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Elvis Depressedly headlines KPSU concert

Portland State’s KPSU college radio hosted a lo-fi music event featuring Erik Phillips, Boreen, Clovver and the headliner act, Elvis Depressedly, on March 22,...
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Portland State chamber choir ‘takes flight’ for international competition

The Portland State Chamber Choir presented their program called “Take Flight” on March 17, 2017. The choir is preparing to enter international competition.

Xiu Xiu brings anxiety to the main stage

On a breezy Wednesday evening at 8:25 p.m., I found myself waiting outside Holocene for an evening with Xiu Xiu, Force Publique and Mattress....

Events calendar: April 4–10

FEATURED EVENT MUSIC Vanessa Carlton Saturday, April 8, 9 p.m. Doug Fir Lounge $25–27, 21+ Joanne the Scammer's favorite pianist/songstress tours in support of her live albums, Earlier Things Live and Liberman Live....

The quality onslaught of 2017 film

As amazing as 2016 was in the film industry, 2017 is already giving it a run for its money with epic titles and quality...

Events calendar: March 28–April 3

FEATURED EVENT SYMPHONY Game of Thrones Concert Experience Sunday, April 2, 8 p.m. MODA Center $39–165, all ages The hit HBO series' musical composer, Ramin Djawadi, conducts a live orchestra and choir...
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Smash Bros gaming tournament draws 200 to PSU

Portland State hosted SmashNest v14, a competitive Super Smash Bros. gaming tournament, on March 25. SmashNest was organized by Cascadia Associated Collective of Aspiring Winners,...

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...

Film review: ‘Sophie and the Rising Sun’

Sophie and the Rising Sun is a compelling drama featuring a love story between a white woman and a Japanese man in the time of...

Professor of violin performs at the Noon Concert Series

On March 16, Portland State’s School of Music featured Dr. Tomas Cotik, a professor of violin, for the Noon Concert Series in Lincoln Hall. Watch...

Event Calendar: March 21–27

Featured Event Xiu Xiu, Force Publique, Mattress Wednesday, March 22 8:30 p.m. Holocene $13–15, 21+ Xiu Xiu is somewhat ironically notable for their ever-changing, sometimes wildly experimental sound, which can...

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On-Campus Events Calendar: April 25-May 1

Featured Event CONFERENCE Queer Students of Color: Decolonizing Queerness April 28–30 Smith Memorial Student Union $10–$25, all ages The seventh annual Queer Students of Color conference centers around the role...

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Uncomfortably advanced tech

It’s an afternoon in early April, and I’m reading a story about workers in Sweden implanting microchips into their bodies. The story itself isn’t as...