COVID19

PSU students petition for student input in graduation alternative during social distancing

Airs at: Wed, 04/08/2020 at 5:15pm
Produced for Evening News
  Students at Portland State University who are set to graduate this June received a terse email from administrators saying their graduation will take place online. Several student petitions have begun in response, asking for student involvement in the decision about thei... Read more

Noticias en español 04/09/2020

Airs at: Thu, 04/09/2020 at 12:00pm - 12:15pm
Produced for Noticias en español
Breve Informativo sobre el COVID-19 de las últimas noticias locales, nacionales e internacionales sobre el COVID-19, relevantes para la comunidad latina de Oregon. Hoy jueves 9 de abril del 2020. Hay más de un millón, 535, 790 de casos confirmados de COVID-19, y han ocurr... Read more

Presswatch on 04/09/20

Airs at: Thu, 04/09/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Presswatch

Hold Space From a Distance

Airs at: Thu, 04/16/2020 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
"Yoga teachers talk about “holding space” for their students or for a room. It really is an important part of finding calm in yourself and finding calm within a group of people. I wouldn't have thought that it was possible to do that over a computer screen. I'm finding over... Read more

The Covid-19 Pandemic from someone who works in a grocery story

Airs at: Mon, 04/20/2020 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
“We are working long days, we're working long weeks, and long hours. We want to be able to go home with our family and friends as well. But we're putting our our health at risk away from our families instead of saying home because this is part of the job and this is what pe... Read more

Policy Making in a Pandemic

Airs at: Mon, 04/13/2020 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Now that everyone on the planet is facing the all-consuming threat of the COVID-19 pandemic, we need to seriously face not only the need to innovate our medical and social systems, but also how we make policy. If we can figure out how to swiftly limit the deadly virus’s spr... Read more

COVID19 News Update for Monday 4/6/20

Airs at: Mon, 04/06/2020 at 2:00pm - 2:15pm
Produced for Daily News Headlines
It’s time for the KBOO afternoon news update for Monday April 6th, 2020.   The number of COVID19 cases in Oregon is one thousand sixty eight, as of this morning, with twenty seven fatalities. The US has a third of the cases worldwide, with three hundred and fifty eight th... Read more

We Are All In This Together, But We're Not All In the Same Boat

Airs at: Thu, 04/23/2020 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
  "We don't always communicate well with our neighbors and with the people in the places we frequent on a daily basis, whether it's schools or stores. I don't think we can assume right now that everyone's connected to the same websites or internet pages, and we're certainl... Read more

The Power Of Community to Solve Problems

Airs at: Wed, 04/22/2020 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
"Communities, really meaningful communities, can spring up under the most unlikely circumstances. I feel very close to these people who I've never actually been able to see more than a glimpse of from my car." Suzanne LaGrande interviews freelance writer who organized a gro... Read more

The Digital Divide: Access to Technology Is Now a Matter of Survival

Airs at: Thu, 04/23/2020 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
 "We often hear  that technology is the thing that will save us. But technology and innovation are really just buzzwords. If they don't include everyone, technology just becomes another systemic barrier It's our goal [at Free Geek] that when we talk about innovation, we're ... Read more