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It’s too late

It’s too late

Wally Milner, Coverage Editor

February 23, 2018


Filed under Current Events, 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...

The state of the presidency

The state of the presidency

February 20, 2018


Filed under Current Events, Opinions, Politics

On Jan. 30th, President Donald Trump presented his first official State of the Union address. After a year of chaos and controversy, the president’s speech, written by Stephen Miller, struck a strong, nationalist tone. At times aggressively partisan, the speech flitted between radically conservative ...

Speaking through the screen

Speaking through the screen

Brooke McKelvey, Co-Editor-in-Chief

February 20, 2018


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

Attracting a wide array of fans, from those wearing Marvel shirts to fans dressed in traditional attire similar to the characters in the film, Marvel’s “Black Panther” strikes home. Not only does it set the stage for the upcoming film “Avengers: Infinity War,” but it addresses global and fam...

Higher Level Course Bias: Is it an issue?

Katherine Stallard and Haven Lee

January 24, 2018


Filed under Opinions

     Gender biases have managed to integrate into many things in our society. There is even such thing as a ‘pink tax’, called so because of the color that adorns most girls packaging, where women's personal care products cost 13% more than men’s.Things such as certain color palettes,...

BROCKHAMPTON saturates the scene – a third time

BROCKHAMPTON saturates the scene – a third time

Bryce Cumpston, WLHSnow Staff

January 23, 2018


Filed under Arts and Culture, Blogs, Opinions

If you haven’t heard of BROCKHAMPTON by now, you must not be a hip hop fan. The young collective of rappers, singers, artists, producers and more met on a Kanye West fan forum, before moving in together and releasing what no one expected was going to be a trilogy of critically-acclaimed, alternative ra...

Lessons from Alabama

Lessons from Alabama

Wally Milner

January 10, 2018


Filed under Opinions, Politics

A race that was expected to be an easy win for Luther Strange was thrown into chaos when radical judge Roy Moore won the Republican nomination. After The Washington Post broke a story about Moore’s history sexual assault and harassment, the race was nationalized. Donald Trump stepped in to defend...

Pronouns in classrooms

Pronouns in classrooms

Lauren Terry and Maygan Adams

January 3, 2018


Filed under Opinions, Top Stories

As second semester approaches and students begin new classes, it's often often helpful for a reminder of how respecting personal pronouns can help create a better class environment and a safe space for learning. Teachers and students alike should be mindful of how students choose to identify themselves.&...

A privilege for the privileged

A privilege for the privileged

Matilda Milner, Opinions Section Editor

December 24, 2017


Filed under Current Events, Opinions, Politics, Top Stories

On Tuesday Dec. 19, the American people were cheated.Congress failed to do what they were elected to do: put the people first. The ‘Tax cuts and Jobs Act’ is the Trump administration’s stab at determining who pays what, and how much they pay within our country. The current government tends...

Students must work together to bring change

Dennis Tang, Guest Contributor

November 13, 2017


Filed under Blogs, Opinions

West Linn High School has once again has found itself dealing with a series of racially charged comments made by students in the hallways, bathroom stalls and on social media. The administration was quick to send out an email to parents to inform them of the situation, and teachers stopped class to...

Radical problems

Radical problems

Wally Milner, Coverage Editor

November 8, 2017


Filed under Current Events, Long Form Articles, Opinions, Politics, Top Stories

  It has been a surreal year. On November 8, 2016, Donald Trump was elected president, against all odds. Since that moment, the fabric of American political reality has fallen away. It has been a year that shook every individual’s understanding of the world in a direct and deeply per...

The sword of the executive

The sword of the executive

Wally Milner, Coverage Editor

September 27, 2017


Filed under Current Events, Opinions, Politics, Top Stories

Leading up to this weekend, two stories seemed set to dominate the American news cycle: Rising tensions with North Korea and the catastrophic damage dealt to Puerto Rico by Hurricane Maria. These are two stories of incredible importance, one crisis dealing with a threat verging on existential as threa...

I hate the Pledge of Allegiance

I hate the Pledge of Allegiance

Philip Chan, Copy Editor

September 25, 2017


Filed under Opinions, Politics, Top Stories

Every Friday morning, the teachers of Bolton Primary would line their kids up and lead them down the halls to the gym, where we’d have our school-wide assembly. Little content from those meetings remains clear in my memory. I do recall, however, how each assembly concluded. Some of the kids woul...

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