Unpaid internships: the good, the bad, the networking, the exploitation

We’re graduating, and it’s time to face an important question: What’s next? As much as we might want to pirouette from campus straight into...

It’s okay not to graduate

A few days from now, thousands of Portland State students will walk across the stage at the Moda Center, but there will also always...

Should you go to Grad school?

Well, the answer is a good news, bad news situation. The bad news: Probably not. The good news: That’s probably okay. If you’re still...

Father’s Day Pride

I’m the daughter of gay fathers, but I’m also the daughter of the entire LGBTQ+ community. Because of this, I grew up with a...

Women don’t owe you shit

Entitlement lurks behind sexist corruption and cruelty everywhere, from corporate offices to the Oval Office. The attitude that women are indebted to men perpetuates...

Tragedy will not stop the Viking horde

Dear fellow Vikings, I am heartbroken for the victims of the horrific attack on May 25, a sentiment I am sure is shared by every...

The difference between sexism and misogyny

Sexism and misogyny are often conflated, and while the two certainly support each other, they are not one and the same. They both affect...

Emotional labor’s presence in platonic relationships

When talking about emotional labor, articles frequently describe women’s romantic emotional labor in a relationship. This is a real and prevalent problem, and there...

Unconscious bias motivates racism

Even when you think you hold no discrimination, unconscious bias still exists. Personal backgrounds, privileges, experiences and history dictate actions, motives and decisions, whether...

Media’s misunderstanding of queerness

We often rush to label people, especially celebrities, when they show any sign of being non-straight and/or non-cisgender. Media tend to mislabel those who...

Separating art from artist

With actors, entertainers, musicians and other artists under scrutiny for misconduct, addressing the age-old question—should we separate the art from the artist—has become increasingly...

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Arts & Culture

A judgement day: Palahniuk’s latest

The scariest thing about Chuck Palahniuk’s Adjustment Day is that it’s not as scary as real life. Don’t get me wrong: It’s terrifying. It’s...

Opinion

Viking Voices: Brandee Dudzic

Brandee Dudzic is a Portland State student in the Conflict Resolution Program. On Friday morning, June 29, at exactly 3:09 am, my phone rang. I...