This week around the world Feb. 4–10

Feb. 5 Libreville, Gabon Cameroon edged Egypt 2–1 to take the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations. Feb. 5 Bucharest, Romania Five hundred thousand protesters filled the streets of Romania's...

This week around the world Jan. 28–Feb. 3

Jan. 28 Worldwide In response to President Donald Trump's executive order banning refugees, visa holders and other immigrants, thousands poured into the streets while hundreds of...

Brexit at Tiffany’s

After pulling the U.S. out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership during his first full day in office, President Donald Trump met with U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May...

Boko Haram hangs on: extremist group continues campaign in Nigeria

Despite President Buhari’s comments a few weeks ago that the Nigerian government had “crushed” Boko Haram, suicide bombings and raids conducted by the group...

This week around the world Jan. 21–27

Jan. 21 Worldwide In response to the inauguration of Donald Trump, several million protesters filled streets around the world as part of what was called the...

Cuba after Castro: Portland State students get a firsthand look

During the night of Nov. 25, 2016 Fidel Castro, Olympic gold medalist in surviving assassination attempts, died. Shortly after, 13 Portland State students arrived...

Las Mujeres bringing Latin Night to Portland State

Las Mujeres means “women” in Spanish, but Las Mujeres isn’t a club dedicated only to being a Latina woman at Portland State, it's also...

This week around the world Jan. 14–20

Jan. 14 Beijing, China The linguist Zhou Youguang died at the age of 111 in Beijing. Zhou is credited with creating pinyin, a system of transcribing...

Cuba after Castro: PSU professors discuss what might happen next

Fidel Castro, the proclaimed hero of the 1959 communist revolution in Cuba and the country's president for nearly a half-century afterwards, died on Nov....

US Intelligence agencies issue Russian hacking report

On Jan. 6 the Office of the Director of National Intelligence released a declassified version of its report on Russian involvement in the recent...

This week around the world Jan. 7–13

Jan. 9 France Kim Kardashian's chauffeur was among 17 people arrested in connection to a highly-publicized October heist. The 40-year-old and his co-conspirators allegedly made off...

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Arts & Culture

Green Zebra goes to college

Q: What do you get when you cross a New Seasons with a 7-Eleven? Hint: it’s not organic Slurpees. Those who said "Green Zebra Grocery"...

‘We’re All Mad Here’

Opinion

The Second Amendment vs potential grizzlies

These past few weeks have been busy for those of us working in the media. We have inaugurated a brand-new president, there have been executive...