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A sworn officer indexes his firearm in St. Paul during the 2008 Republican National Convention. Photo courtesy of Tony Webster through Creative Commons

A call for arms

The new governing body of Portland State, the Board of Trustees, will vote on the addition of a sworn campus…
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Portland State's emergency blue-light phones are among several additions to ensure safety for students, staff, and faculty. Photo by Jeoffry Ray

University seeks input on campus safety

Portland State is hosting a safety forum on Oct. 7 at 9 a.m. in the Ballroom of Smith Memorial Student…
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Crime Blotter September 15–28

September 16 Exclusion Research Greenhouse Officer Brian Rominger and Officer David Troppe contacted non-student Michael Patty for drinking in public…
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Medical Assistant X-Ray Specialist Jon Leon is one of many SHAC healthcare professionals available for students taking five or more credit hours. Photo illustration by Christian Profeta

Affordable Care Act brings changes and alternatives to student health insurance

As the Portland State health insurance waiver deadline approaches on Oct. 12, many students are busy comparing their health insurance…
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Students line up in the Neuberger lobby to settle their accounts for the coming fall term. As of this fall, students will be able to arrange a monthly payment plan through the university's billing office. Photo by Christian Profeta

PSU Payment Plan premieres

This fall, a new payment plan is available for students paying tuition and fees at Portland State. Instead of paying…
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Portland State professor Debra Lindberg will compete in the 2015 World Duathlon Championship. Photo by Devin Courtright

PSU professor to compete in World Duathlon Championship

It can be hard to remember, but professors have lives outside the classroom. Dr. Debra Lindberg, professor of the Criminology…
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Crime Blotter September 9–15

September 9 Attempt Theft III PSU Bike Hub Dispatch alerted officers to a report of an attempted shoplifting at the…
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Crime Blotter September 2–8

September 2 Warrant and Methamphetamine Arrest Urban Plaza Officer Danae Murphy and Officer David Baker recognized and contacted James Trujillo,…
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Crime Blotter August 25–September 1

August 25 Bike Theft Engineering Building A nonstudent reported that her secured bike was stolen from the rack in front…
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Crime Blotter August 18–25

August 18 Trespass Arrest Urban Center Building At approximately 9:34 p.m., Officer Danae Murphy and Officer David Baker were dispatched…
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PSU President Wim Wiewel undertakes the ice bucket challenge on Stott Field. Photo by Miles Sanguinetti

PSU President Wim Wiewel accepts ice bucket challenge

On the green turf of Stott Field, Portland State cheerleaders chanted “Go Viks!” as others applauded. But it wasn’t the…
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