Students from Madison High School present their Container Houses project at the PSU High School Innovation Challenge. The students proposed repurposing shipping containers into housing units for the homeless. Anh Duc Do/PSU Vanguard

Innovation Challenge Day showcases students

At Innovation Challenge Day, high school students from Metropolitan Learning Center (MLC) produced a prototype called Osmosis Alive to encourage the practice of water reuse in Portland. MLC built a…
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Panelists strategize sustainable solutions for gentrification in Portland

The PSU Alumni Association and the Institute for Sustainable Solutions held a panel discussion on April 9 about gentrification and displacement in the Portland area. About 100 guests joined the…
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Presidential candidate Tony Funchess at a recent ASPSU debate. Miles Sanguinetti/PSU Vanguard

Records reveal ASPSU presidential candidate Tony Funchess convicted of sodomy and attempted rape

Court records obtained by the Vanguard reveal that in 2007 Tony Funchess, presidential candidate for the Associated Students of Portland State University, pled guilty to attempted rape II for an…
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Photo illustration | Silvia Cardullo/PSU Vanguard

What I assume when people tell me they don’t like to read

When people tell me they don’t like to read, a small part of me (or perhaps more) thinks they are pretty crazy. How could someone not like to read? As an…
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Photo illustration | Christian Profeta/PSU Vanguard

Oregonian men don’t initiate

Oregonian men, I’m calling you out! As a lady from California, I’m used to aggressive driving and the sun, but also a different attitude from men than what I’ve found…
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Editorial: A letter to readers

Letter to the readers, Last week, an anonymous source slid fliers with Tony Funchess’ mugshot from a 2011 parole violation under the doors of several Student Media organizations and posted…
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J. W. Arrowsmith | 1889

Victorian travelogue is weird, liquid history

It’s the end of the 19th century, that stereotypically prudish era marked by Queen Victoria’s reign. The sun hasn’t yet set on the empire, but social discontent bubbles, about to…
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Image Comics | 2013

‘Jupiter’s’ series grapples with superhero generation gap

What happens in the generational divide between superheroes and their progenies? That’s exactly what the comic books Jupiter’s Legacy and Jupiter’s Circle are about. The first volume of Jupiter’s Legacy has…
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The Portland Art Museum, located in the Downtown Portland Cultural District. Public Domain

Art collection talk definitely an art collection talk

The Portland Art Dealers Association hosted a collaborative conversation around the idea of art patronage and art collecting on April 8. The free event was held at the Portland Art…
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Forward Genoveva Añonma will begin playing for the Portland Thorns in May, 2015. Courtesy of through Creative Commons

Portland Thorns’ season kicks off with season opener

In the 2013 inaugural season of the National Women’s Soccer League, the Portland Thorns finished the regular season with a (11–6–5, 38 pts) record to finish tied for first. Led…
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Bikram Yoga champion Esak Garcia during the 2009 Canadian Hatha Yoga Championship. Courtesy of Ron Sombilon Photography through Creative Commons via Flickr

Fundamental forms of Yoga

Yoga is a practice that dates back to over 10,000 years ago, and the earliest evidence indicates that, at the very least, people were practicing the sukhasana seated yoga position.…
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Screenshot | Jon Raby/PSU Vanguard

PSU LoL Spring Tournament: Round 1, fight!

Starting off our first round coverage of the spring League of Legends tournament, we will be looking at the first two games out of the four played. This first round of…
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