Teaching program targets low-income schools

Time is running out for Portland State seniors to apply to the acclaimed Teach For America program, which provides an opportunity to effect change in the lives of countless children and teens.

Post office near campus relocates

When its lease expired in January, the U.S. Postal Service moved out of its University Station building after decades of occupancy. After a two-year battle to negotiate new lease terms failed, the Postal Service decided to say goodbye to the city block on Southwest Broadway between Clay and Market streets.

PSU students have opportunity to publish writing and artwork

Portland State’s Pathos Literary Magazine is currently seeking submissions from student artists for its upcoming winter edition. Pathos lends itself to talented PSU artists as a means of publication for their work. Students have the opportunity to submit writing and artwork for consideration for the next issue. The deadline for submissions is Feb. 8.

Sustainability efforts gain national attention

Perhaps PSU’s motto should be amended to “Let knowledge and sustainability serve the city.”
PSU has been selected as a finalist for Second Nature’s prestigious National Climate Leadership Award, in the Doctorate Granting University category. Simply being recognized is a huge honor and further demonstrates PSU’s commitment to sustainability.

Storytellers bare their souls onstage

The nationally popular Moth StorySLAM series is now providing Portlanders an outlet for sharing tales of woe onstage. All you really need to participate is a bit of courage and an appreciation for good old-fashioned storytelling.