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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...

America swept up in fear about Ebola

Amanda Prince, Staff Writer
October 26, 2014
Filed under News

Ebola is everywhere- on the news, in the newspaper, on the radio, and across the internet. After the past few weeks, you probably know that this is a real and terrible health crisis in Africa, but not as harmful in the United states, where one person has died from this virus. Americans need to “Keep calm and carr...

Ebola epidemic

Taylor Wilhoit, Staff Writer
October 9, 2014
Filed under News

A deadly disease has taken over the coast of West Africa once again, though never as deadly as this. Ebola is widespread throughout three main countries: Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), as of October 8 there has been 8033 cases, with ...

United Nations agree to prevent global warming

Sydney Dauphinais, Staff Writer
October 3, 2014
Filed under News, Uncategorized

Important announcements were made by more than 100 Heads of State and Government and leaders from the private sector and civil society at the Climate Summit this last Tuesday, September 23rd. The Climate Summit was hosted by United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon. Ki-Moon asked the present rep...