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Portland State’s cycling team has the second-coolest kit in the nation

(Designed by Portland-based graphic artist and photographer Gavin Rear. Photos by Gavin Rear.) A kit designed in Portland (by Gavin Rear) and made by a Portland-based company (Castelli US) for a Portland-based team has been singled out for recognition by America’s sanctioning body for bicycle racing. USA Cycling announced last week that the Portland State University Cycling Team earned runner-up honors for Best Kit of 2019. The inaugural contest was held via USA Cycling’s Instagram...
Tags: Facebook, Instagram, America, Sport, Front Page, Cycling, Portland, PSU, Portland State, Colorado School of Mines, USA Cycling, Castelli, Jonathan Maus, Joe Flannery, Portland State University Cycling Team, Gavin Rear


Portland State picks acting president, raises tuition

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Board of Trustees at Portland State University have appointed an acting president to replace Rahmat Shoureshi, who resigned Friday after 21 months on the job. Oregon Public Broadcasting reports the board gave the temporary assignment to Stephen Percy, dean of the College of Urban and Public Affairs. He’s been at […]
Tags: News, Ap, Portland, Northwest, Portland State University, Portland State, Oregon Public Broadcasting, The Board of Trustees, Rahmat Shoureshi, Stephen Percy, College of Urban


The DIY Astronaut

Ever since he was a kid, Cameron Smith has wanted to go into space. This desire persisted into adulthood, and the Portland State archaeology professor has spent the past several years constructing a series of homemade pressurized spacesuits to achieve that dream. In this video, Smith talks about his quest and we witness his preparations for testing a spacesuit he built for under $1000 by taking it up in a balloon to a height of 63,000 feet. You can read more about Smith and his project in t...
Tags: Smith, Jason Kottke, Portland State, Cameron Smith


Eastern Washington men advance to Big Sky final; EWU women lose in title game

The Eagles beat Southern Utah 77-61 in a semifinal game and will play Montana for the conference title at 5 p.m. Saturday. The Eastern women lost to Portland State 61-59.
Tags: News, Montana, Washington, Sports, College sports, Other Sports, Big Sky, Eagles, Portland State, EWU, Southern Utah


Harding carries Weber State in Big Sky tourney win

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Jerrick Harding had 23 points as Weber State topped Portland State 81-71 in the Big Sky Conference Tournament quarterfinals on Thursday. Cody John had 17 points for Weber State (18-14). Brekkott Chapman added 12 points and eight rebounds. Michal Kozak had 10 points, 10 rebounds and three blocks for Weber State. […]
Tags: News, Sports, Boise, Harding, Portland State, Idaho AP, Weber State, Jerrick Harding, Brekkott Chapman, Cody John, Michal Kozak


When green 'fixes' actually increase the carbon footprint

When tech companies move into a city, they often encourage a sustainability mindset. However, new research from the University of Pennsylvania, the University of Georgia, Southwestern University, and Portland State, shows that they can also lead to gentrification and emissions that stay the same or increase.
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Portland State receives $2 million federal grant to study ocean electrical generation

(Portland State University) The US Department of Energy has approved a $2 million, three-year grant to Portland State University engineering professor to study a novel method of generating electricity from ocean waves.
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Strickland lifts Portland St. past Montana St. 84-80

Deante Strickland came off the bench to score 19 points to lift Portland State to an 84-80 win over Montana State, the Vikings' eighth consecutive home victory            [Author: AP]
Tags: News, Montana, Ap, Portland State, Strickland, Portland St, Deante Strickland, Montana State the Vikings


Woods scores 20 to lead Portland St. over Montana 81-69

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Holland Woods had 20 points as Portland State stretched its home winning streak to seven games, defeating Montana 81-69 on Thursday night. Deante Strickland had 19 points for Portland State (15-15, 10-9 Big Sky Conference). Sal Nuhu added 10 points and 10 rebounds. Sayeed Pridgett had 28 points — 23 in […]
Tags: News, Montana, Sports, Ap, Portland, Portland State, Sayeed Pridgett, Holland Woods, Deante Strickland, Sal Nuhu


Political correctness has ruined academia

If you are an American college professor, the way you get a raise or tenure is by getting papers published in “academic journals.” The stupidity of these journals says a lot about what’s taught at colleges today. Recently, three people sent in intentionally ridiculous “research” to prominent journals of women studies, gender studies, race studies, sexuality studies, obesity studies and queer studies. “The scholarship in these disciplines is utterly corrupted,” says Dr. Peter Boghossian of Portla...
Tags: Opinion, Sport, Soccer, National Science Foundation, Portland State University, Lindsay, Portland State, John Stossel, Jillian Kay Melchior, Boghossian, Peter Boghossian, James Lindsay, Guest Commentary, Helen Pluckrose, Social Text, Gender Place Culture


Nuhu blocks Idaho comeback in Portland State’s 67-65 win

MOSCOW, Idaho (AP) — Sal Nuhu was a force in the final 22 seconds, blocking a shot, scooping up a defensive rebound and making two free throws as Portland State rallied past Idaho 67-65 on Thursday night. Nuhu, a 6-foot-8, 200-pound junior forward, scored 11 points with eight rebounds and three blocks for Portland State […]
Tags: News, Sports, Idaho, Moscow, Portland State, Idaho AP, Nuhu, Sal Nuhu


