This week around the world: July 8–14

July 9 Juba, South Sudan One of the worst ongoing humanitarian crises in the world cast a pall over the sixth anniversary of South Sudan's...

World leaders head to Hamburg for global economic summit

The G20, or Group of Twenty, summit meeting was held in Hamburg, Germany on July 7 and 8 to discuss global economic issues, including...

WTH is WWOOFing?

From the time I was a small kid, I’ve always wanted to travel. I’ve wanted to see the world in cool ways. I’ve wanted...

Qatar-Gulf crisis deepens

Qatar leadership has refused to accept demands provided by Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt, which if accepted would have ended...

This week around the world: July 1–7

July 1 Sorriso, Brazil One of Brazil’s most notorious drug kingpins, Luiz Carlos da Rocha, was finally apprehended after eluding capture for over two decades...

Supreme Court rules Muslim travel ban moderately acceptable

Travelers from six predominantly Muslim countries and refugees from around the world are once again being barred from entry to the United States, following...

This week around the world: June 24–30

June 24 Muju, South Korea South Korean President Moon Jae-in made a proposal to North Korea to form a unified taekwondo team that would compete...

This week around the world: June 17–23

June 18 Paris, France Newly-elected French President Emmanuel Macron and his allies emerged from parliamentary elections with a clear majority of seats, despite a turnout...

This week around the world: May 27–June 2

May 27 Brasilia, Brazil Brazil's litany of corruption scandals expanded further as federal authorities announced a massive, ongoing investigation into several companies, including Brazil's two...

US diplomat: 20 years needed to neutralize North Korea’s nukes

On May 16, Joseph Y. Yun, the ambassador and U.S. special representative for North Korea policy and deputy assistant secretary for Korea and Japan...

Alive from Libya, it’s Wednesday at noon!

The Portland State University Studies program hosted a talk given by one of its mentors, Mohanad Elshieky, on May 17 in Smith Memorial Student...

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On-campus events calendar: Oct. 17–23

FEATURED EVENT FILM The Devil Probably (1977) Oct. 20–21, 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. Oct. 22, 3 p.m. 5th Avenue Cinema $4–5 (free w/PSU ID), all ages From the copy: "think La...

ART ‘Caught’ review

Opinion

Forget your identity; transcend your identity

Last year, I took the University Studies sophomore inquiry course, American Identities. On the first day of class, the professor requested that students introduce...