Get outside, Portland is your oyster

Portland State students should feel incredibly lucky to call the Pacific Northwest their home (or home to their university). The city of Portland is...

The future is here, and it came by segway

Portland is a city with options for walking and biking tours, and in the last few years a new mode of transportation has become...

Urban grazing

It’s pretty common in the Northwest to see a blackberry bush on the side of a bike trail in the city. A little less...

Hunting: The dark side

Most of us are carnivores (well, omnivores hopefully) who consume meat that has been processed in factories. In Eric Schlosser’s famous book Fast Food...

Bigfoot isn’t real, but Sasquatch is

The rural forests of the Pacific Northwest are a daunting and labyrinthian sea of trees that undoubtedly house many dark secrets, one of which...

Waterfalls that are not Multnomah

Every Portlander has heard of Multnomah Falls; it’s the picture-perfect day hike for anyone who is looking to get away from the city and...

Hand-in-hand through the day

Taking that special someone on a date can cause a myriad of reactions, depending on the level of your relationship. A new beginning will...

Identified Flying Objects

Disc golf, often called Frisbee golf or frolf (although that irritates some purists who are still holding a grudge against Wham-O) is just about...

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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...