Kelsey Preslar plays one of the six “Thunder Sheets” present for the piece.

The Beat of a Different, well, instrument.

On Tuesday I had the pleasure to attend the rehearsal of the PSU Percussion Ensemble, directed by Jeffrey Peyton, as they practiced their piece, originally by John Cage, entitled “First Construction in Metal.”

Construction equipment sits unused as cars pass by.

Morrison Bridge

Last weekend I went to take some photos for an article about continued construction on the Morrison Bridge. The article ended up running without a photo, but here are some…

Japan Night celebration

The annual Japan Night celebration went down without a hitch, and VG staff photographers Miles Sanguinetti and Corinna Scott were there to capture the action.

Occupy Movement Comes to PSU

In solidarity with the Occupy Portland and larger Occupy movements around the nation, a group of PSU students and supporters rallied today. The events started at 12pm with a student…

Occupy Portland: November 12, 2011

Some occupiers packed up and left, others anticipated arrest and planned to stay past midnight. In Lownsdale Square, hundreds of supporters came to general assembly to speak about further actions…

VG Photo Blog: Special Cat Edition

There are days when I’m standing in the rain fumbling with my plastic-bag-covered camera, trying to shoot a football game without soaking myself or my gear. There are days when…

Occupy Portland

What a great week to live in Portland! Despite the start of the inevitable rainy-season, yesterday the greater downtown area was absolutely teeming with activity. At the same time as…

Occupy Portland

Yesterday was the official start to the Occupy Portland protest. Starting off at Waterfront Park, the group then marched to Pioneer Square, and then to the official occupation cite at Chapman and Lownsdale squares on SW 3rd and Main.

Party in the Park

Three of us on the photo staff turned our cameras to Party in the Park yesterday, and here’s what we came up with.

News to Me

Today is our day-off from production, and the office is quiet. There is, however, no shortage of work to be done outside the office, as today is Party in the…

Chief of Portland State

Last week, I took a tour of campus lead by none other than University President Wim Wiewel. Accompanied by Editor-in-Chief Josh Hunt and Video Editor Randall Theil, we listened to President Wiewel give his input and opinions on some important PSU spots.