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Coming Attractions for Northwest Roller Derby

Coming Attractions for Northwest Roller Derby

Local roller derby in the Northwest has numerous events for spring and early summer. Keeping up with your favorite teams and finding new ways to be a part of this rapidly growing movement has never been easier. The Big O tournament in Eugene over the first weekend of May draws adult skaters, junior skaters, and […]

The Legendary Run of LaMarcus Aldridge

The Legendary Run of LaMarcus Aldridge

LaMarcus Aldridge’s fantastic play on the road in games one and two of the Portland Trail Blazers first round playoff series against the Houston Rockets propelled the Blazers to a 2-0 lead in the best-of-seven matchup. During the first two games of the series, Aldridge averaged an outstanding 44.5 points and 13 rebounds. The Texas […]

FDA to Pass Regulations for E-Cigarettes

FDA to Pass Regulations for E-Cigarettes

The Food and Drug Administration passed regulations for electronic cigarettes for the first time on Thursday, April 24. Electronic cigarettes, or e-cigarettes have had no regulations or federal control until now that protect consumers, but now the new regulations prohibit consumers under 18 from purchasing electronic cigarettes or any other tobacco product, including vials of […]

Portland City Council Considering a Street Maintenance Fee

Portland City Council Considering a Street Maintenance Fee

For the past several years, Portland City Council has been considering the adoption of a street maintenance fee—also known as a transportation utility fee, road user fee, or street utility fee—which would charge residents and businesses either an $8 fee or a $12 fee. Portland Commissioner Steve Novick was in favor of an increased income […]

Creative Ways to Ask Your Date to Prom

Creative Ways to Ask Your Date to Prom

It’s that time of the year, the time when many juniors and seniors are thinking about who they’re going to take to prom. In anticipation for Catlin Gabel’s prom on May 3, there have been some clever ways that Upper School students have asked their dates this prom season. Last Thursday, Elliot Lewis ’15, Ford […]

Life in Nepal

Life in Nepal

  During their Nepal global trip over Winterim, Catlin Gabel students learned about Nepal’s unique culture and people.

Emerald City Comic Con 2014

Emerald City Comic Con 2014

For over a decade, Emerald City Comic Con has served the geeks and nerds of the Northwest during its three-day convention. The show has grown from an event with just over 2,000 people in attendance the first year to more than 60,000 in recent years and it engulfs the entire Washington State Convention Center. Emerald […]

Student Attack Leaves 22 Injured

Student Attack Leaves 22 Injured

Wednesday morning at 7 a.m. in Murrysville, Pa., Alex Hribal, a 16-year-old sophomore, stabbed 22 students at Franklin Regional High School. The stabbing spree lasted for five minutes, and according to the authorities, left three in the hospital in critical condition. The assailant, Hribal, will be charged as an adult with four counts of attempted […]

Supreme Court Rules to Allow Unlimited Election Donations from Individuals

Supreme Court Rules to Allow Unlimited Election Donations from Individuals

This Wednesday the U.S. Supreme Court eliminated the limit on the amount of donations that individuals can contribute to federal political candidates in a two-year election cycle. For the past few decades there was a cap on donation amounts that individuals are allowed to give to candidates, but now the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled […]

Upper School Ukraine Discussion Brings Community Together

Upper School Ukraine Discussion Brings Community Together

On Thursday, April 13, at 11:55 a.m., the circle of about 30 chairs in the center of the Upper School library filled with students whom, after a short lecture about the topic lead by history teacher Peter Shulman, began to have a conversation about the events happening in Ukraine. This was the first time in […]

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