PSU green all-stars!

Portland State has a rich history of being active and engaged with the sustainable community of its urban home. The City of Roses is internationally revered for its green consciousness, and PSU is a cornerstone of the environmental effort generated here.

Testament to toughness

Where were you on Oct. 27, 2009? That was the night Portland Trail Blazers fans saw all the pieces come together—from Greg Oden’s off-season training to last-minute trades that brought Andre Miller and Juwan Howard to town—and celebrated a vengeful victory over the Houston Rockets after they bumped the Blazers from last year’s playoffs.

Solar system ambassadors at PSU

Portland State’s Friends of History hosted an event featuring two speakers from NASA’s Solar System Ambassador Program to discuss the history of American space programs and the forthcoming James Webb Space Telescope.

Mapping conference at PSU

Yesterday marked the start of the 18th annual GIS in Action conference, a series of lectures, presentations and networking for professionals and students interested in geographic systems. Portland State is hosting the event, which will continue through Saturday.

End of the road

The Portland Winterhawks’ 2009–10 campaign marked the best turnaround in franchise history and a return to the postseason after a four-year drought, but their incredible run ended Tuesday night with a 3–1 loss at the Rose Garden.

Business school offers remissions

Students admitted to the School of Business Administration pay a greater amount of tuition than non-admitted Portland State business students but, for the second time, this spring the SBA offered remissions to some students in light of the higher costs they pay.

A split start for Beavers

The Portland Beavers dropped their first two games of the 2010 campaign against the Sacramento River Cats but quickly rebounded to win the next pair over opening weekend at PGE Park.

Beavers go to bat

Despite all the gray skies and drizzling rain, it’s officially springtime and that means baseball is back in season. The Portland Beavers played their season opener last night at PGE Park against the Sacramento River Cats, and there will be three more contests between those teams this weekend.