Vikings Basketball ends losing streak at home

The Portland State Vikings ended a four game losing streak Thursday night with a 74–69 win over the Idaho State Bengals. The Vikings win...

Student Sustainability Center finds new funding home

The Student Sustainability Center is slated to receive $71,000 in funding from the upcoming 2018 financial budget proposed by the Associated Students of Portland...

Crime blotter Feb. 6–12

Feb. 6 Intoxicated male SW Market A male with a bloody gash to the side of his right eye told Campus Public Safety officers that it was...

Vikings Basketball falls short in Saturday’s overtime thriller

Portland State Vikings Men’s Basketball fell short in its bid to upset Big Sky’s current conference leaders Weber State Wildcats on Feb. 11th at...

Sexy student groups

Sex Week at the Queer Resource Center A Conversation with QRC office manager Melanie Altaras Vanguard: What are some of the QRC’s goals? How have you...

Herpes, syphilis, gonorrhea—oh, my!

If there’s one thing that everyone can agree on in 2017, it’s that unprotected sex can have disastrous consequences for a variety of reasons....

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...

The ins and outs of hysterectomies and vasectomies

Here’s the dilemma: You’ve either parented your way through the sleepless nights, the crayon drawings on the wall, and the years of teenage angst—which...

PSU adjuncts: the problem with being a part-time instructor

Portland State adjunct professors are experiencing a growing, nationwide issue of being undercompensated. They’re not given the same benefits as their tenured counterparts, and...

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...

Crime blotter Jan. 30–Feb. 5

Jan. 30 Criminal mischief, graffiti Millar Library Racist graffiti was written on a wood desk. It was photographed and removed. Jan 31 Vandalism Millar Library Two “All Gender Restroom” signs were...

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Arts & Culture

W.E.B. Du Bois The Song of the Smoke: Black History...

The Song of the Smoke by W.E.B. Du Bois I am the Smoke King I am black! I am swinging in the sky, I am wringing worlds awry; I...

Green Zebra goes to college

Opinion

The Second Amendment vs potential grizzlies

These past few weeks have been busy for those of us working in the media. We have inaugurated a brand-new president, there have been executive...