By: Sharon Nellist The ASPSU voting period ends today at 7:00 p.m. On April 22 the student Judicial Review Board made a decision to re-start the 2015 ASPSU Election – and we all know why. It came to light that one of the candidates for ASPSU president, Tony Funchess, was convicted of sodomy and attempted rape. Funchess resigned as multicultural affairs director on April 22 but stated that … Continue reading Community Justice
Here are some academic tricks I’ve learned at Portland State. I hope these hints help you become a stellar Viking scholar: Calendar Your Studies. Enter ALL assignment and exam deadlines into your calendar or organizer. Planning ahead saves cramming later! Don’t be a perfectionist. I don’t advocate skipping readings, but when an exam is upon you, there may be more benefit … Continue reading “Man, I Wish I Knew This When I Started!”
“It’s not official until it’s on Facebook.” That statement is somewhat, semi-, kinda true. Social networking has been the “grapevine” of this generation. Information is so visible—we know whose birthday it is, who’s in a “complicated” relationship, and where everyone is by simply logging into our social network accounts. But is it social networking or social awkwardness? It’s both. Evidently, the Internet can be used … Continue reading Social Networking or Social Awkwardness?
In high school, if a guy liked you, he came up and asked you out for coffee or lunch. In college, it’s more likely that he’ll send you a friend request on Facebook. What’s interesting is the timing of it all. At the end of each term I get bombarded with friend requests from guys in my classes. Some were guys I talked to throughout … Continue reading Love waits til the end of the term