The voice of the students

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The voice of the students

The Catamount

The voice of the students

The Catamount

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Where’s the Snow? Understanding the Unusual Lack of Winter White this Christmas

Deeksha Suthakhar January 26, 2024

As sleigh bells jingled and holiday cheer filled the air, one thing seemed to be missing this Christmas season—snow! For many of us accustomed to the picture-perfect scenes of a white Christmas, the...

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South African Energy Crisis

Emma Truter January 23, 2024

While we live with electricity and power every day, some are not so fortunate. For about the past 16 years, South Africa's energy plants have been starting to shut down due to lack of maintenance. In recent...

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26 Million Dollars in Debt: NSD Faces Budget Crisis

Clara Frost January 19, 2024

Northshore School district is currently facing a crippling 26 million dollar budget deficit. According to the NSD website, this is a distressing 5% of the district's entire budget. The profound impact...

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The Alert That Wasn’t as Alarming as We Thought

Clara Frost October 27, 2023

On October 4th, 2023 at 11:20 am PST, millions of cell phones, radios, and televisions were nationally alerted. Thankfully, this alert was just a test and many people knew about it in advance. Despite...

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AI is Taking Over—The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Kunal Kumar March 28, 2023

Artificial Intelligence (AI) has become increasingly prevalent in modern-day society. This is due to a variety of factors, including the rise of big data, advancements in machine learning algorithms, and...

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A Reality Check in Tech

Clara Frost March 26, 2023

With an alarming number of 55,000 layoffs so far this year and more expected to come, one might think the tech industry may never recover. While there are many reasons behind the layoffs, the most evident...

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On With the Oscars

Clara Frost March 7, 2023

  So what are the Oscars? The Oscars is a ceremony held to recognize distinguished producers, writers, actors, and all the other people that go into making a great motion picture. The first Oscars...

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The Idaho Murders – A Brief Breakdown

Sravani Dodda March 3, 2023

  What Happened?   On the morning of November 13th, 2022, four college students were found brutally stabbed in their shared home in Moscow, Idaho. ABC News reported that a suspect wasn’t...

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Dogs of the Counselor’s Office

Lydia Townsend February 16, 2023

You may have noticed the two furry friends in the counselors office twice a week, surrounded by others enjoying the pets and cuddles. Reggie Eckle (age 2) and Toby Felton (age 3) are Official Canine Counselors...

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In Praise of Free Period Products

Olivia Asmann February 8, 2023

Anyone who has frequented a public women’s restroom is familiar with the gray metal boxes that adorn the walls, promising a pad or tampon for 25 cents. Personally, I’ve never tried to use one of the...

What is Bothell Wearing This Fall?

What is Bothell Wearing This Fall?

Malia Ozoa January 15, 2023

It’s getting colder, which means it's time to bundle up in warm clothes to go to school. Here’s a look at what some cougars are wearing this fall. Shayla Maya-Torres (‘25) wears classic...

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Washington State Stands Against Climate Change

Camila Noriega Rodriguez, Reporter February 28, 2022

 Changes in Earth’s climate have become a worrisome topic for many across the globe, and many communities respond to it differently. Our community specifically has taken many measures to combat climate...

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