Bad gimmicks often make their way onto television. It happens, but we can forgive networks for giving us yet another alien-from-space sitcom.
Htet Maw knows about the protests and conflict happening right now in Burma (also known as the Union of Myanmar). He was there when a similar kind of revolution happened in the country 20 years ago.
Great TV has it rough. Critically acclaimed, clever shows are often cancelled, only to gain a cult following down the road. Arrested Development and Freaks and Geeks are examples of what happens in a market that cares more about profit than quality entertainment. Thankfully for us, NBC has given the Emmy award winning 30 Rock a second season despite its low ratings.
Table tennis is uncommon in America, where you are more likely to find televised rock, paper, scissors tournaments than a game of ping-pong.
The comedy club is a place to see performers, to laugh, and much to the chagrin of comedian Patton Oswalt, a place where it is mandatory to buy one, sometimes two, overpriced drinks. Sitting is also a requirement. And there are extortionately priced sandwiches involved.
Portland State visiting research professor George Totten’s knows a lot about metals.
An Oregon electronics manufacturer has agreed to make advanced circuit boards for rockets for the Portland State Aerospace Society, putting the student group one step closer to realizing its goal of launching a rocket into space.
Here it is, the Vanguard’s fall television preview. You will notice it’s different than most beasts of the same nature due to absence of brand new shows debuting this fall. I didn’t want to merely rewrite network press releases on shows yet to premiere; that’s useless.
With all the good entertainment around, there always seems to be people drawn to what I call good/bad, sometimes-ugly television.Obvious plot twists, bad acting and clich퀌�s abound, but the consumer treasures these defects like an eye-patched pirate. In television, where very little seems good, a lot falls under the good/bad classification.
After years of stalled progress, Portland State’s Walk of the Heroines, a project honoring women’s progress in society, has raised initial funding costs and is slated to break ground this November.
Like it or not, college isn’t cheap, and university services for students aren’t either.