A night with PSU’s School of Music and Theater

Picture this: an escape from the typical rainy winter evening in downtown Portland, combined with an entertaining and insightful student performance. I found this (and more) in the PSU School of Music and Theater’s performance of Richard & Jane & Dick & Sally, a play exploring the adult lives of the “Dick and Jane” characters of our childhoods, with themes of coping with grief, learning … Continue reading A night with PSU’s School of Music and Theater

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7 best practices if you’ve been exposed to COVID-19 (or think you have)

With coronavirus and the omicron variant causing rising rates of new cases, it’s more important than ever to remain diligent to keep yourself and your community safe. But what happens when you’re exposed — or suspect you’ve been exposed — by someone you live with?  Mark Bajorek, Director of Health Services at Portland State University, offers seven best practices to stay safe and prevent further … Continue reading 7 best practices if you’ve been exposed to COVID-19 (or think you have)

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PSU alumni produce phenomenal podcasts

With the number of podcasts seeking listeners growing by the day, it can be hard to break through the noise. But two Portland State alums make it look easy. Both Sarah Marshall ‘10, MFA ‘12, MA ‘13 and David Naimon ‘19 MFA were named among the 20 best podcasts of 2021 by Variety. Marshall’s podcast, You’re Wrong About, explores well-known news stories with the help … Continue reading PSU alumni produce phenomenal podcasts

A Stellar Spring

by Beth Royston It’s time for me to share another season’s worth of favorite activities again! A lot of these activities are open all year long, but the bright colors and fragrant blooms that come with springtime makes them particularly special. Visit the Rose Garden! Located in Washington Park, which is also home to the Oregon Zoo, the International Test Rose Garden is a stunningly … Continue reading A Stellar Spring