Nuhu leads Portland St. past Sacramento St. 65-57

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Sal Nuhu recorded 12 points and 14 rebounds to lead Portland State to a 65-57 win over Sacramento State on Saturday night. Jamie Orme had 11 points for Portland State (13-14, 8-8 Big Sky Conference), which earned its fourth consecutive victory. Holland Woods added 11 points. The Vikings had a season-high […]
Tags: News, Sports, Sacramento, Ap, Portland, Sacramento State, Vikings, Portland State, Portland St, Holland Woods, Nuhu, Jamie Orme, Sal Nuhu


Higher education roundup

The less you know: new push to “de-bias” faculty recruiting by removing CVs and interviews from the process [John Morgan, Times Higher Ed/Inside Higher Ed on developments in Britain] “You Can’t Make This Up: A Speech Code that Investigates Students for Discussing the Freedom of Speech” [University of South Carolina: Ilya Shapiro and Patrick Moran on Cato certiorari brief in Abbott v. Pastides] “Sokal Squared” hoax runs into IRB (human subjects review) issues at Portland State, and it’s m...
Tags: New York, Workplace, Law, Obama, Israel, Uncategorized, Atlantic, Britain, Aclu, Title IX, Abbott, Bds, Portland State, Jesse Singal, IRB, DeVos


Strickland lifts Portland St. over Idaho St. 99-93

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Deante Strickland had a career-high 20 points as Portland State got past Idaho State 99-93 on Thursday night. Strickland shot 5 for 6 on 3-pointers. He added six assists. Michael Mayhew had 17 points for Portland State (12-14, 7-8 Big Sky Conference), which earned its fifth straight home victory. Holland Woods […]
Tags: News, Sports, Idaho, Portland, Portland State, Strickland, Ore AP, Portland St, Holland Woods, Michael Mayhew, Deante Strickland


Woods scores 19 to lead Portland St. over S. Utah 78-69

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Holland Woods registered 19 points and eight assists as Portland State topped Southern Utah 78-69 on Saturday night. Michael Nuga had 12 points for Portland State (11-14, 6-8 Big Sky Conference), which earned its fourth consecutive home victory. Deante Strickland added 11 points. Jamie Orme had 10 points for the home […]
Tags: News, Sports, Portland, Portland State, Ore AP, Southern Utah, Holland Woods, Jamie Orme, Deante Strickland, Michael Nuga, S Utah


Woods, Nuga lead Portland St. over N. Arizona 103-94

Holland Woods posts 27 points and 10 assists as Portland State gets past Northern Arizona, 103-94            [Author: AP]
Tags: News, Ap, Arizona, Portland, Portland State, Holland Woods


Sacramento St. beats Portland St. 78-67

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Ethan Esposito and Marcus Graves scored 16 points apiece as Sacramento State defeated Portland State 78-67 on Monday night. Osi Nwachukwu added 15 points for the Hornets. Bryce Fowler had 10 points for Sacramento State (10-11, 4-8 Big Sky Conference). Michael Nuga had 19 points for the Vikings (9-14, 4-8). Holland […]
Tags: News, Sports, Ap, Portland, Sacramento State, Holland, Vikings, Sacramento St, Portland State, Sacramento Calif, Marcus Graves, Ethan Esposito, Osi Nwachukwu, Hornets Bryce Fowler, Michael Nuga


Radebaugh scores 28, Northern Colorado beats Portland State

Jonah Radebaugh had a career-high 28 points, Jordan Davis added 25 points, and Northern Colorado beat Portland State 80-62            [Author: AP]
Tags: News, Colorado, Ap, Portland State, Northern Colorado, Jordan Davis, Jonah Radebaugh, Radebaugh


Local high school athletes celebrate next steps on National Signing Day

National Signing Day was Wednesday, a day when high school athletes could officially sign letters of intent with colleges. Oaks Christian athletic director Jan Hethcock’s message to the numerous student-athletes and proud parents Wednesday morning was one that can be applied nationwide. “Some of you will play in front of a few hundred fans, while others will play on television before the eyes of the world,” he said. “What will you want them to remember you by?” Oaks Christian’s Maya Brady (r...
Tags: Sports, Sport, Soccer, Wyoming, Tom Brady, Michael Jackson, Rhode Island, High School Sports, Ucla, Utah State, Wayne, Arizona State, Janet, Portland State, St Francis, San Fernando Valley


Chivichyan with 16, Idaho St. edges Portland St. 69-67

POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) — Gary Chivichyan scored 16 points with four 3-pointers and Idaho State held on late to edge Portland State 69-67 on Saturday night. Brandon Boyd and Balint Mocsan added 14 points apiece for the Bengals (8-12, 4-7 Big Sky Conference), who snapped a five-game skid. Alonzo Walker had 10 points and six […]
Tags: News, Sports, Portland, Bengals, Portland State, Pocatello, Idaho AP, Idaho State, Brandon Boyd, Gary Chivichyan, Idaho St, Balint Mocsan, Alonzo Walker


