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Necessities for the Winter

Necessities for the Winter

Avery Passons, Viewpoints Senior Editor

If you like to hibernate in the cold winter months and dream of summer sun rays reflecting off your tan skin while you swim around in the lake, you are not alone. Although we reside in the heart of Central Oregon, AKA cold cold cold, there are plenty of grand tips and tricks to surviving our months of arctic tundra.   HOT... READ MORE »

News

Summer Dry Spell

Cameryn Radford, News Staff

Global warming isn’t the only cause of this dry spell the west coast has found it- self caught in recently. The past few years have been some of the hottest in our history and no matter how much precipitation we seem to get it’s all in vain when summer comes around. Droughts, heat waves, and forest fires are more of a problem now than they’ve ever been be- fore, all because of a cycle called Pacific Decadal Oscillation (PDO); and global warming only helps it along. PDO is the cycle in which the sea surface temperature changes from above average (El niño) to below average (La Niña). These changes shift rather dramatically in periods lasting anywhere from 20-30 years. As the ocean warms up the hot air produced by global warming is trapped between the ground and atmosphere drying up the earth and evaporating rainwater before it even has the chance to fall. In 1950 events just like what we are experiencing now plagued the west, it was one of the longest recorded warm period in the...  Read More »

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Meet the 2016 Presidential Candidates

June 2, 2015

The 2016 Presidential Elections are right around the corner! For those who will be old enough to vote, being informed on the candidates is important. It can be hard to see how one vote could affect such...  Read More »

Climate Change vs Capitol Hill

June 2, 2015

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Features

Get smart about this season’s allergies

MacKenzie Jeffcott, Editor in Chief

This unseasonably warm winter has been marked by unusually high rates of itchy eyes, sore throats, and frequent sneezes. But what exactly is causing the general miserableness? High...  Read More »

June 2, 2015 • 0 comments

Colleges and Majors

June 2, 2015

Meet the 2016 Presidential Candidates

June 2, 2015

Moving out: what to expect

June 2, 2015

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Arts and Entertainment

Summer recipes

Liz Forsberg and Mahayla Ross

Many high school students are too busy to spend a lot of time in the kitchen, others do not know what they can make, and the rest are just too lazy to try. Thankfully there...  Read More »

June 2, 2015 • 0 comments

esports

The World of E-Sports

February 13, 2015

Do social sites affect people’s happiness?

June 9, 2014

Spring Mix: from us to you

May 13, 2014

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