1000 items found for your search. If no results were found please broaden your search.
The most exciting time of the year is finally here — Spotify Wrapped 2023 has arrived. Instagram stories flood with screenshots of the music that has defined the year, and this time The Beacon wants to join in. For all your reading pleasure, we have provided you with the stories that have defined our year.
Welcome back to the Pilots Weekly RoundUP. Men and women’s track and field started their indoor track seasons and earned some prestigious awards. Pilots basketball set the ball on fire last week with some big wins.
First, let me tell you that being a United fan is rewarding, yet heartbreaking. Each weekend my heart races with excitement to watch the Red Devils play. Each goal we score is like a shot of serotonin and each goal we concede feels like a bullet straight through my heart. In recent years, I have been shattered by bullets.
Take yourself back to your highschool years: homecoming, football games and making new friends. From prom to the stress of finals all ending with a bittersweet feeling associated with graduating — highschool is a huge period of growth for many people.
You’ve probably seen the headlines for how many tickets were sold at the box office for “Barbie,” or how much revenue Taylor Swift is expected to take in from her Eras Tour. But what about headlines like these:
In the early days of junior Rand Aldujaili's fitness journey, she often found herself driving to her new gym, parking her car in whatever space she could grab and just staring at the building from behind the dashboard. Some days, she would go inside.
Editor's note: It is not typically The Beacon's policy to grant anonymity to sources unless the source may face significant danger, retribution or harm from being named. In the case of this piece, anonymity has been granted to respect the privacy of the student and reduce unnecessary harm.
As the fall semester swiftly comes to an end, students are focused on three things: finishing their finals, seeking comfort in their warm beds and finding the perfect gifts for friends as the holiday season draws near.
It’s 12:30 p.m. on Friday, which means that it is class time for many students. However, for the students in MUS 235: Finding Your Voice, the start of class looks different than a traditional class. They begin by laying on yoga mats set on the floor, honing in on their breathing and getting in tune with their body. This sets the mood for the rest of class and helps the students let go of their stress.
On Friday, Dec. 1, UP's Campus Program Board (CPB) is hosting their first ever Bonfire on the Bluff event at 6:30 p.m. on Shipstad Field. Pip’s Donuts and apple cider will be offered free of charge for attendees.
Welcome back to the Pilots Weekly RoundUP. Men’s cross country, women’s cross country and men’s soccer competed in the 2023 NCAA National Tournament. Women’s and men’s basketball entered the second week of their seasons and looked to start their campaign off with more wins.
As a student, the chance to interview an accomplished American author is a rare, precious moment. And that makes it worth recording. Jess Walter is a bestselling fiction writer from Spokane, Washington with seven novels and two short story collections. But, he’s also written a nonfiction book, “Every Knee Shall Bow” (1995), based on the 11-day standoff between government officials and the Weaver family at Ruby Ridge, Idaho in 1992 — an event he covered as a reporter for the Spokesman Review. And that’s where our conversation begins.
On Wednesday, Nov. 22, the UP community was alerted of a burglary occuring in Buckley Center the day prior, Nov. 21, at approximately 4:30 p.m. Director of Campus Safety and Emergency Management Michael McNerney sent an email to the student and staff body asserting that two individuals had entered Buckley Hall and stolen a bag containing belongings and credit cards of a faculty member.
Fyodor Dostoevsky was about to die. He was arrested for joining a utopian socialist group of intellectuals which resulted in him getting arrested and sent to prison. On Dec. 22, 1849, Dostoevsky was marched out to Semyonovsky Square where it was declared that he would be executed by gunfire along with fellow members of the group.
I was religious once, as a child, if you can call it that. I was taught that life is eternal, both before and after the brief moments we spend on Earth. I don’t specifically remember whether or not I was comforted by that idea. I think I was too young to ever think about death. I chose instead to focus all my attention and energy on catching bugs, playing soccer and causing as much mayhem as I could get away with — the usual childhood pursuits.
The quad near the bookstore was quiet, save for a small group lighting candles around an altar adorned with flowers and posters. Within minutes, dozens of people arrived, including students, faculty and community members. And before long, the crowd was huddled beside the white oak in a circle as organizers and students began to speak.
Watching a University of Portland basketball game offers a unique two-in-one experience. Attendees can not only witness the talents of Pilot athletes but also savor the musical artistry showcased by the UP Pep Band.
The women’s basketball season opened Monday, Nov. 6 and the Pilots are already dominating both offensively and defensively on the court. The Beacon sat down with head coach Michael Meek to preview the season.
While it seems that there is nothing new under the sun to discover about Elvis Presley, there is one thing: Priscilla. Sofia Coppola’s latest film, “Priscilla,” explores the controversial relationship between the Presleys — from the moment they meet to their divorce.
Portland Public Schools (PPS) are now entering week four of the teacher strike. 81 schools have been closed down and over 40,000 Portland students have been out of school since Nov. 1, according to Oregon Public Broadcasting.