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Angela Davis speaks on racism and social justice

On Jan. 21, in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Portland State hosted an event featuring Angela Davis, a … Continue reading Angela Davis speaks on racism and social justice

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 … Continue reading Scientists map landslide risk with laser tech

Honors student Jacob Stone, the recent recipient of an EPA research opportunities fellowship, studies the effect of different roots on compacted soil. Silvia Cardullo/PSU Vanguard

Science of green streets

Jacob Stone, a junior in the Honors College at Portland State, has recently been awarded the national Greater Research Opportunities … Continue reading Science of green streets

Migration Brewing Company patrons socialize during the Little Red Foot ale release party. Christian Profeta/PSU Vanguard

Migration Brewing unveils new carbon-friendly beer

Last Thursday, ­Migration Brewing ­Company celebrated the limited release of its new environmentally-friendly beer, produced in partnership with Portland State … Continue reading Migration Brewing unveils new carbon-friendly beer

Student Saad Moghaddas donates blood during the joint SHAC/Red Cross Blood Drive. Christian Profeta/PSU Vanguard

PSU donates 453 pints of blood at Red Cross blood drive

Portland State and the American Red Cross host a blood drive every term for students, faculty and members of the … Continue reading PSU donates 453 pints of blood at Red Cross blood drive

Photo illustration by Adam Grace/PSU Archives

General scholarship applications due Feb. 1

Portland State’s scholarship applications are due Feb. 1. The applications are open to graduate and undergraduate students, including students transferring … Continue reading General scholarship applications due Feb. 1

Student senators vote during a recent ASPSU Senate meeting. Silvia Cardullo/PSU Vanguard

The next five months

On Monday, Jan. 12 the Associated Students of Portland State University met in Smith Memorial Student Union for the first … Continue reading The next five months

Michael Coon is a PSU School of Architecture graduate and the lead student designer for the parklet project. Coon created this rendition of the SoMa Parklet on March 9, 2014. Photo illustration courtesy of Michael Coon

Architecture students design public parklet, funds underway

Portland State architecture students are developing Portland’s first public parklet. Under the guidance of Assistant Professor of Architecture B.D. Wortham-Galvin, … Continue reading Architecture students design public parklet, funds underway

Angela Davis at the University of Alberta in 2006. Courtesy of Nick Wiebe through Creative Commons

Angela Davis to Speak Out at the 11th Annual MLK Tribute

Activist Angela Davis will be the keynote speaker at the 11th Annual MLK Tribute Event on Jan. 21, 2014, at … Continue reading Angela Davis to Speak Out at the 11th Annual MLK Tribute

(left to right) Kevin Holden, Dr. Cece Ridder and Danielle Ali-Cassim discuss multiracial and multiethnic experiences for the Multicultural Identity program. Anna Snook/PSU Vanguard

MCC hosts multiracial multiethnic identity program

Last week, Portland State students participated in the university’s first Multiracial Identity Program. The program was designed and organized by … Continue reading MCC hosts multiracial multiethnic identity program

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Forum to explore future of Rearguard and Spectrum

The Student Media Board will host a public forum today, Tuesday, Jan. 13, to gain student input on the futures of … Continue reading Forum to explore future of Rearguard and Spectrum