Any given time on a Tuesday, Pilots can spot men and women in a pristine blue uniform marching along to their classes.
Some of the University's residence halls will be touched up over the summer. These projects will all take a significant amount of time and money, meaning some dorm buildings will be “offline” for several months, according to Director of Facilities Planning and Construction Paul Luty. Director and Associate Director of Residence Life, Chris Haug and Kerry Day, shared the details of these projects: Mehling Hall: Mehling Hall is being seismically retrofitted, meaning it is being equipped to avoid collapsing if an earthquake were to occur.
You’re no longer a freshman. You’ve made it past the first year of college classes, you definitely don’t need a map anymore to get to where you need to go on campus, and you know the ins and outs about life on campus, yet the challenges never stop and every night you go to bed with thoughts of what’s next. If you’re a sophomore or have ever been a sophomore and have felt like this, know that it is not unusual.
More than 400 students took a stand against sexual violence in December, writing suggested “action plans” for how the University should improve in its handling of sexual assault cases on note cards. Now, those recommendations have been compiled by students and staff members at the Health and Counseling Center and presented to the committee appointed by President Fr. Mark Poorman to review the school’s Title IX practices and procedures.
Those who study abroad are often warned about ‘culture shock.’ What they don’t tell you about is the shock that you could possibly experience when you come back home.
Following graduation, students may find themselves overwhelmed when it comes to managing money — from paying off student loans to buying groceries, or even saving for retirement or taking out a mortgage. The University of Portland’s new Cash Flow Club hopes to help students of all majors become better informed about money and more confident in making financial decisions, stressing the importance of starting to save money early in order to plan for the future.