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Weightism? What’s that?

June 6, 2017

Open any fashion magazine, and you will see what the world thinks is beautiful: thin, bony, and skel...

What is Rape Culture?

What is Rape Culture?

By Ally Grimaldi, Editor-in-Chief

June 4, 2017

TRIGGER WARNING: This article contains mention of and information about sexual assault, violence, and ra...

Eight Ways to Save Money and Go Green

By Ally Grimaldi, Editor-in-Chief

June 3, 2017

It should be no surprise that the world is in desperate need of repair, in more ways than one. The planet is no stranger to the pervasive and ruthless political battlegrounds that seem to spark up daily, nor has it forgotten about the looming nuclear disaster that is North Korea. Aside from these issues, also at the forefront o...

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of Ethics in Zoos

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of Ethics in Zoos

By Ally Grimaldi, Editor-in-Chief

April 27, 2017

As a child, my life was deeply enriched by the Oregon Zoo. I have fond memories of seeing my favorite ...

The Heat Rises at Burgerville “Boycott”

Photograph of the flyer handed out at the Burgerville Boycott demonstration.

By Ally Grimaldi and Allie Montgomery, Editor-in-Chief and Sports Editor

April 26, 2017

There was some beef outside of Burgerville today, and we’re not talking about the burgers. Be prepared:...

Junior Jackson Latimer stares at a pile of college information packets.

Senior Year, College Applications, and Scholarships: A How-To Guide

April 25, 2017

If you are a junior (or a sophomore just looking to get ahead of the game), your manner during this ...

The graph shows the chance for seismic activity in the U.S.

Disaster is Making its Way to the EPA

March 7, 2017

It makes just about as much sense to appoint a climate change denier to be head of the Environmental...

Seniors Elena Matt and Luisa Potestio spend the day outside enjoying a snow covered Portland. Image provided by Elena Matt.


February 2, 2017

Following Cleveland’s ninth cancellation of school due to the illustrious “snow-apocalypse,” Portland...

Veganism: Good for You and Good for the World

By Ally Grimaldi, Editor-in-Chief

January 16, 2017

Since the dawn of its fame in the public eye, veganism has always borne a misunderstood reputation. Vegans are alleged as judgmental kale-eaters, eager to jump down the throat of every omnivore in sight and inspect whatever is inside of their stomach. Not only is this stereotype appallingly false, it also does not account for th...

Election Fallout: The Wall We Built

By Ally Grimaldi, Editor-in-Chief

January 2, 2017

Your beliefs don’t make you a better person; your behavior does. I first read this quote on the dust-lined wall of a stuffy SAT testing room, and decided upon inspection that I needed to commit it to memory. In itself, the quote does not mirror the eloquence of Maya Angelou, the courage of Nelson Mandela, or the impact of Ma...

CO2 levels in the atmosphere are at the highest they’ve been in 650,000 years.

The Real and Pressing Reality of Climate Change Under Trump

December 27, 2016

The sun pierces down like a laser beam onto the parched ground. The landscape is bare, desolate, and dead. Th...

The Voter’s Guide: 2016 Oregon Ballot Measures

November 2, 2016

Clarion photo Ashley Lytle   A new ballot brings a fresh set of proposals, promising to better Oregon living. From a measure mirroring th...

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