Life in the south

After a conversation with her new boyfriend whom she now calls husband, Stacey Brown sat down and wrote a poem. The poem she wrote turned out to be far more complex than she would have imagined.

Polygamously yours

An 18-year-old Jillian Lauren had gone from being an NYU theater school student, to NYU theater student dropout, to being paid by Prince Jefri Bolkiah of the Brunei royal family to live in his harem.

The soundtrack to your life

Ever hear that song or album that changes your life forever? Or that artist or group you can’t seem to not talk about to your friends—to the point that they have to ask you to shut up?

Getting back in touch with nature

Matt Love fell into his job as the caretaker of the 600-acre Nestucca Bay National Wildlife Refuge, but what he got out of the experience changed his appreciation of Oregon, and his life as a teacher and a writer.

Charlaine Harris does it again

Charlaine Harris, No. 1 New York Times and USA Today bestselling author, will be visiting the Bagdad Theater tonight to talk about the latest installment of the Sookie Stackhouse book series Dead in the Family.

Rediscovering home

Like most of us earth-conscious Northwesterners, Kurt Hoelting recently decided to re-evaluate his carbon footprint. After watching Al Gore’s popular film An Inconvenient Truth in 2006, Hoelting began thinking of lifestyle changes that could reduce his environmental impact.

Sustainable living on campus

Whether you live a sustainable lifestyle now or not, the upcoming Portland State University Earth Day Festival will surely be a motivator to make some changes. Not only that, the whole week will give you a chance to see what PSU has to offer when it comes to preserving the earth, and what our school is actually doing to keep that practice alive.