Kids gathered on campus Sunday for an early easter egg hunt. Photos by Jeff Braccia.
University of Portland's annual Dance of the Decades raged on at The Crystal Ballroom Saturday night as students dusted off pieces of their parents' wardrobe from the 80s, thrifted for that perfect flapper dress, threw on a flannel or came up with some truly unique outfit choices. Relive the night through photographer Annika Gordon's photo gallery.
On Saturday, Shipstad Hall hosted a charity event in which they sold ping pong balls to be dropped from the sky into buckets.... We couldn't make this stuff up if we tried. The event included a BBQ and lawn games, as well as prizes if the balls you paid for landed in a bucket. Photos by Annika Gordon and Jeffrey Braccia.
Last weekend, The Bluff hosted a multitude of cultural nights including a Guam night in the quiet side of The Commons and a Vietnamese Cultural Night in the Mehling Ballroom.
Rock the Bluff has become one of UP's most exciting yearly events. Check out some moments The Beacon captured in previous years. Photos by David DiLoreto
The University of Portland women's basketball team fell to BYU 77-38 Saturday afternoon at the Chiles Center.
UP community members gathered outside of Mago Hunt Theatre Thursday night to participate in a "Be the Light" demonstration, part of the national "Ghostlight" movement. Photos by Annika Gordon.
The Gay Straight Partnership and Black Student Union clubs hosted a candlelight vigil and silent march Monday night in response to the results of the presidential election. The event also celebrated the annual Trans Day of Remembrance, honoring transgender people who have been killed or experienced violence due to their gender identity.
This past week students at UP celebrated International Education Week, where they shared their own cultures, learned about others, and enjoyed new food and dance.
UP's ROTC program held a memorial ceremony on Nov. 11 in celebration of Veteran's Day.
Students from the University of Portland and Portland State gathered Sunday night for a candlelight vigil, honoring the anniversary of Typhoon Haiyan, which devastated the Philippines three years ago.