October 24, 2014

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Foreign exchange students join LOHS

BY BRIDGET MYERS This year, Lake Oswego High School has a total of five exchange students enrolled as sophomores to seniors, from Paraguay to Germany. All spoke highly of their experiences thus far this year and are looking forward to what the rest of their American high school year has to offer. Louise Begue Louise […]

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October 24, 2014

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Teachers share struggle with students

BY NATHAN REDINBO When asked to talk about their teachers, many students automatically think of the bad: the homework that they assign, the tests they grade and the papers they read. Look beneath the crusty outside though, and teachers share many of the same traits and troubles that students have. “People sometimes forget we have […]

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October 24, 2014

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Laker Choir welcomes new director Megan Perdue

BY KATHERINE GRISHAM Megan Perdue has a lot to live up to coming to LOHS after the former choir teacher, Cole Blume, left LOHS last year, but so far she has surpassed everyone’s expectations. Senior Chris Taylor commented, “I think Ms. Perdue is very qualified to be a choir teacher, but Cole Blume is also […]

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October 24, 2014

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New, deadly cold spreading across world

BY KENNA DOLAN The common cold? More like the common killer. Lately throughout the seven continents, a deadly cold like virus had been infecting more than a few people. Though commonly known as The Killer Cold, the virus’s real name is Adenovirus 14 or Ad14. This virus got it’s street name from multiple outbreaks that […]

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October 23, 2014

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‘The Giver’ captivates from paperback to silver screen

BY AVERY MILLER The highly anticipated movie adaption of “The Giver,” directed by Phillip Noyce, hit theaters this summer on August 15, 2014. The film had a range of cast members, including extremely well-known and highly revered stars Meryl Streep and Jeff Bridges, as well as new faces Brenton Thwaites and Odeya Rush. Singer Taylor […]

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October 22, 2014

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Both sides of the issue: Should school start later?

YES: BY NATHAN REDINBO Lake Oswego High School should have a later start time. Classes begin at 7:35 each morning, and students are expected to arrive earlier than that to talk to teachers or gather materials. Expecting students to function at such an early hour is ludicrous and such a position cannot be supported by […]

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October 20, 2014

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The stigma against tattoos is senseless

BY JACK MCLEAN Tattoos have always seemed somewhat of a mystery to me. Everyone has seen those bald guys with big beards, leather pants and a wide array of tats, and this character has become the iconic depiction for people with tattoos. However these quirky markings have become notably popular recently, and don’t express the […]

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October 19, 2014

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Charlie Cobb donates millions to LOHS

BY EMILY LEACH It’s no question that Lake Oswego is a community blessed with high educational standards and excess funding, but due to the recent generosity of Lake Oswego resident Charlie Cobb, LOHS has been fortunate enough to be able to conduct several new renovations on the school. Cobb, a current resident of Lake Oswego […]

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October 18, 2014

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Katy Perry puts on a great show but fails to connect

BY MCKENNA MURRAY When one thinks of Katy Perry, bright costumes, energetic songs and an over-the-top personality come to mind. With her numerous hit songs constantly playing on the radio, it is impossible to not know her name. Everyone from young children to older fans enjoy her music. Her more dedicated fans call themselves the […]

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October 17, 2014

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The lesson learned: Football up in smoke

BY CAMRYN LELAND During the senior football retreat, 10 football players were suspended for breaking the athletic code of conduct at the retreat. Their suspension lasted for the first four weeks of football season as well as three days of in school suspension. The retreat took place Aug. 15-17, 2014. Coaches chaperone the players as […]

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October 16, 2014

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Lakers go all in for Homecoming

BY EMILY LEACH The fall season is one of bitter sweet sentiments for most high school students. Back to school brings stress, drama and far too little sleep. The overcrowded hallways are once again filled with a steady buzz of non stop conversing, and the joy of summer seems to be but a distant memory. […]

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