The EPA is filling with swampwater (and that affects us all)

The United States Senate confirmed Scott Pruitt as the 14th administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency on Feb. 17, 2017. The decision was 52–46...

The potential of our grizzlies

Several weeks ago I wrote a piece examining Betsy DeVos’ now famous “potential grizzlies” comment, in conjunction with Congress passing a new bill to...

Interviews on internships: getting an experiential education

Internships have been a point of emphasis in this column: Real-world experience is absolutely vital to starting a career off on the right foot. Inspired...

“Bee” aware for the sake of the bees

When I was a child I was terrified of bees. I never wanted to get stung, and whenever they were near me I would...

What kind of learner are you?

Everyone who attends college has at least one thing in common: learning. The effectiveness of a college student’s learning experience depends heavily on the type...

Editorial: white supremacists on campus, a response to the response

Last week, the Vanguard published the piece, "Proud? Unapologetic white nationalists prefer pseudonym," a piece that covers the recent campaign from a self-described "alt-right"...

A serious laundry crisis

Crisis of Faith writes: My mom and I both have anxiety, and I've found a great way to combat mine that's more natural than pills....

Your degree does not define you

Hello, everyone! This week, I'd like to take some time to reflect. I've been at Portland State for almost three years now, and I...

Comparison is an artist’s drug of choice

It’s easy to joke about artists taking drugs, but there’s only one drug that all artists truly take: the act of comparison. Obviously, comparison is...

Letter to the editor

We’re writing in regard to your recent article “PSU Adjuncts: The problem with being a part-time instructor” (Feb. 13, 2017). Thank you for bringing...

Sweden stood with us after Bowling Green

Donald Trump recently made headlines again when, at a campaign-style rally in Florida, he justified the travel ban and a crackdown on immigration by...

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Arts & Culture

On-campus events calendar: April 18–24

FEATURED EVENT FESTIVAL Earth Day Festival Friday, April 21, 11 a.m. PSU Park Blocks Free, all ages PSU's Environmental Club hosts a celebration honoring Earth Day, featuring related campus organizations,...

Cannabis close to campus

Opinion

The internet, the government and the generation gap

During the first week of April, the U.S. president signed a piece of legislation eliminating rules that require internet service providers to receive your...