Destitute Destinations: Oregon State Hospital and Museum

By Summer Barraza / February 8, 2019

  The Destitute Diva is back again, but this time I’m travelling to unique and fun destinations in Oregon for cheap. Welcome to the first installment of Destitute Destinations, a series based on the advice column I started in fall 2018, where I gave advice on how to survive and succeed as a low-income college…

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Campus brings human trafficking awareness | VIDEO

By Summer Barraza / January 30, 2018

By Summer Barraza Multimedia Editor The Portland Metro area has had a sordid history of human trafficking most notably the Shanghai Tunnels in Chinatown. To add, there are approximately 27,000 documented homeless youth in the area that could potentially be exposed to sex trafficking and abuse, but also a nebulous amount of undocumented homeless youth…

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