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The voice of the students

The Catamount

The voice of the students

The Catamount

Harper College Advisory - Mask Guidelines

It’s Not a Hard Task to Wear a Mask

Jayden Sheetz, Reporter February 28, 2022

Living through a global pandemic as high schoolers has proven to be a very difficult task; a task made incredibly more difficult as the recovery progress is hampered by the disregard of proper precautions.    Wearing...

Mr. Crouch in the Catamount newsroom, surrounded by past issues and wonderful memories. Photo by Cyrus Comstock (24)

Crouch’s Couch – The Final Edition

Jacob Crouch, Staff Advisor June 17, 2021

Be well, do good work, and keep in touch.   “I depart as air, I shake my white locks at the runaway sun, I effuse my flesh in eddies, and drift it in lacy jags.   I bequeath...

My issues with Earth Day, and corporate adoption of environmentalism

My issues with Earth Day, and corporate adoption of environmentalism

Tori Evans, Reporter May 24, 2021

Earth Day, in theory, should be great. The official Earth Day website states that the first Earth Day was held on April 22nd, 1970, when 20 million Americans took to the streets in nationwide protests....

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Staying 100% Online

Halli Conom, Reporter May 24, 2021

On Friday, March 12th, 2021, Gov. Jay Inslee instructed districts to offer at least some in-person instruction to all students by the following month. On April 19th, Northshore reopened its doors to middle...

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Be prepared because “boys will be boys” and bigots will be bigots

Kendyll Lindsey, Reporter May 20, 2021

For all the years we spend being raised and instructed by our parents, girls hear things like “don’t let anyone handle your drink at a party,” “don’t wear that, boys might get the wrong idea,”...

A is not for Ally

A is not for Ally

Halli Conom March 25, 2021

As the LGBTQIA+ acronym continues to grow, it’s important to recognise and include the last few letters. People often cut the acronym short - whether for simplicity or lack of knowledge, we’ll never...

Washingtons best ducks

Washington’s best ducks

Kaya Suraci, Reporter March 24, 2021

Are Washington’s forests filled with toucans, parrots, and cockatoos? Not exactly. You’re more likely to find a crow, or if you’re lucky you might come across an owl or eagle. For me, the real wonders...

Bothell does Black History Month

Bothell does Black History Month

Tara Duong, Reporter March 24, 2021

Black History Month (BHM) began as just a short week that was established by Carter G. Woodson in February of 1926 to commemorate Black History and celebrate Black achievements. Calling it “Negro History...

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And here’s what you missed on Glee…

Tara Duong and Kendyll Lindsey March 17, 2021

The Fox Network TV show “Glee,” a 6 season-long, musical teen drama about high school is a stunning example of a show that has done everything incorrectly. Don’t get me wrong, I think it is a fantastic...

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The Presence of Bi-phobia Among the LGBTQ+ Community

Kendyll Lindsey, Reporter February 9, 2021

bi·​sex·​u·​al adjective of, relating to, or characterized by sexual or romantic attraction to people of one’s same sex and of the opposite sex. -  Merriam-Webster Dictionary   Imagine...

What’s up with Word of the Week?

Tara Duong, Reporter February 4, 2021

A recent addition to Bothell High School’s virtual campus this year is a new racial justice initiative called Word of the Week (WoW), created by Bothell’s Racial Educational Justice Committee. Each...

Stop using the R-Slur

Stop using the R-Slur

Kaya Suraci and Diya Anoop December 20, 2020

Slurs are a tough topic. They were once words that were widely used, and with this word in particular it was even a medical term. In fact, only in 2010 was the official term changed to “intellectual...

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