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The Snapchat Generation?

The Snapchat Generation?

Katherine Stallard, Arts and Culture Editor

May 16, 2018


Filed under Opinions, Top Stories, Uncategorized

Every day as I sift through the throng of my teenage peers walking down the halls of the high school, it’s hard to miss the students peering at their phones or blankly texting while walking. While this doesn’t immediately make anyone guilty, as I watch and observe, I often find myself thinking: h...

Iowa Governor Signs Most Restrictive Abortion Ban in the Country at “Fetal Heartbeat”

Iowa Governor Signs Most Restrictive Abortion Ban in the Country at “Fetal Heartbeat”

Lauren Terry, WLHSnow Staff

May 14, 2018


Filed under Current Events, Opinions

Iowa governor Kim Reynolds signed a bill that would effectively ban abortions at 6 week of pregnancy, known as the “fetal heartbeat” bill proposed Friday, May 2nd. In consequence, this law would require women seeking abortion to undergo an ultrasound, with exceptions including victims of rape and incest. Howeve...

Why “To Kill a Mockingbird” should be taught

Why “To Kill a Mockingbird” should be taught

Samuel Misa, Current Events Editor

May 9, 2018


Filed under Opinions, Top Stories

When Harper Lee set out to write “To Kill a Mockingbird,” she wasn’t trying to write an average story that taught its lessons through peaceful encounters. It was meant to be controversial. It was meant to make the reader uncomfortable. "To Kill a Mockingbird" was written in 1960, during the pea...

Breaking records

Breaking records

Brooke McKelvey, Co-Editor-in-Chief

April 30, 2018


Filed under Arts and Culture, Blogs, Movie Night, Opinions

If you didn’t see “Avengers: Infinity War” over the weekend, chances are it’s already been spoiled for you from whispers in the hallways. With ticket sales surpassing every movie that came before it, Marvel and non-Marvel alike, “Infinity War” is not only the top movie of the weekend, but p...

‘Love, Simon’ proves gay representation matters

‘Love, Simon’ proves gay representation matters

Katherine Stallard, Arts and Culture Editor

April 24, 2018


Filed under Arts and Culture, Opinions

As hundreds of thousands of people flock to the movie theaters for yet another new film release, the name on the marquee is not the average ill-taste comedy flick or violent, fast-moving action adventure. This time around, it’s a new-fangled romantic comedy based off of a young adult book called ...

The dark side of American politics

The dark side of American politics

Aleks Brooks, Advertising Manager

April 24, 2018


Filed under Arts and Culture, Opinions

"Chappaquiddick" is a documentary film about the Chappaquiddick accident and how  Ted Kennedy attempted to cover up his role in the introduce this first accident and deceive the public regarding his involvement in the Chappaquiddick accident. The Chappaquiddick incident was a car crash that occurred on Cha...

‘A Quiet Place’ deserves praise

‘A Quiet Place’ deserves praise

Sarah Heiden, Photo Editor

April 16, 2018


Filed under Arts and Culture, Blogs, Opinions

Opening on Thurs. April 6, “A Quiet Place” scored a 96% rating on Rotten Tomatoes, and there is no doubt that it deserves it. Director John Krasinski, who is well known for his role in the U.S. version of “The Office”, explores the lengths parents are willing to go to in order to protect their...

ACLU of Oregon sues ICE

ACLU of Oregon sues ICE

Katherine Stallard, Arts and Culture Editor

April 10, 2018


Filed under Opinions, Uncategorized

The Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency, also known by the popular acronym ICE, found itself under fire for targeting Oregon residents after a recent amount of problematic ICE encounters with Oregon citizens at the end of 2017. For the past year ICE has been targeting people, mostly latinos ...

Hit The Spot – Chipotle

Rory Cheevers, WLHSnow Staff

April 2, 2018


Filed under Humor, Opinions, Staff, Top Stories, Video

On this edition of "Hit The Spot" Rory Cheevers heads to Chipotle to review its' succulent burritos.

An American Dilemma

An American Dilemma

Aleks Brooks, Advertising Manager

April 2, 2018


Filed under Current Events, Gun Control, Gun Violence, Opinions

  Gun control is one of the most sensitive topics in America because of how complicated it is. Nobody wants to see what happened in Parkland or the countless other communities happen in their own. But disarming the population isn't the solution. Mahatma Gandhi a non-violence and peace advo...

Listen to the survivors

Listen to the survivors

Matilda Milner, Opinions Editor

March 2, 2018


Filed under Opinions, Politics, Top Stories

Powerful in reaffirming history and evoking emotion, “Night” by Ellie Wiesel has been taught in freshman classes this year. The Holocaust is widely accepted as one of the most devastating and disgusting tragedies in human history. The persecution of Jews has continued throughout history, and unfortun...

It’s too late

It’s too late

Wally Milner, Coverage Editor

February 23, 2018


Filed under Current Events, Gun Control, Gun Violence, Opinions, Politics, Top Stories

The weeks following the shootings in Parkland, Florida have seen desperate conservatives frantically hiding their immorality behind the shield of time. “It’s too soon” and “don’t politicize the tragedy.” The same tired rhetoric from the same useless politicians as the same story rears its ugl...

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