Attendees line up for a pour at the Oregon Brewers Festival. Christian Profeta/PSU Vanguard

Banned so we party

The Oregon Brewers Festival celebrated 28 years of micro-brew drinking last week with 105 different beer samples, both domestic and international. Despite the festival’s success and massive crowds of people,…
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Left to right: Donor Savannah Russell registers to give blood with the help of Red Cross volunteers Katia Chica and Vittoria Tanisha. Tanisha serves as president of the PSU Red Cross Group, which facilitates regular on-campus blood drives. Jeoffry Ray/PSU Vanguard

PSU hosts summer blood drive

Portland State and the American Red Cross are teaming up again for the third of four annual campus blood drives this week. From Monday, July 27 to Thursday, July 30,…
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The Student Rec Center is one of many locations undergoing renovations. Jeoffry Ray/PSU Vanguard

Ch Ch Ch Changes…

Over the summer and spilling into next year, Portland State’s campus is getting a facelift through the implementation of several capital projects. According to PSU’s Finance and Administration website, here’s what’s…
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First Lt. Richard Cullen of the U.S. Air Force attempts a block for the Seattle Sounders. Courtesy of Master Sgt. Lance Cheung/U.S. Air Force

Soccer is making its name in American sports

With the recent victory against Japan by the United States Women’s National Soccer Team in the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup, Americans have been recognizing and paying attention to the…
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What makes a story last?

How do certain stories—recently the Harry Potter, Hunger Games or Game of Thrones series—attract the attention of so many fans? Why these stories, but not others? Listening to and reciting…
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Silvia Cardullo/Vanguard Archives

Dating advice: realistically speaking

One of the best parts of dating is being excited about someone new. One of the worst parts about dating is listening to what everyone else has to say about it.…
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Penguin Books | 1990

A bloody good time with ‘The Bloody Chamber’

Once upon a time, there was no such thing as Walt Disney’s Beauty and the Beast. Fairy tales were grim fables full of blood, guts and sex. Not everybody got…
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Horoscopes for the week of July 26

Aries March 21-April 19 Zombies that are afraid of sunlight are proof that sun can be good for you at the right moments. So lather on the sunscreen and head…
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ZeniMax Media | 2015

Elder Scrolls MMO brings needed changes to genre

The massively multiplayer online roleplaying game is not in a good place. Initially popularized by titles like Ultima Online, EverQuest and World of Warcraft, the MMORPG genre has been in…
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Gyasi Zardes in a 2013 match with the LA Galaxy. Courtesy of Noah Saltzman through Creative Commons

The U.S. ends Gold Cup on a sour note

The United States has been in every Gold Cup Final since 2005. This year, the team looked to replicate its decade of success. In 2005, the U.S. won in penalty…
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Clint Dempsey practicing for the United States in 2006. Courtesy of Jarrett Campbell through Creative Commons via Flickr

Dempsey scores big for Men’s National Team

Clint Dempsey’s eligibility for the CONCACAF Gold Cup was a concern for the United States Men’s National Team. His suspension came after he ripped up the notebook of referee Daniel…
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Public Domain

July 14 — July 20

Champion Thursday Races Kershaw Rd. Sports Park Thurs., July 16, All Day Fast Twitch Fridays Alpenrose Velodome Fri., July 17, All Day Alpenrose Velodome Challenge Alpenrose Velodome Sat., Sun., July 18–19, All Day…
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News

Attendees line up for a pour at the Oregon Brewers Festival. Christian Profeta/PSU Vanguard

Banned so we party

The Oregon Brewers Festival celebrated 28 years of micro-brew drinking last week with 105 different beer samples, both domestic and international. Despite the festival’s success and massive crowds of people,…
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ARTS & CULTURE

Elise Furlan/PSU Vanguard

Pooooooool party!

Who doesn’t love swimming at high noon during the dog days of summer? It’s hot and sunny, and there’s little solace found in the air conditioning-bereft rentals lining the streets…
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OPINION

First Lt. Richard Cullen of the U.S. Air Force attempts a block for the Seattle Sounders. Courtesy of Master Sgt. Lance Cheung/U.S. Air Force

Soccer is making its name in American sports

With the recent victory against Japan by the United States Women’s National Soccer Team in the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup, Americans have been recognizing and paying attention to the…
Read More