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Standoff at Standing Rock
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Standoff at Standing Rock

  The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe has made national headlines in their ongoing defense of native lands at the Standing Rock Indian Reservation in South Dakota. They’re fighting to protect their reservation from the nearby construction of the Bakken, or Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) , currently being developed by Energy […]

Aboriginal Women in Canada
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Aboriginal Women in Canada

Aboriginal women in Canada are being murdered at disproportionately high rates. While aboriginal women make up only three percent of the female population, they account for ten percent of all female homicides in the country, and many of these homicides remain unsolved. There is one highway, Highway 16, that is […]

A Profile of Amy Kayon
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A Profile of Amy Kayon

Amy Kayon occupies Portland State University’s new position as the Relationship and Sexual Violence Prevention Coordinator (RSVP), adding a breath of fresh air and plenty of enthusiasm to start prevention efforts on campus. In the midst of our conversation, Amy advised that her intention is to make a prevention program […]

Reclaim King: A Day of Protests
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Reclaim King: A Day of Protests

Don’t Shoot Portland’s Soapbox Social Justice “Fuck the police,” said Teressa Raiford into the microphone during an hours-long public talk given this past Martin Luther King, Jr. day near the entrance to downtown Portland’s Justice Center. Raiford, lead organizer for Don’t Shoot Portland (DSP), was at the foot of the […]

Portland State to Renew Aramark Contract
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Portland State to Renew Aramark Contract

Share This: At the end of this year, PSU will renew its contract with Aramark, the international corporation that provides dining to universities, stadiums, and prisons. Aramark Corporation, commonly known as Aramark, is an American-based facility, clothing, and food service provider to thousands of businesses, sports facilities, educational and health […]