Protesters call for removal of Snake River dams


By Riley Hanna In an attempt to save Southern Resident orcas from extinction, protesters gathered in front of the Northwest Division, Army Corps of Engineers and the Bonneville Power Administration in Northwest Portland on Friday Oct. 5. The protesters want the agencies to breach the four lower Snake River dams that are currently reducing the

I will stand with you: A student’s promise to persevere in community after the election


    To Trump supporters who are vilifying protesters, however peaceful: Please understand that to a lot of people in America, he poses a real danger. Maybe not directly, but his words and his promises incite violence in the hearts of people who support him. There was even a man who got so angry after

Malheur verdict not severe enough


Earlier this year, brothers Ammond and Ryan Bundy  were two of many militants who seized the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Harney County, Oregon. They had occupied the land from Jan. 2 to Feb. 11 when officers made a final arrest. The group claimed their armed takeover of the land was to protest the federal

BDS Movement spreads to PSU, raising concern for human rights


On Oct. 24, the Associated Students of Portland State University passed, in an almost unanimous vote, a resolution calling for the school to divest from all companies that do business with or are based in Israel. The resolution cites numerous human rights violations committed by the Israeli government against Palestinians using products manufactured by companies

Racist Yik Yak prompts on-campus rally


By KATIE KELLY Today, Nov. 17, at 2:30 p.m., a series of racist Yik Yak posts were shared with the Lewis & Clark community. These messages, which were subsequently taken off of Yik Yak, can be seen at the right of this article. Yik Yak is a mobile app that allows users to post comments

PDX Climate March takes the Waterfront downtown


By Cameron Crowell  ///  Staff Writer Thousands of Portlanders assembled at Tom McCall Waterfront Park on Sept. 21 in support of action against climate change in the PDX People’s Climate March. The protest was part of an international coalition of marches two days before the UN was addressed by President Barack Obama at an emergency