Save the children

Like most other reality TV shows, Kid Nation is a show I wish I’d never watched. I want that hour of my life back. No, all the hours I’ve spent watching reality TV. Just like that scene from Goonies, when “Mouth” dives into the underground fountain, reclaiming pennies that never fulfilled the wish for something good to come along.

Hate the hate

The infamous white supremacy group Hammerskin organized a 20th anniversary celebration in Portland and gathered this past weekend in an undisclosed location.

Chatting with Iran

Under the guise of free speech, was there any benefit for America or our educational system to allow Iran’s president, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, to speak publicly at Columbia University last week?

Pop culture deities

It’s impossible to ignore celebrity gossip today. Even if you don’t listen to Britney Spears, you know she screwed up her “comeback” appearance two weeks ago.

Squeezing into a dorm

Unless part of Portland State’s “urban campus” philosophy is supposed to emulate how bad you get screwed when trying to find housing within the vicinity of the school, University Housing needs to recalculate its rates for campus residents.