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Being healthy has a bad rap

Being healthy gets a bad rap. It’s everywhere in society: in advertisements, in conversations, in our thoughts. We’ve been bombarded with the idea that exercising and eating healthy are for…
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Women’s World Cup nets excitement in Canada

On May 29, 2015, Sepp Blatter was re-elected to his fifth term as FIFA President, over Prince Ali Bin al-Hussein of Jordan. The Swiss Attorney General and the U.S. Department…
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Former Viking Julius Thomas playing for the Denver Broncos in 2011. Courtesy of Jeffrey Beall through Creative Commons via Wikimedia Commons

Remember Julius?

Remember Julius Thomas? The basketball/ football player at Portland State who turned into one of the best tight ends in the National Football League? A household name in fantasy football…
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June 23-June 29

Men’s/Women’s Track and Field USATF Junior Outdoor Championships Hayward Field, Eugene, OR Thurs., June 25 – Sun., June 28, All Day Portland Sports Portland Timbers at Los Angeles StubHub Center Wed., June…
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Jockey Victor Espinoza rides American Pharoah across the finish line  at Belmont on June 6. Courtesy of Diana Robinson through Creative Commons via Flickr

American Pharoah takes the Triple Crown

For 37 years, no horse has managed to achieve horse racing’s greatest accomplishment: the Triple Crown. This grueling task asks these horses to go from Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky…
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Hydration is key to any summer exercise. Keep water on hand to help stave off the summer heat. Public Domain

Summer workout 101

Now more than ever, people want to get in shape. It’s summer, for crying out loud, and we all want to show off our hard work. I don’t blame you, man!…
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Baileh Simms jumps at the NCAA Nationals. Courtesy of Larry Laweson/PSU Athletics

PSU jumper goes All-American

For the first time in Portland State history, Vikings teammates traveled together to the USATF Outdoor Championships. And for only the third time in PSU history, one of those teammates,…
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June 7-June 20

PSU Events NCAA Outdoor Championship Hayward Field, Eugene, OR Wed., June 10–Sat., June 13, all day Portland Track Festival Lewis & Clark College, Portland, OR Sat., Mon., June 13–14, All Day Grad…
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Rafael Nadal during the Australian Open in 2009. Courtesy of Brett Marlow through Creative Commons

The 2015 French Open

Rafael Nadal and Maria Sharapova look to defend their crowns in Paris, France, at Roland-Garros, the 2015 French Open. Last year Nadal came back from a set down to beat…
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The PSU Outdoor Program will remain open through the majority of Summer Term, with reduced rental rates for students with ID. The program will also host backpacking trips and other outdoor events throughout summer. Seleny Diaz/PSU Vanguard

Getting with the Outdoor Program this summer

Feeling outdoorsy? The PSU Outdoor Program has your back this summer. There are tons of day and overnight trips offered to get your adrenaline pumping and keep your inner adventurer…
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Kumbhakasana plank pose. Courtesy of Yoga Mama through Creative Commons via Flickr

Uncompromising Positions: Plank Pose

The no-bullshit yoga instructor, Jessica Boyd, bring us her first weekly installment of yoga poses to rock you to your core. If someone is a vegan and does CrossFit, which do…
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