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Evan Tichenor

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Tennis Media Day

Tennis Media Day

Evan Tichenor, Staff Reporter
May 19, 2023

Bow your heads for a moment of silence, one of the group leaders said. Before the walk began, participants bowed their heads for the lost victims in recent mass shootings.

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"Bow your heads for a moment of silence," one of the group leaders said. Before the walk began, participants bowed their heads for the lost victims in recent mass shootings.

Pioneer Square was the final stopping place for this event. There four speakers shared their history and views on climate justice. The group of youth filled up every step of Pioneer Square.

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Pioneer Square was the final stopping place for this event. There four speakers shared their history and views on climate justice. The group of youth filled up every step of Pioneer Square.

The density of the strike took up both lanes and the sidewalks of the Burnside Bridge as the group continued toward Pioneer Place. There are two banners held at the front of the group. One reads Shut down Zenith oil calling out the company Zenith, a company that carries toxic and flammable materials along unmaintained railroads. The other sign says Tina Kotek, act now, urging Gov. Tina Kotek to keep her promises of staying on top of climate change in the state of Oregon.

[Photo] Rising voices: images of the youth-led Portland Climate Strike

April 24, 2023

The density of the strike took up both lanes and the sidewalks of the Burnside Bridge as the group continued toward Pioneer Place. There are two banners held at the front of the group. One reads "Shut...

There is power behind this group as they hold up their signs in protest. Next to the bottom left side, you are able to see an American Sign Language (ASL) interpreter sign the many chants that the group was expressing.

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There is power behind this group as they hold up their signs in protest. Next to the bottom left side, you are able to see an American Sign Language (ASL) interpreter sign the many chants that the group...

In contrast to the hand-painted signs seen throughout the march, the climate action group 350 PDX had printed signs advertising their own efforts. 350 PDX is a recurring group at Portland’s Climate Strike, offering many different volunteer opportunities for climate justice in Portland.

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In contrast to the hand-painted signs seen throughout the march, the climate action group 350 PDX had printed signs advertising their own efforts. 350 PDX is a recurring group at Portland’s Climate Strike,...

Commonly walking among the group where most visible, a student dressed in a Big Foot costume holding a sign that reads Big Foot for climate justice entertained the group while also stating their views.

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Commonly walking among the group where most visible, a student dressed in a Big Foot costume holding a sign that reads "Big Foot for climate justice" entertained the group while also stating their views.

The strike proceeded into areas of Portland where locals could peer out their windows to watch and occasionally join in on the chants.

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The strike proceeded into areas of Portland where locals could peer out their windows to watch and occasionally join in on the chants.

A student wrote the words, seen along the front line of this strike, f*ck the pipeline across his chest.

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A student wrote the words, seen along the front line of this strike, "f*ck the pipeline" across his chest.

As the group of 2500+ youth crosses west over the Burnside Bridge, the Portland, Oregon Stag sign sits overhead.

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As the group of 2500+ youth crosses west over the Burnside Bridge, the Portland, Oregon Stag sign sits overhead.

As students walked from the Oregon Convention Center to Pioneer Place, Deny the permit, f*ck the pipeline, was one of their main recurring chants. Along the walk of the 2023 Youth Climate Strike, students held signs with various messages, including one that echoed the pipeline chant.

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As students walked from the Oregon Convention Center to Pioneer Place, "Deny the permit, f*ck the pipeline," was one of their main recurring chants. Along the walk of the 2023 Youth Climate Strike, students...

The density of the strike took up both lanes and the sidewalks of the Burnside Bridge as the group continued toward Pioneer Place. There are two banners held at the front of the group. One reads Shut down Zenith oil calling out the company Zenith, a company that carries toxic and flammable materials along unmaintained railroads. The other sign says Tina Kotek, act now, urging Gov. Tina Kotek to keep her promises of staying on top of climate change in the state of Oregon.

Rising voices: images of the youth-led Portland Climate Strike

Evan Tichenor, Staff Reporter
April 24, 2023

For more information on the Portland Climate Strike, click here to read a preview of the event.

The amount of injuries that a track can cause is a lot, especially a track with not as much bounce and cushion.

[Photo] Let’s crack down on the track

April 11, 2023

The amount of injuries that a track can cause is a lot, especially a track with not as much bounce and cushion.

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