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Community anticipates LOReads this February

Mimi Jeandheur, Features Editor

February 13, 2020

The month of February is the month of LOReads, a citywide organization of events centered around celebrating a book and its author. This year’s book, chosen by a committee of librarians, high school teachers and community mem...

The agenda for the week before finals

Serena Lum, Editor-in-Chief

January 15, 2020

With one week left before finals, we have officially entered into so-called dead week. Although I don’t know about you, but I have two tests this week. However, before we all hole up for the weekend studying, or not studying if Ro...

New clubs form through the senate

Sophia Wang, Web Manager, Copy Editor

January 9, 2020

Here are some of the new clubs and their main goals: Leukemia and Lymphoma Society Senior Yoonie Shin started the Leukemia and Lymphoma society club with the goal of raising money to fund research in the area of blood c...

“I Love Lake Oswego”: the charity created within our community

Kyla Schmitt, Copy Editor, Columnist

January 9, 2020

Last year, current sophomore Ella Fuentes and her mom founded “I Love Lake Oswego,” an organization that helps to provide free new or gently used clothing to students in need within the Lake Oswego School District. The non...

Kids see no ghosts: what happens at a cemetery seance

Cameron Iizuka, Editor-in-Chief

January 9, 2020

I recognize the seemingly ignorant and brash appearance of doing a seance after Halloween, but considering this is me, afterall, it figures. I set out on this seance journey with the goals of contacting some “spirits” and maybe finding a fort...

YouthLine to help struggling teens

Lainey Chi, Features Editor

January 8, 2020

Now more than ever before, the world is witnessing an epidemic of mental health disorders among teens. Approximately 20 percent of young people suffer from some sort of mental illness, which can alter numerous aspects in someo...

Efficient procrastination for finals from an AP student

Cameron Iizuka, Editor-in-Chief

January 8, 2020

While from my schedule it would appear that I am a very rigorous and organized student, the former is correct, but the latter not so much. For example, I completed all of my homework for winter break on the Sunday before we r...

How have memes changed over the 2010s?

Cameron Iizuka, Editor-in-Chief

January 6, 2020

If time keeps on slipping, slipping, slipping, into the future, where will we go. Famed streetwear aficionado and designer Virgil Abloh recently said, in an interview with “Dazed Magazine,” that “I would say [streetwear is] gonna die, you k...

Bringing Books to Prisoners

Kyla Schmitt, Copy Editor, Columnist

January 6, 2020

Recently, LOHS teacher Daniel Eizyk has been spreading the word around the high school about an organization called Books to Prisoners. At the start of nearly every Criminal Justice period, he begins by encouraging his students to volunteer throu...

Reflecting on March for Our Lives

Olivia Ellerbruch, Sports Editor

January 6, 2020

In March of 2018, I was lucky enough to be on vacation in Washington D.C. at the same time as the rally, March For Our Lives, was happening. This rally was mostly in response to the Parkland shooting that had occurred the month before, but it w...

A collection of great albums from 2019

Megan Woolard and Cameron Iizuka

December 30, 2019

IGOR - Tyler, the Creator Though Tyler, The Creator has a prolific reputation as a rapper, his summer-debut album “IGOR” is a standout album of 2019 for its ability to meld pop, rap, hip hop and low-fi together. As well be...

Seven years after Sandy Hook, the country still mourns the 26 lost lives

Penelope Spurr, News Editor

December 30, 2019

This past Dec. 14, communities nationwide mourned the seventh anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary shooting, during which 20 children and six of their educators were massacred at the hands of a young man carrying an assault ri...

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