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Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics come to a close

Rebecca Ramirez, Staff Writer
February 25, 2014
Filed under Features

The 16 day event of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics finally came to a close last night. NBC aired the closing ceremony on Sunday Feb. 23, leaving various impacts on viewers. “I cried when they ended,” said junior Hannah Fullmer. The closing ceremony contained fireworks, a light show, dancers, an...

USA goes for the gold at Sochi

Rebecca Ramirez, Staff Writer
February 19, 2014
Filed under Features

As the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics continue, USA fights for a spot near the top for gold medal count. USA is currently tied with the Netherlands with 6 gold medals, and has a total of 20 medals. The first gold medal of Sochi was won by Sage Kotsenburg, 20, in the first ever olympic slope style ski compe...

American Horror Story: Flappy Bird

American Horror Story: Flappy Bird

Linh Le, Staff Writer
February 10, 2014
Filed under Features, Uncategorized

“Angry Birds” is now an app of the past. There’s a new feathered creature in town and it seems to cause rage in players yet is number one on the App Store and Google Play Store. “Flappy Bird”, created by Dong Nguyen, is game available to download for free for iPhone and Android users. The...

Fending off the flu

Fending off the flu

Maddie Fiorante, Staff Writer
February 5, 2014
Filed under Features, Top Stories

Take precautions against sickness! This season’s influenza is spreading rapidly throughout the U.S., and peaks in January to February. Although unpredictable in severity, the flu hits every year. Oregon’s flu season this year appears worse than California and Washington. Hospitalizations have dramati...

Ink 5 brings musical twist to the stage

Nicole Pelissier, Staff Writter
February 5, 2014
Filed under Features

For the fifth consecutive year, the advanced theatre class will be putting on their production of a set of student written and directed one acts: Ink 5. For this production, each student wrote their own ten page play with the theme of music, and of those, three will be performed, opening Thursday Feb...

Tips for a good semester start

Tips for a good semester start

Maddie Fiorante, Staff Writer
January 28, 2014
Filed under Features, Top Stories

New classes, teachers, and grades start the semester off with a clean slate. Follow these tips to keep up grades and begin the second half of the school year on the right track! 1. Be on time. Arriving in class before the bell rings will create a less stressful environment and let you adjust to your ne...

Who will win Juan Pablo’s heart?

Who will win Juan Pablo’s heart?

Caitlin Britch, Staff Writer
January 28, 2014
Filed under Features

Is it the abs? Is it the striking charm? Or is it the romantic Venezuelan accent? What is it that makes women of America melt over season 18 bachelor, Juan Pablo Galavis? After previously being a contestant during season 17 and finding there was no chemistry between him and bachelorette Desiree Hart...

Tips on cramming for finals

Rebecca Ramirez, Staff Writer
January 23, 2014
Filed under Features

It’s finals week and students know what that means: it’s time to cram. High schoolers have perfected the skill of passing a test after procrastinating as much as possible, and finals aren’t any different. Here’s a few tips on how to cram for a final. Make sure you are able to concentrate when ...

New year, new failure?

Linh Le, Staff Writer
January 13, 2014
Filed under Features

A New Year’s resolution is a commitment that a person makes so that they can be a better person for the new year. Making a resolution is very easy to do, but at times not easy to keep. It’s only the beginning of January and ironically people have already failed keeping their resolutions. One reason why peop...

Does technology better or worsen society?

Does technology better or worsen society?

Maddie Fiorante, Staff Writer
January 10, 2014
Filed under Features

Over and over again we hear about our generation being told we’re too involved in electronics. Some cases are worse than others. Few may be thinking, “Me? No way,” as they double tap a picture on Instagram, retweet that cute guy from math class, or beat their next level in Candy Crush. Let’s be ...

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