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...

This week around the world Jan. 7–13

Jan. 9 France Kim Kardashian's chauffeur was among 17 people arrested in connection to a highly-publicized October heist. The 40-year-old and his co-conspirators allegedly made off...

UN increases sanctions on North Korea in response to nuclear aspirations

On Nov. 30, 2016 the United Nations Security Council voted unanimously to increase various sanctions on North Korea in reaction to the country’s repeated...

Reconciling the past: Japanese Prime Minister visits Pearl Harbor

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was joined by President Obama on a solemn visit to Pearl Harbor to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Japanese...

United States displays muted rebuke of Israel at UN

In a tense vote on Friday, Dec. 16, 2016, the United States abstained from vetoing an otherwise unanimous United Nations Security Council resolution asking...

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On-campus events calendar: April 18–24

FEATURED EVENT FESTIVAL Earth Day Festival Friday, April 21, 11 a.m. PSU Park Blocks Free, all ages PSU's Environmental Club hosts a celebration honoring Earth Day, featuring related campus organizations,...

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The internet, the government and the generation gap

During the first week of April, the U.S. president signed a piece of legislation eliminating rules that require internet service providers to receive your...