Strickland’s late 3 lifts Portland St. over Weber St., 76-75

OGDEN, Utah (AP) — Deante Strickland nailed a deep 3-pointer to give Portland State the lead with 24 seconds left and the Vikings held on to beat Weber State 76-75 on Thursday night. Derek Brown added a pair of free throws with four seconds left to make it a four-point lead for Portland State (9-11, […]
Tags: News, Sports, Vikings, Portland State, Strickland, Weber State, Portland St, Derek Brown, OGDEN Utah AP, Weber St, Deante Strickland


Portland State beats Idaho 69-53

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Jamie Orme and Michael Mayhew had 11 points each, Deante Strickland added 10 points and Portland State cruised to 69-53 win over Idaho on Saturday night. The Vikings (8-11, 3-5 Big Sky) had a 40-23 lead at halftime and kept the lead between 14 and 22 throughout the second half. Trevon […]
Tags: News, Sports, Ap, Idaho, Portland, Vikings, Big Sky, Portland State, Trevon, Michael Mayhew, Jamie Orme, Deante Strickland


Andre leads Northern Arizona past Portland State 82-75

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Sophomore Jonathan Andre posted career highs of 21 points and seven rebounds to spark Northern Arizona to an 82-75 victory over Portland State on Saturday. Andre knocked down 8 of his 14 shots to help the Lumberjacks (5-12, 3-4 Big Sky Conference) shoot 49 percent from the floor. Freshman Luke Avdalovic […]
Tags: News, Sports, Ap, Lumberjacks, Portland State, Northern Arizona, Andre, FLAGSTAFF Ariz, Luke Avdalovic, Jonathan Andre


Proceedings Start Against Portland State University Professor Whose Carefully Crafted Fiction Helped Expose the Rot Within Some Sectors of Modern Academia

Peter Boghossian, an assistant professor of philosophy at Portland State University in Oregon, led a trio of scholars last year who submitted to leading publications what they called "intentionally broken" papers on gender, race and sexuality. Several of those absurd pieces were published. Portland State University has now started disciplinary proceedings against Boghossian. From a report: The Oregon university's institutional review board concluded that Boghossian's participation in the elabora...
Tags: Oregon, Tech, Portland State University, Portland State, Mclellan, Boghossian, Peter Boghossian, Mark R McLellan


Proceedings Start Against Portland State University Professor Whose Carefully Crafted Fiction Helped Expose the Rot Within Some Sectors of Modern Academy

Peter Boghossian, an assistant professor of philosophy at Portland State University in Oregon, led a trio of scholars last year who submitted to leading publications what they called "intentionally broken" papers on gender, race and sexuality. Several of those absurd pieces were published. Portland State University has now started disciplinary proceedings against Boghossian. From a report: The Oregon university's institutional review board concluded that Boghossian's participation in the elabora...
Tags: Oregon, Tech, Portland State University, Portland State, Mclellan, Boghossian, Peter Boghossian, Sectors of Modern Academy, Mark R McLellan


Portland St. upsets Big Sky champ Montana in overtime, 77-74

MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Robert McCoy tipped in a missed 3-pointer in the final minute and Holland Woods knocked down two clutch free throws as Portland State snapped a five-game losing streak by beating defending Big Sky Conference champion Montana in Missoula for just the fourth time in 22 years, pulling out a 77-74 victory […]
Tags: News, Montana, Sports, Portland, Portland State, Missoula, Robert McCoy, Mont AP, Holland Woods


Hall scores 32, leads Montana St. over Portland St. 98-88

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — Tyler Hall made six 3-pointers and finished with a season-high 32 points to lead Montana State to a 98-88 victory over Portland State on Thursday night. Montana State (5-8, 2-1 Big Sky Conference) has won four of its last six games. Portland State (5-8, 0-2) has lost five straight. Harald Frey […]
Tags: News, Montana, Sports, Portland, Portland State, Montana State, Tyler Hall, BOZEMAN Mont AP, Harald Frey


Davis, Hunter lead Northern Colorado by Portland State 73-60

Jordan Davis scored 26 points and Bodie Hume had 19 with a back-breaking 3-pointer to lead Northern Colorado to a 73-60 win over Portland State            [Author: AP]
Tags: News, Ap, Portland State, Northern Colorado, Jordan Davis, Bodie Hume, Davis Hunter


McCoy scores 24 in Portland State's record-setting win

Robert McCoy scored 26 points to lead seven Portland State players in double figures and the Vikings beat Portland Bible 123-40            [Author: AP]
Tags: News, Ap, Portland, Vikings, McCoy, Portland State, Robert McCoy


Da Silva, Sharma lead Stanford past Vikings, 79-67

Oscar da Silva scored 12 points, Bryce Wills added 10 and six others scored at least seven points in helping Stanford down Portland State 79-67 on Wednesday night            [Author: AP]
Tags: News, Stanford, Ap, Vikings, Portland State, Oscar da Silva, Da Silva Sharma, Bryce Wills