Demonstrators march from the Park Blocks toward the Market Center Building in a show of support for adjuncts. Jeoffry Ray/PSU Vanguard

AAUP kicks off bargaining with “Imagine”

Portland State’s chapter of the American Association of University Professors kicked off bargaining with a rally on May 6. The rally was a joint action with the PSU Faculty Association, the…
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Rogue's new Viktory ale will debut on May 21 in a celebration commemorating the graduating class of 2015. Christian Profeta/PSU Vanguard

It was the best of steins

Oregon brewing mainstay Rogue Ales will celebrate its newest specialty brew, dubbed Rogue Viktory Ale, with a release party entitled “The Dare, Risk, Dream Graduation Party,” held at Rogue Hall…
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Bicycles crowd the bike corral outside of Shattuck Hall. According to the new crime data website statistics, bicycle theft is the only listed crime on the rise. Jeoffry Ray/PSU Vanguard

PSU and Portland Police team up to map crime

A crime analysis team at Portland State collaborated with the Portland Police Bureau to create an accessible database of common crimes in Portland over the past 20 years. The database…
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The language of the “educated”

My least favorite word is zeitgeist, which came to English directly from German and roughly translates to “the spirit of the time.” Maybe it’s because the word never comes up…
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Your gender shouldn’t define your actions

As I sit here scrolling through my Facebook feed, I encounter some of the most intriguing—and argument-stimulating—posts. What I’m noticing about a majority of these posts and shares is that…
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Prices are up, attendance is down

It’s hard to be in the movie theater business nowadays. With the rise of streaming sites like Netflix, Hulu and Amazon, many people today are deciding to stay home when…
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A.P. Herbert is the master satirist you never knew

1950s England. The Russian War is over. The Soviets have been destroyed by their own incompetency. Satellite countries have risen up and destroyed the sickle and hammer with help from…
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Horoscopes for the week of May 17

Gemini May 21-June 20 Okay, so do you remember, like, last Thursday when you did that screening of Clueless or whatever? Oh my god, that friend that your friend brought…
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Polaris Dance ends season with eight performances

Polaris Dance Theatre presented their final performance of the season, 1+1=ONE, on May 9 at their warehouse location in SW Portland. Polaris celebrated their 13th season this year. The show featured…
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May 19-May 25

Portland sports Portland Timbers at Toronto FC Saturday, May 23, 2 p.m. Portland Thunder at Orlando Predators Saturday, May 23, 4 p.m. Portland Thorns vs Houston Dash Saturday, May 23, 7 p.m. Portland…
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QRC and Campus Rec team up to celebrate Pride

Portland State is halfway through the month of May, designated as its own Pride month. “Pride is celebrated in conjunction with the anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising which occurred on June…
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New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady currently faces a four-game suspension, after recent claims that he was likely aware his team played with under-inflated balls during their January AFC Championship victory over the Indianapolis Colts. Courtesy of Andrew Campbell through Creative Commons

Crime and punishment in light of Deflategate

Everybody can’t stop talking about balls. Everybody has balls on the brain. This ball is too heavy. This ball is too light. This ball is just right. Balls. Balls. Balls. That’s…
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News

Demonstrators march from the Park Blocks toward the Market Center Building in a show of support for adjuncts. Jeoffry Ray/PSU Vanguard

AAUP kicks off bargaining with “Imagine”

Portland State’s chapter of the American Association of University Professors kicked off bargaining with a rally on May 6. The rally was a joint action with the PSU Faculty Association, the…
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ARTS & CULTURE

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A.P. Herbert is the master satirist you never knew

1950s England. The Russian War is over. The Soviets have been destroyed by their own incompetency. Satellite countries have risen up and destroyed the sickle and hammer with help from…
Read More

SPORTS

Portland State Vikings logo

May 19-May 25

Portland sports Portland Timbers at Toronto FC Saturday, May 23, 2 p.m. Portland Thunder at Orlando Predators Saturday, May 23, 4 p.m. Portland Thorns vs Houston Dash Saturday, May 23, 7 p.m. Portland…
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