Franklin’s Hidden Opera Star

Franklin’s Hidden Opera Star

Photo of Gregorio Rangel, a Spanish teacher at Franklin. Beyond being a teacher, Rangel has also lived in many countries, and worked as a musician and carpenter. Photo via Gregorio Rangel.  From New York City carpenter to international opera star, to multilingual...
Portland Could be the Next Deepwater Horizon

Portland Could be the Next Deepwater Horizon

Oil coating planet Earth resulting from an oil spill. Portland could be another victim of the dangerous fuel source; the only question is when. Illustration by Everette Cogswell.  While driving around in Portland, it is likely that you have seen some of the...
Solar Panels, What Are They? Why Are They Important?

Solar Panels, What Are They? Why Are They Important?

Solar panel converting sunlight into electricity. With an increased tax credit homeowners and businesses can deduct the amount of money spent on solar panels during their yearly taxes. Illustration by Will Lowe. Due to a tax credit raise many Oregonians may be...
The Impact of #MeToo Five Years Later

The Impact of #MeToo Five Years Later

Pictured are a person’s hands holding up a sign that says #METOO in capital letters. This relates to the many protests and callouts that resulted from a social media uprising against sexual assault. Illustration by Alyson Sutherland  Content Warning: This article...