Summer classes are underrated

After working your butt off during the intense quarter system that Portland State has, you deserve a break in the summer. It’s completely justified. However,...

Eating disorders don’t discriminate

I remember watching a video in high school depicting bulimia, where I saw a fictitious portrayal of a thin, 30-something, white upper-middle class woman...

Calling all Viking Voices

Are you a part of the Portland State community who wants your voice represented in the Vanguard? Viking Voices is here for you. VV is an...

How much do you pay for homework?

In the last ten years, textbook prices increased 63 percent and are growing faster than all other college costs, including tuition and fees. Textbook...

Education reduces need for government assistance

With a new budget, the Trump administration looks to cut more than $10.6 billion from public education funding by 2020, among many other crucial government programs....

Trumpcare: Are we any better off with this new plan?

The House of Representatives passed Trumpcare, or the American Health Care Act, on May 4. While the bill still has to make it through...

Was the denied tuition increase a victory?

At a recent meeting, the Oregon Higher Education Coordinating Commission denied the proposed 9 percent tuition increase approved by Portland State’s Board of Trustees in...

#selfcare

Although we find the term “self-care” as a hashtag slapped on the end of every mainstream Instagram pic that shows ice cream, bubble baths,...

The Graduate? What to consider when looking at grad school

Not everyone wants to think about grad school. If it wasn’t in your school career plan from the get-go, following up school with, well,...

Dress to impress: thoughts after visiting the Career Fair

The Career Fair took place April 24 to May 4, for which the Portland State School of Business Administration and the office of Advising and Career...

Letter to the Editor: In response to ‘Adjunct faculty fear for...

To the Editor: I’d like to clarify a comment attributed to me in the recent article about adjunct professors losing their jobs. My comments about...

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Arts & Culture

Dutch baby pancakes

A good friend of mine introduced me to the Dutch baby pancake with an Instagram photo of one she’d made. When I asked her...

Opinion

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...