PSU’s gorgeous strings

The trouble with unfretted stringed instruments—specifically the classical violin family—is they inherently sound bad. It takes years of practice to develop the skills necessary...

Woodwinds transform differences into beauty

It’s a little weird to group everyone in the Woodwind Area together for one recital, but that’s what the Portland State School of Music...

Power Without Pain: interview with Hamilton Cheifetz

After spending the last 40 years at PSU teaching cello, Professor Hamilton Cheifetz said, “I’m still smiling!” Cheifetz has one of those famous smiles,...

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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...