Same sex marriage supporters and protesters clash in PSU's Park Blocks the day after same sex marriage is legalized in Oregon. Photo courtesy of Anna Suarez.

Denying Hateful Energy on Campus: Protecting Progress and Personal Freedom

By: Anna Suarez Recently, a spectacle occurred in the park blocks. Religious protesters swarmed the campus, delivering hateful messages in light of same sex marriage being legalized in Oregon. What…

Rose City Rollers! Portland Roller Derby Rocks and Rolls

By Erik Troyer Roller Derby is a serious sport. Women of all ages are involved in a fast-moving, brutally competitive sport. When it was originally founded in the 1930s Roller…

How to survive college: Tips from a 10-year veteran

By: Marissa James When I started college at the bright and squeaky age of 16, it was just an adventure. It was fun. I didn’t think about it a whole…

Fiona Kenshole holding up a copy of Here Be Monsters by Alan Snow, and Charles Deemer, a professor at PSU. Photo courtesy of Justin Reeves.

Transmit Culture Lecture Series – From Book to Big Screen

By: Brie Barbee Portland State University’s Master’s Program in Publishing and Ooligan Press, as a part of the Transmit Culture lecture series, hosted the panel “From Book to Big Screen”…

Oh, the Possibilities!: Polyamorous Speed Dating

By: Anna Suarez On June 17th, Ember’s Nightclub will be hosting Poly Speed Dating Portland, a new resource for people in polyamorous relationships to mingle. Speed dating involves quick, 5-minute…

Experience Lost: On the Impossibility of Getting a Job if You’ve Never Had a Job

By: Ronnie Dempsey Sometimes I wish I could go back to my grandparents ’time. To get an entry-level job all you needed was personality, perspiration and perseverance. Now the requirements…

Acting Like an Ally: To Help Out a Gamer

By: Steve Zimmerman Hi, my name is Steve and I am a gamer. This is where you say, “Hi Steve.” Yes, I am a gamer and have been for more…