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Twelve La Salle Seniors Reflect on Their Opportunity to Play College Sports

Twelve La Salle Seniors Reflect on Their Opportunity to Play College Sports

Hannah Sisul, Staff Reporter
June 7, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

There is no doubt that the class of 2017 is a very talented group both in the classroom and on the field, and in this year's graduating class, there are a number of students who will be continuing their athletic careers in college. La Salle will have student athletes represented at the Division I, II,...

Shak’s Summer Playlist

Shak’s Summer Playlist

Shak Saidjanov, Assistant Editor
June 7, 2017
Filed under Entertainment, Music Reviews, Opinion, Showcase

As another year at La Salle comes to an end and students (as well as teachers) become anxious for summer to commence, many of us are beginning to ponder our summer plans... what we will do, where we will go, and who we will see. But what many of us are not considering, unfortunately, is something we ...

Provisional License Laws Frustrate Teenagers but Save Lives

Provisional License Laws Frustrate Teenagers but Save Lives

Peyton Hedges, Staff Reporter
June 7, 2017
Filed under Opinion, Showcase

The thrill of getting your license is a feeling no one forgets. You finally have the freedom to go where you want, when you want and with who you want, and imagine yourself cruising around with friends and staying out late. Until you realize you won’t be able to do these things for at least 6 months. The...

15 Tips and Tricks for Traveling to Europe

15 Tips and Tricks for Traveling to Europe

Kendal Shride, Staff Reporter
June 7, 2017
Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

Last month I had the opportunity to travel to Scotland. Although this wasn't my first time traveling to Europe, I still managed to learn many new things about the process. From this experience I have created a list of 15 tips and tricks for traveling to Europe, from preparation to packing to accommodations. A...

Humans of La Salle: Students and Staff Look Forward to Summer

Humans of La Salle: Students and Staff Look Forward to Summer

Isadora Colpo, Assistant Editor
June 7, 2017
Filed under Humans of La Salle, Showcase, Student Life

Summer is right around the corner - after unbearably long months of rain and gray, good weather has finally arrived and the end of the school year is in sight! Students and staff alike are already making plans and anticipating new adventures in this season of fun. The Falconer went around the school...

Senior Ole Arnston Looks Ahead to Future Playing Division 1 Baseball

Senior Ole Arnston Looks Ahead to Future Playing Division 1 Baseball

Hannah Sisul, Staff Reporter
April 26, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Spring Sports

Four-time varsity baseball player Ole Arnston will be attending The University of the Pacific this fall to achieve a dream of his since he’s been six years old: to play Division 1 baseball. In the fall of 2016, Arnston signed his National Letter of Intent earning a partial scholarship to continue his bas...

Six Game Winning Streak Propels Softball to Second in League

Six Game Winning Streak Propels Softball to Second in League

Maddie Pfeifer, Editor
April 26, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Spring Sports

Currently second in league, the softball team is looking forward to finishing the season strong. With a record of 6-2 in league play and 10-6 overall, the team is hopeful for their postseason run. “We have done really well so far. On Friday (April 21st), we beat Putnam, the number one ranked tea...

The Big One: What You Need to Know About the Impending Earthquake That Will Rock the Northwest

The Big One: What You Need to Know About the Impending Earthquake That Will Rock the Northwest

Isadora Colpo, Assistant Editor
April 19, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

You’re sitting in algebra, trying to write down equations before they’re erased, attempting to wrap your head around numbers and symbols as the clock ticks closer and closer to 11:15 - seven more minutes until freedom. The teacher is writing out whatever concept needs to be explained, but you’re j...

Mr. Oey: The Loyal Lasallian

Mr. Oey: The Loyal Lasallian

Kendal Shride, Staff Reporters
April 19, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

  Anyone who has had the privilege of being in one of in Mr. Oey’s math classes at La Salle understands and can attest to the fact that he lives up to the hype behind his name. For 24 years Mr. Oey has been teaching math at La Salle, and in that time, he has built up the reputation of be...

El Paso Immersion: An Eye Opening Experience

El Paso Immersion: An Eye Opening Experience

Virginia Jacobs, Editor
April 19, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Student Life

I recently had the opportunity to travel to El Paso, Texas to participate in one of the two border immersion trips. This is the first year that this trip has been offered, and it was an incredible experience. We began our trip the minute the plane landed. Our bus drove straight from the airp...

Baseball Has Sights Set High with a Strong 3-0 Start in League

Baseball Has Sights Set High with a Strong 3-0 Start in League

Hannah Sisul, Staff Reporter
April 12, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Spring Sports

With three dominating performances in their first league games against Sandy, La Salle baseball has improved to 5-4 on the season, 3-0 in league, and is currently ranked #8 in the state. With a total of eight returning starters on varsity, the team is confident they will be able to make it far into the...

Is “Logan” Marvel’s Dark Knight?

Is “Logan” Marvel’s Dark Knight?

Shak Saidjanov, Assistant Editor
April 12, 2017
Filed under Entertainment, Movie & TV Reviews, Showcase

When thinking of the current formula for producing blockbuster superhero films, we usually picture dazzling CGI, comic like action, an undeniably evil villain, and a hero whose morality is never brought into question. Rarely does a film in the ‘superhero genre’ manifest as a grueling character-driven ...

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