Comparison is an artist’s drug of choice

It’s easy to joke about artists taking drugs, but there’s only one drug that all artists truly take: the act of comparison. Obviously, comparison is...

The responsibility of free speech

Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of...

Stumbling the information highway

I consistently ask myself, “What am I even using Facebook for?” Despite the multitude of websites, communities and news outlets that are available at my...

Satisfy your wanderlust

It’s the beginning of the year and chances are you’re already itching for new adventures and a change of scenery. But then again, you’re...

Are you feeling entrepreneurial?

Previous articles in this column have focused on how to score a better-than-average job after graduation. However, what if you don’t want to work...

Communication and context: seeing the whole picture

How often have you been involved in a conversation that you either did not understand at all, had no place participating in or did...

Taking online courses can benefit you

Online classes are not that terrible. I remember being worried about taking an online course for the first time in college: My academic advisor...

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...

Organize your time or waste it

“Busy people get things done.” According to the preeminent authority on procrastination, Timothy A. Pychyl, Ph.D. of Canada’s Carleton University, procrastination is an avoidable...

Take better notes, get better grades

It’s about halfway between midterms and finals for students at Portland State. Some students have only just begun to wonder how they are doing...

Learn how to handle credit cards before they handle you

In a paper titled, “Money Attitudes, Credit Card Use, and Compulsive Buying among American College Students,” James Roberts and Eli Jones write that American...

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The Women’s March following Donald Trump’s election is regarded as being the largest protest in United States history. The International Socialist Organization has been...

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When I was a child I was terrified of bees. I never wanted to get stung, and whenever they were near me I would...