Demonstrators march from the Park Blocks toward the Market Center Building in a show of support for adjuncts. Jeoffry Ray/PSU Vanguard

AAUP kicks off bargaining with “Imagine”

Portland State’s chapter of the American Association of University Professors kicked off bargaining with a rally on May 6. The rally was a joint action with the PSU Faculty Association, the…
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Rogue's new Viktory ale will debut on May 21 in a celebration commemorating the graduating class of 2015. Christian Profeta/PSU Vanguard

It was the best of steins

Oregon brewing mainstay Rogue Ales will celebrate its newest specialty brew, dubbed Rogue Viktory Ale, with a release party entitled “The Dare, Risk, Dream Graduation Party,” held at Rogue Hall…
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Bicycles crowd the bike corral outside of Shattuck Hall. According to the new crime data website statistics, bicycle theft is the only listed crime on the rise. Jeoffry Ray/PSU Vanguard

PSU and Portland Police team up to map crime

A crime analysis team at Portland State collaborated with the Portland Police Bureau to create an accessible database of common crimes in Portland over the past 20 years. The database…
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Crime Blotter May 11-May 18

May 11 Theft Campus Rec Center Officer James Dewey was dispatched to investigate a stolen backpack at 8:30 a.m. A white male was caught on camera taking the backpack from…
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Gorrety Parmu, a Ugandan foreign exchange student, holds up some shoes that she brought as an example of Ugandan artistry. Photo by Miles Sanguinetti

International Night highlights diversity at PSU

International Night brought people from around the world to the first three floors of Smith Memorial Student Union. Attendees were treated to a multitude of educational booths run by international…
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Campus community members line up at the Harvest Share pavilion in the PSU Park Blocks.  Courtesy of the Oregon Food Bank

Harvest Share returns to feed almost 1,300 people

Last week, roughly 1,300 people took home over 6,500 pounds of fresh produce from Portland State’s second official Harvest Share. In April, the Oregon Food Pantry partnered with Portland State…
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President Wim Wiewel during a recent guest lecture at the Smith Memorial Student Union. Wiewel joined the Board of Trustees in discussion about the university's Achievement Compact on May 8. Chavelin Gonzalez/PSU Vanguard

Board of Trustees Committee talks budget, Achievement Compact

The Portland State Board of Trustees’ Academic and Student Affairs Committee convened May 8 to address the university budget, healthcare plan and PSU’s future. Provost and Vice President for Academic…
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Crime Blotter May 4-May 10

May 4 Burglary II /Theft II Koinonia Building At 4:21 p.m. Officer Brian Rominger took a report at Koinonia Building regarding a stolen camcorder. The individual told Rominger the camcorder…
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Rayleen McMillan, 2014 ASPSU student body vice-president (Right, at center) congratulates Dana Ghazi, 2015's student body president-elect (Left, at center), on her victory. Photo by Miles Sanguinetti

Results are in

On May 8, the Associated Students of Portland State University announced the winners of the 2015 student government election. Student Power Coalition’s Dana Ghazi and Davíd Martinez won the presidency…
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California has enforced watering restrictions across the state, due to record drought conditions. Courtesy of Kevin Cortopassi through Creative Commons via Flickr

Environment, economics and you

Berkeley Professor of Economics Peter Berck visited Portland State on April 29 to deliver the first in a series of lectures that will address the effects of climate change on…
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Rayleen McMillan congratulates Dana Ghazi on winning the student presidency. Miles Sanguinetti/PSU Vanguard

ASPSU announces elections results

Associated Students of Portland State University announced the results for student government elections today at 5 p.m. The results are as follows: President: Dana Ghazi Vice President: David Martinez Student Fee…
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