OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 6, 2017
Our news roundtable takes up the week's big regional and national headlines. Also, we speak with two former foster youth about their transition into college.
OPB | July 20, 2017
Portland ITT Tech student Niesha Wright brought a lawsuit against Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos in response to a rollback on regulations aimed at debt relief for some students of for-profit colleges.
OPB | Broadcast: March 16, 2017
We hear what climate change bills lawmakers are thinking about. We discuss the music of grief. Then we turn to the business of university sports marketing. We end the hour with an in-depth look at the Irish Dancing World Championship.
OPB | Broadcast: Feb. 28, 2017
A new study looks at the cost of public employee benefits. A bill before the legislature attempts to make job scheduling easier for hourly workers. And Central Oregon Community College safety officers have been acting like police officers.
OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 7, 2016
We hear about some unusual voting issues in Oregon and Washington, presidential powers writ large, and the staggering influence of Facebook.
OPB | Broadcast: March 1, 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.
OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 4, 2015
We hear from Umpqua Community College students and community members about how people are coping two months after the deadly shooting in Roseburg.
OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 23, 2015
A black student reported he was attacked by three men early Saturday morning.
OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 6, 2015
Roseburg residents are raising money and offering moral support to those affected by the mass shooting there last week.
OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 2, 2015
We bring you updates and analysis of Thursday's deadly shooting at Umpqua Community College.
OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 1, 2015
The Wayfinding Academy aims to be a new two-year college in Portland.
OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 25, 2015
Portland Tribune reporter Peter Korn looks into aggressive recruitment of low-income students and other questionable practices at for-profit colleges.
OPB | Broadcast: 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.
OPB | Broadcast: 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.
OPB | Broadcast: 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.
OPB | Broadcast: June 9, 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.
OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 15, 2015
THURSDAY: Some Oregon high schools are taking an unconventional approach to the governor's 40-40-20 plan.
OPB | Broadcast: 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.
OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 12, 2015
MONDAY: In advance of the big game, an Oregon fan and an Ohio State fan go head to head.