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Students and staff reTHINK PSU

Campaign looks to overhaul education experience

Students, faculty and administration at Portland State now have the opportunity to think of the institution’s academics as a blank canvas.

It’s a chance to question the status quo.

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Trash for Peace transforms ‘garbage’

You’ve heard the phrase “one man’s trash is another man’s treasure,” right?

In the case of Trash for Peace, it’s most certainly true.

On Tuesday, Nov. 19, EcoReps—a group of students promoting environmentally responsible behavior on campus—teamed up with a local nonprofit, Trash for Peace, to demonstrate three do-it-yourself, eco-friendly and waste-reducing projects built from “trash.”

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Students learn workers’ rights

What to know before you start punching that timecard

Do you know your rights as an employee in Oregon?

How about what your employer can and cannot do with your wages?

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Ecotool eyes efficiency

New calculator compares green roofs to conventional roofs

Let’s say you have two identical buildings, side by side. The only difference? One has a green roof that absorbs rainwater, insulates the building and provides habitat for wildlife in the inner city. The other has a conventional roof.

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Ben & Jerry’s: scooping up success

New Avenues for Youth PartnerShop dishes out deliciousness

Walk into the Ben & Jerry’s store in PSU’s Urban Plaza and you’ll see a familiar sight.

There are the predictable brightly colored posters and signs, freezers full of ice cream and, of course, you’ll be greeted by a friendly scooper behind the counter.

Housing the homeless

Event challenges students, architects to design new solutions

It’s 7 p.m. on a Tuesday, and people are slowly milling in, one by one, through the doors of the downtown Mercy Corps Action Center.

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Getting there, staying dry

Within weeks, or possibly days, Portland will once again become a damp and rainy city. It’s simply inevitable.
But when these rainy days strike, how does one stay dry while traveling from one end of campus to the other? Listed below are just a few ways to do it.

Within weeks, or possibly days, Portland will once again become a damp and rainy city. It’s simply inevitable.
But when these rainy days strike, how does one stay dry while traveling from one end of campus to the other? Listed below are just a few ways to do it.

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Filipino talent hits the stage

Kaibigan continues the tradition

Vanguard staffIf singers, dancers and comedians aren’t enough to get you to go check out this weekend’s ShowKase from PSU’s Kaibigan club, maybe free dinner will do the trick.

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Park Blocks lose another tree

City takes preemptive measures for safety

Take a walk down the Park Blocks near campus, and you’ll notice that something isn’t quite the same. There’s been a dramatic change in the tree canopy between Cramer Hall and Smith Memorial Student Union.

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