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Orchestra prepares for the holidays with seasonal sounds

By Luis Gutierrez, Staff Writer

December 14, 2013

Walking into the auditorium,the sound of violins and cellos in perfect harmony instantly sent a feeling of warmth through the body. The classical tone of the orchestra consisted of all string instruments. The THS Orchestra presented “Sounds of the Season.” That would have been a perfect name for...

Style guide: holiday parties 2013

Style guide: holiday parties 2013

By Tate Watson, Staff Writer

December 11, 2013

When the weather gets colder and the nights get longer, everyone starts to get ready for the holiday season. Along with baking cookies and decorating a tree, parties seem to be a choice event this time of year. If your social calendar is full and you're not sure what the appropriate outfit is for each...

A guide to a meatless Thanksgiving

By Maddie Fiorante, Staff Writer

November 27, 2013

Around this time of year, Thanksgiving favorites flood minds and trigger cravings. From recipes kept in families for generations, to a new tradition found on the internet, memories pertaining to food occur every Thanksgiving season. However, for vegans and vegetarians, cooking a full-course meal that everyone wi...

Skip this, choose that: a guide to a health-conscious Thanksgiving

Skip this, choose that: a guide to a health-conscious Thanksgiving

By Tate Watson, Staff Writer

November 27, 2013

While it might sound yummy to stuff your face with turkey, mashed potatoes, and cranberry sauce all day on Thanksgiving, this option usually leaves you uncomfortably full, bloated, and riddled with regrets. According to the Calorie Control Council the average turkey eater will consume 4,500 calories thi...

Books to beat boredom

Books to beat boredom

By Tate Watson, Staff Writer

November 12, 2013

With “no school November” upon us, you’ll have more time to pursue activities that you may not have time for when school is in full force. Along with catching up with the Kardashians and stalking Instagram, this season is a great time to try broadening your entertainment spectrum and reading some...

Scaredy-cat switches this Halloween

Scaredy-cat switches this Halloween

By Tate Watson, Staff Writer

October 26, 2013

Halloween is a time when ghouls and ghosts come out to play, providing thrills and chills for those who thrive on fear. However, if you’re a scaredy cat, this time of year can leave you feeling left out of traditional scary Halloween activities. If scaring yourself silly at haunted corn mazes or wat...

Haunted houses petrify Portland

Haunted houses petrify Portland

By Maddie Fiorante, Staff Writer

October 12, 2013

Halloween is just around the corner, and that means Portland is overwhelmed with haunted house options. But how do you choose which one(s) to attend? Sophomore Natalie Shaw remarked, “Every haunted house is fun because they only come once a year!” Each venue is unique. Some are simple faciliti...

Tigard High School Jersey Out

Tigard High School Jersey Out

By Elisabeth White, Staff Writer

September 27, 2013

Tigard High students will be crowding the stadiums Friday night for the Tigard High School Varsity football game where the theme will be jersey out. This is the first jersey out that Tigard High has had so different people have different opinions on it.  “It’s so original and I think that it will look...

The Fab and the Fug: Emmys 2013

The Fab and the Fug: Emmys 2013

By Tate Watson, Staff Writer

September 24, 2013

The Emmys is TV's biggest night and a chance for stars to show off their classic styles or try a bold new trend. While there were many stunning gowns and well made tuxedos at this year’s event, there’s always that inevitable group of actors and actresses that just don’t quite make it work. Her...

Transition your wardrobe from summer to fall

By Rebecca Ramirez, staff writer

September 18, 2013

Summer has come to a close and the school year is in full swing which means one thing: it’s time to update your wardrobe. With cold weather and school dress codes, it’s time to stow away the denim shorts and bring out cozy sweaters. However, this doesn’t mean you have to completely switch out...