The independent student media site of West Linn High School


The independent student media site of West Linn High School


The independent student media site of West Linn High School


Title IX is a civil rights law that prohibits sex-based discrimination for any educational program or activity that receives federal funding.

The Evolution Of Title IX

Mallory Cooper, Lifestyle Editor April 22, 2022

2022 is the 50 year anniversary of the Title IX law. This law was created to address situations like sexual harassment, sexual violence, or any discrimination or gender biased comments on educational benefits...

Carla Khoury, senior, is the first Deb to make the team since 2015.

15 years in the making

Audrey Lippert, Print Editor-in-Chief April 15, 2022

For the first time in seven years the Debutantes dance team, better known as the Debs, will be represented on the Oregon All-State dance team. The team was announced March 10, and Carla Khoury, senior,...

Everything you need to know about UNC-Duke’s Final Four matchup

Everything you need to know about UNC-Duke’s Final Four matchup

Joseph Murphy, Sports Editor April 2, 2022

On Apr. 2, the Duke Blue Devils, 2nd seed of the West region, and the North Carolina Tar Heels, the 8th seed of the East region, will battle for a spot in the National Championship. Not only are these...

As of Mar. 17, March Madness 2022 has kicked off. The wlhsNOW staff will be producing live updates, following each game result.

Live updates: March Madness

Sydney McCrone, Audrey Lippert, and Joseph Murphy March 17, 2022

March Madness is back, and so is the endless flipping between google classroom tabs and score updates as students monitor games while simultaneously completing assignments. To streamline the process, the...

David Tyree (85) performs the “helmet catch” to help defeat the previously undefeated New England Patriots in Super Bowl XLII.

The Super Bowl’s history

Joseph Murphy, Sports Editor February 11, 2022

Originally called the AFL-NFL Championship, the Super Bowl debuted in 1967 between the AFL’s Kansas City Chiefs and the NFL’s Green Bay Packers. This was the only Super Bowl to not have a sold-out...

Quarterbacks Matthew Stafford (left) and Joe Burrow (right) look to complete their teams’ title runs in Super Bowl LVI after dismantling the 49ers and the Chiefs in the championship round.

Preview: Super Bowl LVI

Joseph Murphy, Sports Editor February 10, 2022

Last year’s Super Bowl averaged 91.63 million viewers across the U.S. To put that in perspective, the 2021 Summer Olympics’ opening ceremony averaged 16.7 millions U.S viewers. Super Bowl Sunday has...

Just in time! Nyla Cabine, sophomore, knocks down the corner jumper with 15 seconds left in the first quarter. Cabine’s shot put the Lions up 19-11 at the first quarter’s conclusion.

Lions defeat Raiders in season opener

Joseph Murphy, Sports Editor December 16, 2021

Quarterback Mark Sanchez fumbles the ball off of Brandon Moore’s bottom on 2012 Thanksgiving night. This play is renowned for being called “The Butt Fumble.”

Who will feast this Thanksgiving?

Joseph Murphy, Sports Editor November 24, 2021

Since 1934, the NFL has held a football game on Thanksgiving, with the exception of 1939-1944, due to World War II.  The first ever Thanksgiving clash was between Detroit and Chicago, and there have been...

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