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University President Fr. Mark Poorman today announced the creation of a new full-time position position to lead University of Portland’s efforts to be more diverse and inclusive: Director of the Office of Equity and Inclusion. Poorman also announced that beginning in 2020, UP would cancel its classes on Martin Luther King Jr. Day every January.
As students danced through the decades at the Crystal Ballroom late Saturday night, small sheets of paper were slipped under residence hall doors across campus, listing steps for interested students to sign a petition to remove Bon Appétit as the sole campus food provider.
Managing a team at UP takes both time and effort, much more than any other 10-hour per week desk job students can get on campus. But unlike students who work desk jobs, team managers do not get paid.
Are you single on this consumerist holiday of love? Being alone on Valentine's Day doesn’t mean you have to stay in your bed watching Netflix for 24 hours straight. Find out how you deserve to spend the day forgetting about your singleness by taking this quiz.
On Saturday night, students filled the Crystal Ballroom for CPB’s annual Dance of the Decades. The ‘80s-themed dance was sold out at 1,300 tickets. Dancers wore outfits from every decade and danced to DJ Clint’s songs. Here are your pictures from last night’s dance:
This changing workforce is one that many UP seniors will be entering into in just a few months. Last night, the Career Center partnered with the Shiley School of Engineering and the Organization for Diversity and Inclusion for Engineers to host “What Now in a #Metoo World?” The event covered how students can identify workplace harassment, know their legal rights and can be empowered to stand up against harassment as they enter the workplace.
During an era when so many different people with different backgrounds work together, it’s necessary to learn a foreign language.
In my hometown of Yakima, WA, about 48.3 percent of the population in the county is Hispanic or Latino, according to a 2015 U.S. census. This is due to the large agricultural industry, which consists of many Mexican immigrant workers.
We just had Super Bowl Sunday, one of the year’s most-watched television events. It is a tradition so revered and so important in American culture that almost everyone, football fan or not, tunes in to watch it. It is a staple of American culture, celebrated on the same level as just about any holiday.
Title IX is being fundamentally evaluated at the University of Portland, and it’s a step in the right direction. University President Fr. Mark Poorman sent out an email on Monday, Jan. 29 with a 37-page report filled with recommendations from a Title IX committee he appointed in November 2016.
If you consider yourself a real Portlander, then you know your way around Salt & Straw. You don’t have to look at the menu while waiting in a line because you already have the classic flavors and seasonal flavors memorized. Last month’s seasonal flavors were all vegan, and February seasonal flavors are all about chocolate.
During my month here at the University of Portland I’ve been asked a few times, “Why a Brother?” or “What’s a Brother?” Trust me, I have the answer memorized.
I read The Beacon's article about ASUP raises and I'm outraged at the way the ASUP executives have treated the raise.
With Dance of the Decades fast approaching, many students on campus are looking for potential dates to dance the night away. Look no further than Christie Crush, Christie Hall’s annual competition to compete for love at Pilots After Dark on Friday, February 9th at 10:00pm in the Pilot House!
Who is Senate? Those cloaked hooded figures that meet every so often in St. Mary’s to decide where to put a third of a million dollars? That weird group of people your club leaders must meet up with to ask for more money?
Students in the Community Service Work Study (CSWS) program are working to pay their tuition while also making a positive impact on their community and themselves through service. The opportunity for UP students to get involved with off-campus jobs in fields they are passionate about is open to anyone who qualifies for the Federal Work Study Program as part of their financial aid package, and there are several unfilled positions now posted on UP’s job board.
During the month of January, a pair of University of Portland men’s soccer players, senior goalkeeper Paul Christensen, and senior center back Kris Reaves, signed contracts making them the first UP players to join the MLS in 2018.
Toast, not to be confused with the verb “toast,” involving the raising of glasses as one person gives a speech, is an easy, affordable, edible luxury, which makes it perfect for college students. But as a society, we have a problem.
In Aug. 2017, the Oregon State Legislature raised the minimum age to buy, possess, or consume tobacco or inhalant delivery products from 18 to 21 years old. The law took effect on Jan. 1, 2018, impacting a handful of students at the University of Portland. As the Oregon laws change, students must change their previous habits to abide by the new law and campus policy.
This year’s Dance of the Decades is 80s prom theme, although students can come dressed from any decade. Tickets are on sale for $10 at the Office of Student Activities and in The Commons at lunch and dinner. If there are tickets left, prices will increase to $15 at the door.
In the final minutes of the last Senate meeting of the fall semester, the ASUP (Associated Students of University of Portland) Senate voted to give itself a 10 percent raise, while voting for a 16.6 percent raise for the ASUP president, vice president, director of communications, director of finance, campus program board (CPB) director and speaker of the ASUP senate.
Senators, whose positions were not paid until this academic year, now receive an annual stipend of $1,100, up from $1,000. All six Executive Board members make $7,000 a year, up from $6,000. The raise, which makes an Executive Board job the highest-paid stipend position on campus, went into effect Jan. 12.