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Game of Thrones returns for season 3

Game of Thrones returns for season 3

By Kenneth Lamborn, Staff Writer

April 11, 2013

After an almost year-long hiatus from Home Box Office screens around the country, Game of Thrones returned Sunday, March 31st for its third season. The first two seasons were so popular that Game of Thrones became HBO’s most-watched series, and the show also developed an amazingly large fan base. The show, w...

Oz the Great and Powerful Review

Oz the Great and Powerful Review

By Reilly King, Writer/Designer

April 5, 2013

Lights,camera,action! With those three words the film Oz the Great and Powerful was created. With stunning visual effects and a magnificent cast this film is one for all ages. Director Sam Raimi created the land of Oz based on the book, Oz by L. Frank Baum and the well known movie The Wizard of Oz....

Caffeine: Is it really worth it?

Caffeine: Is it really worth it?

By Stephanie Caputo, Staff Writer

March 10, 2013

High school students balance homework, part time jobs, and a social life that keep them bustling around into the late hours of the night. It has become inevitable that these hectic, not to mention unhealthy, schedules become second nature. After about 6 hours of sleep you’re up once again clinging to you...

Why Valentines Day?

Why Valentines Day?

By Reilly King, Writer/Designer

February 14, 2013

As the lovey dovey time of year comes and goes, a common thought comes along. Although the chocolates and love notes are greatly appreciated by us girls, and the extra PDA is appreciated by the guys, most of us stop to wonder, why do we celebrate Valentine’s Day? According to History.com, there...

New outfit ideas for this week

By Amanda Lam, Staff Writer

February 11, 2013

With the return of Oregon's chilling air and endless rain, the tendency to reach for your favorite pair of Victoria’s Secret yoga pants or Nike sweatshirt in the morning becomes inevitable. But why not step out of your comfort zone and try out some of this winters fashion trends. Thankfully, this seasons...

Les Miserables: a hit with audiences, a miss with critics

By Kenneth Lamborn, Staff Writer

January 22, 2013

Victor Hugo’s “Les Miserables” is one of the most famous novels of all time. This humanist tragedy has been remade time and time again - on stage, in film, and even rewritten - and the latest remake is a movie directed by Tom Hooper. The cast is full of noteworthy names like Amanda Seyfried, Anne Ha...

Holiday must-see movies: A slightly sarcastic movie round-up

Holiday must-see movies: A slightly sarcastic movie round-up

By Kenny Lamborn, Staff Writer

December 19, 2012

Every year, like clockwork, Hollywood churns out big movies for the holiday season. Families are coming together, and what’s a better way to start winter break than sitting in front of a screen for hours with the people you love? This year is no exception, as a myriad of blockbuster movies are currently...

We like “As You Like It”

By Stephanie Caputo, Staff Writer

November 15, 2012

The THS Theater Department is starting the year off with a brilliant show. "As You Like It" is a romantic comedy directed by Jane Fellows, known for substituting theater teacher Todd Hermanson's classes in the past. She has really worked with the students on character building and it absolutely showed. ...

Thank you, Winco shopper!

October 24, 2012

By Nancy Lofgren Mayer THS l publications adviser   When I stopped at Winco at 6:30 a.m. on my way to work at Tigard High School, I kept saying to myself, “Don’t be embarrassed. Don’t be embarassed. Don’t be embarrassed.” I carried in my cart a gigantic plastic bottle full...

UP Coming Artist

By Raffa Rameriez, Staff Writer

October 17, 2012

The Pacific Northwest enjoys a diverse amount of musical artists. Who are the next music prodigies coming out the Northwest? Targeting three, we explore that question. First being the local artist or the singer, next the street poet or as they call him the “St. Johns scholar”, and last, the dreamer...