Populist parties vie for power in Italian parliament

The results from the Italian general election on March 4 indicate populist triumph, although who will ultimately take control of the government remains unclear....

This week around the world: Feb. 26–March 4

Feb. 27 Papua New Guinea: Magnitude 7.5 earthquake kills at least 20 At least 20 people were killed when a powerful earthquake hit 55 miles...

Egyptian presidential election heats up

Egypt has experienced rapid political change throughout its tumultuous transition since the January 2011 revolution. Now, Egyptians prepare to participate in the upcoming presidential...

China to remove presidential term limits

On Feb. 25, the Chinese Communist Party proposed the elimination of a constitutional clause limiting the presidency to two five-year terms. If passed, the...

HSKA rings in Lunar New Year with a laugh

Happy Lunar New Year! Portland State’s Hong Kong Student Association held a lively Lunar New Year Show on Feb. 16 in Smith Memorial Student...

PSU grad discusses shifting landscape of global entrepreneurship

What does it take to make it? Mayuko Yamaura appears to have figured it out. On Feb. 15, the Portland State graduate returned to...

Opiate trade poses global challenges

Oxycontin, fentanyl, morphine, heroin. Opioids have gained attention in the United States since overdose rates began escalating in 2010. In 2016 alone, over 62,000...
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Corbyn’s game of dominos

In unprecedented fashion, international political possibility has shifted toward the left. Jeremy Corbyn’s rise in the Labour Party resulted in a domino effect of...

This week around the world Feb. 22–Feb. 25

Feb. 22 Iran: Ahmadinejad calls for free elections in open letter to Supreme Leader In an open letter posted on his website Dolat-e Bahar, former...

PSU Russian Flagship program helps translates Oregon Drivers Manual

Portland State’s Russian Flagship Program and the Portland Police Bureau collaborated to release Oregon’s first Russian translation of the Department of Motor Vehicles Driver...

This week around the world: Feb. 12–Feb. 18

Feb. 12 United Kingdom: Oxfam deputy head resigns over sex scandal Penny Lawrence—deputy head of U.K.–based charity Oxfam—resigned following allegations of sexual misconduct by aid...

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Suns’ Out, Baby!

On top of all the amazing concerts in Portland over the last week, the sun has been teasing and tempting us to run outside....

Millennial Scapegoating

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Millennial Scapegoating

“Two-thirds of American millennials surveyed in a recent poll cannot identify what Auschwitz is,” stated an article published by The Washington Post on April...