This week around the world: May 6–12

May 6 Abuja, Nigeria Despite ongoing health issues, Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari postponed a trip to London for medical treatment in order to welcome the...

Macron defeats Le Pen for presidency as France moves forward

On May 7, French citizens elected Emmanuel Macron as their next president. Last-minute reports of hacks targeting Macron's campaign seemed to have little effect...

This week around the world: April 29–May 5

April 29 Manila, Philippines An Association of Southeast Asian Nations summit in Manila ended amid controversy over the lack of a joint statement by leaders,...

Spotlight on South Asia flips the script of social justice

On April 28, Kanak Dixit, a prominent journalist, political activist, writer, and publisher from Nepal, began his talk entitled, "Democracy, Civil Society, & Human...

‘Building Memory’ to conceptualize change

The Portland State Harold Schnitzer Family Program in Judaic Studies hosted the event Building Memory: the 2017 Lorry I. Lokey Program on Wednesday, April...

This weekend around the world

From quad-vods to family nights smoking cigars and dipping churros in chocolate sauce, four Portland State students describe what a typical night out looks...

Kaibigan hosts 12th annual cultural night

The Filipino American Student Association at Portland State known as Kaibigan conveyed a message of unity, connection, and the importance of awareness and diversity...

This week around the world: April 22–28

​April 22 Mazar-i-Sharif, Afghanistan Afghan President Ashraf Ghani declared a national day of mourning after touring Afghanistan's largest military installation and the site of an...

Chechen government disavows homophobic terrorism

The volatile Russian region of Chechnya has faced widespread condemnation following the alarming disappearance of gay men in the region. Reports have surfaced claiming that...
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Thai pop stars grace new year event

On Friday, April 14, the Thai Student Organization presented a culture show for Thai New Year at Portland State University. The holiday is celebrated...
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Jewish students observe first Passover Seder event after difficult year

Portland State's Jewish Student Union organized its first Passover Seder on April 11. Event organizers said they were motivated to host the event after...

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#Artists4BlackLives

Revolución Coffee House hosted Don't Shoot Portland’s monthly “Second Saturday Social Justice” meeting led by Teressa Raiford on May 13. The small cafe on...

Opinion

Was the denied tuition increase a victory?

At a recent meeting, the Oregon Higher Education Coordinating Commission denied the proposed 9 percent tuition increase approved by Portland State’s Board of Trustees in...