The Paw

Turning anger into action

Turning anger into action

By Meghan Turley, Online Editor

February 14, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

     I remember where I was when I found out about what had happened at MSD. I was in my 3rd block publications class, and I remember not thinking much of it at first. As a nation, we have seemingly become so desensitized to these acts of mass casualty, that I didn’t blink an eye initially. But in ...

Parkland: one year later

Parkland: one year later

By Maddie Cooke, Meghan Turley, Multimedia Editor, Online Editor

February 14, 2019


Filed under News, Opinion, Top Stories

     On Feb. 14th, 2018, a 19 year old took an assault rifle to Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. He entered the freshman building and killed 17 students and staff members, injuring many more. In the days that followed, a group of Douglas students started the #NeverAgain movemen...

The Diversi-TEA

The Diversi-TEA

By Maddie Cooke and Jalane Hailu

February 9, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Mixed cultures, beliefs and identities permeate Tigard High, primarily creating a small and safe bubble of inclusivity for many students. While the student body may have a diverse look, the predominately white staff does not. It is important for administration to push for progress on this issue. After...

OHSET isn’t horsing around

OHSET isn’t horsing around

By Jessica Krueger, Staff Writer

February 9, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Sports, Top Stories

     OHSET's first meet of 2019 starts Thursday, Feb. 14 at the Yamhill County Fairgrounds.       What is OHSET? This is a question I am asked often. I usually give a quick response—I clarify that it is more than a club; it is a sport in which horseback riders from various high schools...

Goodbye 2018

Goodbye 2018

December 31, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

As the publications staff reflects on 2018 this New Year’s Eve, we have come up with a list of events, both local and global, that have shaped our community and a list of the students who, in their own small ways, have made our hallways a better place.   Events   Liz: March f...

What to do over winter break?

What to do over winter break?

By Allegra Wesson and Jessica Krueger

December 12, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

     Students have a variety of ideas for how they plan to spend their winter break. Some will travel to different states or countries, while others will be having a more relaxed break at home. Still others have different plans in mind.        Many will have homework to begrudgingly work on over the...

Terms and censorship

Terms and censorship

By Bonifacio Yuzon, Staff Writer

September 28, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

      Although the First Amendment guarantees free speech to all citizens, this is not the case when it comes to social media.     Almost all social media networks nowadays require that users agree to their terms and conditions regarding proper usage. These policies condemn impersonation, spam,...

Eat a better burger

Eat a better burger

By James Favot, Bonifacio Yuzon

September 13, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Bailey’s Burger Shop, comfortably located on Main Street, is the perfect place to eat with friends or grab a quick bite. The appetizing food and welcoming environment make for a terrific restaurant that’s not too far from home. Right when they enter the building, customers are greeted with a distinct at...

We are not the enemy

We are not the enemy

By Meghan Turley, Online Editor

August 15, 2018


Filed under News, Opinion, Top Stories

The following Op-Ed is part of the national call from the Boston Globe for press across the country to react to the constant barrage of  claims that their work is fake news. The Paw's Meghan Turley is glad to join over 350 publications across the country, both from liberal and conservative publications, to ...

Rocket Fizz bubbles with character

Rocket Fizz bubbles with character

By Avery Smith

May 10, 2018


Filed under Arts & Leisure, Opinion, Top Stories

     When you first enter the Rocket Fizz Soda-pop and Candy Shop. you will be greeted by a statue of a silver protocol droid from “Star Wars” gently ushering you into a sugar-filled utopia of sweets, goofy toys, and unrealistically flavored sodas. Shopping at Rocket Fizz is undoubtedly considered ...