• April 10, 2014

    I Was Raped at Portland State

    By: Amanda Martin-Tully I was raped. At Portland State, in my dorm, last term. Now I have to write an essay that is “thoughtful, [and] well-written...
  • March 21, 2014

    Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons – A Must-...

    By: Brie Barbee As the video game industry continues to expand, gamers are faced with continually growing moral dilemmas regarding their content. Many...
  • March 21, 2014

    The Nut Behind the Wheel: Lane Position

    By: Steve Zimmerman I was enjoying one of my leisurely drives, just sitting back, listening to music and checking out the scenery. I had nowhere impor...
  • March 21, 2014

    Is “Bitch” Another Word for ...

    By: Anna Suarez I never thought I would reach the day when I could look inside myself and think, “I am a strong, beautiful, intelligent woman.&#...
  • February 23, 2014

    The Stranger by the Lake

    By: Grace Carroll Alain Guiraudie’s 2013 film, L’inconnu du lac, tells the twisted love story of two young French men. The main character, Franck ...

I Was Raped at Portland State

By: Amanda Martin-Tully I was raped. At Portland State, in my dorm, last term. Now I have to write an essay that is “thoughtful, [and] well-written” to appeal my potential…

Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons – A Must-Play Video Game

By: Brie Barbee As the video game industry continues to expand, gamers are faced with continually growing moral dilemmas regarding their content. Many people argue that video games encourage violence…

The Nut Behind the Wheel: Lane Position

By: Steve Zimmerman I was enjoying one of my leisurely drives, just sitting back, listening to music and checking out the scenery. I had nowhere important to be, and was…

Is “Bitch” Another Word for Strong?

By: Anna Suarez I never thought I would reach the day when I could look inside myself and think, “I am a strong, beautiful, intelligent woman.” Throughout high school, I…

Letter from Wim to Students

[I believe this was sent as a campus wide e-mail to all currently enrolled students. For those not currently enrolled, please take a moment to view this. -Amanda MT] Dear…

About PSUSU

The Portland State University Student Union, or PSUSU, is a union of Portland State students founded on the principles of horizontality, equality, and direct democracy. PSUSU doesn’t presume to represent…

The Case for Student Unionism

The Problem Before coming to Portland State, in all likelihood,  you  sat  down  at  the  kitchen  table with your parents, your grandparents, or some other  adults  in your  life, and…