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Electronic music in depth

Electronic music in depth

By Allegra Wesson

November 16, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

When you think of electronic music, your mind might instantly jump to Skrillex and imagine all electronic music sounding like his or that all electronic music sounds like dubstep, and that’s all there is to it. That’s simply not the truth, as electronic music is a genre full of many different interests sounds, and ma...

Very strict dress code or sexism?

By Carla Gonzalez and Francesca Bazzo

June 14, 2016


Filed under Opinion

At Tigard High School there have been multiple recent examples that make it clear:  our dress code is more restrictive for females than it is for males. The administration would argue that this is not the case, but the student body has a different opinion. Some call it sexist and think females are b...

Beauty trends 2016: Eyebrow edition

By Paulina Luong, Student writer

March 17, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Lately in the U.S., having thicker, fuller eyebrows has been the biggest beauty rave spreading through the country. From eyebrow threading to brow pencils for filling and shaping to brow gels to seal all your hard work, there are a variety of techniques and tools to get the new look. A lot of people do...

Advice and Opinions about 2016 Presidential Election

Advice and Opinions about 2016 Presidential Election

By Amanda Aman and Jaden Guerassio

October 5, 2015


Filed under Opinion

We’ve all been hearing about the 2016 election, including all the candidates. Politicians, voters, and even non-voters are facing conflicts relating to this year’s election. U.S. History Teacher Mr. Matt Kitchen had some advice for new voters. “It’s dependent on the voter. What is important to e...

Celebrate banned books week

By Avonlea Raschdorf, Eva McConnell, Amanda Aman, and Desirae Lewis

October 1, 2015


Filed under Opinion

In schools across the U.S., students are unable to read censored or “banned” books due to content. Banned books week celebrates the freedom to read what we wish.  Here is a list of the top ten most commonly banned books in high schools.  Many students at Tigard High School have probably read at leas...

What the future brings

By Maddie Fiorante, Newspaper Editor

April 28, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Popular dystopian novels portray technology as a device needed for simple tasks in everyday life, and as science progresses, those ideas could possibly be a part of our society sooner than we think. Already, smart phones allow us to share our thoughts and lives with the world in 140 characters or th...

Holiday of mischief

By Taylor Wilhoit, Staff Writer

October 29, 2014


Filed under Opinion

Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” will be pouring out of thousands of homes this weekend as Halloween is celebrated across the country. From costume parties to trick-or-treating, the holiday is celebrated in many different ways, but the scary aspect of Halloween is the most iconic. Ghost stories, hau...

Halloween activities

By Sydney White, staff writer

October 28, 2014


Filed under Opinion

With halloween right around the corner, people are getting ready for the fun and eventful holiday, do you know what are you doing? There are hundreds of fun things you can do for the night for for the surrounding weeks. One of the most popular being a trip to the pumpkin patch. Local farms are great ...

Technological affects on teens

By Sydney White, staff writer

October 20, 2014


Filed under Opinion

We hear countless times a day new information provided to us by technology. The current generation of teens are known as the “technology generation”. We live off of it, but is it impacting teens for the good or the bad? Wake up, check instagram and twitter. Get ready, check instagram and twitter. ...

Pre-prom checklist

By Maddie Fiorante, Staff Writer

May 8, 2014


Filed under Opinion

It’s crunch time prom-goers. With only a few days left before the magic night of diamonds and 007, you’ll want to be absolutely positive you have everything together before the looming May 10 date. Follow this checklist (applying to girls and guys) for a stess-free and memorable prom night.   Pr...