Spotlight on South Asia flips the script of social justice

On April 28, Kanak Dixit, a prominent journalist, political activist, writer, and publisher from Nepal, began his talk entitled, "Democracy, Civil Society, & Human...

‘Building Memory’ to conceptualize change

The Portland State Harold Schnitzer Family Program in Judaic Studies hosted the event Building Memory: the 2017 Lorry I. Lokey Program on Wednesday, April...

This weekend around the world

From quad-vods to family nights smoking cigars and dipping churros in chocolate sauce, four Portland State students describe what a typical night out looks...

Kaibigan hosts 12th annual cultural night

The Filipino American Student Association at Portland State known as Kaibigan conveyed a message of unity, connection, and the importance of awareness and diversity...

This week around the world: April 22–28

​April 22 Mazar-i-Sharif, Afghanistan Afghan President Ashraf Ghani declared a national day of mourning after touring Afghanistan's largest military installation and the site of an...

Chechen government disavows homophobic terrorism

The volatile Russian region of Chechnya has faced widespread condemnation following the alarming disappearance of gay men in the region. Reports have surfaced claiming that...
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Thai pop stars grace new year event

On Friday, April 14, the Thai Student Organization presented a culture show for Thai New Year at Portland State University. The holiday is celebrated...
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Jewish students observe first Passover Seder event after difficult year

Portland State's Jewish Student Union organized its first Passover Seder on April 11. Event organizers said they were motivated to host the event after...

Turkey’s new sultan

On April 17, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan announced victory in his campaign for a constitutional referendum that will have a profound impact on the...

This week around the world: April 15–21

April 17 Jerusalem After an essay by prominent Palestinian leader Marwan Barghouti was smuggled out of prison and published as an op-ed in the New...

This week around the world April 8–14

April 9 Egypt Holy Week in Egypt started with President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi declaring three days of nationwide mourning on Palm Sunday after two separate bombings...

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Vandalism or artistic volition: drawing the line at graffiti

More accessible and less restrictive than oil paints and canvas, graffiti allows artists to express themselves outside of traditional art practice in an arguably...

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Vandalism or artistic volition: drawing the line at graffiti

More accessible and less restrictive than oil paints and canvas, graffiti allows artists to express themselves outside of traditional art practice in an arguably...