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Sarah Levy, a member of the Portland ISO, started the event with a talk about the history of policing in the U.S., problems with it and possible solutions. Photo by Miles Sanguinetti

Portland ISO hosts discussion on police reform

In light of recent police killings like those of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile, the Portland International Socialist Organization held an event focusing on the history of police brutality and…
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The Board of Trustees convened to approve a resolution to begin the search process for a new Portland State President on August 4, 2016. Lauryn Smith-Freimark/PSU Vanguard

A new PSU president the search commences… or board of trustees approves their own authority

The Portland State Board of Trustees convened Aug. 4 to approve a resolution to begin the search process for PSU President Wim Wiewel’s replacement. “This is the most important thing…
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President Wim Wiewel during a press conference in May 2016. Brad Bourgeois/Vanguard Archives

Fare-Wiewel

Back in 2008, Wim Wiewel cruised to campus on his bike for his first day as president at Portland State. He had come from University of Baltimore, Maryland and had…
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Portland State University President Wim Wiewel, PSU Campus, Portland, Oregon. Courtesy of PSU

President Wim Wiewel issues statement of resignation

Wim Wiewel issued a notice of his intent to resign from the presidency at Portland State, this morning. Wiewel will complete the 2016-17 academic year, during which the Board of…
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Jacob Simeoni (Left), a PSU student, captures a Pokemon gym with other Pokemon Go players. Miles Sanguinetti/PSU Vanguard

Pokemon Go brings crowds to campus

Pokemon Go may leave its player base glued to their screens, but the augmented reality mobile game has brought a horde of students out of their dorms to explore campus,…
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Sexual assault ‘vastly underreported,’ say 30 U.S. Senators

A recent letter from 30 U.S. senators, including Oregon’s Ron Wyden, stated that nearly 91 percent of colleges in the U.S. reported no incidents of interpersonal violence on campus to…
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Accelerated program offers leg up to would-be lawyers

This month, PSU announced its partnership with Willamette University College of Law to offer an accelerated program that would allow students to complete both an undergraduate and law degree in…
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Illustration by Lauren Chapluk

Portland State Women’s Soccer Preview

The PSU women’s soccer season is just around the corner as they prepare for their first exhibition game against the Oregon Ducks on August 12, 2016 in Eugene, Oregon. The…
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Crime Blotter July 14–25

July 14 When Fruit Flies Ondine Officer David Troppe responded to a report of people throwing fruit out of a dormitory window. When he arrived at the scene, the fruit…
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Crime Blotter July 5-9

Car Prowl Parking Structure Three Officer Gary Smeltzer found two bags, clothes and a tripod in the east stairwell on the third floor of the parking structure. He suspected that…
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Scott Fabian, Director of Strength and Conditioning, gives the Vikings a workout in the new weight room added as a part of the renovations. Photo by Miles Sanguinetti

Athletics huddles on future Viking Pavillion

Construction is underway on the Viking Pavilion, a brand new venue on the Portland State campus for sports games, academic forums and other university events. The 15,000 square foot building…
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