Crime Blotter April 14–21

April 14 Criminal Mischief Parking Structure Three At 1:51 p.m. Officer James Dewey received a report from a student who…
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PSU’s Institute for Sustainable Solutions hosts ‘Glacial Balance’ screening

On Tuesday April 22, a free and public screening of the documentary film Glacial Balance will take place in room…
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"Orange is the New Black" actress Laverne Cox is slated to be the keynote speaker at Portland State’s annual Queer Students of Color Conference. ©Greg Hernandez

Laverne Cox to speak at PSU

Transgender activist, actress, producer and writer Laverne Cox will be the keynote speaker at Portland State’s annual Queer Students of…
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Chastity in the modern era

When most people took sex education classes in high school, the concept of abstinence arose as being the only absolute…
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A Hammer Head shark, known for eating stingrays. Creative Commons Attributions to Suneko

The great white hoax

Apparently someone forgot to tell the Australian government that there are sharks in the waters off of its coast. Due to…
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Aslan leather cuffs for $74.99 a pair and nickle plated snap hooks to hold them together for $12.95 at Fantasy For Adults Only (Northeast, Downtown, Tigard and Beaverton). Photo by: Corinna Scott

Bring on the toys

Sex sells. Nothing demonstrates this truism quite like the sale of sex toys. In 2011, it was estimated that the…
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Nirvana biographer Charles Cross reads at Powell’s this month

Kurt Cobain’s life continues to influence the world today, twenty years after his tragic death. Nirvana’s impact alone is implied…
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An ariel view of the Linework NW convention at the Norse Hall. Photo by: Christopher Sohler.

‘Linework NW: takin’ it over’

“As you’ve seen, the response has been huge,” said guest coordinator Sam Marx. The roar of the crowd around us…
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An ariel view of Portland Fashion Week 2013. Photo courtesy of Portland Fashion Week.

Anything goes at the 2014 Spring Edition of Portland Fashion Week

The City of Roses is about to get a flash of fabulous fashion with Portland Fashion Week: Spring Edition 2014.…
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Submission Wrestling League celebrates 10th anniversary

I was at the event for five minutes when I heard the PA announce that any competitor who was not…
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Mo Williams Mo Williams has been a rock star when it comes to assists off the bench. ©Keith Allison

Flashback Series For Blazers

The playoffs are finally here, after a sterling regular season. An unease rests over the City of Roses, however, as…
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White mushrooms are a good source of vitamin B complex, which helps fight depression on those dreary Portland days. Photo by Miles Sanguinetti

Vegetarian 101—Three Awesome Recipes for the urban vegetarian or vegan

Vegetarian Enchiladas with Homemade Red Chili Sauce Ingrediants Red Sauce 1/2 cup chopped onion 1/2 cup Mexican chili powder 2 cups…
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