By Qin Xia February 16 is the start of the traditional New Year, according to the Chinese lunar calendar. That means millions of Chinese are celebrating the same thing at the same time. The festival atmosphere lasts for several weeks as we welcome the Year of the Dog. To be honest, I am not a huge fan of celebrations. I pretend that “I am … Continue reading Why celebrate?
By: Sharon Nellist I was merely ONE among a sold-out crowd listening to the lovely Angela Davis speak her words of great wisdom in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at Portland State University on Jan. 21, 2015. A year ago when I came to PSU, I never would have thought to attend such an event, simply because I never have before. I also have never … Continue reading Relating to a ’60s radical