The trouble with election technology

The Iowa caucuses are usually seen as pretty grand events for their part in presidential elections. They’re the first nominating caucuses for both Democratic and Republican party primaries and represent…

Have You Heard?

This week I got a neuroradiology report assessing imagery since my bus accident that confirmed a lot of what I already knew but gave me some bad news.  The good…

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…