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Crime blotter Oct. 17–23

Oct. 17 Theft II Cramer Hall A Pacific Office technician was working in the computer lobby corridor. Leaving his backpack next to a copier, he went to an adjacent room….
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Fourth Cohort students from the American Indian Teacher Program. Courtesy of Professor Maria Tenorio

American Indian Teacher Program receives $1.2 million grant

The Portland metro area has the largest population of Native Americans in Oregon, and many Native American children attend public schools in Portland. What’s missing are Native American teachers. Currently,…
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On Oct. 17 Portland State University hosted a KATU News-sponsored debate regarding Oregon’s corporate tax initiative, Measure 97. Miles Sanguinetti/PSU Vanguard

Measure 97 debated at Portland State

On Oct. 17 Portland State University hosted a KATU News-sponsored debate regarding Oregon’s corporate tax initiative, Measure 97. Steve Dunn of KATU was the moderator, and there were four panelists:…
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An APSU meeting on divestment. Roosevelt Sowka/PSU Vanguard

Academic Affairs Committee approves goals for the term

Portland State University and the student government, the Associated Students of PSU, have many committees and boards that are solely operated by the students of the university. The Academic Affairs…
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Gas leak on Northwest 23rd leads to explosion

Wednesday, Oct. 19 began as any average day for the small shops located along Northwest 23rd Avenue. Bagel Bros., a local favorite in the neighborhood, called to complain about the…
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Ralph Nader campaigning  in Waterbury, Connecticut in October 2008. Courtesy of user Ragesoss through Wikimedia Commons

Nader to speak in Portland

Former presidential candidate Ralph Nader will speak in Portland on Saturday, Oct. 22, first at noon at Powell’s Books, then at 7 p.m. at First Unitarian Church. Following the release…
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Crime blotter Oct. 11-18

Oct. 11 Theft and criminal mischief Blumel Lower Parking Lot A student reported that someone broke into his 1993 Subaru and stole a messenger bag containing $350 worth of Magic…
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On-campus burglary has been the most reported criminal offense since 2013. Lauryn Smith Freimark/PSU Vanguard

Crime on campus

Portland State’s Campus Public Safety Office released its annual Campus Security and Fire Safety reports in accordance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics…
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Live performances kick off Portland State of Mind. Jamon Sin/PSU Vanguard

Portland State of Mind concert

To kick off Portland State of Mind at PSU, !!! (pronounced Chk-Chk-Chk), EASTGHOST and Force Publique performed at a concert in Smith Memorial Student Union on Oct. 13, 2016. Video…
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Martin Pantoja/PSU Vanguard

Vikings fall to Cal Poly 55-35 in homecoming game

More than 4,000 fans were in attendance at Providence Park despite the rain to celebrate Portland State’s Homecoming game on Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016. As accustomed, the game included multiple…
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The Veterans Resource Center just finished its new remodel on the 4th floor of SMSU. Silvia Cardullo/PSU Vanguard

Veterans Resource Center gears up for the new year

Transitioning from military life to civilian life can have specific challenges. The addition of university life can make the transition particularly tough. Veterans and service personnel may face unique dilemmas,…
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