Tag: outdoor program

  • Ship Talk Episode 3: Outdoor Programs & Campus Rec

    Ship Talk Episode 3: Outdoor Programs & Campus Rec

    Episode 3 of Ship Talk, the new Portland State University Admissions podcast, is out today! Listen as Chris Bullard, Senior Coordinator for the Outdoor Program, talks with co-hosts Stacey and Kanani about the Outdoor Program and Campus Recreation at PSU. We learn how students can explore Oregon’s great outdoors with the Outdoor Program’s many guided…

  • Opt out of Black Friday

    Opt out of Black Friday

     By: Xylia Lydgate Get trampled or feel alive? I know what I’ll be doing on Black Friday this year, and it won’t be shopping. Read more to find out why. On the day after Thanksgiving last year, REI closed all 143 of its retail locations, headquarters and distribution centers on the infamous American holiday, “Black…

  • 50 Years of Adventure

    50 Years of Adventure

     By: Xylia Lydgate How do you like to spend your free time outside? I just hit the slopes of Mt.Hood Meadows with the Outdoor Program a couple months ago, which is now celebrating its 50 years of student-led adventure and services. That marks the longest enduring, university-led outdoor program nationwide! Rumor has it that the…

  • My Epic Snowboarding Experience [for Beginners]

    My Epic Snowboarding Experience [for Beginners]

      By: Xylia Lydgate This past weekend was my second time snowboarding and I had a blast, thanks to Campus Rec’s Ski Shuttle. I was more than ready to make a comeback from my first snowboarding experience, which involved me not having snow pants and falling down the mountain every five feet. This time I…

  • River rafting in Estacada

    The last three weeks have been torture for me trying to get back on my feet. I am slowly moving again and creating a structure for my life. My friends, family, school advisers and work teammates are supporting me though out this tough time. Last weekend, I made no plans nor did I want to…

  • Take to the Outdoors with PSU’s Outdoor Program

    Love the outdoors? See what services Portland State’s Outdoors Program has to offer.