Tee Time

JOURNEY LIPSCOMB If you’re like most people, you click past the golf channels on TV without a second thought. Maybe you’ve hit the mini-golf course with your friends for a casual round of putt-putt. However, those who truly take the time to connect with the sport, including the 12 players on Corvallis High’s own golf... Continue Reading →

Meet Fife, the Spartan Killer Whale

JOURNEY LIPSCOMB Killer whales (orcinus orca) play a vital role in the oceans as one of earth’s top marine predators. Also one of the most social animals in the world, the intelligent whales travel in pods and communicate through underwater sounds. However, as a result of human-borne factors including pollution, live capture for aquariums and... Continue Reading →

Diogenes: Repressive Tolerance

Diogenes was a Greek philosopher and one of the founders of Cynic philosophy. He believed that virtue was better revealed in action rather than theory. He used his voice to criticize the social values and institutions of what he saw as a society whose values had regressed. The character of Diogenes will be used in... Continue Reading →

Science @ CHS: Plastics & Food

GRACE KNUTSEN This article, the last of a three-part series centered on consumer product awareness, briefly explores the use of plastics in our daily lives, and discusses the risks of exposure to certain plastics, specifically those containing the chemical bisphenol-A. You may read our previous articles, titled “Parabens” and “Cruelty-Free Products”, in our March and... Continue Reading →

Team 997

ETHAN BOGGS We’ve all seen it: Terminator-esque robots conquering the world, leaving a path of destruction wherever they go. With countless shows and movies portraying robots as our inevitable extinction, it’s not hard to picture. However, robots also have many benefits. FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) is an organization that tries... Continue Reading →

A Movement for Rosa

GRACE KNUTSEN This year, Corvallis High School Wind Ensemble class has taken up the task of paying tribute to the Civil Rights Movement by selecting the musical piece, A Movement for Rosa, to showcase at the upcoming OSAA 5A Band State performance, scheduled May 11th at the Oregon State University LaSells Stewart Center. Composed in... Continue Reading →

Students’ Favorite Albums

FORREST IRVINE Disclaimer: These are student’s personal picks; we don’t endorse you listening to explicit material without previous discretion.   Cy Taylor “2014 Forest Hills Drive”- J. Cole Fave song: “W*t Dr**mz” “The White Album”- Weezer Fave song: “Jacked Up” “AmeriKKKan Korruption”- Capital Steez Fave song: “Dead Prez”   Brianna Brady “Flower Boy”- Tyler, the... Continue Reading →

My Personal 15 Favorite Albums  

Forrest Irvine   “To Pimp a Butterfly”- Kendrick Lamar Political rap at its most devastating. Fave song: “I”, Underrated: “Mortal Man” “My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy”- Kanye West Elevated Kanye from rapper to rockstar with cinematic force. Fave song: “Power”, Underrated: “Lost in the World” “The Joshua Tree”- U2 Redefined rock by taking from unconventional... Continue Reading →

AP Tips

KARI GOTTFRIED As Charles Dickens opened his novel, A Tale of Two Cities, “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times…” For many upperclassmen, May embodies this quote, for prom and AP tests go hand in hand. The first week of May is the calm before the storm, but the two... Continue Reading →


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