Hill to Hall: March 11–15

March 11: Safeway hires armed guards at downtown location Safeway on 10th and Jefferson has employed armed guards to supplement their security team after a recent spur of complaints regardless…

‘We are scared, listen to us’

Thousands of young students throughout Europe are skipping school and gathering in protest, demanding immediate action against climate change. The protests began in August when 16-year-old Swedish climate activist Greta…

Hill to Hall Jan. 28–Feb. 1

Jan. 28: Educational aides sue Portland Public Schools for negligence   Eight special education classroom aides in Beaverton, Gresham and Portland are suing their school districts for a combined $3.6…

The Cape in catastrophe

Cape Town, South Africa is running out of water. Due to the last three years’ unseasonably dry winters, the coastal city is in the midst of one of the worst…

The Eagle Creek wake-up call

I woke up to the fire’s Level One Evacuations only ten miles away and so much smoke that I could barely breathe properly inside my house. Somewhat alarmed, my mom…