Your degree does not define you

Hello, everyone! This week, I'd like to take some time to reflect. I've been at Portland State for almost three years now, and I...

Nicole Pietrantoni: fractured landscapes, fraught aesthetics

What is it about a cotton candy sunset that evokes an indefinable sense of awe in individuals far and wide? How does a waterfall have...

NW Dance Project stages alluring new ‘Carmen’

It was a cold, rainy night. Luckily for me, I had the NW Dance Project’s waiting room to keep me warm while waiting for...

Every month is Black History Month

Black History Month is a time dedicated to the observance of important people, events and history pertaining to the African diaspora. But what about...

Events calendar: March 7–13

FEATURED EVENT Portland Music Video Festival 7:30 p.m. Hollywood Theater $7–9 Founded by PSU professor Dustin Morrow and PSU alum Kat Audick, this showcase of local and national music...

Volunteering spotlight: Passion Impact and Friends of The Children

Volunteering is a great resume builder as explained in a previous article from this column. It's an opportunity to display interests to potential employers...

Too noisy at this birthday brunch

Oh, the Noise writes: So I've finally moved into my first apartment with a new friend from classes, and I'm having a kind of sensitive...

Super Smash Bros. smashes on after 17 years

The Super Smash Bros. club at Portland State hosts weekly gaming sessions in Smith Memorial Student Union. The recognized student club brings together an...

Modern country music meets the city

We Portlanders live in a particularly great city for starting up a band: Just grab a couple of long-time buddies, equip yourselves with some secondhand...

Theater Department stages Greek tragedy ‘The Bacchae’

Portland State's College of the Arts opens its winter term production of The Bacchae, a classical Greek tragedy by Athenian playwright Euripides, on Friday, March 3. In...

Illuminating the darkest corners

Illuminate, a new division of Portland State’s Center for Student Health and Counseling, started with a push from students. The Student Alliance for Sexual...

News

Arts & Culture

LARP it up, suckers: How to die at the end of...

LARP IT UP, SUCKERS: HOW TO DIE AT THE END OF MY MAGIC MISSILE Live-action roleplaying, or LARP, is the fine art of boffing a...

A serious laundry crisis

Opinion

Health care: Are you wasting money?

Health care is a new and tricky element for American consumers due to the Affordable Care Act. Most people over a certain age have...