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On game nights at Merlo Field, the vibrancy of Portland Pilot pride is unmistakable. Students draped in vivid purple flood the stands while the ear-deafening beats of the drum squad echo through the air, their impassioned cheers punctuated by the unmistakable swirl of celebratory purple smoke through the evening sky.
(10 hours ago)
Welcome back to this week's Pilots Weekly RoundUP. The fourth week of school has come and gone with the Pilots grinding out some tough results. The Pilot’s seasons are heating up and last week marked the start of Pilots Women’s Tennis.
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For some athletes, music can make or break a workout. It can motivate, energize or even calm someone down after a workout. But what about athletes, who seem like they’re in the gym every day to prepare for their next match? The Beacon spoke to student athletes currently in season to see how music influences each of them as players and to get their best workout song recommendations.
When Kieurstyn Camacho first applied to UP, she felt eager to find a community of people from Guam in Portland. She remembers being at a UP-hosted reception back home, getting to hear the president of the Guam Club talk about the large community that supported one another. However, that excitement was cut short once she stepped foot onto campus.
There’s something familiar about the North Portland band, Saint Rémy. Maybe you’ve already been to one of their shows or even know some of their members from the University of Portland. However, the band’s latest release, “Montgomery Park,” brings something entirely new to the table for their listeners: punk.
No one has put the University of Portland on the map quite like Megan Rapinoe. A professional soccer player for OL Reign FC and the United States Women’s National Team, advocate for equal pay for female players, winner of the Ballon d’Or Féminin and The Best FIFA Women’s Player of 2019 and overall one of the most accomplished athletes in the world — Rapinoe is revered in Portland as few are.
Welcome back to the Pilots Weekly RoundUP. The third week of school brought much excitement, energy and passion to The Bluff with some electrifying results. Grab your reading glasses and get ready for this wild ride of Pilot pride.
In today's bustling world, where choices are endless and time is of the essence, finding the perfect store can be a game changer. With so many options, it can be hard to find just one store to shop at. That is where Costco shines. This warehouse giant has earned a reputation as the go-to destination for everything. It is the perfect place for shoppers seeking affordability, convenience and an unmatched shopping experience.
The inside of books, magazines, newspapers, loose leaf papers, sticky notes, notebooks, diaries — they all serve as canvases for the writing my body allows me to produce. The hunger I have for writing is satiated only when my words and thoughts are able to be released by the cathartic nature of paper to pen. Writing for me is something intrinsic that begs to be answered.
With both the men’s and women’s cross-country teams projected to finish first in the West Coast Conference this season they must be doing something right, right? A look into the long-standing success of the Pilots’ cross-country teams revealed the great perspective they have around the rankings, as well as their keys to success.
As we welcome new students to The Bluff we also welcome an abundance of filled positions. Shifts within administration have promoted current staff while welcoming new hires. The Beacon introduces students and the UP community to new staff and faculty hires.
Facing declining enrollment and a $10 million budget shortfall, UP is launching its biggest fundraising campaign yet, according to President Robert Kelly.
The individual pleats of brightly colored folklórico dresses, the cacophonous sound of feet hitting the ground to the sound of music, the aromas of spices fills your nostrils as you breathe for air: These small details make up generations of Hispanic and Latinx history waiting to be unlocked every year when people celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15.
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Welcome back to the University of Portland and welcome to this semester’s first edition of Pilots Weekly RoundUP. The school year has just started and UP sports are in full swing. If you haven't been able to read up about recent games, there’s no need to wait any longer. Put your homework down and read this weekly summary of intense Pilot sports action.
Welcome, new and returning Pilots! My name is Kayako Olson, but most people call me Kaya. I am the new Associated Students of the University of Portland (ASUP) President and I am so excited to serve you this year. Every fall when I come back, the energy on campus gets more and more exciting as I notice the new traditions that have evolved since I first arrived, and how strong clubs and student organizations have become throughout the past three years.
For starters, I’d like to introduce myself.
A two-inch gas line ruptured on a North Van Houten Place and North Van Houten Ave. construction site at approximately 8:34 a.m. on Friday.
Purple bins filled to the brim roll across resident halls as Villa Drum Squad performs and confetti shoots out onto the west quad. The class of 2027 is here.
When Ari Shapiro first applied for an internship at NPR, he was rejected. Rather than dwelling in his sorrows, he looked for other avenues and found a new opportunity through Nina Totenberg at NPR, who hires her own interns. Little did he know, this would spark his 20-year-long career with NPR and lead him to more opportunities than he could have ever imagined.