Tag: Portland Oregon

Native Dancer/Jessica Pollard
Campus News Social Justice

May Day in Portland: A Recap

Monday May 1, May Day—or International Workers’ Day—kicked off in the Portland Park blocks this year.   Many of the city’s participants gathered in Shemanski Park, and others attended the “Day Without Immigrants” rally outside of Smith Memorial Student Union. The crowd included students and community members, as well as […]

Protest Coverage – Saturday November 12, 2016.
Social Justice

Protest Coverage – Saturday November 12, 2016.

At 5 p.m. in Pioneer Square on Nov. 12, 2016, things appeared to be business-as-usual. People waited for the MAX, shoppers carrying bags hurried about, and a flower vendor played the soundtrack to the musical, “Hamilton,” while cleaning up around her cart. The only thing unusual was an apparent show-of-force […]

Standoff at Standing Rock
Politics Social Justice

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 […]