How to make friends with a professor

Pick a class to pay attention in. Obviously you’re supposed to pay attention in all your classes, and you totally should. But let’s be honest:...

Support without borders: scholarships for international students

Christina Luther, director of International Student and Scholar Services, and Jill Townley, associate director of International Student Life, sat down to explain the many...

Scholarship and funding resources for DACA students

Paying for college can be challenging for students from all walks of life, but students who are undocumented or enrolled in the Deferred Action...

Where to get your groceries

Portland may be food cart city, but few of us can afford to eat out three square meals a day. Eventually, you’re going to...

Surfing the Banweb: navigating the PSU e-structure

Whether you're a longtime or newbie Viking, you've got a lot to learn about the online systems that rule our school. Portland State's Desire...

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...

Hiking trails near campus

One of the most excellent benefits of attending Portland State’s urban campus is the option of practically taking a few steps beyond downtown and...

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...

WHAT THE HEALTH?!?

Portland State cares about the physical and mental health of its students. I’ll walk you through the need-to-know basics of personal health at PSU. Health...

Getting involved: brains and crows for all

A big life changer for many students is the experience they have at college. A big part of that experience is interacting with others....

Majors: picking your nose is easier

The goal of college is to find a sense of direction and purpose. After you think you have that, you have to find a...

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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...