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The Environment – Protection For The Future

Henry Parker, Staff Reporter

February 1, 2018

Filed under Beginning Journalism Stories, News

Everyone cares about the environment, right? Most of us do everything we can to do our part in the fight against climate change, but maybe what you think is causing the bulk of greenhouse gas emissions isn’t even close to as ...

Getting Mental Health Care

Luke Nearhood, Staff Reporter

February 1, 2018

Filed under Beginning Journalism Stories, News, Op/Ed

To say that education in Oregon is underfunded would be an understatement, and to say that mental health education and support in our public schools  is underfunded would be an injustice. For the degree to which counselors ...

Is Vegan Right For You?

Is Vegan Right For You?

January 31, 2018

The Truth in Journalism Matters

Mira Heineman, Staff Reporter

January 30, 2018

Filed under Beginning Journalism Stories, News, Top Stories

There has been a lot of controversy regarding “fake news” lately.  President Donald Trump claims that CNN, The Washington Post, and New York Times are fake news. How can you be sure whether the news you watch or read...

Taxes and Giving

January 29, 2018

Vaping High Schoolers

Shelby Schrein, Staff Reporter

January 29, 2018

Filed under Beginning Journalism Stories, News

Tar, rat poison, nicotine, lighter fluid, candle wax, rocket fluid, toilet cleaner. These are some of the horrible ingredients that are in these white and orange sticks we call cigarettes. Cigarettes have been really big since the ...

Fake News

Mira Heineman, Staff Reporter

January 29, 2018

Filed under Beginning Journalism Stories, News

There has been a lot of controversy on “fake news” lately.  President Trump claims that CNN, The Washington Post, and New York Times are fake news. How can you be sure whether the news you watch or read is real or fak...

Dealing With H2O Pollution

Anjeleaka Arnold, Staff Reporter

January 29, 2018

Filed under Beginning Journalism Stories, News

Water pollution is one of the biggest problems on the planet, affecting over 100 million people worldwide. According to CEF (Conserve Energy Future), around 70% of the industrial waste is dumped into the water bodies where they...

Oregon Winter Storms

Alison Brown, Staff Reporter

January 29, 2018

Filed under Beginning Journalism Stories, News

The winter storm has attacked the East Coast and Midwest in the United States. More than a foot of snow in 8 states, and the “bomb cyclone” has stopped power lines, many car crashes, heating sources and cancelled many flig...

Physical vs. Digital Games

Taylor White, Staff Reporter

January 29, 2018

Filed under Beginning Journalism Stories, Features, News

As we roll into the new year, we as a community are continuously contributing to world problems that few may consider a quandary. Roughly 200 years of global warming has been easily caused by the rapid growth of our countries, ...

What Is Normal?

January 24, 2018

The Race Is On In Alabama.

The Race Is On In Alabama.

December 12, 2017

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