In December of 2008, Portland opened its first one-of-a-kind solar-powered public toilet at Northwest Glisan and Fifth Avenue, to much anticipation and excitement.
According to a 2008 study by the Pew Center, one in 100 Americans is in prison. Oregon, however, is finding ways around imprisonment and finding more effective ways to not only punish but also rehabilitate criminals.
If you’ve spent any amount of time in downtown Portland, you’ve seen the shopping carts. Piled high with the possessions of the transient and homeless, they collect on the sidewalk, along the Burnside bridge, and anywhere their owners are making a bed for the night.
The PSU OneCard is many things. In addition to being the official student ID, you can use it as a library card, as a bus pass and to access meal plans, computer labs and athletic and student life events.
Tired of hearing about gay rights? Too bad.
There is at least one thing our government does really, really well: coming up with things to scare us with to distract us from the issues we really ought to be concerned about.
Hipsters, politics and beer, oh my!
It’s been said that feminists don’t have a sense of humor. In fact, it’s a pretty commonly accepted stereotype. Feminists are seen as didactic, self-righteous and completely unable to laugh at themselves.