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  1. All The World is a Stage: Reduce, Replay, Recycle: Pickathon's Sustainable StageRead the original story w/Photo

    29 min ago | Curbed

    ... stage construction . Run in partnership with professor Travis Bell and graduate students from Portland State University's School of Architecture , the concept has provided a sustainable example for summer festivals and music venues. "Sustainability ...

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  2. Best way to get rid of enemy Iran: Get unstuckRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | War Is A Crime

    ... in the wrong hands." Dr. Tom H. Hastings is core faculty in the Conflict Resolution Department at Portland State University and is Founding Director of PeaceVoice . The log-in box below is only for bloggers. Nobody else will be able to log in ...

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  3. PSU trims planned tuition increase, thanks to LegislatureRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | OregonLive.com

    Protesting students disrupt a March 12 meeting of Portland State University trustees. The trustees voted that day to raise tuition 4.2 percent.

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  4. Music: Jazz pianist George Colligan plays The MajesticRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald

    ... in New York for two years and is currently an assistant professor and jazz area coordinator at Portland State University. He is a member of Jack DeJohnette's New Quintet. Colligan recently began playing the Hammond 44 Melodion, also called the ...

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  5. Free electricity for cars but not for the homelessRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | OregonLive.com

    Portland State University President Wim Wiewel plugs in a Tesla electric car in 2011 at the opening of the original "Electric Avenue" on the PSU campus. Use of electricity: After reading two articles in the Metro/Northwest section last Wednesday, I could hardly believe the irony.

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  6. Can We Adapt Sex Ed For The New LGBT-Inclusive America?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | ThinkProgress

    ... about even broad LGBT subjects in an easy to understand way, said Kris Gowen, instructor at Portland State University's School of Community Health. She said the best thing she can do to is send the message that it's about acceptance and self-esteem. ...

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  7. Where Are Portland's Hottest, Most Polluted Areas?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    In the middle of a heat wave this month, Portland State University researchers Vivek Shandas and Jackson Voelkel drove across the city of Portland with a thermometer sticking out the window. The thermometer was connected to a GPS unit.

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  8. Flying HighRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Pordland Mercury

    ... very, very big. Surrounding a stage backed by a huge blue "Generation DeanO banner set up on the Portland State University square, some 4,000 screaming adherents to the cult of Howard Dean gather. When Dean comes out on stage, he describes the ...

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  9. Outlandish vehicles will plunge into Willamette River Saturday: Watch Portland State team prepare for flugtag (video)Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 1 | OregonLive.com

    ... afternoon as part of the Red Bull Flugtag contest. The event is free and open to the public (Portland State University) Eye-catching homemade flying machines will compete for style and distance as they plunge into the Willamette River at Tom McCall ...

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  10. A mother whose son was murdered in Portland writes to his killerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 1 | OregonLive.com

    ... I can.'' She visited the culinary school that he had attended and the last place he had worked, a Portland State University cafeteria. She also came back to Portland to attend several court hearings, including the June sentencing . Each time, she'd ...

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  11. With state cash in hand, Portland State University reduces tuition increaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | Business Journal

    Portland State University on Friday said tuition will increase 3.1 percent next academic year for in-state undergraduates, not 4.2 percent, as previously announced. The university lowered the expected increase in tuition after state lawmakers increase funding for all seven public universities to $700 million in the 2015-17 budget.

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  12. Monster El Nino offers confusing outlook for ski season on Mt. HoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | Business Journal

    ... for a phenomena as sensitive to weather conditions as snowfall," said Loikith, who will join Portland State University this fall from the the CalTech Jet Propulsion Laboratory. "The amount of snowfall over a winter is also highly sensitive to how ...

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  13. Get a sneak peek of Pickathon, the world's most sustainable...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | Inhabitat

    ... portable structure made from 520 recycled shipping pallets. The stage was constructed by local Portland State University architecture students. Along with these innovative designs, Pickathon is the only concert festival to offer solar-powered ...

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  14. PSU reduces planned tuition increase thanks to additional state fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | OregonLive.com

    Portland State University's Board of Trustees today approved a reduction in the planned tuition and fees increase from 4.2 percent to 3.1 percent for in-state undergraduates. The board's approval fulfills President Wim Wiewel's promise that he would use additional state funding to lower tuition and improve student retention and graduation.

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  15. PSU student forced into car mouthed 'Help me!' as assailant drove off with her, court records sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | OregonLive.com

    A 48-year-old man was arraigned Thursday afternoon in Multnomah County Circuit Court on allegations of robbery, kidnapping, sexual abuse and unauthorized use of a vehicle in an alleged carjacking of a 23-year-old Portland State University female student. A Portland State University female student told campus security that she was walking to her vehicle parked on the third-floor of a campus garage when a strange man walked up to her and threatened, "I have a gun!'' The 23-year-old student was ready to hand over her purse, and didn't expect what was to follow.

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  16. Innovation and student life leaders bring new energy to St. Mary's AcademyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | OregonLive.com

    ... teacher-adviser, department chair and retreat participant. She holds a master's in education from Portland State University and a Bachelor of Arts in English from California State University, Fullerton. "Nicole is a vibrant and passionate member of ...

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  17. Researchers develop tool to help child welfare providers analyze dataRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... The review, Translating Learning into Action, was commissioned ... (Medical Xpress)-Researchers at Portland State University (PSU) and Harvard University have found that low-income children who participate in Early Head Start are less likely to ...

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  18. Gresham City councilor announces campaign for Multnomah County's District 4Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | OregonLive.com

    ... the City Council president in 2014. At the age of 33, she received her bachelor's in business from Portland State University and received an associate's degree from Mt. Hood Community College. She was born in Korea, adopted and grew up in Gresham. ...

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  19. Portland's Electric Avenue Relocates, Adds DC Fast ChargersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | GreenCarReports

    It's already been four years since Portland really charged ahead in its commitment to electric cars with Electric Avenue, a project that designated a city block of parking spots plug-in-only, peppered the block with a variety of charger hardware, and let EV owners have at it. That original project, a partnership between Portland General Electric , Portland State University , and the City of Portland, was supposed to be just two years long; yet it became a popular place for EV owners and enthusiasts alike-as well as automakers and hardware-makers testing compatibility-until it was displaced from its former home by pending construction earlier this year.

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  20. The engagement criticsRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 30 | Newberry Observer

    ... ive ambitions. Mel Gurtov, syndicated by PeaceVoice, is Professor Emeritus of Political Science at Portland State University, Editor-in-Chief of Asian Perspective, and blogs at In the Human Interest.

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