TPP: Trump pulls plug

President Donald Trump signed an executive order withdrawing the U.S. from the Trans-Pacific Partnership on Jan. 23. The 12-nation trade agreement would have encompassed a...

This week around the world Feb. 4–10

Feb. 5 Libreville, Gabon Cameroon edged Egypt 2–1 to take the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations. Feb. 5 Bucharest, Romania Five hundred thousand protesters filled the streets of Romania's...

This week around the world Jan. 28–Feb. 3

Jan. 28 Worldwide In response to President Donald Trump's executive order banning refugees, visa holders and other immigrants, thousands poured into the streets while hundreds of...

Brexit at Tiffany’s

After pulling the U.S. out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership during his first full day in office, President Donald Trump met with U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May...

Boko Haram hangs on: extremist group continues campaign in Nigeria

Despite President Buhari’s comments a few weeks ago that the Nigerian government had “crushed” Boko Haram, suicide bombings and raids conducted by the group...

This week around the world Jan. 21–27

Jan. 21 Worldwide In response to the inauguration of Donald Trump, several million protesters filled streets around the world as part of what was called the...

Cuba after Castro: Portland State students get a firsthand look

During the night of Nov. 25, 2016 Fidel Castro, Olympic gold medalist in surviving assassination attempts, died. Shortly after, 13 Portland State students arrived...

Las Mujeres bringing Latin Night to Portland State

Las Mujeres means “women” in Spanish, but Las Mujeres isn’t a club dedicated only to being a Latina woman at Portland State, it's also...

This week around the world Jan. 14–20

Jan. 14 Beijing, China The linguist Zhou Youguang died at the age of 111 in Beijing. Zhou is credited with creating pinyin, a system of transcribing...

Cuba after Castro: PSU professors discuss what might happen next

Fidel Castro, the proclaimed hero of the 1959 communist revolution in Cuba and the country's president for nearly a half-century afterwards, died on Nov....

US Intelligence agencies issue Russian hacking report

On Jan. 6 the Office of the Director of National Intelligence released a declassified version of its report on Russian involvement in the recent...

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Arts & Culture

Fancy finals week pasta

My thoughts on wine are best summed up by, It’s great if I’m already drunk because if I’m already making questionable life decisions, I...

Opinion

The potential of our grizzlies

Several weeks ago I wrote a piece examining Betsy DeVos’ now famous “potential grizzlies” comment, in conjunction with Congress passing a new bill to...