Great boobs of fire

Before writing this story, I had never been to a strip club. It’s not like I had anything against it, and I am certainly...

Birth Control 101

From the most effective to the least, here is a rundown of some of the most common forms of birth control. The best forms of...

‘Women on Weights’

As someone who’s been active most of my life, I’ve always enjoyed pushing my limits where fitness is concerned. For example, since I turned...

Alternative routes to health and wellness

Western medicine is great for treating acure illness and injury, but when it comes to wellness and preventative measures, many turn to alternative practices....

My so-called medical emergency: the big pros of Medicaid expansion

It was the middle of the night on Wednesday, week one of the term. I was dreaming that a stranger was giving me advice...

Bedroom body image: are women doomed?

I was working an office job a few years ago when there was a minor excitement over two co-workers openly lusting after each other....

Sex trafficking in Portland: the ugly truths

A few months after I first moved to Portland, I read a headline article in the Portland Tribune that discussed the high prevalence of...

Finding beauty and truth in a Portland strip club

The city of Portland loves its strip clubs, as it is home to more strip clubs per capita than any other major city in...

If you’re queer, go here!

Portland isn’t the most prominent of gay meccas but it’s certainly on the map. As the state’s gayest city, there’s surely no shortage of...

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...