Demonstrators Rally Against Racism

EUGENE, Ore. — Demonstrators turned out in Eugene Monday, calling for an end to what they consider police violence. Protestors were out at the Wayne Morse Free Speech Plaza showing solidarity with cities across the country. Organizers say they’re rallying against the lack of accountability in the killings of Michael Brown and Eric Garner. “Local … Continue reading »

CARDV Fundraiser to Stop Violence

CORVALLIS, Ore. — A call for the end to domestic violence Tuesday morning in Corvallis: that was the message delivered during a breakfast fundraiser put on by an organization serving victims of rape and domestic violence. About 350 people packed into the CH2M Hill Alumni Center at Oregon State University to raise money for the … Continue reading »

Countdown to Day of Peace

EUGENE, Ore. –Friday marks 100 days until International Peace Day, and the countdown couldn’t have come sooner, especially in the wake of recent violence at schools. Each year, millions of people and organizations around the world observe International Day of Peace on September 21. On Friday, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will issue a statement … Continue reading »

SPU Shooting Suspect Officially Charged

Seattle, Wash. (CNN) — Prosecutors filed multiple charges Tuesday against the suspect in last week’s deadly shooting at Seattle Pacific University. King County prosecutor, Dan Satterberg, said his office filed one count of first degree murder, two counts of first degree attempted murder and one count of second degree assault against 26-year-old Aaron Ybarra. One … Continue reading »

Vigil Held for Campus Shooting Victims

Seattle (CNN) — A prayer vigil was held Friday for students of Seattle Pacific University following Thursday’s campus shooting. Hundreds of students, staff and faculty attended the service at First Free Methodist Church, which was described as a time for prayer, lament and worship. Seattle Police say 26-year-old Aaron Ybarra opened fire, killing one student … Continue reading »

Candlelight Vigil Aims to End Violence

EUGENE, Ore. — A group of demonstrators rallied Monday night to raise awareness about gender-based violence. The Zonta Club of Eugene-Springfield held a candlelight vigil near the Hult Center in downtown Eugene. They held signs as part of their message. According to the World Health Organization, 35 percent of women will be the victim of … Continue reading »