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Kate Brown, Knute Buehler to face off in Governor race

Kate Brown, Knute Buehler to face off in Governor race

Wally Milner and Matilda Milner

May 17, 2018


Filed under Current Events, Politics, Top Stories

Tuesday, May 15, saw Oregon voters nominate their candidates for Governor, Representative, and the state House and Senate races. Democratic gubernatorial Primary Governor Kate Brown took an easy victory over the other Democratic candidates, earning 82.6 percent of votes, as reported by the Oreg...

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...

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...

May Day takes to the skies

May Day takes to the skies

Brooke McKelvey, Co-Editor-in-Chief

May 1, 2018


Filed under Current Events, May Day, The People, Top Stories

For 20 seniors, April 27 was the time to shine. After nearly six weeks of preparation, the 98th May Day was upon them as they danced in the moonlight for friends, family and faculty in the annual spring tradition. The night went without any hiccups, a testament to all the time and effort put in by ...

Anderson throws no-hitter, sweep of Lakeridge complete

Anderson throws no-hitter, sweep of Lakeridge complete

Rory Bialostosky, Sports Editor

April 28, 2018


Filed under Athletics, Top Stories

It was never close, but it sure was exciting. For the first time in his career, Zach Anderson, senior, threw a complete game no-hitter on Friday. He was the first Lions pitcher to throw a no-hitter this season. "All my pitches were working, I was feeling good," Anderson said following the game. Slowly...

The Breakdown – April 2018

The Breakdown – April 2018

Keaton Straub, Editor-In-Chief

April 25, 2018


Filed under Athletics, Current Events, Gun Control, Gun Violence, May Day, THE BREAKDOWN, Top Stories, Video

Features stories by Nolan Lampson, Cameron Massey, Jenna Koepke, Sam Misa, Alecs Brooks, Caden Kesselring, Keaton Straub, Rory Cheevers, and Andrew Callaghan. Anchored by Cameron Massey and Andrew Callaghan. Video credit to Back to the Future (1985)

Students participate in nation wide walkout, protest at state capitol

Students participate in nation wide walkout, protest at state capitol

Andrea Secchi

April 24, 2018


Filed under Current Events, Photo Slideshows, Politics, The People, Top Stories

  On the 19th anniversary of the Columbine massacre, students participated in a nation wide walkout to protest gun violence. Over sixty students traveled to Salem to talk to Oregon representatives on how they plan to fight for better gun control....

Students plan walkout, protests at state capitol

Students plan walkout, protests at state capitol

Matilda Milner, Opinions Editor

April 19, 2018


Filed under Current Events, Gun Control, Politics, Top Stories, Uncategorized

Students across the nation will mark the 19th anniversary of the Columbine shooting with a national walkout. On Friday, April 20, West Linn students will join them. Students will gather in the courtyard to hear speeches and performances at 10 a.m., before departing for the Oregon Capitol building in Salem ...

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