DEA cut deal with Sinaloa Cartel

While the U.S. Government has spent—and is currently spending—billions of dollars in the War on Drugs in Mexico, the real cost of the war...

Portland State on my mind

Portland State kicks off its annual 10-day celebration of university knowledge and culture this Thursday, Oct. 22. Portland State of Mind runs through Oct....

BuddyUp app goes international

Some may remember the desktop only Beta version of BuddyUp, launched in fall of 2014 at the Portland State campus as a part of...

Da Kaibigan Showkase gives local artists a stage

The Portland State Kaibigan Club hosted a night of contemporary Filipino culture last Saturday, which featured YouTube singer J.R. Aquino. The Da Kaibigan Showkase, held...

U.S. bombs hospital in Afghanistan

22 people, including three children, are now dead after a bombing at a Doctors Without Borders (Médecins Sans Frontières, MSF) hospital in the city...

The de-development of Gaza

Within the past six years, Gaza has gone through three consecutive military operations: the first from Dec. 27, 2008 to Jan. 18, 2009, the...

Confucius Institute hosts paper-cutting workshop at Lan Su Chinese Garden

Chinese and American cultures mingled for traditional paper-cutting at the Lan Su Chinese Garden. Portland State’s Confucius Institute hosted a Chinese conversation circle where attendees...

India’s mental health crisis

The recent tragedy at Umpqua Community College has once again surfaced mental health as a topic of discussion. The stigmatization, ignorance and lack of...

Review: U.S.-China forward movements

Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in the U.S. on Sept. 22, on his first state visit since his election in 2012. While here he...

Native resistance to Canadian pipelines

Like the U.S., Canada has a long, sordid history of settler-colonialism. Exploitation of Indigenous nations continues today as nearly a dozen different energy corporations...

Russian sanctions: Only hurting the little guys

In order to ensure that Russia will abide by the agreements made during February’s Minsk Ceasefire Agreement the European Union decided to extend economic...

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On-campus events calendar: April 18–24

FEATURED EVENT FESTIVAL Earth Day Festival Friday, April 21, 11 a.m. PSU Park Blocks Free, all ages PSU's Environmental Club hosts a celebration honoring Earth Day, featuring related campus organizations,...

Cannabis close to campus

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Cannabis close to campus

If you’re 21 or over, a weed enthusiast, and new to the area of Portland State—whether as a student, faculty, or resident—chances are you’re...