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On Thursday, March 1, there will be a Town Hall meeting in the Mehling Ballroom from 8-9 p.m. A panel of experts will be able to help answer student questions about what is currently being done to further sustainability on campus, and students will have the opportunity to voice their own concerns about sustainability at UP.
The Pilots won the first three games of this series in convincing fashion but game four was a different story as the Hawks overcame the Pilots 8-9
In the last game of the regular season, the Portland Pilots rode out the Pepperdine Waves by soundly beating them in their conference 82-58.
You may not remember the last time you peed from your eyeballs. Maybe it was when you were just a babe. Maybe it was after that third shot of tequila last weekend. Maybe it’s happening right now because MIDTERMS.
Even if you can’t remember the last time you did it, urinating from your eyes is perfectly normal. Healthy, even. People who are #basic may refer to this as “crying.” For reasons I will explain later, I believe it is more accurate to call crying “emotional peeing.”
Phil Hampson Knight, born on February 24, 1938 in Portland, Oregon, is an American business magnate and philanthropist . He is the co-founder and emeritus chairman of Nike, Inc., and previously served as chairman and CEO of the company. Early this year, Knight was ranked by Forbes as the 28th richest person in the world, with an estimated net worth of $30 billion.
As a graduating senior, I’ve realized that making mistakes is a part of life. I’m not perfect, but I try to believe mistakes will help me become a more knowledgeable person. Once I’ve made a mistake, I’m probably never going to make it again. I’ve learned from my mistakes, and I will apply my knowledge to similar situations in the future.
Because I’m an old hag a knowledgeable senior, I want to tell Beacon readers something I tell myself all the time: when you need help, ask for help.
In celebration of Black History Month, the Black Student Union will be hosting a trivia night in the Pilot House Saturday night at 10 p.m. Trivia will focus on black history, culture, music and more. Get ready for Saturday by brushing up on your knowledge of black history with this trivia quiz.
In a Chiles Center full of 3,003 fans cheering for both Portland and BYU, the Pilots trailed throughout the game, unable to gain the offensive momentum to overcome the Cougar’s defense, losing 72-60.
In the days following the events in Florida, the feeling is a horrible but familiar one. With 17 dead and even more wounded and traumatized, the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida is one of the deadliest school shootings in modern American history.
What ever happened to going through the right side of the door? A new trend has slowly progressed this year at University of Portland to abandon morals, and to use the left-hand door to enter or exit a building. At this point in the semester, students have become reckless and disaster strikes almost every day.
The University of Portland’s athletic department is filled with coaches who were exceptional players in their respective times and sports. From an NBA All-Star to playing soccer on the world’s largest stage. Here are some of their experiences.
Is it the future? No, it’s what students can experience today with the Clark Library’s new virtual reality technology. The new technology includes one HTC Vive headset, headphones and corresponding controllers. Students can try them out by reserving them via the Digital Lab’s website, or by walking into the Digital Lab and asking about virtual reality.
A Winter Weather Advisory for Portland has been issued by the National Weather Service from 10 p.m. Wednesday until 6 a.m. Thursday. There is still snow on the ground at University of Portland after consistent snowfall throughout the day on Tuesday, which cancelled classes on Tuesday afternoon and Wednesday morning.
University officials have yet to comment on whether or not classes will be held Thursday.
Of the 1,783 parking spots on campus, 161 are reserved for certain faculty members and visitors. 113 spots are on River Campus, and 429 are on streets owned by the city of Portland, according to Gerry Gregg, director of Public Safety. This leaves 1,080 parking spots on campus that require students to purchase a parking pass, not including the 10-12 spots that were just lost to the construction of Dundon Berchtold Hall. This year, 908 students and 1,114 faculty and staff members hold valid parking passes, Gregg said.
Being a young person in Trump's America means making your voice heard. Loudly. Proudly. Through a microphone, shouting in a protest rally, long posts on your Facebook page or Twitter threads. Some compare our generation of youngsters to the golden protest age of the ’60s: marches and sit-ins for civil rights, loud clamoring for an end to the violence in Vietnam. Those voices shaped the world we're living in today.
On a stormy Tuesday night, 40 students, faculty and staff made the trek across campus in the snow to talk about sex. In the Terrace Room below The Commons, students filled the chairs, anxiously waiting to begin the sometimes awkward conversation. No, it wasn’t to talk about the physical aspects of sex, but to discuss whether good Christians can have good sex in today’s world.
I am so stoked to study abroad in Rome, Italy next year. Of course I called my grandmother after I found out I had been accepted into the program, and her first reaction started supportive, with an “I’m so happy for you!” and then moved on to be a little more cautious with, “You have to watch out for those Italian men.” Then she put my grandfather on the phone and told him I have been accepted to Rome and he asked me “Have you already started packing?”
On Feb. 12, hundreds of people, of all ages, descended upon the Oregon capital to show their support for the Clean Energy Jobs bill. House Majority Leader Jennifer Williamson expressed how “I've worked in Oregon politics for over 20 years and this is the biggest gathering for a lobby day I've ever seen," as reported by Renew Oregon. There were Oregonians from every county showing their support. Of those in attendance, three University of Portland students (Kelly Krigger, Clara Lietz, and Zoe Tapert), and recent UP alumni (Marc Dorsey), were present for this historic moment.
If the on-campus dining options make you feel like the world is an unfair place, then I would like a moment to present another perspective. You may perhaps feel it’s unfair that your dining experience is limited to certain hours. Or maybe you’re tired of seeing the same menu items come up week after week.
The University of Portland will close at 2:20 p.m. today due to snowfall, according to an email sent out by Vice President for University Operations Jim Ravelli.