In the Media

October 18, 2019

Election 2020 Foreign Policy Roundup: The Democratic Debate, Trade Policy, and the Iran Nuclear Deal

In a foreign policy roundup focusing on the October 18 Democratic debate, James Linday references Prof. of Economics Kimberly Clausing’s guest editorial for Foreign Affairs: The Progressive Case Against Protectionism.

Council on Foreign Relations

October 18, 2019

"Ribcage" by Ben Read

Ben Read ’21 Quest editor, comparative literature major, and basketballer, reads his original poem, Ribcage, for Spokane Public Radio's Poetry moment.

Spokane Public Radio

September 29, 2019

Shell workers were incentivized with their paycheck to attend a Trump event, and one expert says it signals the 'slow death of democracy'

Professor of Political Science Mariela Daby talks about political clientelism, or paid political support, that took place at an August Trump rally in Pennsylvania, a practice that is unprecedented in the U.S.

Business Insider

September 26, 2019

Letters document former inmate’s path ‘out of hell’

Isabelle Sinclair ’22 was an inmate at Coffee Creek Correctional Facility when she befriended a spiritual advisor, Stuart Perrin, who was teaching a meditation class. The two began a correspondence that resulted in a friendship, and 160 letters. The letters have subsequently been turned into a book, From Darkness to Light. Sinclair hopes to distribute the book to current inmates.


September 18, 2019

Gresham bike shop gives homeless youth a career head start

Kaia MacLaren ’11 describes her job at Gresham bike repair and sales shop for p:ear as “a social justice enterprise that provides job training.” The goals are to build confidence, critical thinking, and life skills in participants.   

Portland Tribune