Home · Articles · By WW Staff
 

A Former Portland State University Student's Fight Over His Surfboard Company Goes to Court

Jorge Guzman, profiled in a 2014 WW story, says his professor stole his business

guzman

A former Portland State University student who claims his ex-professor stole his business has filed suit in Multnomah County Circuit Court.Jorge Guzman says he trusted his professor, Wilson Zehr, when Zehr offered to help him develop his surfboard company, Yuyana Surf. Guzman has cla...   More
 
Thursday, February 19, 2015 by WW Staff

The First Annual PIFF Awards

Willamette Week plays judge, jury and award-giver-outer.


Movie Reviews & Stories
The Portland International Film Festival comes to a close this week. Normally, this is the time when a jury of expert film critics hands out awards to deeply deserving films. There are some awar   More
 
Wednesday, February 18, 2015 WW Staff

Findings Vol. 41, Issue 16

What we learned from reading this week’s paper.


Findings
Dr. Know has provided another non-answer to a diatribe thinly disguised as a question. No one is going to stop you from making a living by subletting a $1,400 Pearl apartment for $300 per night on    More
 
Wednesday, February 18, 2015 WW Staff

We've Got Issues

Some WW readers have been redirected to adult website when trying to reach wweek.com.

broken_keyboard

 Well, this is a little embarrassing.Over the past few hours some people trying to access our website have been redirected to a pornographic website promising to find them short-term romantic partnerships.No, we do not have a new advertiser. This appears to be a malicious bit of code inserted into our site, and we are working very hard to root it out.If you've experienced this already, our in...   More
 
Wednesday, February 11, 2015 by WW Staff

Dealing With the Fallout

While the first week of PIFF focused on choices, week two finds itself mired in the aftermath of those difficult decisions.


Movie Reviews & Stories
Perhaps you’re watching Viggo Mortensen wander through the unforgiving, hallucinogenic wastes of Patagonia in search of his lost daughter. Or you’re listening to testimonials from survivors    More
 
Wednesday, February 11, 2015 WW Staff

27 Reasons to Love Portland Right Now


Cover Story
NO.1Because Portland is to America what America is to the world… They aren’t just coming to America anymore. They’re coming to Portland. For the second year in a row, Oregon was the state   More
 
Wednesday, February 11, 2015 WW Staff

Findings Vol. 41, Issue 15

What we learned from reading this week’s paper.


Findings
Future governor Kate Brown is a “scrappy outsider” who stables her Lipizzan in the rolling hills of Ridgefield, Wash. If you want to send your kids to a school where they’re unlikely to get m   More
 
Wednesday, February 11, 2015 WW Staff

Vote In Great Britain Could Allow For Controversial DNA Techniques Developed at Oregon Health & Science University

mitalipov

Lawmakers in Britain are on their way to approving a controversial technique that creates an embryo with the DNA of two women—a scientific breakthrough pioneered in Oregon but still lacking approval for human trials. WW wrote last fall about the debate and the Oregon Health & S...   More
 
Thursday, February 5, 2015 by WW Staff

Oh, The Choices You’ll Make

You’re on your own, you know what we know, and you are the one to decide where to go for PIFF 2015.


Movie Reviews & Stories
What do you do when you open an ill-gotten briefcase to find 50 million kronor (just under $6.1 million in real money) inside? Or when a group of Turkish soldiers hold your fellow villagers as r   More
 
Wednesday, February 4, 2015 WW Staff

Findings Vol. 41, Issue 14

What we learned from reading this week’s paper.


Findings
The hard-working legislators who previously passed laws mandating standardized tests now want to pass a new law allowing anyone to opt out for any reason. The superiority of top leaf now has legal    More
 
Wednesday, February 4, 2015 WW Staff
 

Web Design for magazines

Close
Close
Close