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Sophomores share their thoughts on the Freshmen Class

Makenna Klein and Olivia Ellerbruch

January 10, 2020

The year of 2023 has already experienced a great deal of opprobrium from its upperclassmen. The class of 2023 is known for certain traits such as: hydroflasks (and I oop), scrunchies (sksksksksk), puka shells, and sAviNg tHe tUr...

Other countries master standardized testing… they don’t have it

Sophia Wang, Web Manager, Copy Editor

January 9, 2020

For most high school students, the struggle of staying up into the early hours of the morning and burying themselves under a pile of notes to study for the three tests the next day is a familiar one. Often, after a few weeks o...

Drake grooms young girls

Adrianna Mabin, Social Media Manager

January 9, 2020

So what has Drake been doing wrong this time? Last year, actress Millie Bobby Brown told reporters that she was friends with the 33-year-old rapper Drake. Less than a year after the intense ridicule, Drake has now befriended ...

YouTube gets in trouble with FTC, throws creators under the bus

Ella Musgrove, Technical Design Editor, Photo Editor

January 9, 2020

COPPA, also known as the Children's Online Protection and Privacy Act, has been big in the news since early Sep. 2019, when the FTC (Federal Trade Commission) announced that they were going to sue Google for YouTube’s violatio...

Changing the ACT doesn’t actually help

Jeffery Sun, Sports Editor

January 9, 2020

Starting in September 2020, ACT Inc., the nonprofit that distributes and runs the popular standardized test ACT, is rolling out big changes to their test. Students will now have a lot more flexibility and control in how they want to...

Brandy Melville’s one-size policy doesn’t stop teen shoppers

Olivia Ellerbruch and Makenna Klein

January 9, 2020

Whether you’re male or female, if you are living in 2019 and you are somewhat immersed in pop culture, then you have most likely heard of the brand Brandy Melville. If you are unaware of what Brandy is, Brandy Melville is a...

The History of Flannels

Basil Kautto, Staffer

January 6, 2020

When you hear the word ‘flannel,’ if you think of the classic red checkerboard design and collared neckline, you would be partially right. Flannel is a type of material/textile, though a better term for this design is tartan. The term plaid c...

Excitement for ‘Smash Ultimate’ continues to hold one year after release

Samuel Treasarden, Broadcast Manager

December 31, 2019

It’s hard to believe it’s been one whole year since the release of “Super Smash Brothers Ultimate”, the fifth and latest rendition of the popular platform fighter franchise. It was certainly an interesting journey, fill...

Snap!Raise Sucks

Carter Daniels, Staffer

December 30, 2019

Snap! Raise is a fundraising company that should not exist. It brings absolutely nothing to the table that users couldn’t have done themselves with minimal effort, it’s tacky and impersonal and worst of all, it leeches 23...

Conan Gray stops the show

Makenna Klein, Staffer

December 30, 2019

Conan Gray is a 21-year-old social media influencer and musician. He is best known for his EP “Sunset Season.” He has begun his second tour, called the Comfort Crowd Tour. Since his first tour, the Sunset Shows Tour, he has ...

Sick? Stay home.

The Editorial Board

December 30, 2019

LOHS has an ongoing problem with kids coming to school sick. Day after day, students stroll into first period practically on their deathbeds, sneezing everywhere and coughing up a storm. They sneeze all over the desks and have cou...

Exploring other graduation venues

Megan Woolard, Editor-in-Chief

December 30, 2019

Here at Lake Oswego High School we hold our graduation ceremony in the gym. This venue has received mixed reviews from our overall school community. The gym is small and can be very hot during the summer months.Yet, as Princ...

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