Lemarcus Aldridge during a 2008 game. Courtesy of Keith Allison through Creative Commons

The legend of Aldridge

Many will argue about Portland’s chance to contend this season, but what cannot be argued is that this team is … Continue reading The legend of Aldridge

Masters student Justin Godoy walks his bicycle to the PSU library after a ride. Devin Courtright/PSU Vanguard

Beat stress with sweat, serenity and simplicity

Midterms are looming closer and closer, like a dark cloud of rain, while actual dark clouds loom on Portland’s own … Continue reading Beat stress with sweat, serenity and simplicity

Emily Easom guards against a Weber State offensive push. Christian Profeta/PSU Vanguard

Together we make the game

When talking about zone defense, my high school basketball coach would always use the metaphor that each player was connected … Continue reading Together we make the game

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My first time

A new ongoing column wherein we send a staff writer to cover a sport they’ve never seen played live before, … Continue reading My first time

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On Sunday, Seahawks were better team

The Seattle Seahawks beat the Green Bay Packers 28–22 in the NFC Championship on Sunday in an absolutely bizarre football … Continue reading On Sunday, Seahawks were better team

Portland State Vikings logo.

Sports Schedule

Men’s Basketball PSU @ Weber State Thur. Jan. 22, 7:05 pm PSU @ Idaho State Sat. Jan. 24, 6:05 pm Women’s Basketball … Continue reading Sports Schedule

Brent Wheeler was one of five Portland State players in the final sixteen during the Corvalis Indoor Tennis Championships. Courtesy of Larry Lawson/PSU Athletics

Vikings men’s tennis triumphs in Timberhill

The Timberhill Tennis Club was the host of the Corvallis Indoor Tennis Championships this past weekend, where the Portland State Vikings … Continue reading Vikings men’s tennis triumphs in Timberhill

Portland State's mascot, Victor E. Viking. Courtesy of PDXvik through Creative Commons


Last week the Oregon Ducks got mopped up in the first ever College Football Playoff National Championship game against the … Continue reading #REPPSU?

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Resolution in the face of meh

I’m sure by this point that most of you have already considered, many times, giving up on whatever you had resolved … Continue reading Resolution in the face of meh

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Remembering a titanic failure

My coach and my professor always argue over which is the better sports movie, Remember the Titans or Computer Chess. I … Continue reading Remembering a titanic failure

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Roots of a swoosh trace back to PSU

“Is it true that the Nike logo was designed by a PSU grad?” Take a look down at your feet. Chances … Continue reading Roots of a swoosh trace back to PSU