April 16, 2014

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Yee arrested, hypocrisy normalized in American Politics

BY TRAVIS TOAL In 2006, Leland Yee wrote the first bill in the nation that would require new semi-automatic handguns to be equipped with identification technology known as micro-stamping. In 2012, he proposed a bill to ban semi-automatic rifles that have kits to make the rifle a “fixed magazine rifle.” His work led to him […]

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March 5, 2014

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US leaves Olympics with 28 medals

BY MCKENNA MURRAY The 2014 Winter Olympics held in Sochi, Russia, proved to be just as exciting and suspenseful as expected. Starting off with a memorable opening ceremony and closing with an equally spectacular one, the games held many surprises and upsets on the medal stand. There were numerous highlights for the record 230 American […]

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March 4, 2014

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LOHS students compete at DECA state conference

BY MCKENNA MURRAY Last week, from Feb. 23 through Feb. 24, students from Lake Oswego High School competed at the state DECA competition. The students competed in numerous events, and a handful qualified to go to the national conference, which will be held in Atlanta, Georgia this year. Senior Kim Griggs and Cassie Cumberland and […]

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March 4, 2014

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Passionate cheering breaks bleachers

BY ALLISON KANTOR On Tuesday Feb. 25 the boys and girls basketball teams played in the Civil War game against Lakeridge. During the game Lakeridge students broke the visitor bleachers and then continued to vandalize them. The cause was said to be from excessive weight and force applied to the bleachers. Jumping and standing on […]

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March 3, 2014

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Laker wrestling ends season strong

The Laker wrestling team wrapped up their 2014 season at the OSSA state competition at the Memorial Coliseum on March 1. The team represented LOHS well and senior wrestler Cahleb Gonzales finished 3rd in the 120 lb weight class.

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February 28, 2014

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Laker swimming finishes season with a splash

BY ZOË WONG Laker swimming finished off their season at the state competition at Mount Hood Community College on Saturday, Feb. 22. The swim team was strong this year, with over 70 swimmers. “My freshman year there were only 30 people on the swim team,” said senior captain Abby Lyons. “I’m really glad that swimming […]

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February 28, 2014

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Olympics come to a close, Circassians forgotten

BY FARAH ALKAYED The Sochi Olympics were a very controversial games with human rights violations, terrorist threats and Pussy Riot sweeping the news, but the Circassian people have a much older problem with the games that has been neglected. The Circassian people originate from a previously independent country of Circassia. The capital of this region […]

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February 25, 2014

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Lakers dance the night away at winter formal

Winter formal was held at the Tiffany Center in Portland this year on Saturday, Feb. 22. The dance lasted from 9-11 pm and was put on by the Sophomore class. It featured the recently named band, Muted Color, that is composed of a handful of LOHS senior boys.   Winter Formal 2014By LOHS Lake Views […]

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February 21, 2014

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Winter formal king and queen announced at Friday Break Live

Seniors Cameron Dean and Amy Sohlberg were crowned Winter Formal king and queen Friday Feb. 21 at Friday Break Live. “I love our school, and this was very nice of people to do for me. If there’s any good in me, it’s from God,” said Sohlberg, shortly after being crowned. With a winter formal court […]

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February 19, 2014

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Winter formal court announced

BY JESSICA POLLARD Tuesday Feb. 18, the Laker winter court was announced. Freshman Princess Cami Dozois was the first to be escorted by ‘toddlers in tiaras’ Cameron Dean and Dan Williams, followed by freshman Prince Brian Gilmore. Amy Moring was crowned sophomore princess, and Brendan Hawes sophomore prince by Mitra Lebuhn and Caroline Dorman acting […]

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February 18, 2014

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One Billion Rising flash mob raises awareness

Dedicated women at our school worked hard to organize a flash mob that is a segment of an international campaign to spread awareness about any violence toward women. This dance took place on Friday, Feb. 14 and was a part of the largest human women’s activist movement in history. One Billion Rising Flash MobBy LOHS Lake […]

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