myPSU portal gets new look

The web portal myPSU is getting an overhaul. The site,, will have a new look and be more accessible to users starting today at 5 a.m. “We are really hoping it is beneficial and of use to students and faculty,” said PSU Director of Web Communications Kristin Boden-MacKay.

Greek life grows unique culture

If you thought you had Greek life all figured out, think again. Portland State students participating in sororities and fraternities say they aren’t wasting any time partying. Instead, they say they are dedicating time to philanthropy, education and friendship.

Jobs on campus provide students with flexibility

Being a college student while trying to get a job can be overwhelming. However, finding a job on campus can be easier than you might think. “You’re already here for classes, so why not have both your job and classes in one location?” said Kanani Martinez, the coordinator of the student recruitment team in charge of leading on-campus tours for prospective students and their parents.

PSU offers new real estate master’s

Studying real estate in this economy may sound insane. But Portland State Center for Real Estate Director Dr. Gerard Mildner thinks that moment has passed. “The United States is coming out of a major recession, and many people have left the real estate industry, creating a lot of openings,” Mildner said.

Mellow Mood takes a place on Broadway

The Mellow Mood head shop opened its doors just a few blocks from campus in October. The store has had a warm welcome from surrounding neighbors, its owners said. For those unfamiliar with the term “head shop,” it is used to describe a store that sells specialty tobaccos, cigars and specialty pipes. While it’s not blatantly advertised, head shops are typically associated with the use of marijuana.

How holy is this holy war?

While religion has played a major role in a vast number of wars and conflicts over the years, have you ever stopped to wonder what makes one war holier than another? Dr. Shane Barter of Soka University of America did.

Former senior VP takes reins at PSU’s Center for Real Estate

Portland State’s Center for Real Estate has a new executive director who wants you to experience his love for the world of real estate. On Jan. 1, Larry Remmers, a former senior vice president for Wells Fargo Bank, began his new position at PSU after more than 30 years in banking and 25 years in real estate lending.

PSU and OHSU team up to tackle health

Local chapter of IHI bridges gap

What if doctors knew exactly how hospital administrators planned budgets? Would a medical student benefit from a free online class that explained how hospitals are managed?

PSU musicians come together

Tonight, you have the chance to hear from every music ensemble Portland State has to offer in the first ever Music Forward! concert event.

Students dip caramel apples, throw pies

Third annual Fall Fest celebrates autumnal activities

Dreams came true Thursday evening as students celebrated the wonderful season of fall by hurling pies at residence assistants’ faces.