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  • Congressman Kurt Schrader Talks About Impeachment Inquiry to Compass Wednesday.

The Compass

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 Pain of Dog Abuse

Luis Martinez, Reporter

June 4, 2019

Dogs can cheer you up and make you happy when you are sad. They can make you live a long and life and there are a wide variety of breeds for every type of person. They give you unconditional love and are always there for you, b...

Abortion Debate Heats Up

Oakley Pastoor Price, Reporter

June 3, 2019

In 1973, abortion was decriminalized with the Roe v Wade case. Before this the court said that they were protecting women's health and protecting prenatal life by making abortion illegal. Since then abortion has been a hot to...

Race and Schools – Editorial

Thomas Wysocki, Reporter

May 31, 2019

Every day, it’s the same old thing: arrive in class, sit at the desk, take out supplies and look at the board to see what’s happening. Every year, it happens, and one word stands out on the whiteboard: Race. It’s a word...

Summer School?

Joshua Moore, Reporter

May 31, 2019

It sometimes seems like, from the dawn of time, that students always get off for the summer, then come back two months later. This gives them time to have fun with their friends and travel on vacations during the summer. Is this real...

What To Look For In Online Schools – Editorial

Miles Mingo, Reporter

May 30, 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...

Global Warming: How We Can Reverse Our Damage?

Ashlyn Blair, Reporter

May 28, 2019

Climate change is something that has always been a factor of the Earth that is forever-changing, but at the pace it has now sped up to, humans are to blame. Every day, millions of people are driving in cars that emit harmful gases...

How Bad Is Climate Change?

Valeriana Fries, Reporter

May 28, 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...

Improving Gun Control or Mental Health Care: A Better Solution to The Endless School Shootings in The United States

Vanessa Theonia, Reporter

May 28, 2019

  Listen more about the story from the reporter:  https://bdmbarnes.podbean.com/mf/play/zbatav/Venessa_Theonia.m4a The school shooting at STEM School Highland Ranch which took place in May 7th 2019 drew national attenti...

Cancel Culture

Jocelyn Hernandez, Reporter

May 24, 2019

The LGBT community is and still is a misrepresented group of people. For a very long time, were dehumanized, killed, assaulted, and pushed aside. Luckily, in the last decade a lot has happened. The world is seeing more an...

Are guns changing the psyche?

Molly Branstetter, Staff Reporter

April 30, 2018

The way people think about walking into a grocery store has changed. The way people  think about walking into a mall has changed because at any second we don’t know who has a gun and who is going to shoot at citizens o...

The Value of the Second Amendment

Keturah Richardson, Staff Reporter

March 19, 2018

All across America people have began to demand gun control, due to the shootings that have been happening across the U.S. Even some Republicans are have considered putting some restrictions in place. However, there are those with a...

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