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Sona Andrews and the Office of the Provost have been involved in the EMSA restructure. Silvia Cardullo/PSU Vanguard

EMSA undergoes major restructuring

Enrollment Management and Student Affairs at Portland State has recently experienced major restructuring, redirecting three units to the Office of … Continue reading EMSA undergoes major restructuring

Adjunct Professor Kendra Larson (second from left) fields the PSUFA vent tent, where visitors were invited to express their feelings about the adjunct experience. Seleny Diaz/PSU Vanguard

Adjunct instructors seek stability

The first ever National Adjunct Walkout Day took place last week on Wednesday, Feb. 25. The event aimed to raise … Continue reading Adjunct instructors seek stability

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New Elections Packet pursues fairness in upcoming election

During the senate meeting on Feb. 23, the Associated Students of Portland State University approved a new Elections Packet meant … Continue reading New Elections Packet pursues fairness in upcoming election

1. Adjunct Professor Kendra Larson (second from left) fields the PSUFA vent tent, where visitors were invited to express their feelings about the adjunct experience. Seleny Diaz/PSU Vanguard

Adjunct instructors vent on National Adjunct Walkout Day

Members of the PSU community participated in the National Adjunct Walkout Day on Feb. 25. Adjunct instructors at Portland State … Continue reading Adjunct instructors vent on National Adjunct Walkout Day

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ASPSU to host town hall meeting

The Associated Students of Portland State University will convene on the evening of March 3 at 5 p.m. for a … Continue reading ASPSU to host town hall meeting

The ASPSU 2015 election packet features everything a prospective candidate needs to know, including registration and regulation information. Jeoffry Ray/PSU Vanguard

New Elections Packet pursues fairness in upcoming election

During the senate meeting on Feb. 23, the Associated Students of Portland State University approved a new Elections Packet meant … Continue reading New Elections Packet pursues fairness in upcoming election

The faceless Viking sticker has fueled controversy about the identity and inclusiveness of the PSU mascot. Miles Sanguinetti/PSU Vanguard

Viking sticker campaign raises concerns about inclusion

The mirrored tile of the University Center Building’s northern elevator currently displays an unfamiliar face: an empty face, plus a … Continue reading Viking sticker campaign raises concerns about inclusion

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Community members head to Salem for PSU Day at the Oregon state capitol

Portland State will be participating in PSU Day at the Oregon State Capitol on March 5, 8 a.m. to 5 … Continue reading Community members head to Salem for PSU Day at the Oregon state capitol

A water filter in the SWEETLab. Photo by Joseph Thiebes.

SWEETLab deploys half million water filters in Rwanda

There are 783 million people in the world who lack access to clean drinking water, according to the United Nations … Continue reading SWEETLab deploys half million water filters in Rwanda

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Crime Blotter Feb. 9 — Feb. 22

Feb. 9 Exclusion Smith Memorial Student Union Sergeant Michael Anderson and Officers Jon Buck and David Troppe stopped a non-student … Continue reading Crime Blotter Feb. 9 — Feb. 22

ASPSU Academic Affairs Director Tia Gomez-Zeller and  Jimmy Hsu of the Intensive English Language program discuss policy presentation for the upcoming Cultural Competency Celebration. Silvia Cardullo/PSU Vanguard

ASPSU to hold cultural competency celebration on March 2

The Associated Students of Portland State University will hold a Cultural Competency Celebration on March 2, from 9 a.m. to … Continue reading ASPSU to hold cultural competency celebration on March 2