University of Portland affiliated Instagram accounts are an anonymous mystery. Pictures are often posted to the accounts, such as @uportland, @portlandpilots and @up_admissions, but unlike typical social media accounts, these pages don’t give an inside view to the people running them.
Nothing is forever, and that includes paper. As decades old student newspapers yellow and become frail, they become harder and harder to flip through. In order to preserve a history unique to the University of Portland, library faculty members took on the project of digitizing the entirety of student newspapers in UP’s history, The Columbiad and The Beacon.
As grateful as I am for historical female figures and for Women’s History Month, I strongly believe that the practice of feminism needs to be more intersectional.
Campus life pre-COVID now feels like nothing but a thing of myth. Events that qualified as big news included things like Mack’s Market charging for bags and the announcement of the headliner for an all-female Rock the Bluff — an event where a crowd of people would be together in close quarters with no masks. Oh how the year has changed.