In the media

Recent media coverage

August 27, 2020: DisarmPSU on OPB Think Out Loud

Past media coverage:

June 2015

https://www.oregonlive.com/education/2015/06/psu_trustees_vote_to_deploy_ar.html

July 2018

https://pamplinmedia.com/pt/9-news/400788-295891-a-history-of-the-unpopular-decision-to-arm-psu-officers-and-how-the-policy-might-change

https://www.opb.org/news/article/portland-state-university-police-family/

https://www.opb.org/news/article/portland-state-university-disarm-police-shooting-campus-protest/

https://socialistworker.org/2018/07/30/we-are-just-beginning-to-fight-for-jason

https://www.npr.org/2018/07/03/625544279/portland-shooting-reignites-debate-over-armed-campus-police

https://psuvanguard.com/aspsu-senate-holds-special-session-on-cpso-shooting/

September/October 2018

https://www.opb.org/news/article/portland-state-university-board-disarm-campus-officers-jason-washington/

https://www.chronicle.com/article/After-Fatal-Shooting-by/244638

https://katu.com/news/local/psu-students-plan-to-protest-armed-campus-officers-on-first-day-of-class

https://www.opb.org/news/article/jason-washington-memorial-portland-state-removed/

https://www.opb.org/news/article/portland-state-university-disarm-campus-police-rally/

https://www.opb.org/news/article/portland-state-university-officers-cleared-jason-washington-shooting/

https://www.thecollegefix.com/portland-state-considers-disarming-police-after-disputed-officer-involved-shooting/

https://www.portlandmercury.com/blogtown/2018/10/30/24136597/psu-students-and-faculty-skeptical-of-security-consultant-hired-in-wake-of-campus-shooting

https://pamplinmedia.com/pt/9-news/406761-304798-records-reveal-details-in-psu-shooting-and-its-aftermath

February 2019

https://pamplinmedia.com/pt/9-news/420796-325179-report-majority-at-psu-want-to-disarm-campus-police

https://katu.com/news/local/bill-looks-to-disarm-campus-officers-at-portland-state-univ-of-oregon

https://www.wweek.com/news/schools/2019/02/22/a-majority-of-the-portland-state-community-favors-disarming-campus-police-report-says/

March 2019

https://www.portlandmercury.com/blogtown/2019/03/07/26127682/students-and-consultants-agree-psu-broke-promises-after-arming-campus-cops

https://www.opb.org/news/article/portland-state-university-campus-armed-officers-board-trustees-meeting/

June 2019

https://www.portlandmercury.com/blogtown/2019/06/20/26676872/psu-wont-make-a-decision-about-disarming-campus-police-until-the-fall

September 2019

https://katu.com/news/local/psu-to-decide-whether-to-disarm-campus-security-at-board-meeting

October 2019 Unveiling of new campus safety plan

https://www.portlandmercury.com/blogtown/2019/10/10/27287803/psu-will-continue-to-have-armed-police-officers-on-campus

https://www.oregonlive.com/education/2019/10/portland-state-university-will-retain-armed-police-officers-up-training-on-non-lethal-techniques.html

https://www.kptv.com/news/psu-outlines-campus-public-safety-plan-current-officers-to-remain-armed/article_ff03e5e8-eb93-11e9-b0aa-ef110f52aa24.html

https://www.wweek.com/news/schools/2019/10/10/portland-state-university-retains-armed-cops-adds-unarmed-positions-in-new-campus-safety-plan/

December 2019 Settlement with the Washington family

https://www.opb.org/news/article/jason-washington-portland-state-university-reach-agreement-2018-shooting/

June 9 2020

https://www.portlandmercury.com/blogtown/2020/06/05/28506677/guest-editorial-the-hypocrisy-in-portland-state-universitys-response-to-racist-policing/comments

https://psuvanguard.com/open-letter-from-ssw-faculty-and-staff-to-disarm-psu/

June 12 2020 Demonstration

https://katu.com/news/local/disarm-psu-rally-held-on-campus-demanding-justice-for-jason-washington

https://www.oregonlive.com/news/2020/06/disarm-psu-demands-campus-police-to-disarm-during-friday-rally.html

https://www.opb.org/news/article/disarm-psu-portland-state-george-floyd-jason-washington/

https://www.koin.com/news/education/fresh-push-underway-to-disarm-psu-officers/

https://www.portlandmercury.com/blogtown/2020/06/12/28534140/live-updates-protesting-police-violence-in-portland-on-friday-june-12

https://www.portlandmercury.com/things-to-do/2020/06/11/28526961/the-best-things-to-do-in-portland-this-weekend-june-12-14

https://psuvanguard.com/letter-to-the-editor-english-department-statement-on-disarming-psu/

June 18 2020

kptv.com/news/psu-students-renew-call-to-disarm-campus-officers-you-refuse-to-listen/article_c5116db4-b1b4-11ea-8eab-374bb8155e0d.html

June 25 2020

https://www.macleans.ca/opinion/how-armed-police-officers-on-campus-have-become-a-ubiquitous-part-of-american-college-life/

June 29 2020 Vigil/Demonstration

https://www.kgw.com/article/news/local/protests/portland-protests-jason-washington-psu-two-years/283-a8dd096d-a409-4231-8fe7-6d3805104827

https://www.koin.com/news/protests/disarm-psu-now-jason-washington-vigil-06292020/

https://www.oregonlive.com/opinion/2020/06/readers-respond-disarm-psu-campus-police.html

https://pamplinmedia.com/pt/9-news/472024-381795-psu-to-name-scholarship-art-piece-after-jason-washington

https://psuvanguard.com/disarm-psu-marches-with-new-demands/

June 30 2020

https://pamplinmedia.com/scc/103-news/472020-381795-psu-to-name-scholarship-art-piece-after-jason-washington

https://www.oregonlive.com/opinion/2020/06/readers-respond-disarm-psu-campus-police.html

July 2020

https://www.csmonitor.com/USA/Education/2020/0702/If-police-on-campus-have-guns-is-college-more-safe

https://psuvanguard.com/psu-community-remembers-jason-washington/ (includes links to dept letters)

https://www.bakersfield.com/ap/national/at-some-us-universities-a-time-to-rethink-cops-on-campus/article_81a4814d-fde7-5770-bb41-22ae881a6ee5.html