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Oregon County Exempts Non-White People From Masks if They Have ‘Heightened Concerns About Racial Profiling’

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 24, 2020 at 9:00am 6/24/2020 at 9:00am
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Lincoln County, OR, mandated people wear face masks in public places where they might come in contact with someone not in their household.

Officials made an exception. People of color do not have to wear the mask “if they have ‘heightened concerns about racial profiling and harassment'”

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VIDEO: Rioters in Portland Burn American Flag On George Washington Statue, Tear It Down

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 19, 2020 at 9:00am 6/19/2020 at 9:00am
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CBS affiliate KOIN in Portland, OR, was on the scene for protests in the city when its reporters spotted people vandalizing and eventually toppling a George Washington statue.

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Pioneer Statues Toppled During Protests at University of Oregon

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 15, 2020 at 8:00am 6/15/2020 at 8:00am

These statues have been a target of the left for quite a while. Now protesters had an excuse to topple them.

Oregon Live reports:

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College Republican Event at Southern Oregon U. Called ‘Alt-Right’ Because Invited Speaker Left Antifa

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 5, 2020 at 12:00pm 6/5/2020 at 12:00pm

Not belonging to Antifa anymore makes you alt-right? This is insane.

The College Fix reports:

Southern Oregon University calls invited speaker ‘alt-right’ because he left Antifa

Have you left Antifa? You must be a degenerate racist.

Southern Oregon University has a curiously narrow view of the political spectrum, given how it defended its decision not...

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Wuhan Virus Watch: Justice Department Warns CA Coronavirus Rules May Violate Religious Freedoms

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 20, 2020 at 9:00am 5/20/2020 at 9:00am
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Today’s update begins with some significant developments from the West Coast.

The U.S. Justice Department has just issued a warning that California could be violating religious freedoms in its plan to reopen the state after the coronavirus stay-at-home order.

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Oregon Judge strikes down Governor’s lockdown orders (Update: OR Sup Ct issues emergency stay)

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, May 18, 2020 at 9:35pm 5/18/2020 at 9:35pm
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A Circuit Court Judge in Oregon has granted an injunction halting the Emergency Order of Governor Kate Brown that, among other things, restricted in-person church services and imposed certain travel restrictions.

The case was brought by a coalition of churches, and focused primarily on the religious services restrictions.

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Democrats Present New $3 Trillion Coronavirus Relief Package, Including $1 Trillion for the States

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, May 12, 2020 at 5:00pm 5/12/2020 at 5:00pm
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I blogged this morning about Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi wanting to push through the next Wuhan coronavirus bill without many conversations.

Pelosi dropped the $3 trillion package this afternoon, which includes another round of payments to Americans and $1 trillion for the states.

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Portland State Under Investigation for Allegedly Banning Whites From ‘Feminists of Color’ Event

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, May 5, 2020 at 10:00am 5/5/2020 at 10:00am

Try to imagine the left’s reaction if a conservative campus event featuring someone like Ben Shapiro banned certain people based on race.

The College Fix reports:

Department of Education investigating Portland State for banning whites from ‘feminist’ gathering

Portland State University will have to explain to federal regulators why it allows a weekly gathering...

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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

You’d think public universities would appreciate the fact that mandatory online classes during the COVID-19 outbreak are...

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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

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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.

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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

Do you want to learn about feminism...

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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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