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Coronavirus transforms students’ studies abroad
Coronavirus

Hadley Steele | April 1, 2020

Students globally are being affected by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) in a variety of ways. Oregon schools will be out until at least Apr. 30, Japan has planned for a five-week closure and Italy has placed…

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Tribal history to be taught in schools
News

Elle Knofczynski | April 1, 2020

For the first time, Native history is mandated to be taught along with Oregon history.

Senate Bill 13 (SB13), known as Tribal History or Shared History, was set to be implemented in January of this…

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February deaths on Mount Hood increase skiers’ caution
News

Devyn McMillen | March 30, 2020

“Two unrelated deaths at Mount Hood on the same weekend are a rarity in mountain’s history,” opens an article in The Oregonian describing two unrelated snowboarding deaths on Feb. 16 and 17 in the…

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Lincoln COVID-19 update
Coronavirus

Cate Bikales | March 25, 2020

The Lincoln administration hosted a listening session where leadership students could join and ask any questions they had about the recent school closures. Questions about IB testing, future grades and…

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Community angered by magazine article
News

Cole Pressler | March 10, 2020

Editor’s note
In this article, The Cardinal Times is citing several anonymous sources and not naming three students both out of personal safety concerns stemming from the online harassment that Beyond…

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The custodians: overlooked members of the Lincoln community
Features

Katlyn Kenney | March 4, 2020

Roger Hastings and Carl Miller. While most of you probably haven’t heard these names, they’ve heard yours. These are two of the 12 custodians currently cleaning up after you at Lincoln High School….

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Lincoln alum makes history as Portland’s first black female fire chief
News

Archie Barnes | February 26, 2020

In 1995, when Lincoln alumnus Sara Boone began her training with the Portland Fire Service, she was the first woman of color to join the force. Today, 25 years later, she remains the sole woman of…

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Houselessness concerns students and staff
News

Hadley Steele | February 26, 2020

Camps belonging to houseless people border the sidewalks of NW Salmon Street and can’t be missed by students dropped off for school or walking to Westside during break. Some have been relocated or removed…

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Some students must choose: dance or tradition
Features

Sydney Ward | January 23, 2020

For many students, next Saturday, Jan. 25, Lincoln’s Winter Formal dance could mean the choice between dancing with friends and celebrating with family, due to a peculiar scheduling change.

Lincoln’s…

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Lack of diversity: a long lasting issue at PPS and Lincoln
Features

Cate Bikales | January 21, 2020

When describing Lincoln, both attendees and outsiders refer to a common stereotype: white. After looking at enrollment from the past decade, this stereotype has proven true. 

At Lincoln, enrollment…

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National Treasures: How Lincoln cross country defied expectations by making it to Nike Cross Nationals
Sports

Cole Pressler | January 21, 2020

If you asked head coach Eric Dettman in the summer of 2018 if he thought the Lincoln girls’ cross country team would make it to the national championship meet, there might have been a sliver of doubt…

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New search and seizure policy limits students’ privacy
News

Katlyn Kenny | December 20, 2019

A new district-wide search and seizure policy may drastically expand the ways in which students can be legally searched, allowing administrative oversight on students’ technology and events outside of…

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What constitutes ‘activism’ at Lincoln?
Features

Angela Mashroutechi | December 20, 2019

The civil rights movement of the 1960s bred street marches. The antiwar protests of the early 2000s bred targeted grassroots organization. Now, many activists respond to important global issues like climate…

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Just Give Me Ten Minutes: The Pledge of Allegiance
Audio

Cole Pressler | December 20, 2019

This is the first episode of Just Give Me Ten Minutes, a ten-minute or less podcast about laws affecting students, created and written by Cole Pressler.

Below the podcast is the transcript of the conversation…

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Oregon ban on vaping products yields mixed reactions
News

Isabella Lo | December 19, 2019

In Oregon, one in four 11th graders have reported vaping a nicotine product. Youth vaping of marijuana has increased by 295 percent over the last three years, according to the Oregon Health Authority (OHA).

This…

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Rugby team tackles misconceptions
Sports

Sydney Ward | November 19, 2019

The “rugby” tab on the Lincoln Athletics page leads to “Error 404: Information Not Found.” Multiple editions of the Lincoln High School Yearbook do not even mention the team’s existence.

Traditionally,…

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New attendance app receives praise, controversy
News

Oscar Harold | April 9, 2019

Most of the time if a student pulls out their phone in class, the teacher will quickly tell them to put it away. Now, they don’t have to.

A new app called ‘Present Education’ is working to combat…

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Anderson finds multi-sport success
Sports

Julian Bloom | February 12, 2019

Three and a half years, seven varsity letters- and counting.

Senior Charlotte Anderson has been part of both the varsity track and field team as well as the varsity basketball team since freshman year….

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Student publishes book about Portland’s female leaders
Features

Evan Reynolds | November 27, 2018

While many students dream of becoming successful authors, few have managed to do something as arduous as write a book, much less get themselves published. But for sophomore Zadie Schaffer, that dream has…

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TriMet threatens Lincoln students’ commute
News

Luke Gladen-Kolarsky | November 14, 2018

Every morning students pile out of the Max at the King’s Hill stop and walk to school. In the afternoon, they board again to head home. The ease of this commute is in jeopardy.

In June, Portland’s…

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Editorial: It’s time to clean up Lincoln’s bathrooms
Opinions

Evan Reynolds | November 14, 2018

Why haven’t Lincoln’s restrooms been fixed yet?

Make no mistake: criticism of these worn-down washrooms is nothing new. One of the most common complaints about Lincoln’s fractured, crumbling…

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Low turnout for women’s sports
Showcase

Scotty Martin | November 9, 2018

January 2016: the rowdy Lincoln crowd overflows the gymnasium. The bleachers are packed from shoulder to shoulder as friends and family cheer on the men’s varsity basketball team in a battle against…

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Hard hits: sports-related concussions continue to impact Lincoln athletes
Sports

Cole Pressler | November 9, 2018

A routine tackle. A soccer ball to the head. A slip on the field – all causes of concussions for high school athletes.

Studies in recent years have put pressure on high school sports to be held accountable…

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