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Vol. 55, Issue 6 / March 14, 2023
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 Katie ray joins Barlow with enthusiasm
Bruins Welcome New Social Worker
Zoey McKnight, Staff Writer • March 14, 2023

Our new social worker, Katie Ray, began her position at Barlow on December 19th, 2022 after spending time in the North Clackamas School District working with students experiencing homelessness. She is excited about her new position...

Try this amazing recipe!
Sugar Cookie Recipe/Taylor Swift Chai Cookies 
March 14, 2023

This sugar cookie recipe is super good and only takes about 30 minutes to make! It makes about 4 dozen cookies. Whether it's for a party or a...

 Andrew Tate escorted out by policemen due to his warrant of arrest.
Andrew Tate Arrested
March 14, 2023

We’ve all heard about Andrew Tate. Spreading very controversial, very misogynistic ideals, Tate earned his fame from sheer shock value. From...

People have started to question Punxsutawney Phils reliability
Should Punxsutawney Phil Start Writing His Will?
February 14, 2023

Punxsutawney Phil of Pennsylvania has been predicting the arrival of spring in the United States since the 1800s, but a few other competitive...

 Search and rescue team looks for survivors in a collapsed building
Turkey and Syria Slammed by Deadly Earthquake
Julia Aguirre, Staff Writer • March 14, 2023

On February 6th, 2023, a 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck southern Turkey and northern Syria, killing over 50,000 people, injuring over 100,000, and displacing millions. Many aftershocks from the initial...

Image of the Earth’s layers
Earth’s Core Spinning in Opposite Direction
March 14, 2023

A recent study, published in the Nature Geoscience journal, has shown that the Earth’s core has slowed down and may have started spinning in...

 The war on drugs is not over.
Portland’s Drug Issue
March 14, 2023

Portland's drug problem keeps getting worse, and Portland lawmakers have decided to take money away from the addiction centers and give the money...

Salt and Straw logo displayed on side of shop location.
Salt and Straw Threatens to Move Headquarters from Portland
February 14, 2023

Kim Malek, the co-founder of Salt and Straw, a famous and beloved ice cream shop currently based in Portland, announced in late November that...

 Netflix makes changes and cracks down on password sharing.
Netflix Finds New Ways to Bring in More Customers
Madelyn Stumbo, Website Editor • March 14, 2023

For the past 26 years, Netflix has been growing and changing into the worldwide streaming service that it is today. Netflix operates in 190 countries and has over 220 million subscribers, but it still...

Health is not defined by a certain weight or size.
Is “Health at Every Size” actually healthy?
February 14, 2023

The Health at Every Size movement started in the 1960s as a way to combat fat-phobia and prioritize health over appearance. This movement goes...

Valentines day can push harmful stereotype.
Valentine's Day Pushes the Stereotypical Gender Roles in a Relationship
February 14, 2023

Valentine's Day, originating from the story of a patron saint, has become a consumer-based holiday promoting romance with the hidden reinforcement...

Banner gives advice.
Advice for this Holiday Season
December 19, 2022

During this holiday season with all of the gifts, places to go, and family members coming into town, we all need some advice that could help...

The Last of Us aired on HBO Max.
Last of Us
Kira Hodgson, Staff Writer • March 14, 2023

The Last of Us, starring Pedro Pascal and Bella Ramsey, is a post-apocalyptic series on HBO Max based off of the 2013 Playstation game of the same name. The series was created by Chernobyl's showrunner,...

Rihanna sings “Diamonds” at the end of the Superbowl halftime show.
Rihanna's Halftime Show
March 14, 2023

During this year's 57th Super Bowl, Rihanna was invited to perform during halftime. The show consisted of a set list with some of fans most favorite...

Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania stars Paul Rudd as Ant-Man
Ant-Man 3 Makes a Tiny Splash
March 14, 2023

Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania is the third film in the Ant-Man series, and the 31st entry in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. It doesn’t...

Harry Styles won Album of the year.
Results of the 65th Annual Grammys
March 14, 2023

Record of the Year: About Damn Time - Lizzo Album of the Year: Harry’s House - Harry Styles Song of the Year/New Song of the Year: Just...