A home for Jewish students

Greater Portland Hillel offers activities and programs for Jewish students across the region and its executive director, Hannah Sherman, recently won a national award for her work. We took the opportunity to catch up with Hannah to talk about what’s coming up for Greater Portland Hillel and why it matters when celebrities speak up about antisemitism. First, Please tell us about the national award you … Continue reading A home for Jewish students

Student Loan Repayment for Dummies

For many college students (including myself) the relief of paused payments is short lived, and the cancellation of student debt entirely is wanted. The future of student loans and cancellation is unsure and leaders appear to be indecisive. Will we have to go back to paying our debt eventually, will at least $50,000 of our debt be canceled, or will it be canceled altogether … who knows? Continue reading Student Loan Repayment for Dummies

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