College cancels classes in anticipation of protest

When I arrived at the Berry Hill shopping center in Oregon City on Friday, May 21, I felt as though I had entered a Call of Duty game.  In the corner of the parking lot, dozens of men were gathered around a massive American flag. Many were dressed in tactical gear and were armed with…

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Historic statues fall in Downtown Portland riots

Theodore Roosevelt Statue pulled down by rioters

A group of around 300 demonstrators used straps, chains, and eventually a vehicle to pull down the statue of Theodore Roosevelt in downtown Portland on Oct. 11 around 7:45 p.m. According to Portland Police Bureau, once the demonstrators had pulled down the statue, which has stood in the South Park Blocks since 1922, the demonstrators…

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Protests against police brutality rage on

  (Featured photo by Jonathan Villagomez) On May 25, 9:25 p.m. civilian George Floyd would be pronounced dead at Hennepin County Hospital in Minneapolis after having his neck knelt on for nearly nine minutes by a police officer in broad daylight. Floyd is just one of countless victims of police brutality; while many cases have…

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“No justice, no peace”: PDX protestors vow to continue marching in wake of George Floyd’s death

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] June 2, 6:15 p.m. “A-C-A-B!” “A-C-A-B!” “A-C-A-B!” “Nah, nah, nah — I don’t wanna hear any of that! We don’t like that!”  We had already marched from Pioneer Courthouse Square up and across the Burnside Bridge to join up with another protest happening at Washington High School; marchers from downtown Portland filtered into the…

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Patriot Prayer group closes Clark College

Announced several days beforehand, Clark College was shut down Monday by the college’s president in anticipation for a Patriot Prayer rally scheduled to be held that day. The group of activists, led by Patriot Prayer founder Joey Gibson, gathered at the college around noon carrying signs urging Washington residents to vote no on Initiative 1639.…

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