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The Compass

Art in North Clackamas

March 18, 2020

Teens and the 2020 Election

Isabelle Silva, Senior Reporter

February 24, 2020

Hear high schoolers voices before their 18th birthdays.

Cacophony – A Student Look At Political Turmoil

Claire Gosson, Editor in Chief

February 24, 2020

On September 24th, 2019, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced a formal impeachment inquiry on President Donald Trump. By November 13th, the first public hearing took place. During mid to end of December, the House of Democrati...

Scorched Earth in Australia

Lilli Ahlers, Reporter

January 29, 2020

Bushfires have spread over 18 million acres of land in Australia since August of last year. Australia has been suffering from the blazes of their worst wildfire season ever. These blazes have razed homes and wiped out entire town...

An Update On Climate Change

Salina Thongsisavath, Reporter

January 29, 2020

Climate change and its effects are accelerating, according to scientists, with climate-related disasters building up, not only in our own backyard but around the world. According to meteorologists (scientists who study meteorolo...

Vaping warnings.

Smoking In The Boys Room

January 29, 2020

Fighting Homophobia

Preston Castillo Rios, Reporter

January 28, 2020

There were a lot of issues in 2019 that impacted the people around us mentally, emotionally, and physically. While the stories listed below in this article did not make it to major news sites, for the LGBTQ+ community, they were...

Dealing With Government Shutdowns

Ruby Oakes, Reporter

January 28, 2020

The United States government was shut down from December 22, 2018, to January 25, 2019, by President Donald J. Trump. It was the longest shutdown to ever occur. The government was shut down due to a dispute between Donald Tru...

Gun Violence and White Supremacy

Serena Mason, Reporter

January 28, 2020

Throughout 2019, in the U.S. alone there were 417 mass shootings. Worldwide, there were 1,491. Almost one-third of all mass shootings in the world were in America, yet gun reform is still not a priority. People tend to blame ...

The Abortion Debate

Phoenix Smith, Reporter

January 28, 2020

In early April of last year, Indiana proposed a bill that would almost completely ban second-trimester abortions in the state. Only days later, Ohio enacted a similar law, banning most abortions after an embryo's heartbeat cou...

Women and the Presidency

January 28, 2020

The Pain of Suicide

January 28, 2020

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