Climate change is a complex and multifaceted issue, and Portland State economics professor Randall Bluffstone is trying to do something about it. Bluffstone has been studying the intersection between sustainability and economics to find better land management systems for rural farmers in developing countries since the ’80s.
Activism and revolutionary groups have been an integral part of Dominic Nigro’s punk-rock background, and next term he intends to bring that knowledge to Portland State students. In the ’80s, Nigro was entrenched in the punk-rock scene. By virtue of his punk roots, he became heavily politicized. Subsequently, the teachings of revolutionary groups began to take hold.
Portland State’s student-government-run food pantry is looking rather bare, with no more than a dozen or so food items now occupying its shelves.
To combat low inventory, the Food Systems Task Force of the Sustainability Leadership Center is putting on a canned food drive to help supply and promote the Associated Students of Portland State University’s food pantry.