Recruiting to fill all-university committee seats by fall

In the final months of summer, the Associated Students of Portland State University are recruiting students to fill the remaining voting seats on 23 all-university committees by the beginning of fall term. The students chosen will represent the rest of the student body at PSU and actively participate in university policy-making.

‘Trayvon Martin and the new Jim Crow’

On the night of Feb. 26, 2012, in Sanford, Florida, Trayvon Martin was shot to death by George Zimmerman, who was later charged with second-degree murder and manslaughter. The case that attracted national attention for more than a year; Zimmerman’s trial began June 10, 2013, and 33 days later he was found innocent and acquitted of all charges.