Mosul: As siege continues, humanitarian crises intensify

As the U.S.-backed Iraqi government and its allied forces continue the offensive against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant-occupied city of Mosul,...

This week around the world Dec. 15-22

Dec. 15 South China Sea A Chinese naval vessel picked up an underwater drone operated by the United States leading to a diplomatic standoff and speculation...

South Korea’s leadership crisis leads to uncertain future

If current U.S. presidential politics are considered a clown show, then the recent events surrounding the scandal-ridden administration of South Korea's President Park Geun-hye...

Dueling development: Bay of Bengal an economic flashpoint for China and...

On Dec. 1, as part of the Institute for Asian Studies' ongoing Visiting Scholar Lecture Series, Dr. Chanwahn Kim, professor of Indian and ASEAN...

This week around the world Dec. 6–12

Dec. 7 Philippines Philippine President Duterte found himself again in the spotlight after a spirited defense of several police officers suspected of killing a mayor with...

This week around the world Nov. 25-Dec. 2

Nov. 25 Cuba Fidel Castro, the Marxist revolutionary and former leader of Cuba, passed away at the age of 90. Nov. 27 France Former Prime Minster Francois Fillon won...

Iranian students find common ground on campus: A Q&A with ISAP...

The Iranian Student Association of Portland is self-described as a “non-political, non-religious, non-profit organization” whose mission is “ support for new and continuing Iranian...

Oil & Water

In the early dusk of Nov. 20 a large stream of water arched over a heavily fortified barrier and began to soak the people...

Education Abroad Dept. announces photo contest winners

The Portland State Education Abroad program recently announced the winners for its 12th annual International Photo Contest. The contest is open to students who...

Can Chinese consumerism save the world? A talk by Karl Gerth

Is a middle class Chinese woman's decision on whether or not to buy a Barbie doll more important than who is the president of...

Upcoming international events Nov. 23-Dec.1

The group Freethinkers of Portland State is hosting the first university screening of Islam’s Non-Believers. The film, directed by Deeyah Khan, “investigates the...

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Events September 18-24

Tuesday 9/18 Comedy Feminist Forward Comedy Show Crush 7 p.m. $8 21+ Voted best LGBT bar in Portland for the last four years, Crush hosts a night of feminist comedy.   Food Science...

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Opinion

Intrinsic motivation as a lifestyle

In education and work settings, we are expected to work faster, harder and better when extrinsic factors such as material gains, money, status, increased...