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Monthly Archives: May 2019

Salem: Hooverville

From downcast orphan teenager in Salem, Oregon to President of the United States, Herbert Hoover embodies the American “rags-to-riches” story. Hoover would rise to be at the forefront of the early 20th Century global mining industry, lead the food relief effort in Belgium after the

Every color in the spectrum and every note in the scale

Local Salem pop-fusion band Chromatic Colors dropped their latest album Nature / Nurture on May 16. The album is atmospheric low fidelity pop with stream-of-consciousness lyrics. Hints of jazz and funky breaks are sprinkled throughout. Lead singer and songwriter Katy Ohsiek’s distinct voice carries the

Get yourself tested

Many students winced at the sight of discharging penises and syphilis chancres as experts from Marion County Health and Human Services presented a powerful presentation on sexually transmitted diseases.

Scenes from an Execution

Friday, May 10 served as an opening night for the Chemeketa Players and director Jay Gipson-King as they presented their performance of Howard Barker’s Scenes from an Execution to a live audience in Chemeketa’ auditorium.

Chemeketa nursing program ranked second in Oregon

Reaching their 50th anniversary, Chemeketa’s nursing program recently became ranked as one of the best in the state of Oregon. Determined by RegisteredNursing.org, out of 27 accredited nursing schools in Oregon, Chemeketa received a second place ranking. Students and faculty members involved in the program gave an inside take of the program life.