Athletics wish list

Unfortunately for those in the Portland State athletics circle, a chubby, bearded man with rose-colored cheeks and a heavy red jacket forgot to stop by the Stott Center to ask what everyone wanted for Christmas this year.

Hangover effect

Possibly the biggest worry for the Vikings heading into their matchup at Montana State this Saturday is their opponent from a week ago.
Yes, in a sense, the mere fact that Portland State played Montana just six days ago may be the No. 1 factor in determining how well the team performs against the Bobcats.
The reason?
Head coach Jerry Glanville said it is all about emotions.

A game of assessment, not inches

For the Portland State players who have endured the grind of spring practice over the past couple of weeks, a final opportunity to impress the coaches has finally arrived, as the Vikings suit up for the annual Portland State Spring Game at 1 p.m. Saturday at PGE Park.

Clinton, Obama return to court votes from Portlanders this weekend

Oregon shifts to the center of the hotly contested race for the Democratic presidential nomination this weekend, as both candidates, Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama, are slated to visit the Beaver State Friday and Saturday. With the May 20 Oregon primary quickly approaching, both campaigns are gearing up in the Pacific Northwest in hopes of earning the state’s all-important 65 delegates.

Spectator’s failure to publish on time raises criticisms

The Portland Spectator received over $41,000 in student fee money this year so they could publish monthly. However, eight months into the school year, the conservative student publication has produced only two magazines, without one hitting the stands since December. Inconsistent publishing on The Spectator’s part–during this, and previous years–has caused many students to question whether the publication is using its student fees correctly.

Six Vikings NFL bound

Players from over 100 schools were selected at the NFL Draft this past weekend, with obscure programs such as Coastal Carolina, Washburn and Bentley, all making the cut. Portland State had zero players selected over the course of the two-day, 252-pick draft.