The Compass

Depression and Dogs

Depression and Dogs

January 29, 2019

Homelessness: Dealing With A Crisis

Fiona Wagner, Reporter

January 29, 2019

Filed under Beginning Journalism Stories, News

Marking the fourth year that Portland has renewed its State of Emergency regarding homelessness, it is clear that 2019 is an important time to recognize this issue. According to the City of Portland's website, around 3,801 member...

The Oregon Shutdown Impact

Kayla Ingraham

January 29, 2019

Filed under Beginning Journalism Stories, News

On December 22, 2018, the United States went into its longest, and ongoing, government shutdown. Passing up the 21-day shutdown of 1995-1996, and there's no sign of the shutdown coming to a close any time soon. Members of t...

Local Shutdown Participant Talks

Lacey Joseph, Reporter

January 29, 2019

Filed under Beginning Journalism Stories, News

The government being shutdown in 2013 was somewhat similar to the government being shut down today. The Senate declined to pass the bill with measures to delay the Affordable Care Act. The two legislative houses did not develop a ...

Funding Choice

January 29, 2019

Women In Film

Luna delAmor, Reporter

January 29, 2019

Filed under Beginning Journalism Stories, News

For thousands and thousands of years, stories have carried and held together societies of all kinds. From ancient mythology to modern fairytales, these stories are either a reflection of the way humans function or an influence...

Sex Trafficking in Oregon

Sex Trafficking in Oregon

January 29, 2019

High School Work Ethics

McKenna Weaver, Reporter

January 29, 2019

Filed under Beginning Journalism Stories, News

Grades are an important part of high school. Students spend countless hours at school dedicating their time and efforts to complete assignments on time, yet there is still a decrease in high GPA’s. Students shouldn’t want to se...

Dealing With The Funding Crisis

Chloe Wygal, Reporter

January 29, 2019

Filed under Beginning Journalism Stories, News

Oregon gets a failing grade in 2018 for how much it spends on public schools. Education Week, an independent news organization that covers K–12 education, gave Oregon an “F” for spending, and as a state, it didn’t do mu...

Ending the Shutdown Before the Next One Begins

Kayla Ingraham, Reporter

January 29, 2019

Filed under Beginning Journalism Stories, News, Top Stories

On December 22, 2018, the United States went into its longest, and ongoing, government shutdown. Passing up the 21-day shutdown of 1995-1996, and there's no sign of the shutdown coming to a close any time soon. Members of t...

Housing vs. Income Crisis in Milwaukie Affecting Students

Sasha Nielson, Reporter

January 29, 2019

Filed under Beginning Journalism Stories, News, Top Stories

The discrepancy between housing prices and income is seen as an issue primarily affecting adults, but children and teens are widely affected by this issue as well. The prices of housing, mortgages, and rent in Milwaukie, OR are f...

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