Meet Portland State

Lina Gomaa Senior Arabic Instructor II World Languages and Literatures Though originally from Egypt’s capital city of Cairo, Lina Gomaa obtained a Bachelor of Arts in creative...

Meet Portland State

Christopher Broderick Associate vice president for communications and marketing, university communications Christopher Broderick is the associate vice president for communications and marketing, overseeing a staff...

PSU offers a world of languages, degree options

Portland State’s World Languages and Literatures Department offers undergraduate courses in 20 languages, with degree programs for: Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Modern...

Get to know your new provost

Exactly five weeks ago, Portland State welcomed its new Provost Dr. Susan Jeffords. Before PSU, Jeffords was at the University of Washington. She chaired...

Harnessing PSU Innovation

It’s not hard to miss the PSU Innovation signs in Urban Plaza. For the past three years, Portland State has made it in the...

Serving those who serve the city

There are more than 4,000 employees working at Portland State, over one-sixth of whom are students themselves. Professors, coaches, police officers and administrators are...

Music venues in and around PSU

Portland is a great city for music, and at the heart of the city, Portland State is close to it all. Here are some...

Work it out by working out

College—for most of us—is not exactly what we envisioned, for better or worse. You surely benefit from exposure to new people, new ideas and,...

It’s about you, not the calendar

The common expectation for undergraduate graduation timeline is four years. However, it’s not always the best path for students. Here are some reasons to...

Study haunts on or near PSU campus

It’s that time of year again. The leaves begin to fall, the air is crisp, campus fills up and homework begins to pile. Where...

Your local movie theaters

5th Avenue Cinema This is the obvious one—if you’re reading this guide, admission is probably free for you. 5th Ave. is right here on campus...

News

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...