It’s a Runderful Life

Hibernating for the winter has its perks, most of which are supplemented by a steady intake of caffeine. The most widely abused hibernating perk...

Physical and mental health benefits of being outdoors

If you’re at all like me, you try to stay indoors because, well...that’s where my laptop is. That’s where I know I can watch Netflix...

This is Portland. Quit complaining about rain and get on out...

This may come as a shock to some of you, but sometimes it rains in Portland. (I hope you were sitting down for that.) According...

The guide to PSU Farmers Market

Saturday, 10:02 a.m. I arrive on campus and park my bicycle at one of the green bike staples along the street. Straight ahead through the...

Star parties offer you a chance to space out

Tired of the same old celebrations that reaffirm our ultimately meaningless and ephemeral terrestrial existence? Have you finally caught up on your Netflix queue...

Dogs and cats, living together

I promised my partner that we weren’t going in to adopt a dog. We were just going to look. We wanted to wait. We...

Go by train: fun adventures via MAX

The weather is, hopefully, going to get warmer soon and you'll need a method for getting around Portland. You don’t have a car, no...

Hoof it: cool little walks in our cool little town

OK, the snow’s melted and we are back to our rainy Portland weather. It's time to buy some rain gear, get back outside and...

Places where you won’t be able to smoke next week

As states around the country fight for civil liberties large and small, Oregon stands among the few that have indulged in the luxury of...

The rain or shine biker’s survival guide!

If you’re anything like me, you like to ride your bike in this city...under certain conditions.  As much as you try to bike to work...

Student-friendly camping sites near Portland

As spring and summer draw near, students and faculty of PSU are looking forward to finally having clear skies and sunshine, which means that...

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Arts & Culture

On-Campus Events Calendar: April 25-May 1

Featured Event CONFERENCE Queer Students of Color: Decolonizing Queerness April 28–30 Smith Memorial Student Union $10–$25, all ages The seventh annual Queer Students of Color conference centers around the role...

Opinion

Uncomfortably advanced tech

It’s an afternoon in early April, and I’m reading a story about workers in Sweden implanting microchips into their bodies. The story itself isn’t as...