Album Reviews, KYLE / Beach House

By Katie San Roman|June 5, 2018

KYLE, Light of Mine California rapper, KYLE, debuted his album Light of Mine on May 18. You may have heard of him by his stage name, SUPERDUPERKYLE. The fun-loving kid from Ventura is showing how hip-hop has evolved from its

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The Real Story Behind Pride

By Jason Tyler|June 5, 2018

Pride: it’s almost here. With June fast approaching, it’s time to dig the rainbow regalia, glittery eyeshadows, and festival wear out of our closets and take to the streets for the queerest celebration of the year: the Pride Festival. June

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How Do Students Spur Change? Pt 2

By Dom Belcastro|June 5, 2018

So you found a worthy organization, community group, or problem in your neighborhood in need of your time and energy. You know what PHB, NA, EPAP, and other messes of capital letters mean. You spent countless hours griping with others

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Institutional Slut Shaming

By Juan Lacayo|June 4, 2018

With the passing of recent federal legislation – [Allow States and Victims to] Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act (FOSTA) and Stop Enabling Sex Trafficking Act (SESTA) – a once lucrative profession that was steadily becoming safer and more legitimized through

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The Portland Marathon

By Katie San Roman|May 22, 2018

If you didn’t know, the Portland marathon has ended after 47 years. After an investigation by the Oregon Justice Department found that now ex board member and race director, Lester Smith, was fined $856,000 for receiving hundreds of thousands of

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The Clothesline Project

By Katie San Roman|May 22, 2018

  *WARNING: * The Clothesline Project is a display of shirts with messages and illustrations designed by survivors of sexual, domestic, and/or gender based violence, or by a loved one of someone who has been victimized. Last April, in acknowledgement

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Uncle Tom’s Senator

By Juan Lacayo|May 22, 2018

According to the Oregon Voters’ Pamphlet, John Verbeek believes that the Declaration of Independence along with the Constitution was “decisive progress on the fair way of individual political rights under limited government.” He isn’t wrong about that notion, though his

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Oregon Primaries Provide Hope

By Dom Belcastro|May 22, 2018

The relationship between people and politics in the US continues to warp as public figures expose their own corruption and depravity. At the same time, survivors, like the Parkland students and the women of Tarana Burke’s #metoo movement, organize against

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How Do Students Spur Change? PT 1

By Dom Belcastro|May 22, 2018

“What am I going to do with my life?”   Students of all ages and credit levels often ask this while they pursue a degree. The process of secondary education, in a perfect world, would definitively answer this question and

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Volunteer! (With the Red Cross)

By Ben Dahl|May 6, 2018

“The Red Cross is, in technical terms, a quasi-governmental agency. In people terms, the government funds us, we allocate the money where we need it, within certain guidelines, and volunteers make us function.” Hope said when I asked for some

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Trump works out deal to privatize all city parks

By Dom Belcastro|April 24, 2018

The Trump administration issued a briefing that all city parks throughout the nation will begin to transition into private ownership. This move was expected by and embraced by legislators across the aisle in Congress and local state houses. “Finally, this

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