Can the swamp drain itself?

With the revolving door of pundits and figures who are metaphorically shooting themselves in the foot, I have to wonder—can the swamp drain itself? “Drain...

Uncomfortably advanced tech

It’s an afternoon in early April, and I’m reading a story about workers in Sweden implanting microchips into their bodies. The story itself isn’t as...

The internet, the government and the generation gap

During the first week of April, the U.S. president signed a piece of legislation eliminating rules that require internet service providers to receive your...

Was the denied tuition increase a victory?

At a recent meeting, the Oregon Higher Education Coordinating Commission denied the proposed 9 percent tuition increase approved by Portland State’s Board of Trustees in...

Dress to impress: thoughts after visiting the Career Fair

The Career Fair took place April 24 to May 4, for which the Portland State School of Business Administration and the office of Advising and Career...

Our tuition just went up by 9 percent: Could we have...

Portland State’s Board of Trustees just voted to increase in-state tuition by nine percent. Across the state tuition is rising. University of Oregon boosted its...

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...

Teamwork: finding a role and winning as a group

Teamwork is one of the most important soft skills in the working world. Those who cannot work productively with others will not find as many...

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...

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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 rebellious way. Street art and graffiti add color and life to our notoriously gray city, while simultaneously representing voices of...
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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...

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...

Your guide to Portland LGBTQ+ Pride Weekend 2017

Portland Pride What a time to be queer and alive. Even though we had a pretty awesome almost-decade-long streak of federally recognized LGBTQ+ Pride Months, hallmarks...