Opinion

The University Success office offers a variety of academic support services for  students, including advising, workshops and tutoring. Silvia Cardullo/PSU Vanguard

Tutoring and midterms go hand-in-hand

Last week I wrote about the benefits of tutoring, and this week I’m going to pontificate a bit more on that … Continue reading Tutoring and midterms go hand-in-hand

Photo illustration by Christian Profeta/PSU Vanguard

Drop your weapons, America

America was birthed in blood, and over 200 years later the streets are still covered in blood. However, Americans have … Continue reading Drop your weapons, America

Interim Head Coach Bruce Barnum will earn $187,000 to serve out his one-year contract with PSU. Courtesy of PSU

Disproportionate pay, disproportionate priorities

You don’t have to spend much time in Oregon to realize that college sports are important to a large amount … Continue reading Disproportionate pay, disproportionate priorities

Smoking Ban Comic

Get your running shoes ready for the smoking ban

The introduction of a  30 minute PSU tutorial on reading a DARS report.

My DARS scars

While Portland State may have many reputable assets and qualities (eco-friendly, diverse education and everything else you’ll see plastered all … Continue reading My DARS scars

Freshman Max Griggs in the PSU Park Blocks. Adam Grace/PSU Vanguard

Toxic air is no fair

As an asthmatic, I must say that I am very excited about the prospect of Portland Parks and Portland State … Continue reading Toxic air is no fair

Limited access and greeters checking resident IDs are measures currently employed during a security renovation at Montgomery Hall. Silvia Cardullo/PSU Vanguard

Montgomery greeters: temporary and unnecessary

I, like most students, enjoy feeling safe on campus. It’s nice being able to walk to and from class without … Continue reading Montgomery greeters: temporary and unnecessary

Writing Center tutor Brian Rozendal assists student Kaila Watts on a writing paper. Christian Profeta/PSU Vanguard

Tutoring: A vital component to success

Let’s talk tutoring. I’ve been a tutor at the college level for three years. Full disclosure, I do not tutor … Continue reading Tutoring: A vital component to success

Mealtime monotony comic

Mealtime monotony

Illustration by Nimi Einstein/PSU Vanguard

Breast liberation is women’s liberation

Over the course of the past two weeks, I have joyously abandoned my bras and it has been liberating. My … Continue reading Breast liberation is women’s liberation

FKA Twigs performs in New York City. Courtesy of Erick Autumn through Creative Commons

Empowerment of the feminine with FKA Twigs

Female artists have something profound to bring to the universe. Living in a man’s world means the domination of masculine … Continue reading Empowerment of the feminine with FKA Twigs