Campus Safety Chief Phillip Zerzan addresses the student senate. Photo by Jacob Ashley

ASPSU senate meeting discusses public safety

The Associated Students of Portland State University met last Monday for a senate meeting that included a presentation on the…
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Panelists Dennis Yee (Left), Jason Jurjevich (Middle) and Christian Taylor (Right) answer questions during a Q&A session. Photo by Miles Sanguinetti

Economic forecast event examines Portland’s financial future

The future of Portland’s economy was the topic of discussion at a recent panel and Q&A event hosted by the…
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Student parents Alexandria Washington (left) and Desiree Bolster (right) study in the RCSC Family Room with daughters Judiyah (foreground) and Karenza. Photo by Christopher Sohler

Access to childcare improves, still has room to grow

For the third time, Portland State’s Helen Gordon Child Development Center was awarded the $1.5 million Child Care Access Means…
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Employees at the Multnomah County Elections Division sort and inspect signatures on ballots for the upcoming elections. Photo by Christopher Sohler

Measuring up the 2014 ballot

Measure 86 Measure 86 proposes an amendment to the Oregon Constitution which would authorize the state to create a fund…
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Dr. Cornel Pewewardy, director of PSU's Indigenous Nations Studies program. Photo courtesy of PSU

American Indian Teaching Program receives $1.2 million grant

The Graduate School of Education at Portland State received a $1.2 million grant in late September for its American Indian…
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The new Vice President of Finance and Administration Kevin Reynolds speaks to the student senate at a recent meeting. Photo by Jacob Ashley

Kevin Reynolds appointed new VP of Finance and Administration

Kevin Reynolds has been appointed the new vice president of Finance and Administration for Portland State by President Wim Wiewel.…
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Former U.S. Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta addresses guests at the Simon Benson Award dinner. Photo by Jacob Ashley

Former CIA director speaks at Simon Benson Awards

Former Secretary of Defense and Director of the Central Intelligence Agency Leon Panetta was the keynote speaker at the 2014…
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State officials and medical professionals debated the benefits and drawbacks of legalizing marijuana at Portland State's Lincoln Hall. Photo by Devin Courtright

Oregon’s Great Pot Debate sparks up controversy

Tuesday night Portland State and KATU News hosted “Oregon’s Great Pot Debate” at Lincoln Performance Hall. On the supporting side…
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Dr. Shaoyu Pu of the University of Nevada gives a presentation on Chinese international relations. Photo by Miles Sanguinetti

China Town Hall gives insight into U.S.–China relations

A live broadcast of the National Committee on U.S.–China Relations’s 2014 China Town Hall event—featuring former U.S. President Jimmy Carter—recently…
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Simon Fowler shows the miniature prototype his team uses in research. Dyed water is pumped through the ultraviolet filtration system and it is then placed under a sunlight simulator. Photo by Jaime Dunkle

Sustainability grant accessible to student-led research groups

The Institute for Sustainable Solutions is offering a stimulus grant up to $2,500 to Portland State student and faculty groups…
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Former Student Fee Committee Chair Devon Backstrom (left) and current SFC Chair Alexandra Calloway-Nation (second from left), at a recent hearing concerning Student Media and Food for Thought. Photo by Jeoffry Ray

New Student Fee Committee chair elected to ASPSU

A new Student Fee Committee chair was elected into the Associated Students of Portland State on Friday. Alexandra Calloway-Nation replaced…
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