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Coming Soon: Theater Openings
Rebecca Maritano, A & E Reporter • March 29, 2021

As more things around Oregon slowly get back to normal, movie theaters are now open with limited capacity and restrictions.  Oregon’s Governor, Kate Brown, announced that indoor activities like gyms...

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"Before I Fall" Raises Important Questions on Teen Suicide Portrayal
March 1, 2021

Author Lauren Oliver published her New York Times bestselling novel “Before I Fall” on February 14,...

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Chromebooks: Great Deal or Too Cheap?
February 10, 2021

Highschoolers in the Beaverton School District seem to have an almost universally positive opinion on...

Comparing The Hate U Give and Dear Martin
Comparing The Hate U Give and Dear Martin
January 13, 2021

THIS REVIEW CONTAINS SPOILERS FOR BOTH BOOKS The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas and Dear Martin by Nic...

Two tweets from Vanessa Morgan (actress) about the BLM movement
Riverdale Controversies
January 8, 2021

“Riverdale” is a high-budget teen soap opera drama on Netflix based on the vintage “Archie Comics”...

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A Special Moment - April 27, 2021
Bridog's Catalog
Brian Nguyen, Guest Comic • April 27, 2021

The Peak staff presents a new series by sophomore Brian Nguyen. An artist who makes pieces about relatable things in life that also has some elements of humor in it. Wholesome, simple humor.            

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March 14, 2021
Paws Strips
March 14, 2021


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An Intensive Look Into the Lives Nurses Lead and Their Guide to COVID-19
March 1, 2021

I had the chance to sit down with my mother Evelyn and talk about one of the most prevalent issues up...

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MHS handling of distance learning...according to students
February 23, 2021

Between a global pandemic that’s led schools nationwide to transfer to distance learning and a historic...

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Understanding Personal Challenges
February 17, 2021

Everyone has their own personal struggles, and this year quarantine has made it much more stressful for...

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