The Hype of Homecoming?

by Anna Blake Patrick

In recent years, the only way to describe the hype around Homecoming has been… disheartening. Typically the words “Homecoming” and “disheartening” don’t — or shouldn’t — belong in the same sentence. However, the words “Homecoming” and “School Spirit” should. 2019 should not be yet another year that we let our school spirit fall to the wayside.

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So What’s the Deal with the Climate Strike? Portland Protests and the Green New Deal – Part I

by Clara McAuley

In this day and age, climate change has become a pressing problem, drawing international attention in the forms of both action and denial. And now, youth all over the world are taking to the streets to ask for change. In fact, on Friday, September 20th, students all around Portland are leaving school to go to protests downtown. But what are they really asking for?

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We’re Screwed, And Other Revelations

by Thomas Hochman and Charlie Norgaard

The IPBES Global Assessment was released last week, painting a vivid picture of our planet’s current environmental trajectory. The report details the multifaceted threats to our food security, biodiversity, and general way of life, simultaneously offering policy-based solutions to a number of said problems.

Its conclusion is clear, which I will try to spell out without overstating it:

We might be completely fucked.

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