Freshmen activists Charlie Abrams and Jeremy Clark pose for a picture.

Cleveland Students Take Action Against Climate Change

May 24, 2019

Thousands of kids packed in and around City Hall March 15, standing on the railings, sitting on ...

Government Shutdown Continues, Democrats Look for Relief as they Take Over House

By Mirabella Miller, Editor in Chief

January 15, 2019

The partial shutdown of the United States Federal Government began on Dec. 22, 2018 and is ongoing at time of publication. The shutdown is due to President Trump and Congress being unable to pass bills to fully fund the government in a timely manner. This is the third partial shutdown in the last year, although the other two on...

Blue Tide in Texas: How Beto O’Rourke Turned a Long Shot Race into a Toss-Up

By Mirabella Miller, Editor-in-Chief

October 31, 2018

Texas has not elected a Democratic candidate to a statewide office since 1994. No Democrat with Robert “Beto” O’Rourke’s unique background has even come close: he’s been arrested, he’s bilingual, and he played in a punk rock band. He skateboards through Whataburger drive-thrus and livestreams his events. And to ...

Joe Biden Inspires

Joe Biden Inspires

January 9, 2018

Cleveland students had the extraordinary opportunity to sit down and hear one of America’s most in...

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

Various teams at Cleveland take a knee or stand during the national anthem. Photos by Jaden Rapaport. Graphic by Lily Beeson-Norwitz

By Sophie Weir and Lily Tewfik

October 31, 2017

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

Fake News: What would you believe?

Fake News: What would you believe?

January 25, 2017

Since the birth of our country, morality has been praised as one of the core beliefs of America. In the...

Cleveland Students Change Inauguration Trip Plans

Cleveland Students Change Inauguration Trip Plans

January 18, 2017

Sixteen Cleveland students and history teacher Sadie Adams left for Washington D.C. on Jan. 18,...

Billionaires and Bigots: A look into Trump's Cabinet Choices so far

Billionaires and Bigots: A look into Trump’s Cabinet Choices so far

January 17, 2017

If you’re anything like me, the last few months have been filled with a sense of impending doom. You...

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...

PPS Protects Undocumented Students in Latest Resolution

By Sophie Weir, Reporter

December 4, 2016

PPS has long prided itself on being an all-inclusive, safe space for students of every race, gender, orientation, and religion. That’s why, on Nov. 17, its board of education unanimously passed a resolution banning Immigration Control Enforcement (ICE) officers from freely entering school grounds. This momentous vote will guaran...

CHS members work towards voting rights

By Emily Diamond, Editor-in-Chief

March 11, 2016

With the Democratic and Republican primaries well underway, many people at Cleveland are thinking about the voting process and the importance of expressing one’s opinions. For many high school students, they must only take a few minutes out of their day to register to vote. However, other students and teachers are still ...

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