PSU celebrates opening of Pan-African Commons and PIAAA Cultural centers

On Wednesday, Nov. 2, the Cultural Resource Centers held their Grand Opening Celebration for both the new Pan-African Commons and the Pacific Islander, Asian...

Upcoming international events

The Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education and the Holocaust and Genocide Studies Project at Portland State announce a talk with Holocaust...

This week around the world Oct. 24–31

Oct. 29 All 28 European Union member countries and Canada have reached a deal on the "Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement." Under CETA 99 percent...

Okinawa: Afterburn

Portland State University's Center for Japanese Studies will present a screening of the acclaimed documentary film Okinawa: The Afterburn. The screening will be followed...

Toward a lifelong adventure

What is student life like in Lyon? How are classes taught in Stellenbosch? Wouldn’t it be cool to be the first in your family...

This week around the world Oct. 17–23

Oct. 20 Britain to pardon gay men The British government passed "Turing’s Law" on Thursday, posthumously pardoning 65,000 men charged with crimes related to their...

Events around the world Oct. 10–16

Oct. 10 France Nadia Murad Basel Taha, United Nations Goodwill Ambassador, ISIS/Daesh Captive, Awarded Human Rights Prize Nadia Murad Basee Taha, a Yazidi survivor of ISIS violence...

In the shadow of the Kingdom

“Even if you change my name, I’m afraid they’ll find out who I am,” Mutab said as he attempted to calm himself by drinking...

Perseverance wins out for alumnus Raymond Cheung

Alumnus Raymond Cheung captivated Portland State students and the general public in an insightful speech about hard work and the American dream on Sept....

This week around the world: Sept. 26–Oct. 2

Sept. 26, 2016 Columbia Voters rejected historic peace deal put forward by the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia and the Colombian government, which would...

ASPSU kicks off the 2016–17 academic year

Senators in the Associated Students of Portland State University held a meeting on Monday, Sept. 26 to nominate a new chairperson and discuss ways...

News

Arts & Culture

Native Perspectives take a stand

Native American women are murdered at rates 10 times higher than most United States citizens. This was just one of many issues discussed at...

Opinion

Media’s misunderstanding of queerness

We often rush to label people, especially celebrities, when they show any sign of being non-straight and/or non-cisgender. Media tend to mislabel those who...