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...

PSU student among those arrested at recent anti-Trump protests

Two weeks in and it’s already ancient news that 120 people, including several Portland State students, were arrested during a demonstration in downtown Portland...

Enter the Vanguard’s Holiday Coloring Contest! Win prizes!

This week's print issue features a coloring page on the back cover. Pick up an issue around campus or print it from this post. Color...

Choral concert spotlights PSU’s female composers

It has often been difficult for women to be accepted as musicians, especially as composers. Who knows what women like Clara Schumann and Ruth...

Violence and destruction at anti-Trump protest turned riot

On November 10, the third anti-Donald Trump protest was labeled a riot by Portland Police due to "extensive criminal and dangerous behavior." Businesses and...

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Dutch baby pancakes

A good friend of mine introduced me to the Dutch baby pancake with an Instagram photo of one she’d made. When I asked her...

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Everyday paparazzi culture: respecting personal privacy in a digital age

Photography has become increasingly popular since the convenience of digital photography and smartphones. However, with the ease of use and sharing of pictures comes...