Professor presents on how conservative big money made climate change controversial

About 40 people gathered in Smith Memorial Student Union on Wednesday, Feb. 9 to hear Dr. Riley E. Dunlap, regents professor of sociology at Oklahoma...

Pan-African Commons hosts workshop on pan-African unity

Watch some of the highlights from the pan-Africanism workshop. Nicolas Lee/PSU Vanguard Portland State students were invited to attend the "Pan-Africanism Vision Board Workshop," presented...

Are pickup lines still used?

Jamon Sin/PSU Vanguard Do you ever wonder if pick up lines are still a thing? Do they even work? I took a couple hours and walked...

After weather-related delays, ‘Party in the Ballroom’ parties on

Student Activities and Leadership hosted "Party in the Ballroom" to promote involvement in student activities, leadership and organizations on Feb. 9. Held in the...

Classical Chinese concert brings ‘Jasmine Blossoms’ to PSU

The Confucius Institute at Portland State University hosted a concert featuring the yanquin, a Chinese dulcimer, in Lincoln Hall on Sunday, Feb. 5. "Jasmine Blossoms...

‘New campus thought police’: Freethinkers of PSU present dialogue on free...

Amid tensions of the recent election cycle and questionable actions of the new United States president, a welling consensus emerges that the substantive engagement...

PSU students join thousands of demonstrators at #J20 protest

About 90 people, mostly Portland State students, gathered at the Park Blocks for a campus-wide walkout at 2 p.m. Jan. 20. According to flyers placed...

‘Traitors’: the minorities who support Donald Trump

As the state-by-state election results showed Hillary Clinton trailing behind Donald Trump on the evening of Nov. 8, 2016, CNN contributor Van Jones called...

Tree smashes into SMSU during snow storm

Watch the video of snowfall on the PSU campus. Martin Pantoja/PSU Vanguard On the night of Tuesday, Jan. 10, the city of Portland  was hit...
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The prodigal son returns to Sin City

The last time I was in Las Vegas, I was a fundamentalist Christian, young-Earth creationist and closet homosexual. Now, over a decade later, I...

Snowfall shuts down campus during finals

On Thursday, Dec. 8, snowfall and ice forced Portland State to close at 2 p.m. for the day during finals. PSU's alert system was...

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On-Campus Events Calendar: April 25-May 1

Featured Event CONFERENCE Queer Students of Color: Decolonizing Queerness April 28–30 Smith Memorial Student Union $10–$25, all ages The seventh annual Queer Students of Color conference centers around the role...

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Uncomfortably advanced tech

It’s an afternoon in early April, and I’m reading a story about workers in Sweden implanting microchips into their bodies. The story itself isn’t as...