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Sanders’ education plan is a hit with young voters

By Sophie Brown, Reporter

February 17, 2016

Filed under News, Politics

On Monday, Feb. 1, the Iowa caucuses took place, the first of the primary elections. On the Democratic side, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders started and ended the day neck and neck. Clinton won by a margin of less than one percent, and 26 Iowa delegates to Sanders’ 21. Although this is seen as a loss for Sanders, his speech followin...

Oregon militia occupation finally over

By Bart Brewer, Reporter

February 17, 2016

Filed under News, Politics

The occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge is finally over. On Jan. 25, Ammon Bundy, the leader of the group that took over the refuge, was arrested along with five others at an FBI roadblock. Shots were fired at the scene and Robert "LaVoy" Finicum, a spokesman for the group, was shot and killed.   Ammon Bundy, al...

Militia takeover in Oregon

By Bart Brewer, Reporter

January 19, 2016

Filed under News, Politics

On Jan. 2, a group of dozens of armed men stormed a federal wildlife refuge in south eastern Oregon. The building that they took over is the Malheur Wildlife Refuge, a very remote location famed for its bird populations. The event that sparked this takeover was the conviction of ranchers Dwight Hammond and Steve Hammond. Bot...

Governors against Syrian refugees entering the U.S

By Bart Brewer, Reporter

December 1, 2015

Filed under News, Politics

On Nov. 15, Governor Robert Bentley of Alabama announced that he would be closing his state to Syrian refugees. This comes from a response to the terrorist attacks in Paris on Nov. 13, as Bentley believes that some of the refugees may have terrorist ties. In his statement to the press, Bentley said, “After full considerat...

Michelle Obama’s new initiative: Let Girls Learn

By Caroline Diamond, Reporter

November 17, 2015

Filed under Politics

Sixty-two million girls around the world are not in school and are not receiving educational opportunities due to oppressive societies and cultural biases. On Mar. 3, 2015, First Lady Michelle Obama announced her new initiative Let Girls Learn, with the support of President Barack Obama.   As of 2012, every developing ...

Noteworthy changes in the presidential candidates

By Bart Brewer, Reporter

November 17, 2015

Filed under News, Politics

  Hello there, and welcome to the second presidential race update. Even though it’s only been a few weeks since the last discussion, so much can and has happened in the presidential race that there's already a bunch of new updates to tell you guys about. Now, while the last issue focused solely on the candidates thems...

An overview of the 2016 presidential candidates

By Bart Brewer, Reporter

September 28, 2015

Filed under Politics, uncategorized

It’s currently 2015, and we all know what that means. That's right, it’s the year where we get flooded with all of the news about presidential candidates for 2016. There's been a lot going on over the past couple months, so we’re going to be having a little bit of a recap to get the uninformed up to date. Since there are...

CHS welcomes Blumenauer and Rosenbaum on National Voter Registration Day

CHS welcomes Blumenauer and Rosenbaum on National Voter Registration Day

September 28, 2015

    Cleveland High School was honored with the appearance of two political guests in its halls on Tuesday, Sept. 22, National Vo...

Cleveland parent elected to PPS board

Cleveland parent elected to PPS board

May 27, 2015

Four seats on the Portland Public Schools Board were open for election on May 29. Julie Esparza Brown...

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