End social injustice with Momentum Alliance: tomorrow’s leaders

   Viking Voices guest submission: Basma Ismail, Portland State student studying Conflict Resolution.   Now that hate crimes are on the rise, minorities suffer the most. Although they have...

Read all about Portland’s worst winter storms

As we transition from fall to winter, snow has already hit Seattle, and colder than average weather is predicted for the Pacific Northwest throughout...

A sanctuary campus must abolish houselessness

Being a sanctuary campus does not mean merely washing hands of direct involvement in Immigration and Customs Enforcement activity. It means providing a safe...

Despite Trumpfoolery, Congress must pass DREAMers Act

It’s been nearly three months since President Donald Trump announced he would repeal Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. This action lead to many protests...

Food justice and the case for mutual aid

The holidays are just around the corner, and with them turkeys, tofurkeys, and hopefully genuine appreciation of one another. In times of acute need,...

Give wisely this holiday season

In the wake of a season of natural disasters, 2017 has already been a year of charitable giving.  Charities raised more than $350 million...

First Nations and Thanksgiving: Struggling to give thanks

Despite having many fond memories of celebrating a holiday centered around gratitude and togetherness, Thanksgiving no longer has the same charm of my childhood....

Ask Jessandra: Carin’ Karen

Dear Jessandra, One of my best friends is polyamorous. She has one partner who is super sweet and nice to her all the time and...

Introducing new column: ASPSU Speaks

Chloe Friedlein, ASPSU Publicity and Design Director Hey PSU! My name is Chloe. I’m the Associated Students of Portland State’s Publicity and Design Director for...

You don’t need a weatherman to know which way the wind...

Submitted by Camilo Abreu, Portland State Student & International Socialist Organization member   Recently a Portland State Vanguard article "Socialism: You say you want a revolution" posed a...

Ask Jessandra

Dear Jessandra, Modern society is too complex. I want to be a responsible and engaged citizen, but I don’t feel like I’ll ever understand enough...

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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...