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The End of E-Biking?
The End of E-Biking?
Camille Broadbent, Staff Writer • December 16, 2022

The Bend Police Department recently released a statement regarding the use of E-Bikes in Bend stating that the minimum age to ride an E-Bike...

Bend’s New City Zoning Codes will Allow for More Homeless Shelters
Bend’s New City Zoning Codes will Allow for More Homeless Shelters
Josephine Hall, Staff Writer • December 16, 2022

Shelters are full, streets are filled and Bend’s homeless population needs your help. Homelessness...

Legally Blonde Comes to Summit
Legally Blonde Comes to Summit
Madelyn Walsh, Staff Writer • December 9, 2022

Tickets are now available! Tonight at 7:00 pm, Legally Blonde JR. The Musical is opening in Summit’s...

Monitoring Art or Restricting Expression?
Monitoring Art or Restricting Expression?
Colette Lorge, Staff Writer • December 6, 2022

 Last spring, over the course of four days, Summit junior Nia Prinster created a mural of Mt. Bachelor,...

The Rise of the Gym Rat
The Rise of the Gym Rat
Iben Orton, Staff Writer • January 5, 2023

“Chase dreams, not girls.”  After posting a video taken of himself yesterday—dropping the loaded deadlift bar and walking away—with...

Skyrocketing Flu Rates are Dropping Summit Students' Grades
Hannah Hatfield, Staff Writer • January 3, 2023

The flu outbreak has spread drastically through Summit as the end of 2022 approaches. The Oregon Health...

The Story of The Storm Cat
The Story of The Storm Cat
Jesse Radzik, Staff Writer • January 3, 2023

If you ask the average Summit High student what our mascot is, you will receive a few different answers,...

Donate This Holiday Season
Donate This Holiday Season
Dakota Tol, Staff Writer • December 19, 2022

The holiday season is a festive time to spread love and cheer. Yet, some citizens in Bend can't afford...

AI ChatGPT Defines Streetsmart Over Booksmart
AI ChatGPT Defines Streetsmart Over Booksmart
Hannah Hatfield, Staff Writer • February 6, 2023

ChatBOT has been around since 1966, but a new AI, ChatGPT—a play off of ChatBOT—was released in Nov. 2022. ChatGPT has a myriad of resources...

The Morality of Thanksgiving
The Morality of Thanksgiving
Scout Crockett, Staff Writer • December 16, 2022

Born for slaughter. Turkeys are confined in factory farms with thousands of others, given little to no...

Her Loss: A Missed Opportunity
Her Loss: A Missed Opportunity
Will Beltramini, Staff Writer • December 15, 2022

On October 22 Drake and 21 Savage announced their joint album, “Her loss”—as per usual the announcement...

Pro | Con: The Measure 114 Debate
Pro | Con: The Measure 114 Debate
Wes McGovern and Jay Skidmore November 8, 2022

On November 8, Oregonians will take aim at passing what the NRA dubs “the nation’s most extreme gun...

New Coffee Shop in Town: Treeline Coffee
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New Coffee Shop in Town: Treeline Coffee
Maria Bartness, Staff Writer • February 6, 2023

Bend, Oregon is surrounded by trees, mountains and of course coffee shops! Many know of popular shops like Thump or Backporch, but sometimes...

Knives Out: Glass Onion
Knives Out: Glass Onion
Danielle Evans, Web Manager • February 6, 2023

In Rian Johnson’s anthology sequel, “Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery”, he puts a modernized twist...

Gabi’s Hot Takes: Black Adam—The Rock is in a Hard Place
Gabi’s Hot Takes: "Black Adam"—The Rock is in a Hard Place
Gabi Fernandez, Staff Writer • February 6, 2023

In more recent times, DC movies have been a major bust, but none can truly compare to the action filled...

Who Even is Lili Joy?
Who Even is Lili Joy?
Avery Ruhl, Website Editor • December 19, 2022

Nineteen-year-old singer, songwriter and instrumentalist Lili Joy is slowly but surely making her way...

Tumbling into the last moments of Senior year
Tumbling into the last moments of Senior year
Avery Ruhl, Website Manager • February 6, 2023

Four years on varsity, second year of being captain; Summit senior Lilly Cloninger is the ultimate leader when it comes to cheerleading. Cloninger...

Years of practice pays off
Years of practice pays off
Dakota Tol, Staff Writer • February 1, 2023

Koehler storms to the top and becomes the Summit Girls basketball single game points record holder. Summit...

Is All Press Good Press?
Is All Press Good Press?
Camille Broadbent, Staff Writer • February 1, 2023

For decades now, female athletes have experienced significantly less TV air time, been featured in fewer...

Summit Girls Basketball takes down cross town rivals
Summit Girls Basketball takes down cross town rivals
Avery Ruhl, Website Manager • January 20, 2023

On Monday, Jan. 16, the Summit High School girls varsity basketball team played Bend High in the teams...

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