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Malala Yousafzai: Make Your Heart Beautiful

October 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

Words by Aliya Hall/ Photos by Sierra Pedro Nobel Peace Prize winner and author Malala Yousafzai was greeted to the stage of the Moda Center in Portland on August 30th, with a standing ovation and an eruption of applause. Yousafzai, now 19 years old, stood tall underneath the overhead lights, draped in vibrant purple. Her...

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The Election’s Muted Voice

September 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

Words by Kaylee Domzalski/ Illustrations by    A man who describes himself as family-oriented, intelligent, and hardworking is prohibited from voting by the state of Oregon’s constitution. Edmund Bradshaw, 49, is one of 14,648 individuals detained in Oregon’s prisons like the Oregon State Penitentiary who are barred from voting in November.   In the United States,...

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Words by Julia Comnes Photos by Kaylee Domzalski It’s a familiar scene on the Knight Library field this Sunday: On one end of the field, two men in cargo shorts lazily toss a baseball back and forth. Students are scattered on the grass, supine on beach towels and yoga mats, reading textbooks or napping. One...

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Wilderness in the City

June 16, 2016 | 0 Comments

"While the Delta Ponds are a regression to original Oregon wilderness, they are also a progression toward the sustainable cities of the future. In a world of disappearing wetlands and natural areas, this neighborhood conservation effort stands as an example of community sustainability in practice."...

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You Just Have to Jump

June 13, 2016 | 0 Comments

"Whatever the next step is, it will test your courage. It will disrupt the familiarity of your life. And to make matters worse, that next step might not be successful."...

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The Revolution Will Be Live-Tweeted

June 6, 2016 | 0 Comments

How journalists adapted to cover a new brand of civil unrest....

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"Whether or not the vote, set for June 23, is a precipice remains to be seen. Meanwhile, as the layers unfold and the Brexit vote draws near, I can’t help but think of the music that ushered me into the harsh Scottish terrain in 2015 – The Temptations’ 'Ball of Confusion'."...

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Words by Lindsay McWilliams, Illustrations by Miro Merrill I’m sitting with a group of eight people in lawn chairs by a pool. With my notepad handy and recorder on, I ask questions about my interviewees’ lives — typical of my job as a writer. Typical, until I look down. I am naked. In fact, we’re...

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