Independence days around the world

The Fourth of July is fast approaching. This means American flags galore, fireworks, barbecues, outdoor sports, beaches, binge-drinking and poor decision making all in...

Summer events for under-agers

Not everything in PDX revolves around beer. If you're under 21 and don't want to spend your entire summer at the kiddie pool, check...

When it’s hot as balls…

Instead of helping us start off the summer with tan lines and lakeside margaritas, Oregon has graced us with a sky full of clouds,...

USA! USA! US Meh.

Let's be honest, for many of us the Fourth of July is no longer a celebration of the independence of this country. The Fourth...

Top 5 parks to host your next summer BBQ

1. Laurelhurst Park Blocks away from Electric Castle’s Wunderland and sports bars is Laurelhurst Park, located in the popular Belmont District. You can enjoy the...

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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...