As I walk the crowded streets of Washington, D.C., I feel an energy I have never experienced before. Millions of strangers from all over the world coming together for a common hope.
Every year, the student body President and all of the Associated Students of Portland State University march to the beat of the same drum–change! Yet every year it seems not much has changed. We have heard the mantra of “change” lately more than ever, and it is no longer only your student government that is singing this song. As a nation, a state and a university we have hit a wall. If we don’t change ourselves, as well as the system, the results will be disastrous.