This week around the world Dec. 6–12

Dec. 7 Philippines Philippine President Duterte found himself again in the spotlight after a spirited defense of several police officers suspected of killing a mayor with...

Two students robbed at gunpoint on campus Sunday and Monday evenings

Portland State's Office of Campus Public Safety released the following statement at 12:30 a.m. on Dec. 6: "Two incidents of students robbed at gunpoint on...

Students concerned about future of transgender healthcare

Portland State’s Student Health and Counseling department not only provides health insurance to thousands of students, but also offers some of the best transgender...

Iranian students find common ground on campus: A Q&A with ISAP...

The Iranian Student Association of Portland is self-described as a “non-political, non-religious, non-profit organization” whose mission is “ support for new and continuing Iranian...

PSU student among those arrested at recent anti-Trump protests

Two weeks in and it’s already ancient news that 120 people, including several Portland State students, were arrested during a demonstration in downtown Portland...

Divide and Automate

As a species, we are poised at the brink of a transformation unlike any before. The ancestor of this coming metamorphosis was not political...

Enter the Vanguard’s Holiday Coloring Contest! Win prizes!

This week's print issue features a coloring page on the back cover. Pick up an issue around campus or print it from this post. Color...

Reeling in the present, revisiting the past

As the country continues to reel from the results of the presidential election, some have been inspired to reacquaint themselves with America’s founding documents....

Students take it off to pay it off

Stripper ˈstri-pər noun; 1 : a performer who removes his or her clothing in a sexually exciting way : a dancer who does a striptease You...

PSU students participate in nationwide college walkout

The various uses and meanings of the word "fuck" are nearly uncountable and usually offensive, but despite its lack of definitive meaning the message...

2016: The year in review

While perusing my Facebook newsfeed these past few days, taking in the reactions to recent events, one status in particular stood out from rest....

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Arts & Culture

Vandalism or artistic volition: drawing the line at graffiti

More accessible and less restrictive than oil paints and canvas, graffiti allows artists to express themselves outside of traditional art practice in an arguably...

Opinion

Vandalism or artistic volition: drawing the line at graffiti

More accessible and less restrictive than oil paints and canvas, graffiti allows artists to express themselves outside of traditional art practice in an arguably...