Diversity scholarships enrich student body

It is hard to miss the vast display of diversity within the student body, filling Portland State's halls and park blocks. PSU offers...

PSU welcomes the year of the monkey

About 500 people gathered at Smith Memorial Student Union on Saturday, January 30, to celebrate the 2016 Chinese New Year. The event was organized...

Kabuki slashes onto PSU stage

The Center for Japanese studies and The School of Theater & Film have kicked off the winter term with a gong. With three lectures—including...

Consexual activity

A man from North Yorkshire is now required to give 24 hours notice to officials before engaging in any type of sexual contact with...

Guinness World Record’s oldest man dies at 112

It’s not often we hear of someone living to see 100 years—let alone a decade more. Yasutaro Koide, a Japanese man did that just that—passing...

Cannaparisons

With its hordes of bikers, cloudy grey skies, rain, overgrown trees, flowers falling on the tops of houses, street food and legal marijuana, Amsterdam...

EMILY: The helpful drone

As Syrian refugees leave their country in hopes of finding a fresh start, many have taken to the Mediterranean Sea. The trouble is they...

Border control or lack thereof?

Five days after the Paris attacks, Brussels went into a citywide lockdown due to fear that one of the terrorist organizers was hiding within...

Crossing the border into Germany

“It’s not a refugee crisis, but a politics crisis,” stated an education and history student at the University of Hamburg, “Refugees aren’t the problem....

The forgotten drought in Ethiopia

Ethiopia's current drought is worse than any other it's seen during the past 50 years. International aid is sparse because the country has been...

Dot: Smartwatch for the blind

The use of smartwatches has increased substantially in the recent years. Since its launch in April 2015 Apple smartwatch sales--alone--have skyrocketed to 457 percent...

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Arts & Culture

Portland Ballet Joins PSU Orchestra for Thanksgiving Weekend

Hopefully you’re all planning a nice Thanksgiving holiday weekend, whether you’re spending time with your family (biological or otherwise), having Friendsgiving or taking advantage of...

A friendsgiving cooking guide

Opinion

First Nations and Thanksgiving: Struggling to give thanks

Despite having many fond memories of celebrating a holiday centered around gratitude and togetherness, Thanksgiving no longer has the same charm of my childhood....