Oregon Public Broadcasting

Some Oregonians in Boston are eager for things to get back to normal.

Narintohn Luangrath is a junior at Boston College.

She spent the day cooped up in her dorm, watching movies and the news to keep up on the search for a bombing suspect.

She says that while the 'shelter-in-place' request has been dropped -- and mass transit is running again -- she's staying put.

"I'm pretty grateful that the staff on campus have been really good at getting us food and watching out and so I feel like we're pretty safe around here, but no plans on going out tonight."

Luangrath is originally from Tigard. She's studying political science and international studies.

This story originally appeared on Oregon Public Broadcasting.

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