Tacovore Comes To Corvallis

KARI GOTTFRIED Tacovore, which has its first location in Eugene, opened late last year to overall positive reviews from Corvallis residents, especially those who appreciate the restaurant’s location in the Timberhill Shopping Center. Tacovore (a play on food-lover words like omnivore and carnivore) is known for its tacos, of course, which are made to order... Continue Reading →

Spring Sports Are Back!

MALI GOTTFRIED With spring just around the corner, sports teams are getting ready for their seasons to start. Lacrosse, tennis, track, and baseball are some of the most popular, and they’re excited to get going. Playing a sport can be a huge commitment. Most teams practice for two or more hours, six days a week... Continue Reading →

Group Projects

GRACE KNUTSEN In the classroom, nothing creates a stronger reaction amongst high school students than hearing a teacher announce, “Today we’re going to begin a group project.” Dreaded by some and loved by others, group projects are a rite of passage for high school students in practically all subject matter, including English, foreign languages, history,... Continue Reading →

Breathalyzers at Winter Formal

JOURNEY LIPSCOMB Many students at CHS were appalled by the announcement that students would be breathalyzed at random upon entering Winter Formal. After reports of unsafe behavior at Crescent Valley’s Homecoming, administration reached the decision to have breathalyzers at the combined dance in January. This declaration triggered a plethora of complaints and arguments amongst the... Continue Reading →

Bubble Tea

GRACE KNUTSEN In recent years, bubble tea, the millennial drink of selfie-snapping fame, has become a phenomenon in culturally diverse communities across the United States, including New York City, Los Angeles, and San Francisco. Lately, this immensely popular drink has even become a staple in Corvallis. Bubble tea, often referred to as boba, milk tea,... Continue Reading →

2018 Pop Culture in Review

GRACE KNUTSEN As we welcome 2019, it seems appropriate to reflect upon the significant pop culture events of 2018 that highlighted our year. By definition, pop culture is associated with mainstream media commonly accessible to the public. It influences the lifestyle of the masses through sources such as television and film, the internet, social media,... Continue Reading →

One Season, Two Championships for CHS

MALI GOTTFRIED It has been an outstanding season for Corvallis fall sports, with both girls volleyball and boys soccer winning the OSAA 5A State Championships. Riley Mellinger, a senior and one of the captains of the soccer team, says that winning was an indescribable feeling. “We fought so hard last year and came so close,... Continue Reading →

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 →

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