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...

Shark Week: the good and the bad

Perhaps instigated by the film Jaws with its iconic “dun dun, dun dun…” refrain, sharks spark fear, danger and drama in the public mind....

Choose your own book

Reading for pleasure Ok, first of all, I want to be as clear as possible that I’m not here to steal more of your attention....

‘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...

America the empire

While the British Empire is permanently in the background of Western imperialism, the United States has never admitted to such a legacy. This is...

The divide between art and science

Educational funding in this country has always come with a narrative: Science, Technology, Engineering, Math (STEM) is in crisis, and that’s what we hear...

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...

News

WTF is BOT?

Hill to Hall: Oct. 9 -13

Arts & Culture

Finally rich

The Hawthorne Theatre is louder than usual; I’m close to the stage as mosh pits erupt behind me, though I’m too busy to gauge...

Opinion

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...