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...

Vanguard events calendar: Feb. 28–March 6

FEATURED EVENT The Bacchae 7:30 p.m. March 3–11, preview March 2, 2 p.m. matinee March 5 Lincoln Performance Hall $6–15 PSU School of Theater + Film presents...

‘Constructing identity’ on the Park Blocks

If you are inspired by issues surrounding personal identity—such as race, gender, and community—and if you have a free afternoon to bask in the...

The bridesmaid always rings twice

Frugal Bridesmaid writes: So I'm really happy for my friend who's getting married, and would be thrilled to be her bridesmaid if she asks...except that...

Professor’s film makes festival circuit debut

Matt McCormick, a film professor at Portland State, has a few decades of filmmaking under his belt. His works have ranged from the feature...

PSU veterans: a closer look.

More than 28,000 women represent Oregon’s veteran population. The I Am Not Invisible presentation, which opens tonight at 5 p.m. at the Portland Art...

W.E.B. Du Bois The Song of the Smoke: Black History...

The Song of the Smoke by W.E.B. Du Bois I am the Smoke King I am black! I am swinging in the sky, I am wringing worlds awry; I...

YouTube star Clara C among performers at Hong Kong culture night

Hong Kong Student Association of Portland State hosted the "HKSA Annual Culture Show" to kick off the lunar new year, the Year of the...

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Fancy finals week pasta

My thoughts on wine are best summed up by, It’s great if I’m already drunk because if I’m already making questionable life decisions, I...

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The potential of our grizzlies

Several weeks ago I wrote a piece examining Betsy DeVos’ now famous “potential grizzlies” comment, in conjunction with Congress passing a new bill to...