Students gathered in St. Mary's on Thursday night to take part in Pilots Paint, which is a painting night put on by Diversity and Inclusion Programs. This Pilots Paint was in honor of Latinx Heritage Month and was in partnership with Mesa Redonda. According to Diversity and Inclusion, "Pilots Paint is our version of painting, power, oppression, diversity and social justice in celebration of various heritage months."
On Wednesday, students gathered in front of Chapel of Christ the Teacher to protest this year's Red Mass speaker Fr. Paul Scalia, who has been involved with a group criticized for being anti-LGBTQ. Photos by Jennifer Ng, Paula Ortiz Cazaubon and Annika Gordon.
On Friday, students went down to Franz Campus to enjoy CPB's Riverboat. Students enjoyed the carnival rides, free food, games, and DJ that were available this year at the annual event.
On Thursday, UP's class of 2022 moved in to the residence halls. The class of 2022 is one of the largest classes in UP history. Move in included a dinosaur at Villa Maria Hall, a llama in Fields Hall and a confetti cannon at Shipstad Hall.
ASUP and College Ecology Club put on a flea market on Friday, April 20, 2018.
Staff photographer Molly Lowney took Founder's Day by storm on Tuesday, April 10, 2018. Students presented their research to University of Portland community members in various sessions throughout the day across campus.
Last night, students, guests and incoming freshmen arrived at the Chiles Center for Campus Program Board's annual event, Rock the Bluff. Big Wild, a DJ with best known songs including "Aftergold" and "When I Get There" started off the night as the opening act. Louis the Child, a DJ duo, was the headlining act. They started off the set with their popular song "Fire" and closed out the night with "Last to Leave" and confetti. The Beacon has your front-row pictures from the show here.
Last Friday night, the International Student Services and the Studies Abroad Office hosted the annual International Night in the Quiet Side of the Commons. The night began with guests visiting different booths dedicated to different countries, and ended with performances where students and guests displayed different talents from different cultures. If you missed International Night, check out our gallery for pictures of the night's events.
Students experienced a snow day on Tuesday. Classes after 2:30 p.m. were cancelled, which allowed students to go play in the snow. People built snowmen, threw snowballs and hung out with friends in the chilly weather.
Junior Parents Weekend took place this last weekend. Parents came from all corners of the world to see their kids, have dinner with other families and partake in activities like Trivia Night in the Pilot House. Here are your pictures from Junior Parents Weekend.
What are you wearing to DOD? These students shared with us what they're planning on wearing this weekend.
The Beacon talked to students and professors with tattoos at the University of Portland, and learned the meaning behind the tattoos and some tips for others who may be considering getting inked.
Campus Program Board, in partnership with the Athletics Department, had another successful year of HALLoween. Kids from the Portland community dressed up in costumes and came to campus to travel from dorm to dorm, trick-or-treating at students' doors. Check out the costumes from this year's HALLoween!