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Students And Faith Leaders Must Oppose Racism Together

Rev. Dr. Chuck Currie | Posted 11.25.2015 | Religion
Rev. Dr. Chuck Currie

Students from Pacific University and Lewis and Clark College gathered Monday in protest and solidarity as people of different races, different backgro...

Threat to Black Students in Portland Is Real

Elliott Young | Posted 11.23.2015 | College
Elliott Young

The balance between security and freedom is always difficult to achieve, but the recent events on Lewis & Clark College campus show us that when it comes to black students, they have neither.

If the Sears Armory Can Work as a Shelter, Can Wapato Correctional Facility Be Far Behind?

Jeff Woodward | Posted 11.23.2015 | Impact
Jeff Woodward

I'm not sure if the idea of shuttling those in need of shelter is genius or unrealistic. One thing is certain: It's never been done before in Portland.

Advocates are Homing the Homeless

Jeff Woodward | Posted 11.20.2015 | Good News
Jeff Woodward

The homeless of Portland are drowning, and Ted Wheeler is their life jacket. I only hope they can keep their head above water for another 13 months.

Top Picks From Portland VegFest 2015

Nzinga Young | Posted 11.17.2015 | Taste
Nzinga Young

The 2015 Portland VegFest brought healthy eaters from across the region to the Oregon Convention Center. The two-day event hosted industry leaders ...

The Zen of Portland's Mental Health Court

Jeff Woodward | Posted 11.16.2015 | Impact
Jeff Woodward

Forward As a professional advocate for the most fragile individuals in our communities, I deal in harsh realities. The personal toll of which is h...

4 Cities Where All The Cool Kids Are Moving

Thrillist | Posted 11.12.2015 | Travel

By: Kristin Hunt Credit: Flickr/pulaw(Edited) Now that Portlandia has logged five seasons and word of Voodoo Doughnut has traveled all the way...

Portland: Gluten-Free Paradise

Whitney Caudill | Posted 11.10.2015 | Travel
Whitney Caudill

I hope that what is happening in the food world in Portland quickly spreads. But if not, I will continue to be an extremely happy well-fed food tourist in Portland.

Andrea Martin's Lady Parts...Really!

Christopher Atamian | Posted 11.10.2015 | Books
Christopher Atamian

There are no lies here: just honest reflection and heartfelt truth. Even if you don't know Martin well as an actress you'll enjoy this flowing account of one of our best actress's colorful life.

Jinkx Monsoon Stars in Capitol Hill Season 2 Premiere

Wes Hurley | Posted 11.06.2015 | Gay Voices
Wes Hurley

Jinkx Monsoon joins the cast as the mysterious and dangerous Celeste, who's bent on destroying the nascent romance between Roses and the Mayor.

These 10 Women Entrepreneurs Are Smoking The Marijuana Industry

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 11.06.2015 | Politics

PORTLAND, Ore. -- With recreational marijuana now legal in the state, entrepreneurs in Oregon are showing that the end of prohibition isn't just ...

Grey Tickles, Black Pressure and Bright Light: An Interview With John Grant and Rod Thomas

Logan Lynn | Posted 11.09.2015 | Gay Voices
Logan Lynn

"The songs are about moments, snapshots of everyday life, and about having one's say, or at least feeling like one has had one's say. I feel it's simply a way for me to function in a world where I have never felt terribly at home."

Blitzen Trapper Take Their Magical History Tour 'All Across This Land'

Michael Bialas | Posted 10.30.2015 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

Since the prestige of being on a major label has significantly decreased anyway, Blitzen Trapper can shift from indies like Sub Pop Records to Vagrant Records without barely batting an eye.

7 Secrets to Keeping Your Dreams Alive... Even After Graduation

Zanele Mutepfa | Posted 10.29.2015 | College
Zanele Mutepfa

Keeping your dreams alive is the one job from which you will never be rejected, fired, or laid off. Just because you don't get your dream job right after graduation doesn't mean it's impossible.

Dreaming Beyond Themselves: Oregon Alt-Pop Band My Brothers and I Just Want to Make You Smile

Logan Lynn | Posted 10.28.2015 | Entertainment
Logan Lynn

Lots of families sing together, but it's not every day that they decide to turn it into a career.

Three New Street Photography Books Worthy Of Notice

Michael Ernest Sweet | Posted 10.28.2015 | Arts
Michael Ernest Sweet

In an age where everyone is publishing books, the requests for reviews are almost unmanageable. I have dozens of books sent to me every month. I simpl...

I Mean Something: The Latest Chapter in the Teaches of Peaches (PHOTOS)

Logan Lynn | Posted 10.26.2015 | Gay Voices
Logan Lynn

Like many of you out there, from the very first moment I heard The Teaches of Peaches, I was hooked. With the release of her first new album in six years, Rub, Peaches is back just as you remember her: Super. Fucking. Cool.

Join Basic Rights Oregon for IGNITE -- a Gala Celebration of LGBTQ Progress

Buster Ross | Posted 10.23.2015 | Gay Voices
Buster Ross

The Gala this year promises to be the best yet. Founded in 1996, Basic Rights Oregon (BRO) is Oregon's main political advocacy and education organization working to end discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.

8 Major Mistakes People Make When Cooking Lobster

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 10.23.2015 | Taste

To most out-of-state visitors, dining in coastal Maine has become synonymous with one thing -- lobster. With that in mind, it's no surprise that being...

Where to Celebrate World Vegetarian Day

Hipmunk | Posted 10.16.2015 | Travel

It's not easy eating green, at least not in the stereotypically carnivorous United States. Luckily, there are a few cities and cultures that are known for their vegetarian eating habits, both Stateside and half a world away.

Ellie Gilbert: You Are Worth Something.

A Teacher Like You | Posted 10.15.2015 | Education
A Teacher Like You

Every day at school, I feel like I'm paying back a debt to every teacher I've ever had. I've been given this beautiful gift, and I get to re-gift it. The fact that I get to do that every single day? That's wonderful.

5 Reasons Why Treehouse Point Is Your Perfect Glampsite

The Outbound Collective | Posted 10.07.2015 | Travel
The Outbound Collective

Grown ups can actually do what they want and you know you still want to realize those dreams. Here's your chance!

Food-Truck Bust in the Loop Sets Disturbing Precedent for Chicago Chefs

Hilary Gowins | Posted 10.07.2015 | Chicago
Hilary Gowins

No matter what motivated the city to issue tickets to food trucks at this intersection, one thing is clear: Chicago's food-truck rules make it difficult for these entrepreneurs to operate.

Working It: The Activist Art Magazine Fueling Labor Rights for Strippers and Other Sex Workers

Katherine Koster | Posted 10.01.2015 | Women
Katherine Koster

It's a Wednesday afternoon, a few hours before her domestic violence hotline shift begins, and Matilda Bickers has put out the final call for submissions to the fall version of Working It, a Portland-based quarterly by, about, and for sex workers.

You Can Now Buy Marijuana Legally In Oregon

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 10.01.2015 | Politics

PORTLAND, Ore. -- It's high time! At 12 a.m. on Thursday, it became legal for medical dispensaries across Oregon to sell marijuana, see...