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Crime Blotter August 11–18

August 11 Exclusion University Center Building Officers contacted nonstudent Garrett Farley, who was wandering the building’s fourth floor. Farley was…
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Crime Blotter July 28–August 10

July 28 Unlawful Delivery of Heroin Officer Denae Murphy and Officer David Baker observed nonstudents Thuy Nguyen and John Cavalli…
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Student in possession of firearms in custody

Portland State’s Campus Public Safety Office issued an alert this morning regarding PSU student Christopher Rantila, aka Christopher Kent, who…
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Lab attendants Saroj Bardewa, Bryan Martin and JP Grattan (left to right), overseeing the Broadway Building Integrated Digital Support Center. Photo by Chris Sohler

PSU awarded Transformation Planning Grant

The Association of Public Land-grant Universities announced on July 17 that Portland State has been awarded $225,000 as part of…
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(left to right) ASPSU Food Pantry workers Shaymaa Taha, Kathleen Steppe (Food Pantry coordinator) and Sean Comstock assist student visitor Joli Shempert. Photo by Chris Sohler

Realizing hunger and food insecurity at Portland State

Research conducted by the Portland State School of Social Work involving the issue of food insecurity with students found that…
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Keen on green

In recent years, sustainability has received a greater amount of attention on the university level. Portland State emphasizes sustainability on…
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Crime Blotter: July 12–28

July 12 Detox Southwest Fifth Avenue and Jackson Street Officer Jon Buck contacted and transported a nonstudent to the Hooper…
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PSU receives grant for energy use reduction

Portland State has taken another step to lead the way for modern, eco-friendly universities. The Office of Research and Strategic…
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ASPSU Senator Melinda Joy (left) and Director of Academic Affairs Tia Gomez-Zeller present statements from students concerning cultural competency. Photo by Christian Profeta

Cultural Competency Work Group opens doors to diversity

An attempt to standardize the elements of emotional and physical safety for all members of the Portland State community is…
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Catherine Dyck appointed as acting chancellor of OUS

A successor to current Oregon University System Chancellor Melody Rose was chosen during a meeting of the Board of Higher…
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Crime Blotter July 8–July 14

July 7 Employee Misconduct Officer Denae Murphy and Officer David Baker contacted a Portland State student and staff member who…
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