On Monday, more protestors gathered at the capitol building in Salem. The event was noticeably different from the demonstration on Saturday night in which some protestors vandalized capitol building monuments and damaged property at Salem Center Mall. While the police watched the event closely, none
B.L.M. protestors and counter-protestors stir unrest in downtown Salem late Saturday night sparking city-wide curfew
On Saturday night, demonstrators in Salem came out in large crowds to protest the killing of George Floyd. Initially, the gather was peaceful with organizer, Melvin Smith simply calling on demonstrators to block the street in front of the capitol building. As more individuals joined
On Friday, mourners gathered at Oregon’s capitol building for a prayer vigil concerning the death of George Floyd. Floyd, an African-American man, died in custody when Derek Chauvin, a white police officer, knelt on his neck for over 8 minutes. Floyd’s death came on the
For a second time, protestors rallied at the Oregon state capitol building to protest the state’s Stay Home Save Lives initiative. Among those present were Oregon nurses and healthcare workers. Many simply showed up to more broadly protest against Oregon Governor Kate Brown. Others used
On Friday afternoon, hundreds of individuals, most staying in their cars, united in protest of Governor Kate Brown’s stay-home order. Individuals came from as far as Grants Pass to join the rally, which created traffic congestion downtown. “These shutdowns by the governors are illegal and
In recent months, Chemeketa’s Public Safety has seen an uptick in the number of homeless individuals on and around campus. The department is forced to deal with the issue almost daily.
After a three-day weekend, students returned to find the Chemeketa campus vandalized with graffiti.