Faking It

Internet killed the laminator.

News Stories
“Pete” made thousands selling fake IDs. Using a laminator, basic Photoshop skills and a roll of double-sided tape, he charged University of Portland students up to $100 for cards that cost $   More
Wednesday, July 4, 2012 CODY NEWTON

Portland Police Nab Downtown Snake

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The Portland Police Bureau successfully responded to yet another high-profile animal-related incident this morning, capturing a three-foot snake downtown following an anonymous tip.From the PPB:This morning, Thursday [May 31], 2012, at 8:50 a.m., Portland Police officers assigned to Central Precinct responded to the report of a found snake at Southwest 5th Avenue and Market Street. The caller reported ...   More
Thursday, May 31, 2012 by Corey Pein

Ex-PSU Exec Mike Burton Pleads Guilty To Criminal Charge:Updated


Mike Burton, a former long-time public official who most recently served as vice-provost at Portland State University, pleaded guilty today to a charge of official misconduct in Multnomah County Court. Burton, 70, agreed to make restitution of $4,503 for a personal 11-day European trip he took at university expense last year. He will serve 18 months probation and carry out community service. As WW ...   More
Monday, May 14, 2012 NIGEL JAQUISS

Have A Fossil-Fuel-Free Weekend, Courtesy of PSU


In an effort to assess Portlanders’ actual enthusiasm for electric cars, Portland State University is conducting a survey about them—and they are dangling the possibility of winning prizes if you take part.People filling out the survey—which seeks opinion about cars and foreign oil—are put into a raffle to win an all-electric weekend.The winner gets a to drive a Nissan Leaf—the first completely ...   More
Wednesday, February 8, 2012 HANNAH HOFFMAN

Kim MacColl, Who Explained How Portland Became Portland, Has Died

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E. Kimbark MacColl, an educator and school administrator who chronicled the history of Portland and its power establishment, died last night after a long illness, WW has learned. He was 86. Kim, as he was known, taught at Occidental and Reed colleges, Portland State University and Catlin Gabel School. He was a member of City Club and other prominent civic groups, and served on a number of committees ...   More
Thursday, September 1, 2011 COREY PEIN

Rogue Hall: I’ll Play Your Game, You Rogue

Bar Reviews
What better beer company to open a brewery near PSU’s campus than Rogue, creator of the ingenious PSU IPA? Located beneath the student-packed halls of the Vue apartments and right next to the Sout   More
Wednesday, August 10, 2011 REED JACKSON

Interested in Clean Energy? Go Here

Remember when clean, alternative energies for the future were a fairly big concern, back before the current economic deathmatch began and clean energy opponents seized on the freefall to say now's not the time to change our approach? The nonprofit Focus the Nation is coming to Portland to remind you that the time is now for cleaner energy. Founded in 1999 by Portland's own Green House Network, ...   More
Wednesday, April 15, 2009 Ryan Fleming

Oregon Answers Mosque Controversy in New York City

The controversy in New York City over a proposed mosque and community center near ground zero in New York City has drawn comment from President Obama, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.) and many other politicians. This Saturday, Aug. 28 Portlanders will get their chance at a panel and discussion on the topic at Portland State University. Everybody is invited to ...   More
Thursday, August 26, 2010 Jacob Pierce


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