Weekly news wrap-up: the President's speech interrupted and the new bar passage rates by Emerald Media published on 2017-10-07T16:35:39Z Today is Saturday, Oct. 7. Here are the three stories from this week that you need to know. In this weekly news wrap-up, Podcast Editor Alec Cowan and Senior News Reporter Michael Tobin discuss President Michael Schill's "State of the University" address, which was suspended due to a student protest. Also included is an overview of Oregon's recent bar exam results, which allowed 36% more students to pass the exam after the minimum passing grade was lowered. Also included is the anonymous $50 million donation to the university that will fund the "Presidental Fund for Excellence." This episode was produced by Alec Cowan.