Community Justice

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

“Man, I Wish I Knew This When I Started!”

                   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!”

Social Networking or Social Awkwardness?

“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?