For college seniors across the nation, graduation marks the end of years of hard work and a hopeful transition into the working world.
From foster home to foster advocate
Making graduation a family affair
On June 12, thousands of Portland State graduates will pack the Rose Garden Arena for the spring 2011 commencement ceremony.
ASPSU president reflects on her term in office
In less than 10 days, Katie Markey and Ethan Allen Smith will step down from their positions as ASPSU president and vice president, while Adam Rahmlow and Pearce Whitehead prepare to assume their duties.
Elections board: At the Student Senate meeting on Tuesday, the ASPSU Elections Board presented a nearly finalized list of its by-laws and revisions to the Senate.
Executive branch: At the Student Senate’s Tuesday meeting, ASPSU President Katie Markey discussed Senate Bill 405, a bill that would allow Oregon universities to establish an armed police force on state campuses.
Students rally at capitol for tuition equity
Hundreds of students and community members gathered in Salem on Wednesday for the House Committee on Rules hearing of Senate Bill 742, more commonly referred to as the Tuition Equity Bill.
Adam Rahmlow named new ASPSU president
After postponing the release of the election results by two days, the Elections Board announced on Wednesday that Adam Rahmlow and Pearce Whitehead were named the 2011–12 ASPSU president and vice president, respectively.
Rally in Salem draws statewide crowd
Hundreds of students gathered alongside the Oregon Student Association in Salem on Monday to rally against the state’s disinvestment in higher education and the rising costs of college.
Announcements: At Tuesday’s Senate meeting, it was announced that a meditation and prayer space will open in 47 Smith Memorial Student Union on May 3.
President approves SFC budget
Portland State President Wim Wiewel approved the Student Fee Committee’s budget for the 2011–12 school year on April 7, officially recognizing the SFC’s request to raise the student fee by $2.
Lobby Day: At Tuesday’s Student Senate meeting, Oregon Student Association Campus Organizer Casey Dreher announced that 118 students have confirmed attendance for the OSA rally in Salem on April 25.