Hill to Hall June 3–June 8

June 3 Oregon Legislature passes bill banning “revenge porn” House Bill 2393, which passed the Senate unanimously 28-0, is now headed to Gov. Kate Brown to be signed into law….

Hill to Hall May 28–May 31

May 28: Oregon Public Schools now required to teach material on Holocaust Oregon Lawmakers unanimously voted to add mandatory Holocaust instruction to the school curriculum starting in the 2019–20 school…

Hill to Hall May 13–17

May 16: Governor Brown signs $1 billion tax package for school funding In the wake of Oregon public school protesting and Republican walkouts in Salem, Gov. Kate Brown has signed…

Squirrelpocalypse

According to students at Portland State, squirrels on campus—especially in the Park Blocks near campus buildings—seem to be getting braver. There have been instances of squirrels making their way inside…

Hill to Hall April 29–May 3

May 1: Oregon Republicans delay tax vote Democrats’ new tax bill—House Bill 3427—has the potential to raise billions of dollars in tax revenue from businesses to be spent on early…

High Expectations

Portland State’s Student Legal Services held “High Expectations” on April 19 in the Multicultural Center, an event focused on the history of legalizing marijuana and students’ legal rights around the…

Welcome to SPLIFF

The lights dimmed. The crowd quieted. A cloud of smoke is blown out from behind the curtains. Dan Savage arrived to tumultuous applause. “Guys, I can’t, I’m so fucking high…

Playing in pain

Pain management in sports is a growing problem that exists in college and will continue into the professional arena. The issue of pain management among professional athletes and former pros…

Hill to Hall: Jan. 9–11

Jan. 9: Bill introduced to regulate marijuana like alcohol Rep. Earl Blumenauer, D–Oregon, introduced a bill Wednesday to regulate the distribution of marijuana in a similar way to alcohol at…