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Dr. Scott Burns, Professor Emeritus, PSU Geology. December 30, 2014. Photo by Joseph Thiebes.

Scientists map landslide risk with laser tech

Laser detection technology is making it easier to identify landslide hazard areas in Portland, according to Dr. Scott Burns, Professor Emeritus of Geology at...

Edo know much about Japanese beer, but this talk helped

Doctor Jeffrey Alexander of the University of Wisconsin-Parkside held a lecture on Jan. 15 entitled “Brewed in Japan,” about the beer industry in Japan. The...

Autzen Gallery exhibits local printmakers

At a table in the back, a student rolls a dab of ink into a flat square of color. The room buzzes with conversation...

Shadow of Mordor: Batman with a sword

At first glance, I was a bit skeptical of Monolithic Productions' Shadow of Mordor. Would it differentiate itself from other flashy action games and...

Just give them a bench

The citizen-run Portland Parks Board has recently recommended a potential smoking ban for all Portland parks. City Commissioner Amanda Fritz plans to propose the...
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China Forbes talks about her PSU Orchestra performance

After her performance with the PSU Orchestra, China Forbes met with the Vanguard to talk about her a la carte style vocal training, singing...

A look inside PSU Orchestra’s “A Room with a View”

China Forbes (of Pink Martini fame) burst onto the stage with the Portland State University Orchestra to give a lucky audience a dazzling display...

East Asian Program explores Confucian landscapes

A recent lecture by Dr. Linda Walton, former director of Portland State's Institute for Asian Studies, explored the history behind sacred landscapes in historic...

World of Warcraft gets a facelift

Warlords of Draenor's launch has pushed World of Warcraft subscriptions in excess of ten million, meaning that the new expansion has given WoW more...
Dr. Ken Stedman and David Goodman

Professor finds similarity in viruses SSV1, HIV

Hunting viruses combines danger, detective work and potential leaps forward in medical science and astrobiology. In the Portland State Center for Life in Extreme Environments,...

Students rally against arming of CPSO

Students gathered in front of the Smith Memorial Student Union on Nov. 24 to rally against a resolution being considered by the Portland State...

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Arts & Culture

Postmodern hurricane blues

"The word 'Hurricane' is the name given to nature's strongest storm. A hurricane occurs when high pressure and low pressure masses of air come in contact...

Opinion

Emotional labor’s presence in platonic relationships

When talking about emotional labor, articles frequently describe women’s romantic emotional labor in a relationship. This is a real and prevalent problem, and there...