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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...

Noon Concert Series review: Joe Manis quartet

Joe Manis, a tenor saxophonist, bandleader and educator based in Eugene, gave an unusual concert Thursday, Nov. 3 in Portland State’s Lincoln Recital Hall...

Students express lack of enthusiasm for either presidential candidate

The country is on the eve of one of the most controversial elections in modern history, and a lack of interest for either candidate...

Portland Jill Stein event moves forward without Jill Stein

Dr. Jill Stein wasn't present at a planned campaign event last Sunday, Oct. 23. Master of Ceremonies and KBOO-FM host Theresa Mitchell gave us...

Gas leak on Northwest 23rd leads to explosion

Wednesday, Oct. 19 began as any average day for the small shops located along Northwest 23rd Avenue. Bagel Bros., a local favorite in the...

Portland State of Mind concert

To kick off Portland State of Mind at PSU, !!! (pronounced Chk-Chk-Chk), EASTGHOST and Force Publique performed at a concert in Smith Memorial...

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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...

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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...