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Urban Outfitters’s Troubled Public Image

Urban Outfitters’s Troubled Public Image

Clothing store Urban Outfitters is a company that has offended the public and yet remains wildly successful. The store has received public backlash for numerous products and poor business practices for years, but the business shows no signs of stopping its questionable behavior. One of Urban Outfitters’s most notorious scandals began when the company started […]

How to Prepare for a Large-Scale Earthquake

How to Prepare for a Large-Scale Earthquake

Earthquakes have the potential to cause massive amounts of damage and an emergency situation for residents in or near an earthquake zone. For the past few years Portlanders have been marginally aware that the Pacific Northwest is due for a large earthquake soon, but few people are sufficiently prepared to deal with the aftermath of […]

A Look Inside Spring Sports

A Look Inside Spring Sports

What a day of Catlin Gabel’s track and tennis practices are like for student athletes.

Misuse of Mental Health Terms in Everyday Conversation

Misuse of Mental Health Terms in Everyday Conversation

 The sayings, “That’s so OCD” and “What a schizo” often appear in conversations amongst students, and in most cases are less noticed than more crude terms that, while not intending to be derogatory, are still stated in a nonchalant manner. While the moral use of these terms can be debated, it is important that students […]

Portland Food Carts

Portland Food Carts

Hear what customers and employees of Portland Food Carts have to say

Finding the Perfect Class Size

Finding the Perfect Class Size

After several months of emotional lead-up and arguing, Portland Public Schools (PPS) teachers grew very close to striking before the school district and the Portland Association of Teachers came to an agreement in February. Part of this agreement was the promise of more teachers hired for the schools. However, these new teachers will most likely […]

Is “Die Hard” perfect? Yes … Ian’s 10 best movies No. 2

Is “Die Hard” perfect? Yes … Ian’s 10 best movies No. 2

“Die Hard” is the best action movie that has ever been made by human hands. What makes it great, though, is not its contribution to the action genre. Yeah, it spawned an entire “Die Hard on a ______” sub-genre, but that’s just the tip of the iceberg. It’s a much more subtle film with virtually […]

Global Trip Slideshows

Global Trip Slideshows

While other students enjoyed winterim, breakaway, and spring break, some Catlin Gabel students and faculty left the country to explore new cultures and practice second languages. This years trips included Middle School trips to Peru and Costa Rica and Upper School trips to Nepal, France, and Chile/Argentina. Below are a few select pictures of three of these trips. (Peru and […]

Notorious BIG

Notorious BIG

A tribute to the legacy of The Notorious BIG.

Congressman Blumenauer Interview (Full Length)

Congressman Blumenauer Interview (Full Length)

This is the full length interview with Congressman Blumenauer.