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For the Associated Students of the University of Portland 2018 election, students will vote through a new engagement platform called Engage UP. The change in voting methods stems from a larger move to make information about campus events and clubs more accessible.
Inspired by his school-aged daughter who asked why there are so many science fairs but no literature fairs, Herman Asarnow, an English Professor at the University of Portland, founded the Northwest Undergraduate Conference on Literature (NUCL) in 2004. Over the last 15 years, the UP English Department, College of Arts and Sciences, Office of Admissions and the Provost’s Office have built NUCL into a nationally known conference.
In the wise words of George Michael, “let’s talk about faith, faith, faith.” Faith is a topic that students often shy away from for fear judgement or worry they might offend another person’s beliefs. For many, faith is a personal and spiritual journey and it can be difficult to talk about, especially when you’re questioning or having doubts.
The Pilot spotlight is shining once again and this week it’s focused on senior runner Logan Orndorf who finished first in 3,000 meter race at the Husky Classic at the University of Washington. Not only did his stellar performance warrant a first-place finish, it also placed him in the Indoors record books at eighth all time.
As you walk into the Commons during the lunch-hour rush and weave your way through the crowd to review the food options, you will likely hear an enthusiastic “Hi, honey! How are you?” from the bowls station. The voice is from Thuy Nguyen, who is always ready to greet students with a smile.
Emahn Hajarizadeh, a junior operations and technology management major, first heard about Bitcoin from his brother. He had been having some success with it — investing and making a good return — so Hajarizadeh took a chance and bought a full Bitcoin last August for $3,000. He sold the Bitcoin in November, when Bitcoin was at a record high. Its worth had climbed to a price of $6,000.
University of Portland’s tuition will go up 4.3 percent next year, bringing the annual tuition to $45,562.
Public Safety sent out an unusual email Tuesday afternoon about an apparently homeless man they say has pitched a tent on city property just beyond the SLUG Garden near the edge of campus. In the email, Director of Public Safety Gerald Gregg asked members of the university community to notify PSAFE if they see Robert Johnson Patterson, 39, who was issued a trespass warning and excluded from campus Monday night.
Herbert A. Medina has been hired as the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS), effective July 1, according to University of Portland President Fr. Mark Poorman.
Dr. Carma Corcoran grew up in a family of 18 siblings in Montana. Of her 16 brothers, all who lived to adulthood have served time in various correctional institutions. Eighty percent of her 50 nieces and nephews have been in and out of the criminal justice system.
Molly Hightower graduated from the University of Portland in 2009 with a triple major in sociology, psychology and French with plans to pursue a master's degree in special education. But first, compelled by her passion for service, Molly chose to spend a year in Haiti volunteering with the Friends of the Orphans. During her time there, Molly provided care and comfort to Haitian children that had been orphaned, abandoned and who were often physically disabled.
We all like to believe we're informed individuals, for the most part. We read the New Yorker. We skimm over headlines — we may even follow a few news stations on Twitter. Trying to maneuver the ever-changing waves of politics and world news, it can become hard to keep up sometimes; and sometimes, it's easier to shut the world out completely. We all have our own complex, busy lives to maintain on top of it all.
Among the many customs associated with my upbringing as a Native Hawaiian, few were held with such sanctity as traditional Hawaiian dance. As a child, dancing to “Hanalei Moon” with my ʻohana was not just a family tradition, but a means of maintaining spiritual and genealogical expression.
Annual ASUP elections are coming up at the University of Portland, and the candidates for executive board will be presenting their platforms this Thursday, March 22, at Speech Night. ASUP will also host a Meet the Candidates night on Wednesday, March 21, at Espresso UP.
The University of Portland recently granted tenure to nine professors, according to Committee on Rank and Tenure chair Michael Connolly. Receiving tenure means that a professor has a permanent position at UP after being evaluated by the committee based on teaching, scholarship, service and personal attributes. The committee makes recommendations to the provost, who makes recommendation to the president, who makes the final decision regarding tenure, Connolly explained in an email to The Beacon.
The NCAA has a rule about transferring from one Division 1 school to another. The rule states that athletes must take a year off while attending their new schools. The athletes don’t not lose the year of eligibility as they are then classified as transfer redshirts. This rule has helped smaller schools like the University of Portland because it is partially in place to help deter kids from leaving programs.
You know how it goes: the prince rescues/marries the princess, the villain is defeated, the kingdom saved.
I vividly remember that fateful day I walked into the terminal of the San Diego airport after flying in from Chicago. I was starving. There, in front of me, was a beautiful Einstein Bros Bagels, and my heart soared.
Mack’s Market will be extending its weekend hours after students return from break. The market inside the Pilot House will now be open 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays. The weekday hours will not change.
The University of Portland has begun construction on a 35-acre property along the Willamette River, newly named “Franz Campus”, according to a news release sent out by the University of Portland last week.