in Portland.

Investigative Reporter Turns Critical Eye To Oregon's For-Profit Colleges

OPB | Aug. 25, 2015

Portland Tribune reporter Peter Korn looks into aggressive recruitment of low-income students and other questionable practices at for-profit colleges.

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.