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'Shrill' Author Lindy West | UO President Michael Schill

OPB | June 07, 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.

News Roundtable April 1, 2016 | Wolf Kills | OSU Beavers at Final Four | Accounting Memoir

OPB | April 01, 2016

We talk with our news roundtable about some of the biggest stories in the week's news. Then we we take up the state wildlife agency's decision to kill four wolves, the OSU Beavers women's basketball team making it to the final four, and the wild tale of a "bad boy" accountant.

Women In Policing | Conservationists And Cattlemen On Land Management

OPB | Jan. 07, 2016

We talk with female police officers about what it's like to work in largely male forces. We hear two more perspectives on the occupation in Harney County: Oregon Wild, and the Oregon Cattlemen's Association.

Burns Occupation | New Oregon Laws

OPB | Jan. 05, 2016

We hear from one of the self-described militiamen occupying the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge. And we get an update on the new laws taking effect in the new year.

More Access To Birthcontrol Starts Jan. 1

OPB | Dec. 28, 2015

The law allowing pharmacists to prescribe birth control takes effect in the new year.

3 Chefs On Restaurants, The Kitchen & Thanksgiving

OPB | Nov. 26, 2015

Cathy Whims, Naomi Pomeroy and new chef and entrepreneur Jen Datka join us share their thoughts about the industry.

Erica Jong Takes On Sex And Death In 'Fear Of Dying'

OPB | Sept. 17, 2015

Erica Jong has written more than two dozen books over the last four decades. Her new novel is a kind of follow up to her first and most famous novel, "Fear of Flying," published in 1973.

6 Conversation Starters For This Weekend

OPB | July 10, 2015

Whether you're going on a date or headed to the beach with your family, Think Out Loud brings you six conversation starters for this weekend.

US Women Face Germany in World Cup Semifinals

OPB | June 30, 2015

The U.S. Women's National Team faces off against Germany today in the FIFA Women's World Cup. We talk to soccer reporter Jamie Goldberg about the match and how Portland Thorns players have fared on the global stage.

Abigail Scott Duniway May Represent Oregon In The U.S. Capitol

OPB | March 05, 2015

THURSDAY: Duniway — along with Chief Joseph — may replace the statues of Jason Lee and John McLoughlin in D.C.

'Daughters Of Hanford' Explores Little Told Stories

OPB | March 05, 2015

THURSDAY: Richland-based reporter Anna King tells us about her new collaborative series profiling women connected with the history of the Hanford nuclear reservation in southeast Washington.

Talking Business

OPB | Feb. 09, 2015

MONDAY: Scott Nelson, business editor for The Oregonian, joins us for our regular business news update.

Examining The Shortage Of Craft Workers In Oregon

OPB | Dec. 08, 2014

MONDAY: A new report shows a shortage of qualified tradespeople in Oregon. We'll look at efforts to get more women and high school students working in the trade industry.

Julia Child Rules

OPB | Oct. 21, 2013

MONDAY: Karen Karbo, the author of the Kick Ass Women series, joins us to talk about the iconic yet unpretentious chef, author and cooking show star, Julia Child.

"All Jane" Festival Highlights Women In Comedy

OPB | Oct. 17, 2013

Women comedians are in the spotlight at this weekend's All Jane No Dick Comedy Festival.

Thorns Finish First Season As Champions

OPB | Sept. 09, 2013

Portland came out on top in the National Women's Soccer League's inaugural season.

Examining The Rise Of Prescription Painkiller Abuse

OPB | July 09, 2013

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report a dramatic increase in prescription drug overdoses, especially among women.

Does The Oregon Constitution Need An Equal Rights Amendment?

OPB | March 28, 2013

Lawmakers are divided about whether or not to add a ban on gender discrimination to the state's constitution.

Culture Club

OPB | Feb. 28, 2013

Our weekly conversation about some of the most talked about stories of the week.

Women and Political Power

OPB | Nov. 05, 2012

On the eve of the November election and on the 100th anniversary of Oregon women winning the right to vote, we'll talk about the past, present, and future of women's political power.