Urban Gardening 101

I have always loved gardening. My mom has a green thumb, and growing up she turned our yard from the almost dead patch of...

Bike City Blues (Or Greens)

Bike Barometer Riding a bike in Portland isn’t exactly a leisurely activity that one takes part in on a boring Saturday. It’s a way of...

Coal exports: Full steam ahead

Oregon needs to complete the Coyote Island Terminal coal export project and begin importing coal from Montana and Wyoming, which will then be shipped...

TriMet’s Messy Mixed Bag

Portland has a great reputation for its public transportation options, but a resident’s perception of this public transportation can be skewed from both sides....

Community gardens in the City of Roses

With the advent of spring, Portland State offers students a chance to test their green thumb. Located on Southwest 12th Avenue and Montgomery Street,...

It’s not our fault, it’s the Cascadia Fault

Let’s get one thing straight: The world hates you. Insofar that the Earth is not a sentient being—an angry, bitter old man yelling at...

Vegetarian 101—Three Awesome Recipes for the urban vegetarian or vegan

Vegetarian Enchiladas with Homemade Red Chili Sauce Ingrediants Red Sauce 1/2 cup chopped onion 1/2 cup Mexican chili powder 2 cups vegetable broth 1 cup water Garlic powder Oregano Salt Enchiladas 1 can 15-ounce refried beans 4–5...

Exploring Locavore Living at the PSU Farmer’s Market

In 1992 the original Portland Farmer’s Market debuted with 13 vendors in the Albers Mill parking lot. Today there are more than 250 vendors...

Coal? I’d prefer not to

If you visit the Morrow Pacific coal export project website and examine the so-called “Myth vs. Fact” page, it would be easy to accept...

Happy hours in the sky

You might not immediately consider Portland a swanky or glamorous city, but downtown has its fair share of elegance. Whether you’re entertaining friends and...

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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...