Select March 2013 media clippings

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Statesman Journal

Racial threat to Salem Hospital manager prompts a broader look at community

"'The incident has meaning outside of the one person being targeted,' Vysotsky said. The visibility and prominence of Salem Health as an organization amplifies the impact of the event, he said. Vysotsky’s research focuses on racial prejudice and hate crimes, specifically hate groups and their opposition."

The Seattle Times

Risk and drive fuel Dani Cone's coffee and pie success

"Behind her apparent quirkiness, Cone is a savvy entrepreneur. A business and economics major at Willamette University in Salem, Ore., she has an innate sense for marketing and knew from the time she was a high-school sophomore that Starbucks had nothing on her. At 15, Cone had already nabbed her first job as a barista."

SeaTac News

Courtney Gregoire selected to join the Port of Seattle Commission

"The Port of Seattle Commission has selected Courtney Gregoire to fill the seat vacated by Gael Tarleton...

Statesman Journal

Legal professionals coach students' mock trial team

"The team’s mentors include former Oregon chief justices Paul De Muniz and Edwin Peterson and current Supreme Court Justice Martha Walters as well as Marion County Circuit Judge Lindsay Partridge, lawyer Travis Dickey, law clerk Caitlin Mitchell and Willamette University student Shamir Cervantes.