This week around the world Nov. 14–21

Nov. 16 Russia Russia withdrew support from the International Criminal Court after it released a report accusing Russia of war crimes during the annexation of the...

Nuclear policy

On Oct. 27, a majority of United Nations member states voted to move forward in negotiating a treaty that would ban nuclear weapons. Among...

Events around the world Nov. 7-13

Nov. 11 South Africa Fatal flash flooding from early summer storms has killed at least six people in Gauteng, South Africa. The O.R. Tambo International Airport...

Elections around the world

The United States is not the only country electing a new leader this year. Here is a rundown of other countries also engaging in...

This week around the world Oct. 31–Nov. 7

Oct. 31 Venezuela Nov. 11 has been set as the official date for a “national dialogue” to begin between the Venezuelan government and opposition parties. The...

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...

News

Arts & Culture

A crowdsourced list of literature for the new alum

With graduation looming around the corner, many Portland State grads will find themselves with extra down time. Not to worry, though! C.J. has you...

Opinion

The divide between art and science

Educational funding in this country has always come with a narrative: Science, Technology, Engineering, Math (STEM) is in crisis, and that’s what we hear...