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Crime Blotter June 20-June 27

June 20 Warrant Arrest Smith Memorial Student Union An anonymous caller complained about a woman on the first floor of SMSU at about 5:17 p.m. Officer Brian Rominger and Sergeant…
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Student Health and Counseling (SHAC) provides support for the physical and mental health of students and the campus community. Courtesy of PSU

Time for a tune-up

The stress of finals week has taken its toll on the student body at Portland State. Now with summer in the air, it’s time to start thinking about physical tune-ups.…
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Crime Blotter June 1-June 19

June 1 Warrant Arrest Park Blocks A previously excluded individual was stumbling drunk through the park. Officers Denae Murphy and David Baker found the individual had three outstanding warrants for…
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Legalized pot: more good than bad

Marijuana is being legalized in Oregon. I spent a good long while asking myself if this was a good thing or a bad thing. My initial reaction was that it’s…
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The path to becoming bilingual is dark and full of terrors

My interest in foreign languages started when I was in the eighth grade. My classmates and I had the opportunity to travel to Washington, D.C. to visit some of the…
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I’ve graduated…Now what?

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Horoscopes for the week of June 28

Cancer June 21-July 22 Someone from your past is thinking of you this week and they miss you as much as you miss them. I say, go for it. Leo July…
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‘Stargirl’ is the original Manic Pixie Dream Girl

Fifteen years ago, Britney Spears dominated the airwaves. Justice was still called Limited Too. Y2K, it turns out, was a total bunk, and I was just starting to suspect that…
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Comedian Bill Burr performed at Arlene Schnitzer Hall on June 18. Courtesty of Koury Angelo.

Bill Burr: not just a loud leprechaun

Comedian Bill Burr performed at Portland’s Arlene Schnitzer Hall on June 18. Burr’s comedic style offers a smattering of strongly delivered uninformed opinions and a refreshing dose of empathy and…
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Being healthy has a bad rap

Being healthy gets a bad rap. It’s everywhere in society: in advertisements, in conversations, in our thoughts. We’ve been bombarded with the idea that exercising and eating healthy are for…
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Women’s World Cup nets excitement in Canada

On May 29, 2015, Sepp Blatter was re-elected to his fifth term as FIFA President, over Prince Ali Bin al-Hussein of Jordan. The Swiss Attorney General and the U.S. Department…
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Former Viking Julius Thomas playing for the Denver Broncos in 2011. Courtesy of Jeffrey Beall through Creative Commons via Wikimedia Commons

Remember Julius?

Remember Julius Thomas? The basketball/ football player at Portland State who turned into one of the best tight ends in the National Football League? A household name in fantasy football…
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Cleantech Challenge semifinalists advance to develop prototypes

The semifinalists for the Third Annual 2015 Portland State Cleantech Challenge have been announced. These semifinalists are each given $2,500 to fund a prototype over the summer, along with mentorship…
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Photo illustration | Christian Profeta/PSU Vanguard

Being healthy has a bad rap

Being healthy gets a bad rap. It’s everywhere in society: in advertisements, in conversations, in our thoughts. We’ve been bombarded with the idea that exercising and eating healthy are for…
Read More