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 →

Reflections on the 2018 Midterms

ETHAN BOGGS The 2018 U.S. midterms took place on November 6th of this year. They were held in the middle of President Donald Trump's first term, with 35 of the 100 Senate seats and all 435 of the seats in the House of Representatives up for election. The United States has two major national elections—the... Continue Reading →

What to Look for in the Midterm Elections

GRACE KNUTSEN The United States midterm elections are an opportunity for Americans to express their satisfaction or dissatisfaction of the administration’s political landscape, and are held during the middle of a president’s term. This year, they will take place on Tuesday, November 6th. During midterm elections, all 435 seats of the United States House of... Continue Reading →

A Halloween Birthday Reflection

MALI GOTTFRIED Overall, having my birthday on Halloween is pretty great. I mean, seriously… I get pretty much all the sweets I could possibly want and presents?! Yeah, there are definitely some drawbacks, but there are awesome upsides to it as well. One of my favorite stories from when I was born is that my... 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 →

New Solar Panels at CHS

ETHAN BOGGS If you have been to school at all in the past month or so, you've probably noticed the massive construction project on the gym roof. A 117 kilowatt solar panel array was in the process of being installed, becoming the second solar project undertaken at CHS. Following the saying “out of sight, out... Continue Reading →

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