Carlos Fuentes


This year's Black History Month Theme is Black Health and Wellness. Black History Month has been celebrated since the early 1900s.Visual by Andrew Gotshall

UP celebrates Black History Month

Throughout February, multiple University of Portland organizations will be hosting events to honor Black history and celebrate diversity on campus — and with only 2% of UP students self-identifying as Black or African American, this month can provide a welcome celebration of Black history for the entire campus.

The event featured eight different student artists, who set up tables with their work at the Pilot House Plaza.Canva by Haviland Stewart

Our Campus, Our Canvas showcases QTBIPOC student artwork

On Thursday, Nov. 11, Latinx Student Union (LSU) and Gender and Sexuality Partnership (GSP) collaborated with Diversity and Inclusion Programs (DIP) to host Our Campus, Our Canvas — a showcase of art and craftwork from UP students and faculty who identify as queer, transgender, Black, indigenous, or people of color.