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History throughout 2014

Sydney White, staff writer

January 8, 2015


Filed under News

Events are constantly changing the world, whether that be for good or for bad. Some years in history are extremely notable for change and major events. 2014 impacted millions of lives. Though local to some, certain events impact even those across the world due to the severity of the issue. Major events in...

7 Year old survives a plane crash in Kentucky

Amanda Prince, Staff Writer

January 7, 2015


Filed under News

Sailor Gutzler, a seven year old girl, survived a plane crash that killed her whole family. She walked about a mile from the crash wearing only a short sleeve shirt, shorts and no shoes until she saw a house in the distance belonging to Larry Wilkins, a 71 year old man. “I come to the door and there’...

Opinions on Ferguson shooting

Opinions on Ferguson shooting

Sydney White, Staff Writer

December 8, 2014


Filed under News, Uncategorized

Michael Brown, 18, was shot dead on the streets of Ferguson Missouri August 9. The shooting and death of an African-American teenager by a Caucasian officer caused an uproar of fury and indignation across the town while news spread quickly throughout the country. On the night of August 9, 2014, poli...

A Black Friday guide

Amanda Prince, Staff Writer

November 25, 2014


Filed under News

Black friday is notorious for frustratingly long lines, thick crowds, and limited discount merchandise. But despite that, its a big occasion as shoppers hunt for amazing bargains and hope to get incredibly low prices. If you decide to wait in line for hours for your favorite store and don't end up getti...

Student hikers lost on Mount Hood

Student hikers lost on Mount Hood

Maddie Fiorante, Newspaper Editor

November 24, 2014


Filed under Features, News, Top Stories

    Students of Tigard High, junior Tyler Sims and senior Cole Cameron, found themselves lost on Mount Hood on November 8 after what was supposed to be simple weekend hike. Originally, the experienced hikers planned to follow the main trail head, Top Spur, to hike the Snow Dragon Ice Caves; but the...

Night of the livin’ blues

Sydney Dauphinais, Staff Writer

November 15, 2014


Filed under Features, News

With months of preparation behind their belt, Tigard High Jazz Bands and Guitar Ensembles performed their sets Saturday night for “Night of the Livin’ Blues” to a cafeteria full of almost 300 supporters. Candles were the centerpiece of every circular table, giving the venue a dim lighting. Col...

Veteran’s Day Assembly

Taylor Wilhoit, Staff Writer

November 7, 2014


Filed under News

The T.H.S. gym was filled on Friday as students and staff gathered with members of the community in an assembly honoring the veterans. Gus Jaramillo and senior Liz Irving presented the colors, and the veterans rose to salute their colors. As the whole gym stood for the national anthem- sung by Concert C...

2014-15 best and most winners

Maddie Fiorante, Newspaper Editor

November 5, 2014


Filed under News

Worst driver: Yussef Fakin and Emma Jackola   Best hair: Omar Pelaez and Leah Perez   Most artistic: Corey Fusick and Avery Branen   Most likely to make you laugh: Dan Sacks and Becca Ramirez   Best dressed: Henry Ammann and Maddie Bickel   Most spirited: Mark Priaulx ...

To vote or not to vote?

Sydney White, Staff writer

November 3, 2014


Filed under News, Uncategorized

With voting season upon us, it’s time to have a say in matters that affect you while making a change in your community. For many adults, it has become tradition to vote every two years, however, young adults who are recently entitled to voting are relatively unfamiliar with the process. New eligibl...

Oregonians vote on controversial new measures for the 2014 general election

Sydney Dauphinais, Staff Writer

October 26, 2014


Filed under News

These days, it seems as if you can’t escape the steady bombardment of different commercials saying, “Vote ‘yes’ on Measure 92!” or “Vote ‘no’ for Measure 86!”.  All of the one-sided, persuasive broadcasts can make it difficult to understand what these measures really entail. It’s impor...