No, not that BBW—it’s Banned Book Week

The American Library Association’s annual Banned Books Week runs Sept. 24–30. Established in 1982, the week aims to raise awareness of book censorship and...

Debunking the myth of useless degrees

The summer before I started university, I ran into some family acquaintances at the grocery store. Naturally, they asked what I planned to study....

Celebrities need to stop enabling abusers and so do we

Trigger warning: this article contains mentions of child sexual abuse, rape and domestic abuse Variety Media recently reported Woody Allen's latest film will star Selena...

Overcoming our Confederate past: the difference between remembering and idolizing

Confederate statues take center stage at the controversy behind the violent riot in Charlottesville, Virginia. Nationwide, those who want to keep the statues argue...

Reflection in the wake of totality

After my misty eyes beheld eclipse totality, I am happy to weather the traffic, one homemade porta potty, and the dense-and-poorly-managed makeshift campground disaster...

Guam stuck in middle of crossfire

It’s hard to ignore the news circulating about Trump and North Korea. The coverage ranges from the Atlantic calling it the “worst problem...

Protesting gone too far: When will it end?

Since Saturday, Charlottesville, Virginia has been on everyone’s mind. The decision to remove a statue of confederate General Robert E. Lee from a park...

Everyday paparazzi culture: respecting personal privacy in a digital age

Photography has become increasingly popular since the convenience of digital photography and smartphones. However, with the ease of use and sharing of pictures comes...

Navigating dietary restrictions abroad

Studying abroad is both exciting and nerve wracking. We usually have specific worries particular to our situations when traveling to another country. For me,...

Undergrads: Take advantage of all University Studies has to offer

Ask any student who has survived the first few years of college life, and they’ll tell you every quarter can feel like an endurance...

The total newcomer’s guide to Portland

So, you’ve just moved out to the City of Roses and you’re wondering how to get settled here. I first moved to Portland from...

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Arts & Culture

On-campus events calendar: Oct. 17–23

FEATURED EVENT FILM The Devil Probably (1977) Oct. 20–21, 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. Oct. 22, 3 p.m. 5th Avenue Cinema $4–5 (free w/PSU ID), all ages From the copy: "think La...

ART ‘Caught’ review

Opinion

Forget your identity; transcend your identity

Last year, I took the University Studies sophomore inquiry course, American Identities. On the first day of class, the professor requested that students introduce...