Blind veteran Don Carlo lays groundwork for the Vanguard

Losing one’s sight can be a travesty; for founding Vanguard editor Don Carlo, it just meant that he needed to adapt. He used strips...

ENIAC to Mac: 70 years of computer evolution

International hacking conspiracies, Wikileaks, the internet of things: What they all have in common is technology's transformation from communications convenience to cyber security nightmare....

PSU alumni who have really broken the bar

Portland, Oregon has been receiving its fair share of fame in recent years, but a look back at former Portland State University students reveals...

Headlines through the ages

Throughout the years, the Vanguard has sought to report the news and represent a campus with ongoing progression and cultural shifts. The following is...

Light up those Lucky Strikes

Throughout this paper’s 70-year history, there have been some weird, wacky and wonderful headlines that have helped propel us through the ever-changing culture of...

Music and culture, Vanport to Vanguard

In the summer of 1946, the good people of Portland were putting the big war behind them and settling in for some serious baby...

News

Arts & Culture

The importance of independent foreign films

The Film Southasia Festival, hosted by Portland State in April and May, showcased rare documentaries and nonfiction films from South Asia. The films brought...

Opinion

Can the swamp drain itself?

With the revolving door of pundits and figures who are metaphorically shooting themselves in the foot, I have to wonder—can the swamp drain itself? “Drain...