The Oregon State Board of Higher Education recently approved an automatic admissions policy that will guarantee high-achieving students admission to at least one Oregon University System institution.
The Portland Coalition to Defend Education hosted a panel discussion on Wednesday about the proposed restructuring of the Oregon University System and rising tuition costs.
The emotional health of college freshmen is dire, according to a January article in The New York Times that cited an annual national survey.
Several Aramark employees have recently come forward to complain that their working conditions are shoddy and that the company intentionally disqualifies them from being eligible for health insurance.
Brian, who asked that his real name be omitted from print, is a 19-year-old soldier who recently moved to Alaska and is required to live in the barracks there. He recently posted an ad on Craigslist titled “Seeking marriage.”
“Self-actualization” is a word many students (male and female) learn in Women’s Studies courses. One course last term, in particular, was devoted to the study of activist bell hooks (she prints her name with lowercase letters) regarding her feminist theory and cultural criticism.
Ever since Heath Avery was sentenced to nearly six years in prison last month for stabbing fellow student Andrew Richardson, Portland State has been scrutinized for its handling of Avery prior to the assault.
Nhan Ly Tran is a senior at EF International Academy in Tarrytown, N.Y. When he was accepted to Portland State this winter, he posted the news on PSU’s Facebook page.
The Student Fee Committee held its final meeting yesterday before deliberations over the 2011–12 budget begin next week.
This past Tuesday, former Portland State student Heath Avery was sentenced to three years in prison followed by three years of parole for stabbing Andrew Richardson, also a student, last summer on campus.
The Oregon legislative session that commenced on Monday will see to the Oregon University System’s capital request budget, which includes a call for $83 million to be put toward Portland State’s Neuberger Hall.