Events from around the world

April 21: Volkswagen reached a deal with U.S. authorities following the diesel emissions scandal. Owners have the choice between VW buying back their cars...

Telemedicine increases infant survival of Zika virus

Pediatric cardiologist Sandra Mattos has developed a medical system that is helping thousands of babies suffering from the Zika epidemic in Brazil. Mattos has...

Thai New Year Extravaganza

The Thai New Year, also known as the Songkarn Festival, is a three day celebration that takes place in Thailand every April. In commemoration...

This week around the world April 14–17

April 14: Phil Sayer, the man behind the voice-over in the London tube—“Please mind the gap”—and former BBC journalist passes away due to cancer....

Cannaparisons: laws and prices around the world

Marijuana use is widespread all around the world. Despite this, certain countries range from very strict to completely legal when it comes to cannabis...

Letter from the editor

The Vanguard would like to apologize for any fallacious remarks made in the article, “Guest speaker claims Israel as U.S. colony.” We represent a...

Events March 28–April 4

March 29: Cairo bound EgyptAir flight MS181 is hijacked by Egyptian man, Seif Eldin Mustafa. Mustafa strapped a fake suicide bomb around his stomach...

This week around the world April 5-10

April 5: In light of the “biggest leak in whistleblower history,” the Panama Papers have prompted Icelandic Prime Minister, Sigmundur David Gunnlaugsson to step...

Palmyra, first century city left in shambles

Early last month, the Syrian government regained control from ISIS over the old popular tourist city of Palmyra—a UNESCO World Heritage site. With the...

Saudi-led airstrike kills over 100 in Yemen market

The United Nations reported that more than 100 people including 22 children were killed in a U.S.-backed, Saudi-led airstrike on a crowded market in...

ISIS forces contraception on sex slaves

ISIS has incorporated sexual slavery as an integral part of the group’s operations; women and girls of the Yazidi religious minority group have been...

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Arts & Culture

On-campus events calendar: Oct. 17–23

FEATURED EVENT FILM The Devil Probably (1977) Oct. 20–21, 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. Oct. 22, 3 p.m. 5th Avenue Cinema $4–5 (free w/PSU ID), all ages From the copy: "think La...

ART ‘Caught’ review

Opinion

Forget your identity; transcend your identity

Last year, I took the University Studies sophomore inquiry course, American Identities. On the first day of class, the professor requested that students introduce...