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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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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Comedian Hari Kondabolu performs this weekend at Helium Comedy Club. Photo credit Kyle Johnson

‘Just another comic in a green room’

Comedian Hari—sounds like “Hurry”—Kondabolu performs this weekend at Southeast Portland’s Helium Comedy Club. He kicked off his five-show run this evening, with four more performances between now and Saturday. Brooklyn-based…
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Terra DeHart/PSU Vanguard

The very hinky summer drinky issue

College is a time for experimentation, and summer can be really boring. So why not take these two completely disparate opinions, discard them and do what you were going to…
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Horoscopes for the week of July 19

Cancer June 21-July 22 Dearest Cancer, this week your fondest wish is for your favorite food to appear in a dish. Be it lunch, dinner, breakfast or brunch, I know…
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Devin Courtright/PSU Vanguard

Get ‘er Dunn: The summer reading list you can finish

Ahhh, summer. Time for inappropriately short shorts and socially acceptable public drinking. A time, for most students, to take a little breather from the insanity of the school year. By…
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Comedian Amy Miller was crowned Portland's Funniest Person after the 2015 finals at the Helium Comedy Club. Courtesy of Jason Traeger/Portland Stand-up Comedy Photo Album

Amy Miller is Portland’s funniest person

Doors to the Helium Comedy Club showroom opened at 7:30 p.m. and by then a line had formed through the entire bar, almost to the exit stairs. On the night…
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PSU Student Frida Fronseca on her way to the World Conference on Youth 2014 in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Upcoming fair presents students with international opportunities

Globally-minded students will have the chance to become acquainted with Portland State international groups at the first-ever International Opportunities Fair tomorrow, July 16. The event, hosted by the Education Abroad Office,…
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Elephants in the Park, located in the Park Blocks. Kayla Sprint/PSU Vanguard

Campus patio guide

It’s summertime, Portland State, which means it’s time to put the books down and soak up some sun. What better way to do it than with these awesome bars and…
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