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The Odditorium celebrates its 13th Halloween

The Odditorium celebrates its 13th Halloween

Audrey Lippert, Staff Reporter

October 31, 2019

   

Spooky scary Lions

Kylie Zeman, Staff Reporter

October 25, 2019

How do you maximize the amount of candy you can get in one night? With little time and dark skies, planning out your route and maybe a costume change or two is key to getting pillowcases-full on Halloween. For students' advice on how to get the maximum amount of candy, as well as other Halloween fun,...

Increased funding for hurricane relief could save thousands of lives

Increased funding for hurricane relief could save thousands of lives

Audrey Lippert, Staff Reporter

October 20, 2019

Hurricane Dorian is the latest of five Category 5 hurricanes to form in the Atlantic Ocean and make landfall in the past four years. Its predecessors, Hurricanes Matthew, Irma, Maria, and Michael have destroyed thousands of homes, killed thousands of people, and cost billions of dollars for repairs. Not ...

GSA creates safe space

GSA creates safe space

Morgan Johnson, Staff Reporter

October 14, 2019

“I get called slurs, like in the hallways,” Susie Walters, senior and President of the Gender-Sexuality Alliance, said. The impact of bullying on queer youth is to not be taken lightly. According to the Trevor Project, “LGB youth seriously contemplate suicide at almost three times the rate of heterosexual youth.” Suicide is already th...

School dances evolving for “century of pride”

School dances evolving for “century of pride”

Karina Rower, Staff Reporter

October 10, 2019

School dances are considered a quintessential high school experience, and are conforming to new trends as the years go on. This year, the Associated Student Body (ASB), is taking old traditions and revamping them to motivate the student body to show their school spirit. An example of these changes is ...

A century of homecoming

A century of homecoming

Madelyn Tabor, Photo Editor

October 10, 2019

The vaping ban is a necessity

The vaping ban is a necessity

Logan Winder, Co-Opinions Editor

October 3, 2019

On Sept. 11, the Trump administration announced that a ban on E-cigarettes was in the works. This announcement was met with many different reactions, some positive and some negative. Though the ban may be disputed, the fact that people are dying cannot. On Aug. 29, the first person died from a mys...

The dangers of Juuling

The dangers of Juuling

Zoe Barnett, People Editor

September 23, 2019

On Aug. 6, 2018 the Juul became the most popular e-cigarette in the United States, and now has a market share of 72% as of Sept. 2018.  The Juul product comes in flavors that appeals to kids. According to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), middle and high school students say that flavor is a big r...

Climate strike draws over four million students worldwide

Climate strike draws over four million students worldwide

Delaney Callaghan, Current Events Editor

September 21, 2019

Last Friday, September 20th, an estimated four million people showed up to events held in over 185 countries in a mass strike to bring attention to climate change. Organized by Greta Thunberg, a 15-year-old climate activist, the strike came three days before world leaders gathered in New York for a U.N Cl...

Harry Potter day returns to West Linn Library

Harry Potter day returns to West Linn Library

Makayla DeFrancisco, Staff Reporter

September 20, 2019

Harry Potter fans have the chance to congregate at an event hosted by the West Linn Library and the McLean House on River Street. The event, known as Harry Potter Day, will take place on Sept. 25, for kids and teens aged 5-18 years old. It is from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m., giving fans lots of time to enjoy ...

Worldwide climate strike to happen Friday

Worldwide climate strike to happen Friday

Delaney Callaghan, Current Events Editor

September 19, 2019

This Friday, Sept. 20, a worldwide climate strike will be held in over 150 countries. The strike, led by climate activist Greta Thunberg, comes right three days before the UN Climate Summit in New York. Participants in the strike, specifically students & young people, will strike from sunrise to sun...

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