We’re thankful for this PSU alum fighting gentrification in Portland

When Randal Wyatt ‘21 sees a need, he tries to fill it. In the wake of George Floyd’s murder, Randal turned to his community in search of a way to give back. He took inspiration from what he learned while pursuing a degree in Social Science at Portland State to found Taking Ownership PDX. Randal describes Taking Ownership PDX as a community-based, reparations-based organization that … Continue reading We’re thankful for this PSU alum fighting gentrification in Portland

PSU students reflect on working with Indigenous architect and what it was like to set fire to a week’s worth of work

Three Portland State architecture students share their reflections on what they learned and what new perspectives they gained through the experience of working with Indigenous architect Kevin O’Brien. Continue reading PSU students reflect on working with Indigenous architect and what it was like to set fire to a week’s worth of work

PSU Offers DACA Resources

A federal appeals court ruling last week has brought the legality of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA — a national program that provides some undocumented immigrants work permits and temporarily protects them from deportation — back into question and back on the news. While the court decision challenges the legality of the program, it keeps it in place — at least for now. … Continue reading PSU Offers DACA Resources