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This is a batch of feral foster kittens who were found in a bush on the side of the road in July 2017. They came in sick and were starving when they were brought into PAWS.

Starting a new chapter

Mallory Cooper, Lifestyle Editor October 15, 2021

Running a business is hard, especially when you are all alone. Sharon Murphy, the owner of North West Oregon Animal Alliance doing business as PAWS Animal Shelter, has been running PAWS for 22 years. This...

During COVID-19, some celebrities havent been the most relatable, and we cant help but poke fun at their cluelessness.

Read the room

Myrtle Guarisco, Opinions Editor October 14, 2021

Over the past year and a half, the world has turned upside down due to the COVID-19 pandemic. As of this past month, there have been 43.9 million reported cases of the virus and 704 thousand deaths from...

Just one minute and maybe a little more. One Minute Rants, a new podcast available wherever you get them, dives into a wide range of topics and opinions presented by our own staff, but only for one minute.

One Minute Rants

Audrey Lippert, Podcast and Blogs Editor June 13, 2021

On this week's episode of One Minute Rants, opinions editor Logan Winder gives his opinion on meteorologists and their predictions. In light of the extreme weather conditions our staff and school have...

Preparing for the Oscars

Aidan Erdahl, Arts and Culture Editor April 9, 2021

With the way vaccines were distributed, it feels like everyone is reaching out to get one. Image created by Logan Winder

Vaccine Tug-Of-War

Logan Winder, Opinion Section Editor April 7, 2021

The controversy surrounding COVID-19 never seems to end. Lockdown restrictions, masks, social gatherings, the list goes on and on when it comes to things people are angry about. If we follow this pattern,...

Billie Eilish performs songs from her album, “Don’t Smile At Me” on a stop of her “1 by 1” tour in Portland, Ore. on Oct. 23, 2018.

The queen of ‘anti-pop’ accepts her crown

Karina Rower, Web Editor April 1, 2021

At 19 years old, Billie Eilish has won six Grammys, performed three tours, directed three music videos, released an EP and an album along with multiple hit singles. Eilish has done more than the average...

On the cover of her second album, Bridgers stands in the middle of the California desert in her trademark skeleton costume.

Hidden in plain sight

Lillian Gottschling, Copy Editor March 13, 2021

Phoebe Bridgers entered the music scene with resounding force when she released “Stranger in the Alps” in 2017. Making a name for herself, Bridgers went on to collaborate with the likes of Connor Oberst,...

Being a sustainable consumer is a difficult position to take on in the world of fast fashion, and it can be easy to be performative and not up front about your shopping habits.

A sustainable choice: Evading ‘fast fashion’ in support of our planet

Karina Rower, Web Editor March 4, 2021

When discussing climate change, often the fashion market’s severe impact on the planet goes unmentioned. Fashion is one of the foremost polluting industries in the world. We often forget this because...

Twilight tells a story of a girl trapped between two worlds, the real one and the one of the boy she loves.

‘Twilight’

Lillian Gottschling, Copy Editor February 24, 2021

Published in 2005, Stephenie Meyer’s debut novel, “Twilight”, instantly secured the attention of fans of forbidden love stories, providing the classic trope with a twist. With the recent release...

The eerie short novel We Have Always Lived in the Castle was released in 1962 to critical acclaim and is still a cherished classic today.

‘We Have Always Lived in the Castle’

Audrey Lippert, Podcast and Blogs Editor October 27, 2020

With Halloween fast approaching, there is nothing better than a bone chilling tale to get you in that fall spirit. ‘We Have Always Lived in the Castle’ was the final book written by acclaimed author...

A student takes a picture for their social media page, posting it for their followers to see.

Connection at a Cost: How the technology industry is working against users

Karina Rower, Web Editor October 27, 2020

TW: suicide Social media has become the cornerstone of life for most teens. Amidst the pandemic, students have taken to social media for multiple reasons: self-expression, communication with peers,...

The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes lives up its monumental expectations in a spectacular way.

‘The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes’

Audrey Lippert, Podcast and Blog Editor September 23, 2020

Suzanne Collins’ Hunger Games trilogy has forever changed the face of the teen genre. The trilogy introduced science fiction and dystopian books to a much larger audience by making them more interesting...

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