Silent victories from the outside

It is curious that one of the most widely discussed athletes, one whose actions speak louder than all others, is himself a comparatively silent...

Love for the black bloc

A banana is a fruit, but a fruit is not necessarily a banana. Likewise, those in the black bloc are anti-fascists, but anti-fascists—antifa—are not...

In response to ‘Feeling whitewashed’ in response to ‘Transcend your identity’

White privilege does not mean a white person cannot suffer or have a hard life due to poverty or other factors. personal grief...

Deadliest mass shooting in Portland history fading from memory

If you’ve ever eaten at Pine Street Market, you’re dining near one of the most deadly tragedies in recent Portland history, and you would...

Gender-neutral clothing: It’s time for androgyny

“For the apparel oft proclaims the man,” writes William Shakespeare in the play Hamlet as part of a long stream of advice given by Polonius to...

A response to ‘Afros, sombreros, and racial stereotypes? Hell no!’

There are just some things in this article that I can't help but disagree with. I'll point them out, and I'd truly be interested...

How LGBTQ-friendly is PSU, really?

Preceding the start of the term, nonprofit Campus Pride released its annual ranking of the top 25 LGBTQ-friendly colleges and universities. Portland State is...

Dialogue as a Two Way Street

Written by Shayla Norris-York, Co-President of Cultural and Historical Association for Israel and StandWithUs Fellow Accountability, honesty, respect, integrity—these are the qualities I expect from...

Pro-life view misrepresented in Park Blocks debacle

When I set eyes on the Center for Bio-Ethical Reform’s looming anti-abortion display in the Park Blocks last week, I, like many of my...

Afros, sombreros, and racial stereotypes? Hell no!

During the last few years, cultural appropriation has jumped into the spotlight as a problematic trend white people don’t seem to want to give...

Things that damn-well shouldn’t be pumpkin spice

As counterculture Portland as you think you want to be, it’s pumpkin-freakin-spice season. Washington Post wrote a great expose on why pumpkin spice became America’s...

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Arts & Culture

Portland’s Lovecraft Bar sold after owner accused of sexual assault

After a post accusing Lovecraft Bar's owner of sexual assault and sympathizing with white supremacists traveled across Portland social media, the bar made a...

Opinion

How to resolve

The real problem with New Year’s Resolutions is their singularity: We make them on New Year’s Eve, we break them on New Year’s Day,...