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...

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...

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Arts & Culture

Solve for Why: Allie X’s Technology, Identity-Influenced Art Pop

It's been three years since Beyoncé performed behind the word FEMINIST in larger-than-life lights. It's been five years since 2011 was declared "the year...

Dutch baby pancakes

Opinion

Guam stuck in middle of bigger d*ck contest

It’s hard to ignore the news circulating about Trump and North Korea. The coverage ranges from the Atlantic calling it the “worst problem...