Copper Beech in front of PSU library

PSU celebrates 50 years of Title IX

By Jack Heffernan Higher education institutions like Portland State have made strides in the past couple of years to protect students of all gender identities and sexual orientations from sexual misconduct.  This June, in addition to the celebration of Pride Month, marks the 50th Anniversary of Title IX.  Passed on June 23, 1972, the piece of the Education Amendments Act states, “No person in the … Continue reading PSU celebrates 50 years of Title IX

Student Loan Repayment for Dummies

For many college students (including myself) the relief of paused payments is short lived, and the cancellation of student debt entirely is wanted. The future of student loans and cancellation is unsure and leaders appear to be indecisive. Will we have to go back to paying our debt eventually, will at least $50,000 of our debt be canceled, or will it be canceled altogether … who knows? Continue reading Student Loan Repayment for Dummies

Ultimate Internship Guide: How to find work, leverage LinkedIn and more

PSU career counselor Caitlin Sweeney and Disney Product Management intern Morgan Young (she’s a first year with more than 3,500 followers on LinkedIn) offer up an ocean’s-worth of useful information about navigating the job market and last-minute summer intern tips.  Continue reading Ultimate Internship Guide: How to find work, leverage LinkedIn and more