Smith Memorial Student Union, a central location on campus, had over 200 fire code violations last year, according to SMSU’s General Manager Mark Russell.
Since the start of 2010 there have been 13 reports of theft from vehicles on Portland State University’s campus, as well as nine reports of damage being done to vehicles, according to a monthly report generated by the Campus Public Safety Office.
Following the Jan. 14 incident in which economics professor John Hall accused a student of carrying a gun on campus, many have asked for clarification of the campus weapons policy.
In 2009, 15 cases of university equipment theft and 104 cases of student property theft were reported.
ASPSU is looking to implement a Standards and Ethics Advisory Board to help get to the root of crimes committed on campus at Portland State.
There is nothing more important than personal safety, so here are some important tips on how to be safe on and around campus. You never know when they might save your property, or your life.
With summer’s scorching weather upon us, many students are staying out later and later at night. It is important to know where to go, what to do and who to call if you encounter an unsafe situation.
Dear members of the PSU Community:
I want to make you aware that our campus community has recently experienced the loss of two students, in two separate tragic incidents. The death of any member of our student community is sad and very heartbreaking. In both cases, it appears the students took their own lives.
After the noise and dust clears in Lincoln Hall, it will be home sweet home again for Portland State music and theater students in the fall of 2010. Until then, the construction team will be hard at work to make the building a more safe and greener building with some added amenities as well.
Portland State will implement its new smoking policy March 30. This policy may not seem too different on paper, but in the Park Blocks it should be a breath of fresh air. Gwyn Ashcom, chair of the Tobacco Policy Committee (a sub-committee of the Portland State Safety Committee) and outreach coordinator for the Center for Student Health and Counseling, led the way in drafting the detailed proposal.
Daniel Korpenfelt, a former lab technician at Portland State, has plead guilty to stealing $312,000 worth of electronic equipment from the university, which he stole and sold online over the course of three years, according to an Oct. 23 Oregonian article.