It has been over four months since Professor John Hall publicly accused a student of being an FBI informant during an economics lecture. Since then, Hall was placed on administrative paid leave and an investigation was launched—which continues with no end in sight.
Last week, the Oregon Newspaper Publishers Association presented the 2010 Collegiate Newspaper Contest awards to university newspapers from across Oregon. Of the total 139 awards given out, Portland State’s Vanguard and Rearguard placed first in seven categories.
On Wednesday, the University Budget Team presented the 2010–11 budget recommendations during a campus-wide forum.
For the first time in Portland State’s history, the Oregon Supreme Court will be hearing oral arguments on campus as part of its public outreach program.
Katie Markey and Selina Poulsen were announced yesterday as the 2010–11 ASPSU president and vice president, respectively, winning a total of 432 votes out of 701 valid votes collected during the election.
For the 2010 season, the Portland Farmers Market held on Saturdays at Portland State has grown in size after last year’s success. The market now includes another block, expanding its area to incorporate the blocks between Southwest Hall and Southwest Montgomery.
With the ASPSU elections approaching, the presidential and vice-presidential candidates faced off in Wednesday’s debate to discuss the issues affecting Portland State and the goals of their campaigns.
After weeks of appeals and deliberation, the Student Senate has approved the Student Fee Committee’s final budget allocation, totaling $13,151,580, for the 2010–11 fiscal year.
The Elections Board has released the official list of 2010 ASPSU candidates. The updated list includes late-registration candidates, whose applications were due on Thursday, April 1.
At Tuesday’s Senate meeting, the Student Senate made headway on key issues that have been pending for several weeks, including the review of the Student Fee Committee’s budget allocation and the approval of ASPSU constitutional amendments.
Students gathered in Parkway North yesterday for a Q-and-A session with the ASPSU presidential candidate Katherine Markey and vice presidential candidate Selina Paulsen.