South Salem High School senior Eddy Binford-Ross is editor-in-chief of the student newspaper.

South Salem High School senior Eddy Binford-Ross is editor-in-chief of the school newspaper and has been looking into campaign contributions to Salem-Keizer School Board members.

courtesy of Eddy Binford-Ross / courtesy of Eddy Binford-Ross

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Eddy Binford-Ross has been looking into some unusual financial contributions from special interest groups to Salem-Keizer School Board members and candidates. She reports meticulously on her findings in The Clypian, the student newspaper at South Salem High School where Binford-Ross is a senior and the paper’s editor-in-chief. She garnered national attention for her coverage of racial justice protests in Salem and Portland last year. We talk with her about her recent reporting and her experience as a student journalist.

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