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What’s The Oregon Answer To Homelessness?

Valeri Fries, Reporter

June 18, 2019

It seems every intersection with a red light lies a beggar with a cardboard sign, often times reading, “anything helps god bless”, of course this can only be seen on the surface but there are many layers beneath the surface...

The Fight For Rights

AJ Sugg, Reporter

June 18, 2019

rFor hundreds of years women have been fighting for equality and basic human rights. Within the last century many advances have been made in the movement and more laws have been made to prohibit sexism and allow women to choos...

Pride For Profit

Gabby Lund, Reporter

June 18, 2019

With June being the month dedicated to pride and honoring the Stonewall riots, there have been many companies that have shared their support towards the LGBTQ+ community. The most common way these companies show their support is...

Missing People Awareness

Ashlyn Blair, Reporter

June 18, 2019

Around the U.S, the number of missing people continues to increase with people having very little knowledge of it. In most cases, the only people that may know that someone is missing is because they were in the same community...

Oregon Deforestation

Oregon Deforestation

June 18, 2019

Hitting It Out Of The Park

Caleb Hattori, Reporter

June 18, 2019

Portland has been thriving for years, with countless cars, bridges, and skyscrapers. One of the things it seems to be missing, however, is a Major League Baseball Team. For years teams looking for a new home city have been fl...

Online Schools

Miles Mingo, Reporter

June 4, 2019

My first experience with online education was probably like most. My location wasn't great and I didn't have the time to travel and be picked up; others may say they have no school in their area or they don't have the money to...

The Green New Deal

Valeriana Fries, Reporter

May 31, 2019

“Global warming isn’t real” this has been said year after year, but this issue goes deeper than just weather, our eyes can see the results of human actions plain and clear in our oceans with plastics covering the surface s...

American Teens and Part-Time Employment

Elisa Arslan, Reporter

May 31, 2019

As of 2017, over 50 percent of students in the US had a job. In other western countries, only a small percentage of teens who still go to school or  work. However, here in the US, a lot of high schoolers have a job and w...


Gabriel Lund, Reporter

May 31, 2019

Blackfishing, a recently coined term has been explained as females of European descent that are involving artificial tanning and makeup to manipulate facial features to appear as if they have some relation to Black African ances...

A New Kind of Night Light

Zachary Mendenhall, Reporter

May 28, 2019

Imagine having the collective knowledge of generations upon generations of people in the palm of your hand. Try to envision a window in which you could peek into millions of people's lives by only saying their name. This is the ...

A Look At Sabin-Schellenberg

Caleb Hattori

May 28, 2019

North Clackamas School District is one of the greatest school districts around. It offers many opportunities to its students, many of these through the Sabin-Schellenberg Technical Center. However, many people do not...

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