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The nurse practitioner who began a temporary assignment at the Health and Counseling Center on Tuesday has left the position, leaving the Health and Counseling Center without any nurse practitioner. A new interim physician’s assistant will begin working at the University of Portland Nov. 27, according to the HCC office.
Curse words, fireworks, caviar, limos. They all lose their sparkle if they become everyday things, and not special occasion things. Of course, there are definitely occasions to bring out your best (worst?) curse words. But quite frankly, there are many, many more times you should stow your curses away.
Dr. Shannen Dee Williams will present The Real Sister Act: Black Catholic Nuns & the Long Struggle to Desegregate US Religious Life. Dr. Williams is a professor of United States and African-American history at the University of Tennessee at Knoxville. The presentation will be on Thursday, Nov. 16 at 7:15 p.m. in Franz 120.
The Career Center also has resources available for students online through its website, its blog, and through its new career portal, Handshake. This new program, which launched in May, replaced College Central Network.
On Friday Nov. 10, the Portland Pilots cross-country teams competed in the NCAA West Regional in Seattle, WA, with the men’s team claiming first place in the meet and the women’s team finishing 10th.
Hiking in the Columbia River Gorge was part of the regular OPP, an on-campus program that offers regular trips, rental gear and excursions. But now, it is unlikely the program will be able to return in the next year due the closure and unsafe conditions. OPP has reevaluated the safety of offered hiking trips. Munra Point, Dry Creek and Horse Tail Falls excursions will no longer be offered.
It’s easy to feel hopeless when you hear about the shootings in the U.S. And it’s even easier to feel unaffected when you’re far away from where a shooting has occurred. When the people who were shot weren’t your children, your best friends, your classmates.
For the last few weeks, you've been dutifully doing your homework and staying away from Netflix. You've been ace-ing all of your tests because you have no distractions. NOT. How can anyone accomplish anything when Stranger Things Season 2 was just released on Netflix on Oct. 27? The world has gone crazy for Stranger Things. If you haven't watched it, shut your blinds, grab a spot on your couch and tell your profs you won't be making it to class: You have a show to binge.
Ever wonder what you'd do in the world of Stranger Things? Take our quiz to find out which Stranger Things character you are!
On The Bluff, years later, Megan Del Pozzi, a junior social work major on UP’s rowing team, was thrilled to learn that she had been selected as the female representative for the West Coast Conference (WCC) and will attend the NCAA Student-Athlete Leadership Forum in Washington D.C. from Nov. 16 thru 19.
The Portland Pilots men’s soccer team failed to get an at large bid for the NCAA tournament, marking the end of the 2017 season for them.
It’s 9 a.m., you walk down the steps of Franz to the basement and find a line stretching past the computers and printer all the way to the restrooms. The scent of coffee reaches your nose: It’s caffeine time.
We all need our daily coffee fix to get us through classes and exams. But do you ever wonder how much caffeine is actually in your cup, or what that sugary mocha really does to your health?
What happens when small town corruption meets harsh Russian bureaucracy? When rumors rage and a case of mistaken identity tears a town apart? A story of greed, comedy and incivility premieres this Wednesday, with the Performing and Fine Arts Department’s next fall performance: “The Government Inspector,” written by Nikolai Gogol. “The Government Inspector” takes place in a 19th century Russian village where corruption runs rampant. After the town hears that the Tsar is sending an auditor to inspect their wrongdoing, they panic and mistake a traveler at the local inn for the inspector.
After a month and a half of turning several students away for lack of a nurse practitioner on campus, it was announced at the ASUP Senate meeting on Monday night that the Health and Counseling Center will have an interim nurse practitioner starting Tuesday, Nov. 14.
The University of Portland’s men’s basketball team is looking up following head coach Terry Porter’s tough season last year. The coaching staff and players are optimistic about turning things around and ending the losing culture of Portland’s basketball program.
Committing to be a D1 athlete isn’t for everyone. Every year, student athletes drop out of their respective sports for a variety of reasons. While the reason for athletes dropping the sports they have dedicated countless years of their lives to vary greatly, one thing is similar among former athletes: The transition into regular student life is hard.
The first of two “Personal Safety and Awareness” classes will take place on Monday, Nov. 13, at 7:00 p.m. in Beauchamp Recreation Center studio 30. The classes, which were organized by ASUP and the Beauchamp Recreation Center, will be led by Public Safety Sergeant Michael Kranyak and are free for all community members to attend.
The Black Student Union and the Moreau Center will be hosting a showing of the documentary “13th” on Monday, Nov. 13 at 7:00 p.m. in the Mehling Ballroom. This showing aims to spark open conversation about the role of mass incarceration in our society and its intersection with race.
On Saturday morning, UP’s Filipino American Student Association hosted the NW Filipino American Student Alliance’s annual Filipino Olympics. 16 Filipino American Student Associations from various universities in the PNW came to UP to duke it out in games like Conveyor Belt, Groundhog and The Nasty.
Last year, University of Portland was the winner of the games, which meant they got to host this year’s 11th Annual Filipino Olympics. About 300 students were in attendance today, and Seattle University took home the gold.
In their first regular season game, the Portland Pilots fell to their cross-town rivals the Portland State Vikings 80-75 in a tough back and forth battle.
In their last home game of the year, the young Portland Pilots fell no. 8 BYU in a game that was much closer than the 0-3 score indicated.