William Seekamp


Studies Abroad canceled the program to Ireland this summer due to low enrollment. Photo illustration by Jennifer Ng.

Ireland summer program canceled after low enrollment

Studies Abroad has canceled its program to Ireland this summer because it did not meet the minimum enrollment. This is the second program slated to run for this summer that has been canceled after the Morocco program was canceled last month.

A protestor pays his respects at the place of worship on Mauna Kea.

Students from Hawaii speak out on conflict at Mauna Kea

For some of UP’s roughly 400 undergraduate students that reside in the state of Hawaii, the conflict at Mauna Kea is complex and polarizing. After nearly 130 days, the protests are still going and, according to a Hawaii News Now article, the cost of government agencies’ responses has surpassed $10 million.

Physical Plant workers install the Grotto in the Marian Garden by the Bell Tower.

New Grotto installed near Bell Tower

Many Physical Plant workers, a truck hauling a trailer and a lot of coordination were needed last Thursday when the University of Portland installed a Grotto in the Marian Garden located next to the Bell Tower and the Chapel of Christ the Teacher. It came to fruition after nearly a year of planning and work. There will be a blessing and dedication of the Grotto following the 8 p.m. Mass on Nov. 24.