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Oregon State Considers Raising Tuition as Classes Go Online

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 7, 2020 at 8:00am 4/7/2020 at 8:00am

So the students are going to get a less dynamic experience but the school wants them to pay more?

The College Fix reports:

Oregon State rewards incoming students with higher tuition for worse experience under COVID-19 restrictions

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Hiring Freeze Enacted at Portland State University Amid Falling Enrollment

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 7, 2020 at 11:30am 3/7/2020 at 11:30am

The school is also dipping into reserve funding. Sounds serious.

KGW8 News reports:

Portland State University enacts hiring freeze amid falling enrollment

In a letter sent to students and staff Thursday, Portland State University Interim President Stephen Percy announced the school will immediately enact a hiring freeze and will spend $12 million of its...

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Over 50 Students Join Lawsuit Against Concordia University in Portland, Oregon

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at 8:00am 2/18/2020 at 8:00am

Concordia has announced it is closing this spring. The students are suing because they claim they would not have paid tuition of they knew the school was in trouble.

KGW8 News reports:

More than 50 students join lawsuit against Concordia University

Many students are left wondering what their next step for their education is...

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Concordia University in Portland, Oregon, to Close After Spring Semester

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 11, 2020 at 12:00pm 2/11/2020 at 12:00pm

Another school bites the dust. How many more will there be this year?

Oregon Live reports:

Portland’s Concordia University will close at end of spring semester

Concordia University announced Monday it will close this spring after 115 years in operation.

The private, nonprofit Lu...

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Former University of Portland Employee Pleads Not Guilty to Attacking College VP With Baseball Bat

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 1, 2020 at 1:00pm 1/1/2020 at 1:00pm

This story is just as bizarre as the headline suggests.

Oregon Live reports:

Ex-University of Portland employee pleads not guilty in baseball bat attack on college VP

A former University of Portland employee who was angry about how the college handled his daughter’s sexual assault allegation has pleaded not guilty to a single assault...

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Portland State University Now Offering ‘Queer Ecologies’ Class

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 12, 2019 at 12:00pm 12/12/2019 at 12:00pm

How is the study of science improved through the addition of identity politics?

The College Fix reports:

Portland State University offers ‘queer ecologies’ class

A class at Portland State University allows students to study “queer ecologies,” with numerous queer-centric topics discussed through a “queer lens” in order to understand “queer identity and experience.”

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Feminist Group at Portland State University Bars White People From Weekly Meeting

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 21, 2019 at 12:00pm 11/21/2019 at 12:00pm

This is a public school. How can this even be legal?

The College Fix reports:

Public university bans whites from weekly ‘feminist’ gathering

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Portland State University Will Keep Armed Police, But Will Still Use Unarmed Officers

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, October 11, 2019 at 12:00pm 10/11/2019 at 12:00pm
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Portland State University did not fully cave as it agreed to keep armed police officers, but it will also “double the number of unarmed campus officers.”

Yes, the school will continue to use these unarmed officers and spend money to “improve training on how to control dangerous civilians without firing bullets at...

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Thousands of University Workers in Oregon Preparing to Strike

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, September 5, 2019 at 12:00pm 9/5/2019 at 12:00pm

This is one of the reasons why many people look forward to the collapse of our entire system of higher education.

The Salem Reporter has the story:

Thousands of university workers in Oregon prepare for strike

As thousands of public university workers in Oregon prepare to strike at the end of the month, the...

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Portland State Bans ‘Grievance Studies’ Prof from Doing Research

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, July 25, 2019 at 8:00am 7/25/2019 at 8:00am
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If you have followed this story, you know that Professor Peter Boghossian is being punished for the crime of exposing the insanity of left-wing academia. Back story here.

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Law Prof Suggests Portland Needs Federal Intervention Over Antifa Violence

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, July 9, 2019 at 10:00am 7/9/2019 at 10:00am

Scalia Law School professor F.H. Buckley thinks the attack on writer Andy Ngo provided a tipping point against Antifa.

He writes at the New York Post:

It’s time for a federal civil rights intervention in Portland

The savage beating of journalist Andy Ngo in Portland by far-left antifa rioters last Saturday shocked everyone. Well,...

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Leftstream Media, Activists Blame Andy Ngo For “Provoking” Antifa Attack

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, July 2, 2019 at 7:00pm 7/2/2019 at 7:00pm
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Independent journalist and Quillette editor Andy Ngo was brutally attacked by a mob of antifa thugs in Portland, Oregon on Saturday, and Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) called for federal investigation of and action against Portland’s mayor, Ted Wheeler (D).

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Andy Ngo Update: Ted Cruz Calls Out Portland Mayor For Ceding Control Of Streets To Antifa

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 30, 2019 at 6:21pm 6/30/2019 at 6:21pm
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On Saturday, independent journalist and Quillette editor Andy Ngo was brutally attacked by an antifa-fascist mob in Portland, Oregon.  Since then, reaction has been mixed, with leftists actually expressing delight over Ngo being assaulted in broad daylight on a crowded city street and conservatives expressing outrage and demanding that people be...

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Antifa thugs attack and beat independent journalist Andy Ngo in Portland—while police do nothing

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 29, 2019 at 8:00pm 6/29/2019 at 8:00pm
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If you’ve been reading Legal Insurrection for a while, you are familiar with independent investigative journalist and Quillette editor Andy Ngo.  We frequently feature his work.

Today, I am horrified and saddened to report that Ngo was attacked by antifa-fascists in Portland, Oregon.

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Oregon’s Republican State Senators Flee Capitol to Protest “Climate Change” Vote

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 28, 2019 at 2:00pm 6/28/2019 at 2:00pm
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Activists at Portland State University Are Trying to Get Campus Police Disarmed

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 23, 2019 at 9:30am 6/23/2019 at 9:30am

The school’s board of trustees is actually considering this measure.

The College Fix reports:

University trustees delay decision on whether or not to...

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‘Grievance Studies’ Prof Still Facing Punishment from Portland State

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 22, 2019 at 9:30am 6/22/2019 at 9:30am
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This professor was part of a small group that embarrassed progressives in academia. Full back story here.

Campus Reform reports:

EXCLUSIVE: PSU poised to punish prof who proved point with hoax ‘dog rape’ article, despite receiving global praise for prof

Hundreds of academics, students, and other individuals have sent letters in support of the...

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