Venezuelans vacation in the streets to protest political power grab

Protests have rocked Venezuela following the now-overturned Supreme Court ruling that stripped the National Assembly of its power to legislate and handed that power...

Mainland ally elected Hong Kong chief executive

The 2014 Umbrella Movement brought Hong Kong to a standstill for about three months. That movement called for the resignation of then-Chief Executive Leung...

This week around the world April 1–7

April 1 Worldwide As part of a preliminary effort to establish a new international coalition dedicated to peace and mutual aid, leaders from every nation on...

US and UK laptop bans cause frustration and creativity

The United States and the United Kingdom issued a ban on in-cabin electronics larger than cell phones from various countries in the Middle East...

This week around the world March 25–31

This week around the world March 25–31 March 25 Minsk, Belarus Government crackdowns on protests against its controversial unemployment tax on “social parasites” reached a head as...

This week around the world: March 18–24

March 15 Beijing, China China lashed out against Trump, again warning that the economic giant would crush the United States in a trade war and that...

This week around the world March 11–17

March 11 Netherlands The Netherlands banned Turkish officials from campaigning there in order to pacify anti-immigrant forces in the nation amid rising xenophobia. In response, Turkish...

J’ai Voté: Portland State community members weigh in on the élection...

French voters will head to the polls to vote for the country's next president on April 23. While most Americans have their hands full...

Tibetan Portlanders mark occupation with protest

Right now in Portland, protesting has become a way of life. The need to be heard and to really speak your mind has become...

This week around the world March 4–10

March 4 Somalia Somali Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khaire announced to the world that 110 people have died in 48 hours due to a variety of dehydration-related...

South Korean court finalizes impeachment of president

In a unanimous vote, South Korea's Constitutional Court upheld the impeachment of President Park Geun-hye marking the end of a scandalous political collapse and...

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Arts & Culture

Corey Harper’s Homecoming Show Feels Like a House Party

Being at Mississippi Studios this Wednesday night in May is like exploring a parallel universe of what life would have been like if I...

Opinion

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...