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Choir students attend all state

Kara Steinberg, Staff Reporter

March 18, 2019


Filed under Arts and Culture, Current Events

“I’m excited to see all the green and gold robes up there on Sunday,” Aubrey Patterson, the Choir Teacher at West Linn High School, said as her highly devoted choir students prepared to take the stage at All State Choir, on Feb 16. “All-State is an honor choir experience,” Patterson said. ...

Get to know the new Arts and Culture editors

Get to know the new Arts and Culture editors

Remy Gottschling and Ethan Gill

March 12, 2019


Filed under Arts and Culture

For the second semester, new editors were chosen for wlhsNOW's individual sections. Remy Gottschling and Ethan Gill are proud to be the Editor and Assistant Editor of the Arts and Culture section and thought it would be appropriate for the readers to know more about some of their favorite things. Remy ...

‘Captain Marvel’ to hit theaters

‘Captain Marvel’ to hit theaters

Elizabeth McClaran, Staff Reporter

February 27, 2019


Filed under Arts and Culture

“Captain Marvel” is the newest Marvel movie, set to be released in theaters on March 8. The movie is a spin off of the “Captain Marvel” comics first written by Stan Lee and designer Gene Colan in December 1967. The movie features Brie Larson, playing the main character Carol Danvers, or Captain Marve...

Oscar nominees are here

Oscar nominees are here

Ethan Gill, Assistant Arts and Culture Editor

February 20, 2019


Filed under Arts and Culture

  On Jan. 22, the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences announced the nominees for the 2019 Oscars ceremony. Among these nominees were some first time nominees like Spike Lee, who received his first Best Director nomination in his career for “BlacKkKlasman” which is also nominat...

Why ‘Twilight’ is the best book

Why ‘Twilight’ is the best book

Gillian McMahon, Advice Columnist

February 8, 2019


Filed under Arts and Culture, Opinions

The "Twilight" discourse has been a conversation that has plagued us since the book first hit the shelves. It reached peak insanity when the 2008 movie was first released, and is now ingrained in our culture ten years later. Why is "Twilight" so memorable? What makes "Twilight" any different from other young ...

‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’ surprisingly the best Spider-Man movie

Samuel Misa, Staff Contributor

January 31, 2019


Filed under Arts and Culture

After having made modern classics such as “21 Jump Street and The Lego Movie," Phil Lord and decided to make a masterpiece of art with Rodney Rothman and Bob Persichetti. "Spider-Man Into the Spider-Verse" is everything that you could want from a Spider-Man movie with some things that you didn’t e...

A year of representation

A year of representation

Philip Chan, Co-Editor in Chief

January 1, 2019


Filed under Arts and Culture, Top Stories

2018 was a huge year for Asian representation in American media. As a Taiwanese-American, it was inspiring to see so many Asian-Americans succeed in so many different places. Here are the moments that brought me the most joy this year.   6. Tara Platt and Stephen Oyoung in “Marvel’...

Shawn Mendes’ self-titled album dominates the charts 10 days after release

Lauren Melvin, Staff Reporter

December 23, 2018


Filed under Arts and Culture

Editors note: The following article was written in June of 2018. Over the winter break period, we will be publishing classic articles that, for one reason or another, were not completed.  ‘Shawn Mendes’ by Shawn Mendes has risen to the top of the Billboard 200 albums chart and his single, ...

7 tracks, 21 Minutes of solid gold

7 tracks, 21 Minutes of solid gold

Samuel Misa, WLHSnow Staff

December 13, 2018


Filed under Arts and Culture, Media

  Pusha T recently released his third studio album on May 25th, and it’s what I believe is his best work yet. The entire album was produced by Kanye West who is also featured on the track “What Would Meek Do?”, and was preceded by “King Push- Darkest Before the Dawn: Prelude.” Relea...

A new holiday favorite

A new holiday favorite

Skylar Moore, Current Events Editor

December 11, 2018


Filed under Arts and Culture, Opinions

With the start of the holidays, it’s tempting to repeatedly watch the same set of movies. Traditions are embedded into the spirit associated with the season, meaning that we’ve all seen “Rudolph” and “Frosty the Snowman” more times then we can count. But this year there’s a new film that ...

Understanding music tastes

Cody White, Staff Reporter

December 3, 2018


Filed under Arts and Culture, Opinions

I’ve found myself wondering where my music tastes comes from. You would be surprised how many factors go into music taste. I strongly feel as though my music tastes stems mainly from the music I heard as a kid. If it’s the music my parents listened to or music I absorbed from the games I played....

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