Eliminate marijuana testing in the workplace

Drug testing for marijuana in the workplace, especially when other substances such as alcohol are not considered, is oppressive at its best and racist...

#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...

‘Conceptual Penises’ and other trolling

Dear Portland State students, What should we make of the recent rash of hoax articles that supposedly “ deep problems in social sciences” and show...

In support of ‘fake’ service animals

Having faced common questions and accusations and after jumping through ridiculous hoops in order to obtain the coveted Emotional Service Animal letter myself, here’s...

Letter to the Editor

The testimony of Dr. Christine Blasey Ford weighs heavily on me. Survivors are watching and listening to how our government, country, places of employment and...

The politicization of Taylor Swift

It’s time for young voters to pay attention to politics. With the upcoming midterm elections on Nov. 6, pop artist Taylor Swift chose to endorse...

Birth control should not be painful

I find the same phrase haunting me: “Get an IUD.” Regardless of intent, insisting that people with uteruses should get any specific form of...

Portland State allowed a rapist to go unpunished and nearly ruined...

By Eden Paul I was raped and assaulted, then forced to participate in a process that tried to steal my dignity and resulted in Post-Traumatic...

Make time for women

Amid rising political partisanship and the diminishing role of facts and analysis in civic discourse, it’s more important than ever to call out and...

Opioid epidemic expanding across waters

The world is facing an opioid drug problem: Today, people overdose from prescription opioids three times as often as those who die from heroin...

Don’t stop at straws

The world’s plastic consumption is a problem. However, how to tackle it may have veered off track. Focusing on banning plastic straws has distracted...

News

Hill to Hall Dec. 1–7

Arts & Culture

Book pedalers

Laura Moulton stood in front of the art museum next to a cargo bike stuffed with books last month at the Portland...

Events Calendar Dec. 11–17

Events Calendar Dec. 4–10

Opinion

Does captivity kill?

The logic used to justify elephant captivity and breeding in zoos is no longer appropriate. It’s time to rethink what living in...