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16 hrs ago | Journal of the San Juans

Friday Harbor High '03 grad earns master's degree

Friday Harbor High School graduate Michael Pretz, Class of 2003, earned a Masters degree in Rehabilitation Counseling from Portland State University, maintaining a 4.0 GPA over the course of the 3-year program.


Related Topix: Friday Harbor, WA

Yesterday | Business Journal

Meet Team Shelley: Portland startup community rallies around one of its own

Members of the Portland startup and investor community are throwing their support behind one of their own this week, with dozens of people signing on to the fundraising effort of Team Shelley and its namesake Shelley Gunton .


Yesterday | The Oregonian

Portland-based consultants teach white-men-only diversity training, gain popularity with Fortune 500 corporations

Bill Proudman, CEO of White Men as Full Diversity Partners, pursued a career in diversity training after the death of a beloved mentor.


Related Topix: Pennsylvania, Penn State University Park, Pennsylvania State University

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Samoa News

Class of 2013: Pacific...

The Pacific Horizons School's Class of 2013 turning their tassels to be recognized as the official PHS Class of 2013.


Related Topix: Religion, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormonism), Oceania, American Samoa, World News, Texas Tech

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Dallas Morning News

Dallas' new bike czar is ready to roll

Ashley Haire, Dallas' new bike coordinator, takes control of the city's bike plans at a critical time.


Related Topix: Dallas, TX, Sylvan (Portland, OR), University of Texas at Austin, University of Arizona


Race Talks: Walk a Mile in My Redface: Everyday Microaggressions in Unsettling the Settler

This is video documentation of a presentation by Dr. Cornel Pewewardy. It was filmed in Portland Oregon at Kennedy School on July 8th.


Related Topix: Portland, OR

Fri Jul 18, 2014

WPTV Local News

When do executive orders go too far?

House Speaker John Boehner, the country's most powerful Republican, says he's going to sue President Barack Obama on behalf of the Congress for alleged misuse of executive orders.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Barack Obama, Prison

The Oregonian

Home demolition protest; Cargo moves to SE from Pearl: SE and SW Portland news

Cargo's colorful banners and fairy lights have been a familiar sight in the Pearl for 16 years.


Related Topix: Portland, OR, Eastmoreland (Portland, OR)

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Business Journal

Portland's The Nines acquired for $127M

The Nines Hotel, a luxury downtown hotel built in the heart of the recession that's grappled with debt from the onset, has been sold to a publicly traded real estate investment trust that owns two other prominent Portland hotels.


Related Topix: Bethesda, MD


DesignMedix Closes Second Angel Round of $1.5 Million

DesignMedix, Inc., a biotech startup with ties to Portland State University, has closed a second round of angel funding from investors in the Northwest.


Related Topix: Medicine, Malaria, Health

Wed Jul 16, 2014

American dream elusive for teens without financial savvy

At a 2011 rally, a Portland State University graduate burns a copy of his diploma after telling the crowd about his heavy student debt.


Related Topix: Family, Teenagers, Oregon, Pension, Personal Finance, Opinion

MAC apartment proposal moves forward; no sanctuary for Packy: SE and SW Portland news

Elliot Njus reports a hearings officer has recommended approving a zoning change that would clear the way for a Multnomah Athletic Club-affiliated apartment project in Goose Hollow, despite objections of some neighbors.


Bike Portland

In Goose Hollow, lottery-funded bike parking may boost an underrated neighborhood

A new lottery-funded bike-and-ride parking structure on land owned by the First United Methodist Church is likely to greatly increase bike parking there.


Related Topix: Lottery, Washington County, OR, Tualatin, OR

Willamette Week

All Stacked Up And No Place To Go

PATIENT WAREHOUSE: Legacy Good Samaritan Medical Center in Northwest Portland boards psychiatric patients in this room.


Related Topix: Oregon Health & Science University, Oregon Government, Oregon

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Tree-hugging world record fail; shots fired in Foster-Powell: SE and SW Portland news

Portlanders tried to break the tree-hugging world record Saturday at Hoyt Arboretum.


Related Topix: Portland, OR, Multnomah (Portland, OR), Montavilla (Portland, OR), Home Gardening, Home

Sat Jul 12, 2014

The Oregonian

Protesters rally against Israel's Operation Protective Edge in downtown Portland

Mohammed Nabil has been studying in the U.S. for two years. In that time, he says, he's followed two major operations in the Gaza Strip - one of which hit close to home.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Portland, OR, Palestinian Territories, Explosion

Fri Jul 11, 2014

WDTN-TV Dayton

Five new officers to take oath in Kettering

Thomas R. Faulkner, a graduate from Temple Christian High School and is working toward his Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice.


Related Topix: Sandusky, OH, Wright State University

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Portland State camp aims to boost students', teachers' mastery of cyber-security

Cyber Discovery camp participants play golf with a little robotic help July 20, 2014, in Portland State University's Smith Memorial Student Union.


Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology, Olympia, WA

The Oregonian

Oregon drug addict's journey through prison ends in triumph, scholarship at PSU

When Ailene Farkac appeared in a Eugene criminal court in 2007 for dealing drugs, she figured she'd get probation and beat it home in time to pick up her six-year-old son from school.


Related Topix: Drugs, Prison


The Swoosh You Hear Is Nike Exiti...

Nike is taking its Swoosh off the shirts of Manchester United after a dozen years because the terms for a renewed deal "did not represent good value for Nike's shareholders."