Bodies Under Attack

MALI GOTTFRIED In mid-May of 2019, laws were passed in 8 states to restrict or ban abortions—a direct violation of Roe v. Wade, a Supreme Court case from 1973, which, according to Planned Parenthood, states that access to safe and legal abortion is a constitutional right.   Alabama, the most extreme of all states in... Continue Reading →

New Mural at CHS!

MALI GOTTFRIED If you use the locker room closest to the cafeteria area, you may have noticed a new addition to one of the walls. Over spring break, a group of sophomores--Iris Anderson, Gabrielle Smit, Ava Ponder, and myself--painted a Lady Spartan on the far wall of the locker room along with the quote, “We... 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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

National Pit Bull Awareness Month

MALI GOTTFRIED To some, pitbulls are thought to be vicious, bloodthirsty animals, but is this really true? According to pitbulls.org in regards to a test given to show levels of aggressiveness, “American Pit Bull Terriers passed the test at a rate of 85 percent. This is higher than Collies, Golden Retrievers, and other dogs generally... Continue Reading →

National Mental Health Month

MALI GOTTFRIED It’s not unusual for teens to feel down in the dumps, especially in this day and age. Social, academic, and social expectations can create a strong feeling of hopelessness and disappointment in ourselves. Stress levels can skyrocket as we are faced with messages that constantly tell us to do better. Over the past... Continue Reading →

Spartan Success: Incredibles Director

  MALI GOTTFRIED You might have heard of the famous  director of Ratatouille and The Incredibles, Brad Bird, but did you know that he went to Corvallis High just like us? Life at CHS As a Spartan, he was very active, playing football in the fall, swimming in the winter, and playing tennis in the... Continue Reading →

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