OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 17, 2017
We talk about the environmental impact of cultivating cannabis, conservative perspectives on college campuses, and why some Reed students are protesting a humanities class.
OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 13, 2017
We hear about a debate around diversity in humanities education at Reed College and an effort to save an iconic Portland video store. And our news roundtable takes up some of the week's big stories.
OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 9, 2017
We hear about the idea of "pop-up campuses" for international students, some new laws that just took effect in Oregon, and a podcast all about a 1980s video arcade game.
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 | Broadcast: Sept. 26, 2017
We hear about a controversial mining plan near Mount St. Helens and a new DACA Resource Center at Portland Community College. Also, how are laws around teenagers and sexting evolving?
OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 13, 2017
We consider the forest conditions of the Eagle Creek Fire and listen in to OPB's "Class of 2025" podcast. Also, we talk about Amazon's quest for a second headquarters and the resignation of Seattle Mayor Ed Murray.
OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 11, 2017
What does it take for forests to recover from wildfire? Should school lunches be free? Also, we hear from members of Oregon's community of Rohingya Muslim immigrants and refugees.
OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 1, 2017
Students are advocating for more classroom discussions about race and privilege. Also, we sit down with Oregon Health Authority's new director, and our news roundtable takes up some big stories of the week.
OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 31, 2017
How accurate are federal vaccination numbers for Oregon? Also, we hear voices from the front lines of wildfires burning across the state, and we take a trip to the OSU Surimi School in Astoria.
OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 17, 2017
On this show we hear from our eclipse chasing 'State of Wonder' team, the new executive director of the Port of Portland, the new president of Portland State University, and we hear about a controversial residential mural.
OPB | July 24, 2017
A cyberbullying incident at Whiteaker Middle School in the Salem-Keizer school district shows the challenges educators face when trying to deal with off-campus bullying.
OPB | Broadcast: July 24, 2017
We learn about changing attitudes toward swimming in the Willamette River and how a school in the Salem-Keizer district is handling cyberbullying. We also talk to a quadriplegic cyclist about bike-sharing for people with disabilities.
OPB | Broadcast: July 19, 2017
On today's show, a look at homelessness in Southwest Washington. Also, a local woman who is suing the U.S. Department of Education over a loan forgiveness program. And an income tax in Seattle.
OPB | Broadcast: July 14, 2017
We discuss whether psychologists should be allowed to prescribe drugs, and hear from Portland Public Schools' board chair about their ongoing superintendent search. Also, our news roundtable takes up the week's big headlines.
OPB | Broadcast: July 12, 2017
We reflect on the 2017 Oregon legislative session and look ahead to 2018.
OPB | Broadcast: June 28, 2017
We hear about what it will take to clean up the Hanford nuclear reservation, new statewide social studies standards, a possible indictment in the 2016 shooting of LaVoy Finicum, and the opioid crisis in Oregon.
OPB | Broadcast: June 14, 2017
We travel to far Eastern Oregon, where for many businesses, it's hard not to think the grass is greener on the other side of the border ... in Idaho.
OPB | Broadcast: June 5, 2017
We hear from parents, kids, and teachers involved in OPB’s Class of 2025 project.
OPB | Broadcast: June 1, 2017
While we're out in the field recording a show at Earl Boyles Elementary in East Portland, we listen back to a show recorded in 2014 at the same school with some of the same kids.