Substitute tree-cher is a hit in Smith

  Almost a foot of snow blanketed the City of Portland starting last Tuesday, Jan. 10. The snowstorm, unusual by Pacific Northwest standards, resulted in...

‘Traitors’: the minorities who support Donald Trump

As the state-by-state election results showed Hillary Clinton trailing behind Donald Trump on the evening of Nov. 8, 2016, CNN contributor Van Jones called...

Portland State tackles homelessness with POD Initiative

Portland State University is no stranger to innovative, community-driven design. The School of Architecture's Center for Public Interest Design works toward serving the underserved:...

Tree smashes into SMSU during snow storm

Watch the video of snowfall on the PSU campus. Martin Pantoja/PSU Vanguard On the night of Tuesday, Jan. 10, the city of Portland  was hit...

MLK Day of Service 2017: CANCELLED

UPDATE 1/13/17 11:05 a.m.: According to a tweet sent by Oregon Campus Compact, the 8th annual MLK Day of Service has been cancelled due to...

Arts & Culture 2016 year in review

If there’s something we all can agree on, it’s that 2016 was one hell of a tumultuous year. But all is not lost; apathy...

This week around the world Dec. 15-22

Dec. 15 South China Sea A Chinese naval vessel picked up an underwater drone operated by the United States leading to a diplomatic standoff and speculation...

South Korea’s leadership crisis leads to uncertain future

If current U.S. presidential politics are considered a clown show, then the recent events surrounding the scandal-ridden administration of South Korea's President Park Geun-hye...

PSU begins ‘Four Years Free’ program to help students pay for...

In October, Portland State announced its new “Four Years Free” program, allowing Oregon residents who meet certain requirements to attend PSU tuition free after...

Board of Trustees discusses campus safety, food insecurity and mental health

Portland State Board of Trustees met to discuss the state of the university on Dec. 1. During the three-plus hour meeting student government, faculty,...

Snowfall shuts down campus during finals

On Thursday, Dec. 8, snowfall and ice forced Portland State to close at 2 p.m. for the day during finals. PSU's alert system was...

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Arts & Culture

Summertime reading catch-up: Leigh Bardugo’s ‘Crooked Kingdom’

Last week I finished up my first year in my master’s program. I celebrated by doing absolutely nothing. I walked the dog. I drank...

Opinion

Caution: media bias

Regardless of your world views, media and news bias are highly discussed in today’s political world. Seeing obviously biased information in the media causes...