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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...

The Fab and the Fug: Emmys 2013

The Fab and the Fug: Emmys 2013

Tate Watson, Staff Writer
September 24, 2013
Filed under Opinion, Poplife

The Emmys is TV's biggest night and a chance for stars to show off their classic styles or try a bold new trend. While there were many stunning gowns and well made tuxedos at this year’s event, there’s always that inevitable group of actors and actresses that just don’t quite make it work. Her...

Transition your wardrobe from summer to fall

Rebecca Ramirez, staff writer
September 18, 2013
Filed under Opinion

Summer has come to a close and the school year is in full swing which means one thing: it’s time to update your wardrobe. With cold weather and school dress codes, it’s time to stow away the denim shorts and bring out cozy sweaters. However, this doesn’t mean you have to completely switch out...

Teens in need of help

Teens in need of help

Rafael Ramirez, Writer
May 15, 2013
Filed under Features, Opinion, Poplife

“Cut for Bieber”,  a hashtag that went viral on the web when pictures of the pop star arose of him allegedly smoking marijuana. The hashtag encouraged Justin Bieber fans to perform self harm to capture his attention and prevent him from making bad decisions. For some reason teenage girls believ...

Game of Thrones returns for season 3

Game of Thrones returns for season 3

Kenneth Lamborn, Staff Writer
April 11, 2013
Filed under Opinion, Poplife, Top Stories, Uncategorized

After an almost year-long hiatus from Home Box Office screens around the country, Game of Thrones returned Sunday, March 31st for its third season. The first two seasons were so popular that Game of Thrones became HBO’s most-watched series, and the show also developed an amazingly large fan base. The show, w...

Oz the Great and Powerful Review

Oz the Great and Powerful Review

Reilly King, Writer/Designer
April 5, 2013
Filed under Opinion, Poplife, Top Stories

Lights,camera,action! With those three words the film Oz the Great and Powerful was created. With stunning visual effects and a magnificent cast this film is one for all ages. Director Sam Raimi created the land of Oz based on the book, Oz by L. Frank Baum and the well known movie The Wizard of Oz....

Caffeine: Is it really worth it?

Caffeine: Is it really worth it?

Stephanie Caputo, Staff Writer
March 10, 2013
Filed under Opinion

High school students balance homework, part time jobs, and a social life that keep them bustling around into the late hours of the night. It has become inevitable that these hectic, not to mention unhealthy, schedules become second nature. After about 6 hours of sleep you’re up once again clinging to you...