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The Saiga Antelope: Nature’s Scariest Vanishing Act

By Sam Linder, Reporter

February 16, 2018

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In May 2015, a BBC camera crew and research team gathered on isolated grasslands in central Kazakhstan to film the Saiga antelope, a critically endangered species, giving birth to offspring. Little did they know they were about to witness one of the most bizarre and tragic animal mysteries in recent memory. In a matter ...

Procrastination Nation: Start your year off right!

Procrastination Nation: Start your year off right!

January 22, 2018

As the year comes to a close, it's time to look back at a few of the films that stood out in 2017. T...

A Monumental Display of Disrespect

By Sam Linder, Reporter

January 16, 2018

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Demonstrating his apparent knack for making controversial decisions, President Donald Trump significantly shrunk the size of two national monuments in Utah on Dec. 4. The area of Bears Ears National Monument was decreased by 85 percent and the area of Grand Staircase-Escalante was cut by nearly half. Both places were d...

Reasonable New Year Goals

By Madeline Sweet, Reporter

January 16, 2018

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It’s January, and even a few weeks after the new year people’s resolutions start to sputter out. “It was too hard,” “I’m just really lazy,” and “I totally forgot” are common reasons for dismissed goals. Every year, no one follows through with their goals. Yet, every year resolutions are shared over champagne and s...

Sexual Assault: It’s Not a New Issue, It’s an Ignored One

By Allie Montgomery, Sports Editor and Social Media Editor

January 11, 2018

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Sexual harassment: this is a topic that has been spreading like a virus on media outlets all over the nation. These stories are inescapable and are treated like a new problem. However, for one in six women and one in 33 men, the long silence was deafening. If you haven’t been paying attention to the news for the last couple of...

Gentrified

By Colin Stevens and Sam Linder

December 13, 2017

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The gentrification of Portland is nothing new to the press and the effects are endless. I mean have you even tried walking down Division lately? Having to cross the street every two blocks due to construction and people waiting in hour-plus lines sure makes it hard to get anywhere. Gentrification in Portland has very ...

4.0 GPA: The Unhealthy Obsession

4.0 GPA: The Unhealthy Obsession

By Lily Beeson-Norwitz, Reporter

December 13, 2017

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Ever since the start of junior year, my friends and I have been in constant fear to check Synergy. For some...

STEM: Should We Emphasize Math?

By Sam Linder, Reporter

December 12, 2017

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As my ideas of a future job evolved, my parents’ reactions were very interesting to note. When I wanted to be a mathematician? Perfect. An engineer? Even better. A physicist? No questions were asked. But when I suggested my current inclination towards psychology, my dad suggested that I investigate the world of mathematical psych...

The Ripple Effect of Robot Citizenship

The Ripple Effect of Robot Citizenship

By Sam Linder, Reporter

December 12, 2017

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Brace yourselves because our weird and wonderful world has thrown us yet another curveball. For the ...

Grab N Go: Off the Waffle

By Brooklyn Pierce and Ariel Harmon

December 6, 2017

Filed under Columnists, Commentary

The Americanized waffle holds nothing in comparison to the Liège waffle. These dense, sweet pastries originated as a street food in the Wallonia region of Belgium, where they never required a gallon of syrup. The dough of the Liège is similar to that of a brioche, aside from one major difference: pearl sugar. The baker incorpor...

Modern Feminism: Manterrupting

Modern Feminism: Manterrupting

December 5, 2017

We all deserve to be heard, regardless of our race, religion, or gender.  If I start to speak, I deserv...

Modern Feminism: Halloween is Not as Simple as it Looks

Modern Feminism: Halloween is Not as Simple as it Looks

December 5, 2017

Halloween is a holiday people all over the nation enjoy, whether it be for the candy, or costumes. But...

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