OPB | Broadcast: June 7, 2016
We talk to writer Lindy West about her new memoir called "Shrill," and University of Oregon president Michael Schill fills us in on his first year on the job.
OPB | Broadcast: April 22, 2016
We go over some of the stories in the week's news with our news roundtable. Then we'll check in with the Oregon secretary of state and the Independent Party of Oregon and talk to college students in Oregon about who they're excited about in the presidential primaries.
OPB | Broadcast: March 4, 2016
We review the highlights of the state legislative session, and tackle the biggest news stories of the week with our news roundtable. We also hear how one community college is getting ready for increased enrollment. And we get the latest on Oregon's wolf population.
OPB | Broadcast: Feb. 26, 2016
We analyze some of this week's big stories with our news roundtable. OPB reporter Amanda Peacher tells us what she's seen after revisiting Harney County, post-occupation. And we hear about sexual assault prevention at Portland State University.
OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 9, 2015
We talk to a constitutional scholar from Willamette Law School about hate speech, following violent incidents on the Lewis & Clark campus and at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado.
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 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: Dec. 10, 2014
WEDNESDAY: The university's governing board is scheduled to vote on Thursday on a proposal that would create an armed police force for the PSU campus.
OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 12, 2014
TUESDAY: Portland writer William Deresiewicz argues in his new book, "Excellent Sheep," that America's system of elite colleges is bad for students — and society.
OPB | Broadcast: March 5, 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.
OPB | Broadcast: Feb. 3, 2014
MONDAY: Faculty and administration at Portland State University are in the midst of a protracted labor dispute that could culminate in a strike.
OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 9, 2013
We talk with Nancy Golden, Oregon's new Chief Education Officer, following Rudy Crew's departure.
OPB | Broadcast: June 27, 2013
Oregon State Treasurer Ted Wheeler is pushing his Oregon Opportunity Initiative in the state legislature. We'll hear about that, and his other legislative priorities.
OPB | Broadcast: May 20, 2013
Oregon's state schools are under scrutiny for ignoring diversity and hiring laws.
OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 3, 2012
A group of Portland State University students is pushing a proposal that would allow students to enroll in college without going into debt.
OPB | Broadcast: July 26, 2012
The University of Washington is the latest school to try out a new approach to online learning that could reach thousands of new students.