Ego trips

Mission trips help no one and nothing except your ego.  Traveling internationally with the goal of helping an “underdeveloped country” has almost nothing to do with that country’s need for…

The earth is not flat

Is earth’s shape a matter of opinion or science? It’s science, the earth is most definitely round. It’s a circle. A sphere if you will. Members of the Flat Earth…

We pay a lot, do better

Dining on campus should cater to students, but Portland State’s dining options can’t seem to live up to standards. Various complaints from students regarding PSU’s dining accessibility and quality have…

We cannot go to Mars

A trip to Mars is no longer a pipe dream but an impending reality. Technology is advancing, and our curiosity is growing. Though the journey is within reach considering the…

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 from the real issues within the…

Take back your body

Individuality and embracing self-expression are important parts of being fulfilled, but when we are governed by society’s expectations and scrutiny, do we really have autonomy over our own bodies? American…