Hill to Hall July 8–12

July 8 Republican lawmaker threatens Oregon Senate president The senate special committee has ordered Senator Brian Boquist, a Republican from Dallas, Ore., give 12-hour notice before coming to the Capitol…

Hill to Hall July 1–July 5

July 1 Mayor Ted Wheeler responds to criticism of Portland protest Protests between the left-wing group antifa and the right-wing group Patriot Prayer made national news after becoming violent in…

Hill to Hall June 25–28

June 25 Oregon Legislature repeals tsunami zone building ban House Bill 3309 was passed, overturning a 25-year-old law prohibiting new schools, hospitals, jails and police and fire stations from being…

Hill to Hall June 17–June 21

June 17 All Oregon Public Universities will raise tuition  All seven of Oregon’s public universities will be raising their tuition over the 2019–20 school year, with tuition hikes ranging from…

Hill to Hall June 10–June 14

June 10 Four Oregon Public Universities asking for higher tuition University of Oregon, Oregon Institute of Technology, Portland State and Southern Oregon University will defend substantial tuition increases this week…

Hill to Hall June 3–June 8

June 3 Oregon Legislature passes bill banning “revenge porn” House Bill 2393, which passed the Senate unanimously 28-0, is now headed to Gov. Kate Brown to be signed into law….

‘A world on fire’

Mike Ma, author of Harassment Architecture, spoke at the Portland State College Republicans spring event on May 31, discussing man’s divergence from nature as a result of government intervention. Ma…

Hill to Hall May 28–May 31

May 28: Oregon Public Schools now required to teach material on Holocaust Oregon Lawmakers unanimously voted to add mandatory Holocaust instruction to the school curriculum starting in the 2019–20 school…

PSU celebrates sustainability on and off campus

Portland State held their 12th annual Sustainability Celebration on May 23 with a display of sustainable projects on campus, speakers on sustainability and information about various sustainability-focused student groups. Dr….

Hill to Hall May 21–May 25

May 21: Oregon Senate passes election security bill Senate Bill 944 “overwhelmingly passed” the Oregon Senate on the day of Oregon’s special election for local positions and tax laws according…