By Kellie Doherty Graduate school is busy and stressful. But don’t get me wrong, I love my book publishing program. I’ll be sad to leave next month, but sometimes I just have to do something else. PSU has no shortage of cool events for students, and last Saturday was no exception. I decided to go to the Pacific Islander’s Club 14th Annual Lu’au called “Sailing … Continue reading Why I ‘Sailed through the Stars’
By: Sharon Nellist One of my favorite things about Portland State University is how we are incredibly diverse. I have had the opportunity to meet so many new people from all sorts of backgrounds. I have been exposed to various cultures by those interactions right in my PSU backyard. January 18 was no different than my past experience with diversity, except in one major way. … Continue reading Living the Dream
By Chelsea Ware “Sometimes the Bible in the hand of one man is worse than a whisky bottle in the hand of (another)… There are just some kind of men who – who’re so busy worrying about the next world they’ve never learned to live in this one, and you can look down the street and see the results.” ― Harper Lee, To Kill a … Continue reading Let the Spring Light Wipe out Hate
By: Sharon Nellist I was merely ONE among a sold-out crowd listening to the lovely Angela Davis speak her words of great wisdom in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at Portland State University on Jan. 21, 2015. A year ago when I came to PSU, I never would have thought to attend such an event, simply because I never have before. I also have never … Continue reading Relating to a ’60s radical
By: Andreea N. Are you familiar with Portland State University’s resource centers? They provide students with the tools, resources and support networks to better integrate into the community. They also help students excel in their studies and increase social, cultural and global awareness. Diversity and Multicultural Student Services (DMSS) DMSS works with students from ethnically-diverse backgrounds to guide their academic success through a student-centered inclusive … Continue reading Discover PSU’s Resource Centers
By: Mario Quintana The majority of people wait all year for summer to arrive and perhaps even more so students.After months of class, hours of studying, and weeks of cloudy days, summer is ever so calming.For those who work and go to school, it is a relief to have less stress and responsibilities to deal with. So it may come as a surprise to many … Continue reading Who would want to take summer classes?
By: Mario Quintana It’s only been recently that I have given much thought on what may follow after I graduate. I find it hard to believe that four years ago I stepped onto this campus and thought it would seem forever before I found myself at commencement. I like many students, had my share of difficulties along the way, times of procrastination, and uncertainties about … Continue reading Isn’t there an easy button for life?