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Same-Sex Couples Begin to Marry in Oregon

Same-Sex Couples Begin to Marry in Oregon

Shortly after noon yesterday, when U.S. District Judge Michael McShane overturned the ban on same-sex marriage in Oregon, the Melody Ballroom filled with enthusiastic couples preparing for their wedding ceremonies. Among these excited faces were several people willing to share their stories and opinions on the significant change in Oregon’s law. Caroline and Don Jones-Redstone, […]

Same-Sex Marriages Begin in Oregon

Same-Sex Marriages Begin in Oregon

Following the striking down of Oregon’s ban on same-sex marriages, many same-sex couples rushed to get marriage licenses in Portland and afterwards moved on to the Melody Ballroom to have official marriage ceremonies.   You can view more photos here.

Students Support a Positive Protest Outside Westview High School

Students Support a Positive Protest Outside Westview High School

Last week a group of local high school students decided to create a counter protest outside of Westview High school. The protest they were trying to end was an anti-abortion protest; the point the students were making was to have a pro-positivity gathering in place of a pro- or anti- abortion protest. The anti-abortion protest […]

Catlin Gabel’s Final Play of the Season Comes to a Close

Catlin Gabel’s Final Play of the Season Comes to a Close

The curtain has closed on the final play of the season, Proof, by playwright David Auburn. Acting teacher Elizabeth Gibbs ‘04 directed the play, which stared four upper school students: Sophie ’16, Ian ’14, Kallan ’15, and Simon ’15. Ian who starred as the deceased father in the play, reflected on his last acting experience […]

Ebola Fears in Gambia

Ebola Fears in Gambia

Gambian Airlines, since Monday, has been told by Gambian authorities not to take aboard any passengers planning to leave due to the outbreak of the Ebola Virus in suspected areas of the country. The shutdown of the airline had the pure intention of keeping people outside of Gambia safe, as the Ebola Virus is the […]

Mt. Tabor Water Reservoir To Be Drained After Contamination

Mt. Tabor Water Reservoir To Be Drained After Contamination

On Wednesday evening, April 16th, a teenager was caught on tape urinating into Mt. Tabor reservoir. After this incident the water was tested and appears to not have been contaminated from the urine. However, because of the health risks involved the water bureau has decided to drain the 39 million gallon water reservoir. The urine […]

Syrian Government Claims War is Turning in Their Favor

Syrian Government Claims War is Turning in Their Favor

According to Syrian Arab News Agency, President Bashar al-Assad claims the three-year civil war in Syria is favoring the government. Over the past few months, government forces have recaptured many rebel-held towns. They have also cut off many supply routes to rebel forces. The previous three years of civil war have left thousands of people […]

1540: The Flaming Chickens Secure Place in Competition

1540: The Flaming Chickens Secure Place in Competition

Last weekend Catlin Gabel’s very own robotics team, 1540 the Flaming Chickens, competed at the Pacific Northwest OSU District Event. The team was able to easily secure a spot in the next competition, the Pacific Northwest District Championships. The PNW District is made up of 153 teams across Oregon and Washington. One of the teams […]

Russia, Ukraine Clash Over Gas Prices

Russia, Ukraine Clash Over Gas Prices

After a few tension filled months that included the annexation of Crimea and the removal of ex-Ukranian president Viktor F. Yanukovych, Ukraine’s troubles continued in past days with hundreds of pro-Russian protesters taking control of Ukrainian government buildings and raising Russian flags. These days also brought about disputes over new inflated prices that Russia’s gas […]

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