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Justice Antonin Scalia passed away at 79 overnight on Friday.

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia dies at 79

Antonin Scalia, a conservative justice of the United States Supreme Court, died overnight on Friday of natural causes. CNN reports that Justice Scalia passed in his sleep while on a…
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Explore your options with SexPositive Portland

If you are open with your sexuality and want to be around like-minded people of all ages over 18, or want to experiment, educate or venture into different aspects of…
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Body by YouTube

It’s cold, it’s almost time for midterms and Netflix keeps sucking us in with more original series. Maybe you’ve flopped on your New Year’s resolutions or perhaps you’ve got your…
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As students, I’m sure many of you have seen the meme floating around social media networks that states the difficulty students face when trying to satisfy their needs for good…
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Relationship advice from my grandmother

As a child, my grandmother used to tell me, “You can be with anyone. You just have to choose who you want to put the effort into.” She has a…
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Welcome to Health & Sex Guide 2016

Photo by Silvia Cardullo

Welcome to the 2016 Health & Sex Guide

You are now entering the Vanguard’s 2016 Health & Sex Guide. The annual guide brings just the tips with just a little bit of zip to keep you healthy and…
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I F*cks with you

Gone are the days of sitting in front of your radio, finger poised, cassette tape ready, feverishly waiting for that perfect song to pop up and capture the love swelling…
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Grant Bywaters with his new book. Catherine Johnson/PSU Vanguard

PSU’s own takes publishing by (red) storm

Portland State student Grant Bywaters published his first mystery novel, The Red Storm, in December of 2015 and was the winner of the Minotaur Books Private Eye Novel Competition, put…
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Bengal cat at the 11th International Cat Show. Catherine Johnson/PSU Vanguard

Cats in Your Community

The New Culture Club, a not-for-profit volunteer cat club affiliated with the International Cat Association, hosted the International Cat Show for the 11th year at the Holiday Inn conference center…
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Fabio-tastic erotic titles

The candles are lit, a nice glass of Cabernet sits by your side. The only thing missing is your BAE: Bareback Adult Erotica. Before picking up your favorite Danielle Steel…
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To wear or not to wear?

Yes! You finally matched with that hottie on one of those many trending dating apps (Tinder, OkCupid, Grindr) and you’re meeting for a first date. But what to wear?! You’re…
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