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So, now what?

Zoe Craig, Editor In Chief
November 9, 2016
Filed under Opinions

The news broke on CNN around 11:50 on Tuesday night, Donald Trump will be our 45th president of the United States. This shocking news surprised not only Americans but also the media. Hillary Clinton was ahead in polls leading up to the election and seemed to be the clear victor in the media. But can...

The problem plaguing us all

The problem plaguing us all

Grace Nickas, Current Events Editor
October 17, 2016
Filed under Blogs, Opinions, Top Stories

The crunchy yellow leaves under boots and the cool, muddy pumpkin patches come to mind when the season fall arrives. But what’s forgotten about fall is the incredible turmoil people are placed in during the beginning when the weather goes from being freezing cold in the morning to being hot and su...

Kaepernick’s protest is meaningless

Kaepernick’s protest is meaningless

Philip Chan, Opinion Editor
October 3, 2016
Filed under Athletics, Opinions, Top Stories

Colin Kaepernick‘s protest is ultimately inconsequential. Whether or you agree with his message or his protest, Kaepernick is hardly making any change. The quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers began making headlines after Aug. 26 for staying on the bench during pre-game performances of “Th...

Competitive balance versus individual opportunity

Competitive balance versus individual opportunity

Parker Edwards
September 9, 2016
Filed under Athletics, Opinions, Top Stories

High school athletics thrive on controversy at the individual, conference and state level. A controversial column written by an Oregon Live beat reporter, Andrew Nemec, bashed on recruiting that occurs within these programs. “It’s startling just how much talent has been sloughed off programs desperately...

Tricky question of the week: What would you do with invisibility?

Tricky question of the week: What would you do with invisibility?

Evan McKinley, Staff Writer
May 9, 2016
Filed under Opinions, Top Stories

Happy Monday! I’m Evan McKinley, and it’s time for this week’s Q.U.E.S.T.I.O.N! Send your answer to [email protected], and if it’s a good one, I’ll print it next week! Now, here’s the question, stolen from The Complete Book of Questions: If you were invisible for a day, what would you do...

Tricky question of the week: Time travel?

Tricky question of the week: Time travel?

Evan McKinley, Staff Writer
April 19, 2016
Filed under Opinions, Top Stories

Happy Monday! I’m Evan McKinley, the editor for WLHSnow’s new feature, Questions Unique, Excellent, Stupendous, Tricky, Ingenious, Outstanding, and Nifty, or Q.U.E.S.T.I.O.N for short. Each Monday, I’ll post a tricky question that I’ve read or made up, along with my own personal opinion, and...

Why prayers aren’t enough for San Bernardino: the scope of mass shootings in the USA

Why prayers aren’t enough for San Bernardino: the scope of mass shootings in the USA

Emily Topping, Co-Editor In Chief
December 3, 2015
Filed under Current Events, Opinions, Top Stories

At least fourteen people were killed at a shooting on Dec. 2 in San Bernardino. The story sounds all too familiar for Americans. Two gunman, Syed Farook, 28, and Tashfeen Malik, 27, entered a public facility where Farook worked, firing at residents and employees until the horrific scene ended in a shootout...

Spirit Week 2015 flops

Grace Nickas, Staff Reporter
November 13, 2015
Filed under Opinions

Spirit week is a time when students dress up in crazy outfits to show their love for their school. It took place the week before homecoming, and the days included Messy Monday, Tropical Tuesday, Workout Wednesday, Theme Thursday, and Fan Friday. However, these themes proved to be unsuccessful and unexciti...

A green day for a greener Oregon

A green day for a greener Oregon

Dillon Stoneking, Opinion Editor
October 27, 2015
Filed under Current Events, Opinions, Top Stories

Within in the first week Oregon sales of recreational marijuana have claimed to an estimated $11 million in total transactions. As exaggerated as it seems, this did not meet the financial projections for the revenue impact which was estimated to be between $13.1 and $19.4 million, undershooting the pote...

Where do you stand on the 2016 Presidential Election?

Where do you stand on the 2016 Presidential Election?

Zoe Craig, People Editor
October 26, 2015
Filed under Opinions, Top Stories

As high school students we are often overlooked in the political. When we have strong opinions adults claim that we don’t know exactly what we are talking about and therefore should not have an opinion at all. Yet from all media sources, from CNN and Fox we see campaign footage 24/7. How could we,...

Outdoors to online: diminishing the value of the Pacific Northwest

Outdoors to online: diminishing the value of the Pacific Northwest

Julia Mogen, Co-Arts and Culture Editor
October 20, 2015
Filed under Opinions, Top Stories

As our generation becomes further and further wrapped up in the allure of social media, we’ve grown obsessed with the competition of posting the prettiest selfie or, specifically in the Pacific Northwest, the coolest mountain picture. Oregonians in their teens and twenties seem to exaggerate their ...

Gen X, Y and Z: society’s new horoscope

Gen X, Y and Z: society’s new horoscope

Dillon Stoneking, Writer
May 28, 2015
Filed under Opinions

Originally coined as specific and meaningless categories of age, the increasingly popular notion of the three generations, X Y and Z, have become more than just a reflection of birth years. What started out as an unchangeable horoscope for age has developed into a personality quality.   Gen...

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