Rally to defend education held in Park Blocks

Students gathered last Wednesday in the South Park Blocks to rally against budget cuts and rising tuition. The Portland Coalition to Defend Education planned the event on the May 4 anniversary of the Kent State massacre and the 1970 student strike at Portland State.

Athletics board creates subcommittee

The Portland State Intercollegiate Athletics Board (IAB) decided on Tuesday to create a subcommittee that will review increased allocation of the student fee to the Athletics Department’s budget, concluding a process that began when the Student Senate and the Student Fee Committee recommended a study in early March.

Student grapples with language barriers in housing office

A Portland State international student recently emailed the Office of the Dean of Student Life and President Wim Wiewel with the complaint that personnel at University Housing misled her when she tried to cancel her dorm contract, but PSU administrators say that the housing staff made efforts to be clear.

PSU community takes back the night

Students and community members gathered last night in Parkway North for Take Back the Night/Bike Back  the Night, an event sponsored by Portland State’s Women’s Resource Center and the Portland Women’s Crisis Line (PWCL) that aimed to raise awareness of sexual  violence.