Protect Bears Ears National Monument

All across North America, lands sacred to First Nations people survive under threat of betrayal by the current United States president. These sites are...

A look back at Vanguard’s 25 most read stories of 2017

It's been a tumultuous year in general, so it might come as little surprise Portland State Vanguard's most popular stories dealt with a rise in...

How to Handle the Holidays When You Don’t Believe in God

I was a Christian for 20 years before I lost my faith in God and spent the next decade-ish reconstructing a new version of...

The holidays are rough, but you’re not alone

I’m not ashamed to admit it: I hate the holidays. While my reasons are personal, I believe they’re important to share. If the holidays...

Moore lessons: White people are sick

Americans need to do more not to normalize Roy Moore The Alabama special election to replace Jeff Sessions’ vacant Senate seat was extremely close. In...

Addiction requires treatment, not punishment

It’s no secret Portland has a drug problem. Anyone who rides the MAX regularly or walks around downtown can see the area’s drug problem...

Ask Jessandra: Anita Newjob

Dear Jessandra, I have been having a problem at work with one of my coworkers. She is very young and also my superior. She acts...

How to resolve

The real problem with New Year’s Resolutions is their singularity: We make them on New Year’s Eve, we break them on New Year’s Day,...

I upgraded and felt nothing: Viking Voices

  Viking Voices guest submission: Jonathan Pauly, Portland State student   In the decade since the iPhone was first introduced, we’ve become accustomed to carrying around supercomputers...

Pump the brakes on fast fashion

Recently, while out searching for a cozy and fashionable coat to get me through the winter, I decided I would take on the challenge...

In response to Commissioner Chloe Eudaly’s feud with local journalists

Portland City Commissioner Chloe Eudaly is finding herself in a social media feud with local journalists for a series mostly “friends-only”—and a few public—posts...

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Arts & Culture

The Rite (and Riot) of Spring

Russian composer Igor Stravinsky’s ballet The Rite of Spring caused one of classical music’s most famous, exaggerated scandals. Rite’s debut on May 29, 1913,...

Opinion

Free yourself from the bad news barrage

Media headlines throughout 2017 delivered one dismal news story after the next. In this information age, troubling events bombard us from almost anywhere, and...