Jordyn Brown, The Register-Guard

Jordyn Brown

The Register-Guard

Eugene, OR, United States

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Recent:
  • The Register-Guard
  • Statesman Journal
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  • Govtech.com
  • St. Cloud Times
  • USA TODAY
  • ksdk.com
  • North Jersey News

Recent articles by Jordyn:

Native teacher works to correct the Thanksgiving Day myths, with still much work to be done

In a year of firsts, this year was the first Thanksgiving Day to line up with the Oregon Department of Education's new "Tribal History/Shared History" curriculum. → Read More

Former Oregon ministry leader sentenced on 10 counts of sex abuse

Edward Samuel Thompson, 40, of Eugene was found guilty on the 10 counts by a unanimous jury on Nov. 10. → Read More

Rep. Peter DeFazio wins over Skarlatos in race for Oregon's 4th Congressional District

The Associated Press called the race in favor of incumbent Democrat Peter DeFazio just after 9:30 p.m. Tuesday. → Read More

Voters have already turned out in record numbers this year, Oregon on track to match them

Oregon's historically had high voter turnout — in 2016, it was 80%. But this year more people registered to vote and are voting earlier than in 2016. → Read More

Oregon universities and colleges face enrollment declines due to COVID

Preliminary numbers for the University of Oregon show a drop, though less than the national average. Other Oregon colleges are facing similar losses. → Read More

Oregon school districts not concerned with gap in testing data, look to track student progress in new ways

This year's school report cards had no new data on English or math testing or attendance, but districts often track progress different anyway. → Read More

Woman who worked at Salem care homes arrested on suspicion of elder abuse

Noelle Jendraszek is potentially facing 99 felony charges and 11 misdemeanor charges. → Read More

University of Oregon announces winter term classes will be primarily remote due to COVID-19

The winter term classes will be handled just as with the fall term — primarily remote with the exception of some such as labs, studios and creative classes. → Read More

Public health 'optimistically surprised' by UO's COVID-19 case counts after students return

Public health officials braced for the worst with UO students returning, but weeks after students have returned, the case counts are lower than expected. → Read More

State temporarily relaxes school reopening metrics, but it may not help Salem-Keiser

The Oregon Department of Education is temporarily relaxing one of its metrics for reopening K-12 schools in the midst of COVID-19. → Read More

University of Oregon announcements sets stage what return to campus this fall will look like

UO made major announcements about fall, including a move to online instruction for fall. Here's a recap. → Read More

UO pivots from in-person plans to mostly remote for the fall

Months back the UO announced its intention for in-person classes come fall, but now they'll stick with mostly remote instruction. → Read More

Oregon's Wyden, Merkley and DeFazio speak out against cuts to U.S. Postal Service

U.S. Senators Wyden and Merkley and U.S. Rep. DeFazio stood together in Eugene Friday to assert the need to block changes to USPS. → Read More

Oregon’s only woman on death row resentenced to life in prison for killing daughter

Angela McAnulty was sentenced to death in 2011 after pleading guilty to the 2009 aggravated murder of her 15-year-old daughter Jeanette Maples → Read More

Oregon's small, private colleges have advantage to fall planning despite COVID-19

Less enrollment, smaller classes are helpful as private Oregon schools try to rework courses to accommodate in-person education during the pandemic → Read More

UO set to roll out less invasive COVID-19 test to Marion County

UO’s COVID-19 Monitoring and Assessment Program is developing a test that would rely on saliva samples. → Read More

Rebuilding America: How universities and colleges in the Mid-Valley are approaching fall term

One of the most noticeable changes at the University of Oregon will be classes of more than 50 students neing taught online. → Read More

Oregon businesses sue Gov. Kate Brown, challenge constitutionality of shutdown orders

The lawsuit claims the governor’s orders to shut down businesses violated the business owners’ constitutional rights and must be nullified. → Read More

Oregon Schools Provide Devices to Students for E-Learning

School districts in the Eugene-Springfield area began distributing laptops and tablets to students late last week in an effort to close access gaps for students without technology at home needed for remote learning. → Read More

Staffer on cruise ship with coronavirus fears breaks quarantine, returns to Eugene

Staffer on cruise ship with coronavirus fears breaks quarantine, returns to Eugene → Read More