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Love it or loathe it?

Love it or loathe it?

Caitlin Britch, Staff Writer
February 14, 2014
Filed under Opinion

Feb. 14  can be either the best day of the year or the absolute worse. For the lucky ones who find themselves with a special someone during this holiday, it is all pink candy hearts and red roses. However, how can those who are single and ready to mingle participate in this day of love? Valentine movies al...

Top Ten Backpack Essentials

Top Ten Backpack Essentials

Tate Watson, Staff Writer
February 5, 2014
Filed under Opinion

As you start to get used to your second semester classes and fall back into the routine of having a full five day week, you may start to realize you’re constantly scrambling for supplies and you never feel prepared. In order to finish off the school year on the right foot, keep the following 10 supplies ...

Orchestra prepares for the holidays with seasonal sounds

Luis Gutierrez, Staff Writer
December 14, 2013
Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

Walking into the auditorium,the sound of violins and cellos in perfect harmony instantly sent a feeling of warmth through the body. The classical tone of the orchestra consisted of all string instruments. The THS Orchestra presented “Sounds of the Season.” That would have been a perfect name for...

Style guide: holiday parties 2013

Style guide: holiday parties 2013

Tate Watson, Staff Writer
December 11, 2013
Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

When the weather gets colder and the nights get longer, everyone starts to get ready for the holiday season. Along with baking cookies and decorating a tree, parties seem to be a choice event this time of year. If your social calendar is full and you're not sure what the appropriate outfit is for each...

A guide to a meatless Thanksgiving

Maddie Fiorante, Staff Writer
November 27, 2013
Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

Around this time of year, Thanksgiving favorites flood minds and trigger cravings. From recipes kept in families for generations, to a new tradition found on the internet, memories pertaining to food occur every Thanksgiving season. However, for vegans and vegetarians, cooking a full-course meal that everyone wi...

Skip this, choose that: a guide to a health-conscious Thanksgiving

Skip this, choose that: a guide to a health-conscious Thanksgiving

Tate Watson, Staff Writer
November 27, 2013
Filed under Opinion

While it might sound yummy to stuff your face with turkey, mashed potatoes, and cranberry sauce all day on Thanksgiving, this option usually leaves you uncomfortably full, bloated, and riddled with regrets. According to the Calorie Control Council the average turkey eater will consume 4,500 calories thi...

Books to beat boredom

Books to beat boredom

Tate Watson, Staff Writer
November 12, 2013
Filed under Opinion

With “no school November” upon us, you’ll have more time to pursue activities that you may not have time for when school is in full force. Along with catching up with the Kardashians and stalking Instagram, this season is a great time to try broadening your entertainment spectrum and reading some...

Scaredy-cat switches this Halloween

Scaredy-cat switches this Halloween

Tate Watson, Staff Writer
October 26, 2013
Filed under Opinion

Halloween is a time when ghouls and ghosts come out to play, providing thrills and chills for those who thrive on fear. However, if you’re a scaredy cat, this time of year can leave you feeling left out of traditional scary Halloween activities. If scaring yourself silly at haunted corn mazes or wat...

Haunted houses petrify Portland

Haunted houses petrify Portland

Maddie Fiorante, Staff Writer
October 12, 2013
Filed under Opinion

Halloween is just around the corner, and that means Portland is overwhelmed with haunted house options. But how do you choose which one(s) to attend? Sophomore Natalie Shaw remarked, “Every haunted house is fun because they only come once a year!” Each venue is unique. Some are simple faciliti...

Tigard High School Jersey Out

Tigard High School Jersey Out

Elisabeth White, Staff Writer
September 27, 2013
Filed under Opinion

Tigard High students will be crowding the stadiums Friday night for the Tigard High School Varsity football game where the theme will be jersey out. This is the first jersey out that Tigard High has had so different people have different opinions on it.  “It’s so original and I think that it will look...

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