South Korean controversy over new history textbooks

At secondary school, few students question the choice of textbooks from which they learn, yet the contents of these books establish a foundation of...

Intersections: an evening of storytelling

The closing days of Portland State of Mind’s celebration of knowledge and culture get to the heart of the Portland State community with “Intersections:...

Volunteer internationally

What makes one company stand out from others like it? It could be its dedication to a cause, the people involved—or maybe its purpose?...

US involvement in recent territory conflicts in the South China Sea

Over the last month, tensions over the increasing militarization of the Spratly Islands have been growing due to disputes over freedom of navigation rights. The...

Nobel Prize winner shares insight into measures of global poverty

Over the past few weeks, the 11 Nobel Prize laureates were announced. Of these honorary contributors to global society, there was a specific individual...

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...

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Arts & Culture

Summertime reading catch-up: Leigh Bardugo’s ‘Crooked Kingdom’

Last week I finished up my first year in my master’s program. I celebrated by doing absolutely nothing. I walked the dog. I drank...

Opinion

Caution: media bias

Regardless of your world views, media and news bias are highly discussed in today’s political world. Seeing obviously biased information in the media causes...