Can the swamp drain itself?

With the revolving door of pundits and figures who are metaphorically shooting themselves in the foot, I have to wonder—can the swamp drain itself? “Drain...

How palm oil destroys the planet

Look on the packaging of your food. Under ingredients you might find palm oil. It may seem harmless. In fact, you may never think...

In response to ‘Fired for reporting the truth’

On May 12, National Review published a piece written by former Vanguard Multimedia Editor Andy Ngo entitled “Fired for reporting the truth.” Ngo describes...

It’s the vegan weekend, baby

It’s late. You’re drunk. You’re vegan. Here's some of the best vegan-friendly bar stops you should know about! Less harm, less guilt. More yum,...

PMS: Perpetuating Menstrual Stigmas

I remember first reaching the mark of “womanhood” two days before my teenage years began. Maturation movies in elementary school had provided us useless insight...

Desensitized to demonstrations: Are we in an era of protest...

According to the First Amendment, as citizens of the United States we have the right to protest peacefully. Public demonstrations have become a fairly...

Uncomfortably advanced tech

It’s an afternoon in early April, and I’m reading a story about workers in Sweden implanting microchips into their bodies. The story itself isn’t as...

Our tuition just went up by 9 percent: Could we have...

Portland State’s Board of Trustees just voted to increase in-state tuition by nine percent. Across the state tuition is rising. University of Oregon boosted its...

The fragility of a 7,000 pound bull

In a press release dated Wednesday, April 12, the artist of Wall Street’s Charging Bull, Arturo Di Modica, announced his intention to file suit against...

A message to ASPSU hopefuls and the students who vote for...

Year after year, the Vanguard emphasizes the Associated Students of Portland State University elections and the work ASPSU does throughout the year following the...

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...

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Arts & Culture

Corey Harper is post-Portlandia on the national stage

Corey Harper does not immediately strike me as a folk musician, but after speaking with him, I see where and why he deserves the...

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Opinion

Trumpcare: Are we any better off with this new plan?

The House of Representatives passed Trumpcare, or the American Health Care Act, on May 4. While the bill still has to make it through...