Teacher dollars make no sense

Portland State boasts 1,764 research and institutional faculty members. In recent years the university has tremendously expanded the number of degree programs it offers....

In memoriam: Philip Seymour Hoffman

If you love film, theater or great performances in general, then no one needs to explain to you the enormous void left by the...

Winter warming drinks

Springtime may technically be just around the corner, but we’re still feeling the full force of winter at Portland State. We Vikings are no...
Lines of cars stopped up outside of Portland State University on account of a flurry of snow.

Slideshow: PSU snow day!

On Feb. 6th, Portland State closed at 2:00 p.m. on account of the heavy snowfall sweeping through the city. Here is a closer look at the campus under snow.

Defunding athletics, prioritizing academics

If Portland State students actually want to have an athletics program at PSU, then we’d be willing to fund it through our student...

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...

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Dutch baby pancakes

A good friend of mine introduced me to the Dutch baby pancake with an Instagram photo of one she’d made. When I asked her...

Opinion

Everyday paparazzi culture: respecting personal privacy in a digital age

Photography has become increasingly popular since the convenience of digital photography and smartphones. However, with the ease of use and sharing of pictures comes...