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The Environmental Impact Caused by the Eagle Creek Fire

By Kira Chan, Copy Editor

November 23, 2017

Filed under News, Spotlight

The Eagle Creek Fire continues to burn intensely in the Columbia River Gorge; while luckily no human lives were lost, the event took an immense toll on the environment, and the future of the Gorge is still uncertain. As of Sept. 22, the fire burned 48,600 acres and was 46 percent contained. The fire began on Sept. 2 when fireworks wer...

Taking a stand — or a knee — on the National Anthem

Taking a stand — or a knee — on the National Anthem

By Sophie Weir and Lily Tewfik

October 31, 2017

Filed under Spotlight

Last year, Colin Kaepernick took a knee during the National Anthem, protesting police brutality ag...

S.A.R: Saving Lives in the Path of the Blaze

By Sophie Weir and Scotty Douglass

October 12, 2017

Filed under Spotlight

The Willamette Valley suffered eerie and unsettling conditions during the week of Sept. 2. A blood red sun sat above Portland, while ash floated down from a dreary gray sky like toxic snow. This almost apocalyptic scene was a direct result of the Eagle Creek Fire, burning at the gateway to the city and torching Oregon’s tr...

Senior Sentiments

Senior Sentiments

By Ally Grimaldi, Editor-in-Chief

June 8, 2017

Filed under Spotlight

I can distinctly pinpoint the proudest moment of my high school career. It started with ten beautiful...

A Helping Hand: Cleveland Benefits from Community Fundraising Support

A Helping Hand: Cleveland Benefits from Community Fundraising Support

April 26, 2017

Public education funding has been a constant battle over the years. With a steady growth of students and...

Small Steps: Accessibility at Cleveland

Small Steps: Accessibility at Cleveland

March 28, 2017

“When I think about accessibility I also think about independence; can a person open a door by the...

CARE: Definitions and Terminology

CARE: Definitions and Terminology

By Anna Rollins, Editor-in-Chief

February 19, 2017

Filed under Spotlight

Equality- the state of being equal, especially in status, rights, and opportunities Sameness: promotion...

CARE: Opening a discussion on racial equity

CARE: Opening a discussion on racial equity

February 19, 2017

Students of Cleveland High School are directly affected by racial inequities and have seen others around the...

Music and Movies to Look Forward to in 2017

Music and Movies to Look Forward to in 2017

January 26, 2017

The Music   The xx- I See You The Facts: Two singles have been released for The xx’s th...

Election Fallout: The Wall We Built

By Ally Grimaldi, Editor-in-Chief

January 2, 2017

Filed under Commentary, Spotlight

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...

Election Fallout: Community Response

Election Fallout: Community Response

December 9, 2016

A pall hung over a grey Portland skyline on the morning of Nov. 9. Nothing had changed, and yet everything...

Culture Shock: The View of Dance Chaperone, Anne Dierker

Culture Shock: The View of Dance Chaperone, Anne Dierker

November 1, 2016

The last song plays, the kids spill outside, and I walk around the gym to see what’s left to clean ...

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