Jules Boykoff to Appear on KGW's "Straight Talk" This Weekend

Pacific University associate professor Jules Boykoff, chair of the Politics & Government Department, will appear on KGW NewsChannel 8's public affairs program Straight Talk this weekend.

Boykoff is an expert on the political elements of the Olympic Games and will discuss the sensitive topics that have emerged during the Sochi games with NewsChannel 8's Laural Porter.

Straight Talk will air on KGW NewsChannel 8 at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 22, and on Northwest Cable News on Sunday, Feb. 23 at 7 p.m. and again at 8:30 p.m. 

Boykoff will further discuss Sochi and the 2014 Winter Olympics during an Oregon Humanities gathering at Grand Vines in Salem at 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 27 (195 High St. NE). Admission is free.

Friday, Feb. 21, 2014