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, folks were putting the big war behind them and settling in for some serious baby booming. And when the...

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Arts & Culture

Professor of violin performs at the Noon Concert Series

On March 16, Portland State’s School of Music featured Dr. Tomas Cotik, a professor of violin, for the Noon Concert Series in Lincoln Hall. Watch...

Opinion

The potential of our grizzlies

Several weeks ago I wrote a piece examining Betsy DeVos’ now famous “potential grizzlies” comment, in conjunction with Congress passing a new bill to...