Cap and gown? More like crap and frown.

With the end of the school year rapidly approaching, many students from Portland State's class of 2017 are planning their exit strategies. Perhaps the...

Services and advice to jump-start your career

If you are graduating this year, you are probably about to embark on the next phase of life as a professional in a new...

Grad gift ideas from broke folks

Graduation presents generally aren’t obligatory among fellow grads, but they can be a nice gesture between friends celebrating their success. And yes, they are...

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...

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Arts & Culture

Vandalism or artistic volition: drawing the line at graffiti

More accessible and less restrictive than oil paints and canvas, graffiti allows artists to express themselves outside of traditional art practice in an arguably...

Opinion

Vandalism or artistic volition: drawing the line at graffiti

More accessible and less restrictive than oil paints and canvas, graffiti allows artists to express themselves outside of traditional art practice in an arguably...