Walkout in response to Parkland shooting

At 10 a.m. Wednesday, March 13, one month after the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida, Portland State students walked out...

College of the Arts is failing its students

The art department at Portland State sometimes feels like an afterthought. Recent cuts coinciding with the renovation of Neuberger Hall brought art students’ simmering...

Campus frisbee team leads the way in gender equality

In 1973, millions watched as female tennis player Billie Jean King beat male tennis player Bobby Riggs at the Houston Astrodome. King's win marked...

Veganism: The fastest growing health movement ever

Never before have plants been so popular and animal products so unpopular. This year is going to be the year of the vegan. Over...

Polar bears are starving

A  video surfaced of a malnourished polar bear roaming iceless land, scavenging for food. With increasing carbon emissions and greenhouse gases, the planet’s climate...
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Corbyn’s game of dominos

In unprecedented fashion, international political possibility has shifted toward the left. Jeremy Corbyn’s rise in the Labour Party resulted in a domino effect of...

The game (r)evolution

Video games find themselves in an odd place today. With the exception of a few well-recieved games like “Super Mario Odyssey,” “For Honor,” “Breath...

The problem with OkCupid’s lesbian ad

OkCupid’s recent DTF ad campaign, running on Portland billboards and TriMet buses, has been turning heads and not in a positive way. There are...

Podcast Popularity: The fun and folly of podcasts

Since their debut in 2003, the ever-increasing popularity of podcasts shows no signs of slowing down. Talking about favorite podcasts has become as normal...

Cat declawing is inhumane

Look down at your hands. Imagine if the part of your finger above the knuckle disappeared. What tasks could you perform? How would this...

The Cape in catastrophe

Cape Town, South Africa is running out of water. Due to the last three years’ unseasonably dry winters, the coastal city is in the...

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Immigration reshapes what it means to be American

In its more than 240 years of existence, the United States has seen near-constant evolution of the average American. According to U.S. Census data,...

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‘I really do care, don’t you?’

America has a long-standing history of oppression, violence and injustice, but in all of the chaos, there are nonprofits, organizations and people willing to...