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Fun ideas for a rainy day

By Stephanie Caputo, Staff Writer

May 16, 2012


Filed under Features

As the weather deals out those last rainy days before summer, students struggle to find ways to pass the time without getting drenched.These are a few ideas to help wait it out until the sunshine arrives: 1. SNAG A FREE MOVIE: The Tigard Public Library lets you check out movies for a week, not includ...

Summer: Bang for your Buck

By Sophie Peterson, Staff Writer

May 14, 2012


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It’s the third week of Summer vacation at 11 o’clock in the morning after a long, well-deserved night of sleep. The sun is shining, and you’ve got the whole summer ahead of you, but there’s one big problem: you’re stuck in Portland right up until school starts again. The initial thrill of no...

Daily workout move: pivoting squat

By Teddi Faller, Business Manager

May 4, 2012


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The "pivoting squat" comes from the school of Yoga Booty Ballet created by Teigh McDonough and Gillian Marloth. First, you stand with your feet parallel, hip-width apart in a standard squat position. If you want to get the general feel of squatting, try doing a basic squat - without the pivot. Stand...

Working for a life of success- A look inside the life and accomplishments of senior Nikki Yoke

By Stephanie Caputo, Staff Writer

March 13, 2012


Filed under Features

Senior Nikki Yoke knows what she wants -- and knows how to get it. Her success started the minute she walked through the high school doors her freshman year. She was determined to be successful in what she loved, contributing to the student body and the community. Yoke is very active. She has submersed...

Valentine’s Day: The meanings of roses

By Stephanie Caputo, Staff Writer

February 14, 2012


Filed under Features

One of the best ways to tell someone how much they mean to you is by giving them the classic gift of roses. Whether you are pronouncing your love, or just saying thank you, there is a rose color that can represent any message you would like to tell. Here are what some classic rose colors represent. Red: The most classic...

Discover monthly fashion subscriptions

By Amanda Lam, Staff Writer

January 26, 2012


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Monthly magazine subscriptions have always been something to look forward to. There is always excitement when receiving a magazine in the mail each month. During the last few months in the beauty community, monthly make-up and clothing subscriptions have been very popular. Birchbox and MyGlam are ...

Three first date ideas

By Brett Higgins, Copy Editor

January 11, 2012


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On the first date, you put yourself out there for your significant other to judge you. Will they like you as a boyfriend/girlfriend? Do you treat them right? Are you fun to spend one-on-one time with? Do you “click”? Hopefully you took the time to become friends with them before you got to this stage...

How to: get over a break up

How to: get over a break up

By Brett Higgins, Copy Editor

December 5, 2011


Filed under Features

Once you snag your significant other, it’s always a thrilling ride figuring out who they really are; always looking out for them, thinking of them in everything you see, staying up until 3 a.m. talking on the phone with them (and until 4 a.m. saying goodbye). So now you’ve got the girl/boy of your...

This week’s sky: last week of November, begining of December

By Stephanie Caputo, Staff Writer

November 27, 2011


Filed under Features

After a relaxing week (nine days off, to be exact!), it is time for us students to fall back into the routine of waking up early and enduring those five-day weeks of school. While packing your lunch of left over turkey and mashed potatoes early in the morning, here's what you can look up to in our still...

Fugitive Forever!

Fugitive Forever!

By Ryan Floom, Staff Writer

November 10, 2011


Filed under Features, Top Stories

"Alright everyone, you know the rules. No trespassing, beating each other, or J-walking. Get from Tigard High to Fowler without getting caught, and you win. Chasers ready? Runners ready? Alright. Ready. Set. Go." And so the chaos begins. The fugitive organizer steps down from the car, and hops into...