Film school Fridays

Portland State’s local cinema house, 5th Avenue Cinema, has been a university staple for decades. Originally opening as the Cine-Mini Theater in October of...

Japanese Currents

Film buffs take notice! A comprehensive selection of critically acclaimed Japanese films will make their Portland debut in the upcoming Japanese Currents screening, courtesy...

Remembering a forgotten hero

On the night of Nov. 15, Dr. Bruce Gilley, associate professor of political science at Portland State, discussed the lingering political and ideological impact...

Arab Culture Through Literature and Film

Elisheva Cohen saw a problem: Offerings for high school students eager to learn more about Arab culture were severely lacking. Cohen, outreach coordinator for...

Liberal Arts, not Career Specific Majors

“What are you supposed to do with an English degree?” “How will you ever find a job after you graduate with a philosophy degree?”...

Want to learn something new?

Let’s be honest – we all miss the Magic School Bus. It was a great day when the teacher pulled the TV cart into...

A nation’s suffering, a nation’s change

On the night of Nov. 8, MIT’s Ford International Professor of Political Science Dr. Richard Samuels engaged a packed room with discourse on the...

Cultural Get Well Foods

Fall is that time of year when the leaves begin to change and look pretty because they are dying. Unfortunately for people, when we...

KPSU aims for LPFM

Hidden deep in the basement of Smith Memorial Student Union there sits an unimposing set of stairs; the kind of staircase most people don’t...

You Missed It: Pet Shop Boys electrify Portland

Only the soulless are incapable of appreciating the Pet Shop Boys. Even my most macho friends have admitted to liking the Pet Shop Boys' heart-wrenching...

Students’ award winning artwork now on display

The artwork of Portland State students Patricia Vazquez Gomez and Jordan Hoagbin, the first- and second-place winners of the Arlene Schnitzer Visual Arts Prize,...

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Arts & Culture

Corey Harper’s Homecoming Show Feels Like a House Party

Being at Mississippi Studios this Wednesday night in May is like exploring a parallel universe of what life would have been like if I...

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...