By Samantha van den Berg, Catherine Kelley, and Hannah Wilkes For the past three years, University of Portland students have gathered together in a fit a celebration, pouring into a single street […]
Samantha van den Berg
Sammy loves student government. If she's not talking about soccer then she's probably talking about campus extracurriculars. She's a junior Organizational Communications major with a Business Administration Minor who appreciates reliable office supplies and analog watches. She is a native of Cupertino, California and as much as she loves technology, she really dislikes Apple.
This year at Rock the Bluff, a few of the coordinators and I decided to give an inside perspective of the annual major concert on campus. Hear comments from the major players of Rock the Bluff 2015.
Meet UP thrower Triton Pitassi Student athlete culture on this campus is particularly interesting: the perceptions surrounding them, how they fall into cliques and only hang out with each other, how […]
Are you ready for Easter Break? Curious to see what the weather will be like? We sought out an expert, Milo the Bunny, to give you this weekend’s forecast… Song: “Sunday Morning” […]
As the semester trickles on, especially those months before Spring Break, the excitement subsides. Spending a week on your parents couch with the family dog sounds more and more exciting the closer you get, and all of the sudden, your friends Portland plans become “I’d going home for a few days”, then “I’ll be gone all break, sorry”.
Wally Pilot, formidable UP mascot, has quite the trialed and changing past at this University. From an idea, to paper mache, to a full blown costume, Wally’s transformation has surely been one for the ages.
In the span of a few months, junior transfer student Josiah Malychewski got settled into school, applied (and later was hired) for an RA position in Schoenfeldt and started the University of Portland Volleyball Club. From knowing no one to gathering upwards of 40 other athletes to play volleyball twice a week, Josiah ecapsulates what it means to be invovled in the University of Portland community.