Taxing carbon gets new scrutiny - Thursday, 16 May 2013 04:00
Any top 10 list of Oregon's most daunting challenges is likely to include global warming, wobbly school funding and unstable state finances.
OMSI pencils in ideas for eastside site - Thursday, 16 May 2013 11:00
Twenty-one years ago, the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry relocated from bustling Washington Park to a gritty, hard-to-reach pocket of Portland's inner-eastside industrial area.
Wed May 15, 2013
Are there alternatives to incarceration? - Wednesday, 15 May 2013 10:00
What is the function of the criminal justice system? Should rehabilitation or retribution be the goal? Are there viable alternatives to incarceration? These are just a few of the questions that may be sparked by Walidah Imarisha's "Beyond Bars: Re-envisioning the Prison System" discussion coming to the Flora Room of the Estacada Public Library at 7 ... (more)
This year's city traffic project: Improve three high-crash corridors
PORTLAND, Ore. A Portland Bureau of Transportation map identifies the top-10 high-crash corridors in the city and this year it is focusing on three locations to make them safer.
Tue May 14, 2013
Voices on the Ground Community Practice Conference June 1st
The Portland Chapter of the Social Welfare Action Alliance and the Portland State University School of Social Work are holding their third Community Based Practice Conference "Voices on the Ground." This year's theme is Resistance and Resilience.
There's no good evidence for believing biological evolution
"There's no good evidence for believing biological evolution !" says Bark Rask, author of "Evolution By Affirming the Consequent: Scientific Challenges to Darwin's Theory of Evolution." Countering his opinion, and defending modern science , is Truman Ardent Smith, author of "Modern Science and Philosophy Destroys Christian Theology." They will ... (more)
Corbin supports vocational education
Oregon's education “policymakers" and the general public have dramatically different priorities for improving public education, according to public opinion research conducted by a group based at Portland State University called Oregon's Kitchen Table.
A Manual for Creating Atheists
Last Sunday, Portland State University philosophy professor Peter Boghossian gave a presentation on the abstract of his forth-coming book called "A Manual for Creating Atheists." It was hosted by The Humanists of Greater Portland .
Mon May 13, 2013
Daily Journal of Commerce
Portland State University officials plan to renovate and expand their School of Business Administration with a $60 million construction project.
Children's Levy; YWCA opens domestic violence group home: Downtown/Northwest Portland news
Students in a class run by Impact NW at Franklin High School receive direct benefit from Portland's Children Levy, which is up for renewal on the May 21 ballot.
Sun May 12, 2013
OSU President Ed Ray, PSU's Wim Wiewel both made more than half a million dollars, study says
A new study says Oregon State University President Ed Ray was the nation's 20th highest-paid public university president in 2011-12, with total compensation topping $700,000. Ray actually was paid $590,000 that year, ranking him about No.
Sat May 11, 2013
Why don't you shoot these commie-loving, long-haired hippy freaks?
"I am a law abiding citizen. Why don't you shoot these commie-loving, long-haired hippy freaks? How can you let them get by with this?" The above picture and caption is from My Story:Portland State University - May 11, 1970 by Tom Geil , a photo essay of the events that took place 43 years ago here in PDX.
Fri May 10, 2013
Seattle Gay News
Pride Foundation welcomes three new board members
'We couldn't be happier to have Greg, Darci, and Jean-Paul join our board,' says Pride Foundation Board President Doug Exworthy.
Battery recyclers turn up the juice
A barrel of batteries awaits recycling at Total Reclaim in Northeast Portland, one of the local companies handling the hundreds of thousands of pounds of batteries discarded in the Metro area each year.
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Following its move to Panasonic, Portland State University , home to nearly 30,000 students, realized significant savings through reduced replacement lamp and filter costs.
Thu May 09, 2013
Group leaves racist fliers on windshields, neighbors outraged
MILWAUKIE, Ore. A neighborhood was blanketed with racist fliers on Thursday and people there say they won't tolerate the hateful propaganda.
Book Review: 'What's Going On at UAardvark? -- Humorous...
Knowing Lawrence S. Wittner's background and current position -- he's executive secretary of the Albany County Central Federation of Labor AFL-CIO -- it's no surprise that the blue collar workers at fictional UAardvark in Indiana in Wittner's "What's Going On at UAardvark?" are among the heroes in the novel.
How 80 prosthetic arms may lift Oregon science and tech sectors
About 250 Portland-area middle and high school students have been working for months to develop an innovative prosthetic limb that could help children in developing countries who've lost arms to landmine accidents.
Jeff Baker: readings by Chelsea Pitcher, Laura Whitcomb, Eve Ensler, Jill McCorkle
Chelsea Pitcher, a graduate of Grant High School and Portland State University, has written a novel for young adults that deals with bullying and teen suicide.
Boise State moves toward "cost based linear system"
Universities such as University of Utah, University of Oregon and Portland State University have all moved toward a "cost- based linear system" for tuition.