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Rant: Boys

Rant: Boys

Brett Higgins, Copy Editor

September 29, 2011


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

You can never figure out a guy’s main motive when he approaches you; Is he interested in getting to know you? In what way? I’m pretty sure he isn’t dying to hear you talk about a history documentary you saw last week. Plenty of guys are out there for the physical contact—touching, kissing,...

First home win for men’s varsity soccer

First home win for men’s varsity soccer

Kari O'Donnell, Staff Writer

September 27, 2011


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

The Tigard High men’s soccer team had their first home win tonight, against the Newberg Tigers. The score was 4-0 and the Tigard Tigers scored two goals in the first five minutes of the game. The first half ended 2-0 and the Tigers had their first halftime lead at home. The beginning of the second...

Is “Facebook hacking” actually mean?

Lindsay Gill, Staff Writer

September 27, 2011


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

We judge people based on what they put on their Facebook more than we judge them for who they are. I think that’s just silly. Our generation has an obsession with social networking. Since I have an iPhone that can get on Facebook during school, people ask me to use it to check their Facebook on...

Stargazing

Anna Roberts, Staff Writer

September 26, 2011


Filed under Features, Top Stories

Recently, I have been thinking about participating in stargazing, but the question is... where do I go to stargaze? There are a few places around here that host astronomy activities, like star parties and planetarium shows in Portland. OMSI and Rose City Astronomers have two clubs that you can partak...

Formal Friday creates a new type of spirit

Formal Friday creates a new type of spirit

Lindsay Gill, Staff Writer

September 25, 2011


Filed under Poplife, Top Stories

Fridays have been revamped and restyled. A popular trend from last year has resurfaced this year at Tigard: Formal Friday. Every Friday, those who are in the spirit come to school dressed up in their nicest clothes. One of the initiators of Formal Fridays, Mick Potter, says “It was a weird experience,...

Teacher opinions on texting in class

Teacher opinions on texting in class

Allie Chino, Staff Writer

September 23, 2011


Filed under Features, Top Stories

Texting in class: it’s something that we all do, but don't admit to. Although many will boast about how they can always get away with it, are all teachers really that lax about it? “It’s a distraction. Besides, no one has anything important to say,” said I.B. coordinator and teacher Ken Teschner,...

Water Polo gets off to a great start

Water Polo gets off to a great start

Emily Pfeiffer, Staff Writer

September 23, 2011


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Tigard High girls and boys Water polo Team has gotten off to a great start this season. The girls' team has played three games and won two of those. The boys' team has played four games and won one. For the girls team, this year's captains are Tess Langseth-Depaolis (senior) and Brett Higgins (senior)....