This Isn’t High School Musical

JOURNEY LIPSCOMB In the last half century, a vast range of iconic high school movies and TV shows have risen to fame. From Footloose to Riverdale, high school tends to be dramatized on the silver screen-- but is there a fictional school similar to Corvallis High? As much as I’d love to say that CHS... Continue Reading →

Throwback Thursdays

GRACE KNUTSEN Who doesn’t love scrolling through their Instagram feed on Thursday mornings, getting a weekly dose of the most popular hashtag game ever, the alliterative ditty otherwise known as #ThrowbackThursday (#TBT)? What makes the #ThrowbackThursday trend so popular, anyway? Is it the sentiment-induced feelings of social connectedness we create in our ever-advancing digital world?... Continue Reading →

Miracle Worker works Miracles at Corvallis High

MALI GOTTFRIED Once again, the Corvallis School District Theater Program has put on a wonderful, touching, and magical performance. Starring Sara Schoeffler as Annie Sullivan, Emmaline Westfall/Milla Smith (split role) as Helen Keller, and Maia Gelser as Kate Keller, The Miracle Worker - taking place in the late 1800s - tells the story of how... Continue Reading →

Best Halloween Movies

FORREST IRVINE This Halloween, keep up the spooky vibes with some classic scary pics for your movie night, and maybe even some unexpected ones. “Beetlejuice” Less scary, more charming, this total classic from the dark fantasy king Tim Burton is immediate in its quirkiness, bold originality, and unforgettable visual style, with Michael Keaton killing the... Continue Reading →

Pop Culture and Halloween

HANNAH ROBINSON Can you remember every halloween costume you’ve ever worn? Okay, me neither… How about your most memorable costume? I bet you that costume came from something influenced by the media: a movie, a book, tv show, or video game, they all stem from the pop culture consuming our ever virtual world. Originating from... Continue Reading →

Best Back to School Movies

FORREST IRVINE Even though the summer season is over, you don’t have to feel so consumed by the pressure of school that you can’t have some light entertainment while getting back into the swing of things. Here are the best movies to get you back into the school rhythm.   Catharsis “The Perks of Being... Continue Reading →

Spartans at the Benton County Fair

ETHAN BOGGS Nothing can beat summer boredom quite like indulging yourself at the Benton County Fair. A hotspot for Spartans, trying all it has to offer provides teens with a great conclusion to what may have been an otherwise dull summer. No matter what you like, the fair has something for you; whether you’re an... Continue Reading →

The Most Difficult Classes at CHS

TAYLOR SILBERNAGEL Whether you are an incoming freshman or a graduating senior everybody has an opinion on what are the hardest classes here at Corvallis High School. For an upperclassman the wide array of advanced AP classes is the most difficult courses they have endured. Whereas for the freshman attempting to survive their first year... Continue Reading →

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