The Road to Impasse

With talk of an impending strike reaching a fever pitch, an email last Friday from Portland State president Wim Wiewel told students that spring...

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?”...

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Arts & Culture

On-campus events calendar: Oct. 17–23

FEATURED EVENT FILM The Devil Probably (1977) Oct. 20–21, 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. Oct. 22, 3 p.m. 5th Avenue Cinema $4–5 (free w/PSU ID), all ages From the copy: "think La...

ART ‘Caught’ review

Opinion

Forget your identity; transcend your identity

Last year, I took the University Studies sophomore inquiry course, American Identities. On the first day of class, the professor requested that students introduce...