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Stories from Jesuit High School
Microaggressions Impact Student Learning and Classroom Dynamic
Opinions

Reet Chatterjee | November 18, 2020

Microaggressions have become troublingly normalized in modern society. Schools, as microcosms of society, are not exempt from this issue; underrepresented students battle not only microaggressions, but…

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What’s Happening to Charlie Crusader?
News

Steele Clevenger | November 17, 2020

In light of recent racial injustice and the Black Lives Matter Movement, sports teams and schools have been more receptive to changing offensive, racially insensitive team mascots to ones less inflammatory….

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Digital Learning: The Difference Between Synchronous and Asynchronous Learning
Features

Isabel Crespo | October 14, 2020

With digital learning becoming the new reality for students due to COVID-19, administrators and teachers have developed new and innovative ways to conduct learning.

Online learning can be categorized…

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Raging Wildfires, Sudden Power Outages, and a Worldwide Pandemic: Finding Hope in the Uncertain
News

Reet Chatterjee | September 22, 2020

Principal Paul Hogan joined local school districts—including the Portland Public Schools—to cancel classes on Friday, September 11 due to disruptions caused by wildfires in the region. The announcement…

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Covid-19’s impact on the environment
Coronavirus

Virginia Larner | May 14, 2020

With Covid-19 putting a halt to business and “normal” life, emission rates around the world have decreased substantially. As climate change is one of the major issues young activists have tackled in…

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Class of 2020 faces elevated uncertainty in the college selection process
Coronavirus

Shawna Muckle | April 15, 2020

The Class of 2020 is entering the final stretch of the college discernment process as the majority of schools maintain their May 1 enrollment deadlines. Many students are facing the unique, pandemic-driven…

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Miss Anthropocene by Grimes – Review
Arts & Entertainment

James Martini | March 13, 2020

In February of this year, Canadian artist Grimes released her fifth studio album, Miss Anthropocene, her first release since her 2015 album Art Angels. Her latest release features heavy, electronic sounds…

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Whooping Cough spreads at Jesuit
News

Virginia Larner | February 26, 2020

While Coronavirus is dominating the global health scene, locally, Jesuit faced its own health scare in the last couple months with the whooping cough disease, known more formally as pertussis. With at…

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Young Conservatives for Change encourages partisanship on campus
Features

Shawna Muckle | February 7, 2020

When students register to vote at 16, one of the first questions they must respond to is which political party they would like to join. Party association, most often presented as a dual choice between…

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Campaign finance controversies complicate civic engagement
Features

Shawna Muckle | February 5, 2020

As the 2020 presidential election cycle edges nearer, solicitations for campaign contributions from various candidates have become almost unavoidable. Between targeted social media advertisements, spam…

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