The independent student media site of West Linn High School

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The independent student media site of West Linn High School

wlhsNOW

The independent student media site of West Linn High School

wlhsNOW

Philip Chan

Philip Chan, Co-Editor in Chief

Amateur magician and wannabe improv comedian Philip Chan has been writing for The Amplifier since his freshman year. Now co-editor in chief, Chan firmly believes that the spelling "olykoek" is superior to AP Style's preferred "doughnut," but Chan will settle for "donut."

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Students gather outside the school to protest gun violence on April 20, 2018.

‘We just felt like we needed a change’: protest organized for health curriculum

February 3, 2019

In support of new health curriculum, juniors Kamerin Villagomez and Audrey Lipsey are among those asking students to walk out on Monday. The walkout was prompted by Villagomez and her friend Melanie...

A heated conversation on Twitter served as a catalyst for a discussion on school culture to be held Thursday.

[Photo] Staff, students to hold forum addressing marginalization

January 30, 2019

A heated conversation on Twitter served as a catalyst for a discussion on school culture to be held Thursday.

Trump in a new ad for the recently rebranded fast food chain Donalds.

Satire: Trump buys McDonald’s, renames it ‘Donald’s’

January 22, 2019

As the government shutdown toils past 30 days, its impact continues to grow. Many federal employees have been without paying jobs since lawmakers hit an impasse for funding President Donald Trump’s proposed...

Science teacher Nancy Monson shares AP Biology terms and how they apply to life after high school.

[Photo] Seniors graduate

December 18, 2018

Science teacher Nancy Monson shares AP Biology terms and how they apply to life after high school.

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[Photo] Democrats win House of Representatives

November 8, 2018

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Courtesy of Andrew Kilstrom.

District names new principal

August 14, 2018

Gregory Neuman will assume the position of principal for the next school year, replacing Kevin Mills. In an email sent out to families on Monday, the district announced Neuman had accepted the...

Brice Brown

[Photo] From animator’s eyes

June 4, 2018

Brice Brown

Munya Fashu-Kanu speaks about the intersection of racial prejudice and gun control. “Gun laws have always been racially biased,” Fashu-Kanu said. Afterward, he grabbed a guitar and led the crowd in a performance of Leonard Cohen’s famous ballad: “And even though it all went wrong, Ill stand before the lord of song with nothing on my tongue but Hallelujah.”

[Photo] Never again

May 1, 2018

Munya Fashu-Kanu speaks about the intersection of racial prejudice and gun control. “Gun laws have always been racially biased,” Fashu-Kanu said. Afterward, he grabbed a guitar and led the crowd in...

Students marchers filled the West Linn courtyard on March 14 2018.

[Photo] Students plan walkout, protests at state capitol

April 19, 2018

Students marchers filled the West Linn courtyard on March 14 2018.

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