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CORVALLIS—What's in a name? Maybe plenty if you want to rent an apartment.

An Oregon State University survey found that an ethnic-sounding name can be a factor in whether an applicant gets an apartment.

The study, co-authored by William Loges, an OSU assistant professor in new media communications and sociology, sought and found differences in replies to online housing inquiries from people with names associated with Caucasians, Arabs and Blacks.

Despite a less-than-stellar economy and a scarce job market, North and Northeast Port-land residents Amanda Salama and Molly Kline are choosing to start their own business.

The two 26-year-olds who have college degrees and professional experience, made the decision despite the risks — they have opened Ink Promotions.


Hundreds of Black elected officials descended on Portland over the weekend of May 31 to June 2 to attend the Region X conference of Blacks in Government Inc.

 


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