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Snowballs to eat, not play with.

Snowballs to eat, not play with.

January 18, 2017
Filed under Arts and Culture

What could be a better way to celebrate these no-school days than by baking  warm and velvety snowballs? These little confectionaries are covered in powdered sugar and mixed with nuts, making them soft and chewy at the same time. Recipe: Ingredients 1 cup butter 1/2 cup confectioner...

Golden Globe Awards follows expectations and proves to be a worthwhile watch

Golden Globe Awards follows expectations and proves to be a worthwhile watch

Caleb Franzen, Assistant Sports Editor
January 9, 2017
Filed under Arts and Culture

The 74th Golden Globe Awards was recently and needless to say, the Beverly Hilton Hotel was filled with talent. Hosted by Jimmy Fallon, the ceremony was a can’t miss. But, just incase you weren’t able to catch it last night,  here were the big winners of the night. Best Drama Motion Picture:&...

Dr. Strange’s stunning visuals make up for cliched plot

Dr. Strange’s stunning visuals make up for cliched plot

January 9, 2017
Filed under Arts and Culture, Movie Night

If someone were to read the script of “Dr. Strange”, the latest entry in Marvel's creative universe, the response probably wouldn’t be great. Sure, the story has some decent jokes, but the plot is familiar. We’ve seen similar stories with “Thor”, “Captain America”, and especially “I...

The legacy continues

The legacy continues

Brooke McKelvey, Current Events Editor
November 29, 2016
Filed under Arts and Culture

Starting off as a textbook used by Harry Potter, “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” is now the ninth film set in the wizarding world. Although J.K. Rowling is finished writing about Harry Potter, her latest film proves she isn’t quite ready to let go of the magical world she has created. ...

Trending outdoor food court offers delicious variety to local food lovers

Trending outdoor food court offers delicious variety to local food lovers

Brittany Ard, Staff Writer
November 14, 2016
Filed under Opinions, Portland Food Cart Reviews

With a total of thirty two different food carts, Cartlandia has something to fit everyone’s tastes. While I was there, I noticed that they offer everything from Thai, Indian, and Mexican dishes to burgers, gyros, and Portland’s infamous Voodoo Doughnuts. I found that the website, Carlandia.com, is ...

The Addams Family photo slideshow

The Addams Family photo slideshow

Rameen Ali, Yearbook Editor-in-Chief
November 8, 2016
Filed under Arts and Culture, Photo Slideshows

Chamber Orchestra welcomes sophomores as they prepare for unique challenges

Nalini Oliver
October 17, 2016
Filed under Arts and Culture, The People

While many students associate a fresh school year with new schedules, a slew of textbooks and an already mounting workload from AP classes, a handful of sophomores put that aside for their first day as a member of West Linn High School’s Chamber Orchestra- a selective ensemble now open to grades sop...

Setting the stage

Nalini Oliver
October 17, 2016
Filed under Arts and Culture

From fast paced and touching musicals, to shorts that leave the audience in fits of laughter, the always preoccupied theater program never fails to find ways to appeal to audiences and create a fresh approach to the arts. This year’s winter play seems to be no exception, based on the already unconventi...

Fighting for what matters

Fighting for what matters

Brooke McKelvey, People Editor
October 17, 2016
Filed under Arts and Culture, Blogs, Top Stories

What started with some shootings between cops and citizens has now made its way into the lives of celebrities and athletes. The “Black Lives Matter” campaign has been sweeping the nation. Not only is it an imminent concern in our world, the idea of “Black Lives Matter” is also a prominent theme in Ne...

Bryce Cumpston, Drummer

October 12, 2016
Filed under Arts and Culture, The People, Video

Featuring student musician Bryce Cumpston.

Strumming along

October 4, 2016
Filed under Arts and Culture, The People, Video

Rory Cheevers discusses his passion for music in this human interest profile piece.

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