Confucius Institute hosts paper-cutting workshop at Lan Su Chinese Garden

Chinese and American cultures mingled for traditional paper-cutting at the Lan Su Chinese Garden. Portland State’s Confucius Institute hosted a Chinese conversation circle where attendees...

India’s mental health crisis

The recent tragedy at Umpqua Community College has once again surfaced mental health as a topic of discussion. The stigmatization, ignorance and lack of...

Review: U.S.-China forward movements

Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in the U.S. on Sept. 22, on his first state visit since his election in 2012. While here he...

Native resistance to Canadian pipelines

Like the U.S., Canada has a long, sordid history of settler-colonialism. Exploitation of Indigenous nations continues today as nearly a dozen different energy corporations...

Russian sanctions: Only hurting the little guys

In order to ensure that Russia will abide by the agreements made during February’s Minsk Ceasefire Agreement the European Union decided to extend economic...

Trump’s immigration plan and its effect on Oregon

With the 2016 presidential election on the horizon, political parties are setting up their candidates and platforms to try to snag the executive office....

Change of heart: Why Spain has been slow to react for...

The flood of refugees making the dangerous journey, risking their lives to reach European soil, is surely a test of unity within the politico-economic...

The migrations of opportunity

Fall is here, which means the yearly migration towards classroom doors for eager college students is underway. As this seasonal migration occurs, universities around...

Russia’s war in Syria

The BBC reported that, since 2011, the Syrian civil war has claimed the lives of more than 200,000 people and has driven approximately 11...

North and South Korea, tensions still high

In August, Kim Jong-un, North Korea’s head of state, and democratic party and army leader, threatened to bring war to South Korea, giving a 48-hour...

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Arts & Culture

Portland (& PSU alum) Drag Queen Sugarpill talks queer youth upbringing,...

Sugarpill is the stage name for Portland State alum Alex Horsey. Titles held by the 22-year-old Sugarpill include Rosebud XXXVIII, Power Word: Protest |...

Opinion

The Eagle Creek wake-up call

I woke up to the fire’s Level One Evacuations only ten miles away and so much smoke that I could barely breathe properly inside...