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...

Geocaching

Looking to tap into your inner Goonie? Just whip out your smartphone and you’ll be on your way. Geocaching is an outdoor, modern-day treasure hunting...

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...

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...

News

Arts & Culture

LARP it up, suckers: How to die at the end of...

LARP IT UP, SUCKERS: HOW TO DIE AT THE END OF MY MAGIC MISSILE Live-action roleplaying, or LARP, is the fine art of boffing a...

A serious laundry crisis

Opinion

Health care: Are you wasting money?

Health care is a new and tricky element for American consumers due to the Affordable Care Act. Most people over a certain age have...