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Measuring for Measure – a review of Thespian Troupe 1915’s latest performance

Measuring for Measure – a review of Thespian Troupe 1915’s latest performance

Violet Crabtree, Staff Reporter

April 19, 2019


Filed under Arts and Culture, Current Events, Humor, Opinions, Theatre

The acting, the stage layout, the dramatic sound design and lighting, "Measure for Measure", written by William Shakespeare and performed by student actors these past two weeks, was a thrilling and engaging performance. Edited and directed by Steven Beckingham, of the 18 student actors in the play, nin...

A look into Portland Wizard World

A look into Portland Wizard World

Gillian McMahon, Advice Columnist

March 21, 2019


Filed under Arts and Culture, Opinions

I've been to countless comic conventions over the years in various states. Some of these conventions have been extraordinary, and some have fallen flat. Every year, Portland houses two conventions: Wizard World and Rose City. Rose City Comic Con had grown reminiscent of San Diego Comic-Con before it b...

‘Bury a Friend’

‘Bury a Friend’

Zoe Barnett, Mental Health Correspondent

March 20, 2019


Filed under Arts and Culture, Blogs, The Golden Record

Billie Eilish, a 17-year-old singer-songwriter, was released into stardom from the start, being born and raised in LA and belonging to a family of musicians. Eilish’s new upcoming album “When We All Fall Asleep Where Do We Go?” comes out on March 29. Now Eilish’s new song “bury a friend...

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 ...

7 reasons why ‘Captain Marvel’ is the feminist hero of the year

7 reasons why ‘Captain Marvel’ is the feminist hero of the year

Gillian McMahon, Advice Columnist

March 10, 2019


Filed under Arts and Culture

Just like in 1868 when Elizabeth Cady Stanton how she urged men to work with women and fully acknowledge their power, "Captain Marvel" is reminding us just how amazing women can be. "Captain Marvel" came out on International Woman's Day this month and is coming up to $500 million worldwide. Helping...

‘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’...

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