Arts & Culture

These students and other guests at the school enjoyed a couple of intense games of Jenga throughout the social. Photo by Miles Sanguinetti

PSU cultural centers host summer social

Laughter and conversation filled Portland State’s Multicultural Center as students and faculty members mingled, playing games like Jenga and Apples…
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It's always a beautiful day for getting impaled by an eight foot samurai sword in Dark Souls 2. © FromSoft

Dark Souls II: Crown of the Old Iron King review

FromSoftware’s second entry into The Lost Crowns DLC trilogy for Dark Souls II went live Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014. The…
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The rooftop networking party drew a wide variety of attendees—from search engine marketing industry veterans to relative newbies. Photo by Miles Sanguinetti

Rooftop party for online marketing connects businesses, students, faculty

The warm summer air of old town Portland’s skyline was abuzz with music and conversation. Online marketing professionals and amateurs…
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Pickathon festival goers take in Valerie June at the Starlight Stage. Photo by Christopher Sohler

Pickathon 2014 focuses on sustainability, diverse music selection

The Pickathon Music Festival, a celebration of music and sustainability, ran Aug. 1–3. The festival was hosted at Pendarvis Farm…
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These nasty undead knights are one of the enemies that you will encounter throughout Crown of the Sunken King. ©FromSoft

Prepare to buy Dark Souls II: Crown of the Sunken King

July 22 saw the release of Crown of the Sunken King, the first DLC episode for FromSoftware’s Dark Souls II.…
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Portland comedian Adam Pasi, Portland's Funniest Person second place winner, during a previous performance at Helium Comedy Club. Photo by Christian Profeta

Steven Wilber wins 2014 Portland’s Funniest Person contest

Helium Comedy Club wrapped up the fourth annual Portland’s Funniest Person contest Tuesday, July 22 with a sold out final…
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Photo by Rosie Yanosko

Summer brining project: A recipe for homemade sauerkraut

Born and raised in a Polish home, I am no stranger to sauerkraut. Cabbage is practically in my blood. Though…
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A horse head-clad brony attends a panel featuring voice actress Ashleigh Ball at BronyCon. ©Hodgee Films (2014)

Out to pasture: A review of A Brony Tale

Bronies, grown men who are fans of the 2010 reboot of the My Little Pony animated series, are kind of…
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Rosace ceramic tile work decorating the roof of the praying room of the
Nasr Ol Molk Mosque (Qajar era) at Shiraz, Fars Province, Iran. Photo courtesy of Dynamosquito through Creative Commons

Andisheh Center to host 15th Annual Iranian Festival on campus

The Andisheh Center will host the 15th Annual Iranian Festival this Saturday, Aug. 2 in the South Park Blocks, between…
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The desert city of Ancheim makes for one of the more visually impressive locales throughout the game's plot. ©Square Enix

Anything but the default: A review of Bravely Default

In many ways, Bravely Default, a spin-off of Square Enix’s acclaimed Final Fantasy franchise of role-playing games, brings the series…
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Photo by Rosie Yanosko

Scrambled eggs redux: A recipe for chilaquiles

Traditionally made with stale tortillas, sauce and eggs, chilaquiles are a very economical comfort food. Often served for breakfast, they…
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