Transportation Guide: Portland’s many-headed beast

Portland State is widely known as a commuter campus, and for many incoming students, the question of how to get to school each day...

Guide to PSU printers

Portland State hosts a web-connected student printing program that can save any student from the expense of purchasing a home printer—if they know how...

NASCC: ‘a physical manifestation of us surviving’

Face it, life as an Indigenous student on any non-tribal college campus can be pretty tough. Even the most urban of urban Indigenous students...

To all the new kids in the Park Blocks [INTRO]

Welcome new friends, to Portland State’s student run publication, the Vanguard. You’re probably nervous as hell right now—palms sweating, trying to look like you’re...

Oh woah! CPSO and other important safety acronyms

Portland’s crime rates were in decline earlier this year, according to the Oregonian. Some people even move here because they hear that bike theft...

Five tips for International Students

Portland State has made its mark upon collegiate-level international curriculum and diversity among the numerous educational facilities available along the West Coast. What makes...

Get a job, you hippie!

For many Portland State students, working is not a choice but a necessity. Others may not feel this same weight on their chests but...

You and your student government

The Associated Students of Portland State Senate operates on a formal structure, and is an integral force in PSU politics. ASPSU consists of 16...

Because the Financial Aid office is no fun

What it do newbies and oldies. The first semester of the academic year is approaching and that means there are some monetary challenges you...

Housing: Thoughts from students

Portland State’s urban campus camouflages historic and modern buildings, disguised in the city landscape. PSU is not your typical college campus; a majority of...

Get help and get involved with university resources

Portland State loves to brag about the plethora of opportunities and activities offered by the school and the city. Being on an urban campus...

News

Arts & Culture

Summertime reading catch-up: Leigh Bardugo’s ‘Crooked Kingdom’

Last week I finished up my first year in my master’s program. I celebrated by doing absolutely nothing. I walked the dog. I drank...

Opinion

Caution: media bias

Regardless of your world views, media and news bias are highly discussed in today’s political world. Seeing obviously biased information in the media causes...