Tag Archives: attack

On these travelers’ nightmare situation in Peru and how you can help

This blog is ultimately about Portland and politics, but this post is about neither of those things. It is about some friends who found themselves in a horrible situation and are now more-or-less alright, though they could use your help. I went to Sacopee Valley High School with Jed Wolfrom and his younger sister Jennifer, […]

Meghan Conley on her assault, continued self-defense, and beating racist commentary to the punch

Two weeks ago my friend Meghan Conley was beaten up and sexually assaulted in Portland’s West End. I found out by way of seeing a picture of her bruised face on Facebook, the same way that thousands of other people found out. Meghan put up a fight until the man who attacked her finally gave […]