Eliminating World Languages

Former Dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Karen Marrongelle issued a proposal in August 2017 to eliminate language programs in Ancient...
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Todos somos calaveras – We are all skeletons

Organized by Portland State’s La Casa Latina Student Center, a celebration of Diá de los Muertos was held on Nov. 2 to commemorate the...

This Week Around the World: Oct. 28–Nov. 4

Oct. 28 Chongqing, China: A bus crashed into the Yangtze River when it swerved into the opposite lane, hitting one car before plunging off...

Human rights and journalism threatened

Journalist Jennifer Ávila spoke on Oct. 18 at Portland State about the journalistic freedom amid violence in Honduras. In a presentation titled, “The Silencing...

Ethnographers help save dying languages

Of the roughly 7,000 languages in the world, the UN Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization, commonly known as UNESCO, and the scientific community at...

This Week Around the World: Oct. 21–28

Oct. 21 Jordan: King Abdullah II of Jordan issued a statement declaring the country would reclaim two agricultural areas, al-Ghumar and al-Baqura, which are...

Brazil’s polarizing runoff election

Amid a polarizing presidential campaign, Jair Bolsonaro, described as the “Brazilian Donald Trump,” won the Oct. 28 runoff election with 55.3 percent of the...

Refugees rejected:

After evaluating 458 applicants from Yemeni refugees seeking asylum, South Korea decided Oct. 17 not to accept any, denying 34 applications and leaving 85...

No microwave? No problem!

Despite what you may have heard, there are not in fact any microwaves in the basement of Smith Memorial Student Union. Wondering where you...

This Week Around the World Oct. 14-21

Oct. 15 Minsk, Belarus: The Russian Orthodox Church has split from the Constantinople Patriarchate in what is being hailed a historic decision and “the...

When ‘trust, but verify’ falters:

Portland State of Mind kicked off the first lecture of a year-long series with Dr. Robert Asaadi, professor of international studies and political science....

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Arts & Culture

Shadow of Demons: from Africa to Afru Gallery

In a nondescript industrial building in Buckman, demons, flesh-eating beasts and frightening human faces cover the walls, painted in vibrant colors on canvases made...

A Mercurial muse

Events Calendar Nov. 13–19

Opinion

#WontBeErased

The discrimination administration has struck again, this time targeting transgender and LGBTQ+ rights. A memo leaked by The New York Times reported the Trump administration...