Ooligan Press welcomes new director

In fall 2018, Portland State's Dr. Rachel Noorda will step into the role of director of publishing for Ooligan Press, taking over from interim...

A crowdsourced list of literature for the new alum

With graduation looming around the corner, many Portland State grads will find themselves with extra down time. Not to worry, though! C.J. has you...

When the pea leaves the pod

Graduation countdowns are a common tradition toward the end of spring term, but the realities of graduating are also bittersweet. Leaving the structure of...

‘Beyond Silk and Ink’ moves past Asian American art stereotypes

Littman + White Galleries were set to host “Beyond Silk and Ink,” a conversation about contemporary Asian and Asian-American art on May 25, 2018....

Ursula Le Guin’s legacy

It has been four months since the passing of beloved speculative fiction writer Ursula K. Le Guin. The writer is immortalized through the worlds...

Mr. Weinstein Will See You Now

“We know who you are, and we’re not going to allow you to get away with it any longer.” These were the words spoken...

One for the road

For the last DJ Salinger playlist, I wanted to save the best for last. Or at least, a list of some of my favorite...

Post-graduation advice for students of the arts

Despite the overwhelming love for the arts, pursuing an arts degree can feel a little useless at times. Going into debt to earn a...

Events calendar: June 6 –11

Tuesday, June 11 Community 2018 Grad Pizza Party Simon Benson House 11 a.m. Free, all ages Some people are graduating and that means we can all eat free pizza....

Dear musicians: make me fall in love

As one of my top 10 favorite bands, I can’t tell you how excited I was that The Kooks came to Portland, let alone...

Bad Bad News

Andrew Jankowski said it best on Facebook this week: “Week 9. The Universe is throwing out every distraction, but I am graduating goddamnit.” Although...

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Immigration reshapes what it means to be American

In its more than 240 years of existence, the United States has seen near-constant evolution of the average American. According to U.S. Census data,...

Opinion

‘I really do care, don’t you?’

America has a long-standing history of oppression, violence and injustice, but in all of the chaos, there are nonprofits, organizations and people willing to...