NaNoWriMo: Say that three times fast.
For more than 10 years, November has been associated with this acronym, which aspiring writers find both daunting and validating—it’s National Novel Writing Month.
During this month, writers are challenged to write 50,000 words of an original novel before Nov. 30.
Forget Christmas—don your horns, bells and birch branches instead
In December 2009, Stephen Colbert suggested that Americans, in the spirit of defeating secularism, return to the true roots of the Christmas holiday by bringing back Krampus, the horned and sometimes hair-covered devil that carries rusty chains and birch branches.
The holidays help brighten the gloom of the next few months, but when you’ve exchanged all your gifts or spent the gift-card money (admittedly, a cynical take on gift-giving), you’ll want to find a place to warm you, body and soul.
The following is a list of Eastside Portland eateries and bars where you can stay warm on the outside while filling your belly.
Leaving a legacy
After the game-changing role women played in the recent election—67 percent of single
women voted for President Barack Obama—numerous news articles and pundits have hailed 2012 as a landmark year for women in politics.
Sexuality, identity among concerns | You don’t have to be a reader of young adult fiction to know some of its heroes and heroines.
New typeface helps graphic design students create graphs with ease
Bringing an idea from imagination to fruition on a computer screen while staying within the parameters of the assigned task is just one of the many challenges facing graphic design students.
From high to low brow A $2 tall boy or a $5 microbrew: What’s the difference? | Last week, the Vanguard set out to solve the mystery of beer snobbery by conducting a good old-fashioned taste test.
A guide to Portland’s political parties near campus
One year and hundreds of millions of election dollars later, a long election season is drawing to a close.
PSU students visit Coffee Creek for classes alongside inmates
Morgan Campion’s capstone course was unlike any women’s studies course she had ever taken: It took her into a prison for the first time in her life.
Inequalities between men and women can be determined through a variety of measures; however, in the U.S., perhaps nowhere is this inequality more apparent than in politics.
QRC’s Outlist grows in its third year
Coming out is more popular than ever.
In honor of National Coming Out Day on Thursday, Oct. 11, Portland State’s Queer Resource Center has launched the Outlist, now in its third year.