Library 101: your greatest education resource

When it comes to getting homework, projects and studying done, the library can be your best friend during the school term. Within the walls...

A Q&A with Rec Clubs Coordinator Peter Kramer

Portland State Rec Clubs is a student-led program that offers a wide range of sports, games and activities. Each club is under the leadership...

Tuition Payment Options & Student Loans 101

Welcome to Portland State, you adorable newbie Viking, you. If you’re brand new to PSU, there’s plenty to sort through: navigating the ins-and-outs of an...

Hitch a ride to class on Portland’s legendary transit system

Portland State, as you know, is located in downtown Portland. That means it’s convenient to walk to anything you need, but it also means...

Athletics 101

Portland State Athletics. In a state with the likes of the University of Oregon and Oregon State University, the Vikings don’t get thrown in...

Keep yer dates straight, newbie!

Academic calendars sure can be confusing, especially given that there’s no such thing as a national calendar for all public schools. As a newbie,...

Find a better frame of mind in biking to campus

So, you want to start biking to school (or just biking in general). Why wouldn’t you want to? Portland State is smack-dab in the...

The master list of Portland State’s student groups

Academic: Association of Environmental Science Students National Student Speech Language Hearing Association Association for Computing Machinery at PSU Physics Society Anthropology Student Association Optometry Club Health Promotion Student Organization Hebrew Conversation Club American...

ASPSU 101: Meet your President and Vice President

ASPSU President Dana Ghazi and Vice President Davíd Martinez took office June 1. They’ve spent the summer filling their executive cabinet, meeting with administrators...

An old-timey guide to wrangling your car or bike

Looking for the next big thing? Try driving! The wind in your hair, the smell of freshly combusted diesel, the crisp shunk-clunk of an...

What’s going to go wrong, so terribly wrong, and how to...

Make no mistake: Portland State is a business, and businesses are founded on bureaucracies that are looking to do one thing—make money. As a...

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...