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Alumni Connections: Spring 2008
Author: Kathryn Kirkland
Posted: May 19, 2008

Paul Theroux, novelistalumni gathering at Someday in NW PortlandSOMEDAY LOUNGE in Northwest Portland saw recent grads and current students enjoy food and fun at a February happy hour sponsored by the PSU Alumni Association. >

< SAVE THE DATE for PSU Weekend, October 17-18, with keynote speaker Paul Theroux, American novelist and travel writer best known for The Great Railway Bazaar: By Train Through Asia (1975) and the novel The Mosquito Coast (1982).

Alumni turn out for basketball champs

Gerry Scovil '65, Alumni Association president, wears his Viking pride. To the right, fans David Keys '81, MBA '92, and Kelly Keys were among the more than 300 Alumni Association members and other PSU supporters, who turned out for a pre-game reception at the Rose Garden Arena on March 11 as the Vikings faced Idaho State in the semi-final game of the Intel Big Sky Men's Basketball Tournament.

Gerry Scovil, Alumni Association president David and Kelly Keys, alumni Viking supporters
singing the National Anthem
State Sen. Margaret Carter '73 celebrates the Viking's great basketball season by singing the National Anthem at the men's last home game against Eastern Washington, March 4. Carter is a former Outstanding Alumni Award recipient.
Viking team and fans
PSU fans gathered March 11 and 12 to cheer on the Viks in the Intel Big Sky Men's Basketball Tournament at the Rose Garden Arena. The Viking men went on to win in a 67-51 victory over Northern Arizona earning PSU its first ever trip to the NCAA tournament.