November 25, 2014

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Laker volleyball falls to Barlow in playoffs

BY MCKENNA MURRAY On Wednesday night, Oct. 28, Lakers volleyball played Barlow in the first round of playoffs. While they won the first game 25-16, the Lakers lost the next three giving Barlow the win and the ability to play in the next round of playoffs. In the first game, the Lakers pulled ahead due […]

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November 25, 2014

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Middle East ravaged by militant group ISIS

BY STEPHEN MORE The Middle East has been ravaged by the militant group ISIS since last summer. The group has adapted al-Qa’ida’s ways of cruelty, contempt for western ideals and utter determination; making them one of the most powerful and effective jihadi extremist groups today. ISIS has been trying to overthrow the governments of Iraq, […]

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November 24, 2014

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Find Thanksgiving food for everyone this season

BY JENNY KWON The fall leaves are beginning to change colors, marking the start of another holiday season. Kicking off every autumn is one of America’s most cherished holidays: Thanksgiving, a day to be thankful, spend time with family, and take a good break from work or school. Cherished memories and warm sweaters are necessities, […]

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November 10, 2014

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2014 ballot measure endorsements

FROM THE LAKE VIEWS EDITORIAL BOARD Oregon voters will decide on a diverse range of measures this year. This is how you should vote. Vote YES on Measure 86: Upper education costs have ballooned in recent years, and accompanying student debt has skyrocketed: average student debt has increased by more than 500 percent since 1999, […]

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November 10, 2014

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2014 Pre-Election Reflections

BY DANIEL VOGEL Oregon voters will mark yay or nay on seven different ballot measures this year, ranging from the legalization and taxation of cannabis to the labeling of genetically modified organisms (GMOs). Here is a short overview of each: Fund for Post-Secondary education: Referred to voters by the State Legislature, Measure 86 would amend […]

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November 10, 2014

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LOHS welcomes new teachers

Molly Clark Tell us about yourself: I am a mother of two boys: Desmond is five, and Everett is a little over two years old. I grew up in Montana, so I feel like I have a deep appreciation for the outdoors, but I also love the NW: food/coffee, culture, exploring neighborhoods, art, beach and […]

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November 10, 2014

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LOHS introduces Google Classroom

BY STEPHEN MORE The new school year has come with many changes but possibly the biggest change was the implementation of Google Classroom. Google Classroom is a new kind of teaching software that integrates Google Drive and Gmail, and makes it possible to do homework and classwork online. After being exposed to Google Classroom just […]

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November 10, 2014

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Not all sports are equal at LOHS

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BY LAUREN ANDERSON Lake Oswego High School is the epitome of athletic excellence. We’ve got the best football team in the state, and talented young men from the program are constantly committing to play higher level football for respected colleges. Our boys basketball program is rivaled by no other, with alumni like Kevin Love and […]

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November 10, 2014

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Ferguson reminds us that “tolerance” is not enough

BY HALEY BERTELSEN This summer, a previously faceless Missouri town was brought to the front pages of every newspaper in the country. Ferguson, Missouri was the playing field for this year’s biggest slap in the face: it’s the 21st century and, apparently, it’s still illegal to be black. If you don’t know the full story […]

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November 3, 2014

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New athletic director Brigham Baker joins Laker Family

BY IRFAN FILIPOVIC This year LOHS has a new Athletic Director, Brigham Baker, who has come from Estacada High School, where he worked for seven years. Baker is an experienced Athletic Director who believes in the past strengths of LOHS’ sports teams. He is looking forward to his first year at LOHS. The Athletic Director […]

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October 25, 2014

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Students seek religious acceptance and understanding

BY LAUREN ANDERSON Everyday students walk through the halls of LOHS and are judged by their peers. Judged for what they wear, how they look, who their friends are and judged for so many inconceivably small things that really have nothing to do with who they are as a person. Judging people is a natural […]

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