A tropical paradise vacation for some, a dreamy honeymoon and place of catharsis for others, and for one very special guest, a grown man shitting in a suitcase. What more could you ask from a resort or TV show?
As the pandemic rages on and misinformation continues to spread, a severe spike in violence and racism against Asian Americans has permeated the United States. Many Asian American businesses are shutting down, workers are being harassed, and storefronts are being vandalized. Last month, The Beacon reported on the ways that anti-Asian hate crimes have affected UP’s Asian student population. Now, we’ve compiled a list of UP students’ favorite Asian American-owned businesses and restaurants to support in Portland.
Ever since I was little, I’ve found joy in making to-do lists. I always liked to make them as detailed as possible, so I had more items to cross off, which would make me feel more accomplished at the end of the day.
The usually-gloomy Portland days are getting longer, the skies sunnier, and spring fever is setting in. So, what does a COVID-safe spring look like? UP students need a way to let go, relax, and enjoy the sunshine after a long week of stressful midterms, but even though COVID-19 cases are beginning to drop, it’s still important to stay safe and distant. The Beacon put together this list of 10 fun outdoor things you can do in Portland while staying COVID-safe.
Active Minds is holding a virtual Fresh Check Day on Friday, March 26 from 12 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. The event is a mental health fair which aims to foster discussion on a variety of different topics ranging from suicide prevention and yoga to mental health for QTBIPOC people.