Houselessness on the rise

Portland is a booming city with the job market and population on the rise. Despite this, the state of houselessness in Portland is one of the most visible issues in…

Abortion is not political

Abortion is not a political issue. It is not something to be discussed, banned, voted on or debated by politicians. What we choose to do with our bodies is not…

Tech goliaths

Facebook and Apple, among other tech giants, are monopolizing the market without consumers even noticing. This silent and dangerous takeover threatens the growth of new and small businesses. Monopolies within…

The yeehaw agenda is Black

Country music may be dominated by white people, but it was created by and for the Black community. This particular genre of music is filled with white musicians who make…

Big corporations aren’t your friends

The rise of social media has changed the way corporations interact with their customers. Though they may brand themselves as relatable individuals that “get you” and bank off “shit-posting,” they…

The earth is not flat

Is earth’s shape a matter of opinion or science? It’s science, the earth is most definitely round. It’s a circle. A sphere if you will. Members of the Flat Earth…

Sustainable isn’t accessible

Sustainable living is an idealistic lifestyle that is not attainable or inclusive for the average person. The money and time the lifestyle requires is not something that most possess and…

We cannot go to Mars

A trip to Mars is no longer a pipe dream but an impending reality. Technology is advancing, and our curiosity is growing. Though the journey is within reach considering the…

There is no right way to be gay

The LGBTQ+ is a marginalized community that in times of animosity cannot turn against itself. Self-identity and labels are not up for debate. Queer people must be careful to not…