ONPA honors university newspapers

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.

ASPSU election results announced

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.

Farmers market is back

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.

Candidate face off

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.

Budget ready for president

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.

ASPSU campaigns underway

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.

Senate momentum

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.

ASPSU candidates announced

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.