This week around the world: Nov. 4–10

Nov. 4 Saudi Arabia Lebanon’s PM resigns, Riyadh-bound missile intercepted Citing threats to his life and condemning Iranian meddling in Lebanese affairs, Lebanon’s Prime Minister Saad...

Don’t Blame Me, I Voted for the Cat

Something funny happened on my way home from a journalism conference this September: I met a cat. Not just any cat, but Alexander, a...

A drop in the ocean: Portland State Chamber Choir’s ethos of...

The Portland State Chamber Choir can add two more achievements to its long list of successes: It's the first American choir to compete in...

UNESCO pursues global human rights despite U.S. withdrawal

In early October, the United States announced to the United Nations Education Scientific and Cultural Organization it will withdraw from the organization completely by...

This Week Around the World: Oct. 29-Nov. 6

Oct. 29 Mogadishu, Somalia Officials removed after attack in capital Somalia’s police and intelligence chiefs were dismissed following a hotel bombing that claimed over 25 lives....

Scams target international students at PSU

When most students think of the life-changing experiences associated with study abroad, they don’t think of fraud or extortion. But for many international students...

This Week Around the World: Oct. 21-27

Oct. 21 Riyadh, Saudi Arabia U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson landed in Saudi Arabia as part of a Middle East tour aiming to resolve...

¡Viva Día de los Muertos!

Everybody has lost a loved one, be it family, a friend, or even a pet. In Mexico and other parts of Latin America, they...

This week around the world: Oct. 14–20

Oct. 14 Busan, South Korea The 18th Annual Busan International Film Festival, Asia’s largest film festival, is the first since the revelation that former President...

Globalization Bites: from Saigon with love

The Asian Noodle food cart, one of the earliest food carts on Portland State’s campus, first opened its windows over 11 years ago. The...

Spooky origins: le chat noir

Oh, Halloween. It's that time of year when our spooky friends and neighbors delight in the wondrous Halloween season: bats, pumpkin heads, skeletons, and...

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Arts & Culture

Portland’s Lovecraft Bar sold after owner accused of sexual assault

After a post accusing Lovecraft Bar's owner of sexual assault and sympathizing with white supremacists traveled across Portland social media, the bar made a...

Opinion

In response to Commissioner Chloe Eudaly’s feud with local journalists

Portland City Commissioner Chloe Eudaly is finding herself in a social media feud with local journalists for a series mostly “friends-only”—and a few public—posts...