If you’re from Portland or if you’ve ever visited, you’ll know that we are known for two main things in the past 2 years-no it’s not the rain, it’s our bold individuality and food. Paired together these two make a beautiful match. Portland has really come up in the food world, with chefs from all around the globe moving here to start their next big thing — we will definitely see a shift in this in the coming months, and have unfortunately already started to lose some of the city’s favorites.

This list is not nearly an exhaustive list, merely…

A Case Study of a Smart Speaker and IoT tech with a responsive and rad voice assistant.

Right now is a transitional point for the United States government and people to acknowledge and educate themselves on the racist and colonialist history that has been prevalent in not only our own founding, but most of the world.

Decolonize Poster by Vic de Aranzeta

As a formally educated socio-cultural anthropologist, I know from first hand experience that anthropology is fraught with racism, prejudice and appropriation — thankfully today many professors try to un-teach the methods that previous anthropologists have used. Ultimately it is up to the individual to carry on with their own research and learn how to become a better ally, and learn the…

Life during Covid-19 has forced us all to adapt in some way and it will undoubtedly leave its mark on many generations to come, affecting how we interact with others as well as our approach to food and our handling of finances. It is an anomalous time to say the least— we are all faced with new challenges, anxiety and extra time to be introspective.

There are reports and articles everywhere discussing how productive we should be in ‘lockdown’ and if we’re not creating or learning something we are wasting this time — This is also an opportunity to spend…

Victoria de Aranzeta

Cultural Anthropologist, Art Director, Copywriter

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