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Anyone looking for a summer job?

By Quinn Gonzales, Reporter

May 13, 2016

Filed under Commentary

Summer is here and students all around the Portland area are looking for jobs. After they’ve given up their dream of working at a place like Lava Springs, the country club in High School Musical 2 where you can sing and dance while you work and no one will notice, they start looking for jobs at businesses across the city. ...

Conor’s Complaints: Welcome to the Season 2 Reunion Show

Conor’s Complaints: Welcome to the Season 2 Reunion Show

May 11, 2016

The school year is winding to a close and with only one Clarion issue left, that means it is time for...

What we should be learning in school

By Siana Ramos, Reporter

May 9, 2016

Filed under Commentary, Education

School is supposed to prepare us to live a healthy, happy, successful life. But there are huge, important concepts that are often completely left out of our education. Some of the most important things that we will have to deal with or experience in our lives are things we hardly get to learn about in school. How are we supposed...

Stop the catcalls, sexualization, and degradation of women

Stop the catcalls, sexualization, and degradation of women

May 3, 2016

When the sun comes out, so do our summer wardrobes. However, it comes at a price, especially for tho...

Barbie’s standards for beauty affect children’s perceptions on the world

Barbie’s standards for beauty affect children’s perceptions on the world

April 27, 2016

For every little girl, Barbie is the quintessential embodiment of beauty and perfection. Barbie has it ...

The Benefits of Mindfulness

By Siana Ramos, Reporter

April 19, 2016

Filed under Commentary

How are you feeling right now? What kind of thoughts are you thinking? Just by answering those questions, you are practicing mindfulness. Mindfulness is often defined as “the practice of maintaining a nonjudgmental state of heightened or complete awareness of one’s thoughts, feelings, emotions, or experiences on a moment-to-...

Modern Feminism: Kehlani and double standards

Modern Feminism: Kehlani and double standards

April 18, 2016

“Today I wanted to leave this earth… Never thought I’d get to such a low point… Don’t believe...

Mixtape: Coping with Spring

April 15, 2016

Getting back into the groove of school after break can be difficult, especially when spring is finally bringin...

Cyrus’ Style Watch: ‘Best Dressed’ second place vote getters

By Cyrus Lyday, Editor-in-Chief

April 13, 2016

Filed under Columnists

Last issue I featured Cray Hamilton, the leading vote-getter in the Best Dressed category of the yearbook. This issue I will be reporting on the two other winners of the award, Riley Bosca and Clara Wolff. Usually there are only two representatives for any given Hall of Fame category, but Bosca and Wolff tied in votes. The ti...

Standardized tests benefit the College Board and no one else

Standardized tests benefit the College Board and no one else

April 13, 2016

You know there’s something majorly wrong when SAT test administrators have to clean up vomit so ofte...

This all really does matter, what we’re doing here

By Conor Bergin, Editor-in-Chief

April 13, 2016

Filed under 100 Years, CHS Alumni, Columnists, Commentary

I hear it all the time from my classmates. I hear statements such as “School doesn’t really matter,” “High school sports are meaningless,” and “I don’t want to be here.” Sometimes I even find myself singing the same somber tune about high school life. For those who can strongly relate to or agree with these n...

Conor’s Complaints: Start up that Honda Odyssey and vroom, vroom, I’m racing

Conor’s Complaints: Start up that Honda Odyssey and vroom, vroom, I’m racing

April 13, 2016

Why you hatin’ on my minivan, man? Is it every high school girl’s dream to get picked up for a da...

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