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Eight Songs Featuring Intriguing Background Music

Eight Songs Featuring Intriguing Background Music

Maya Smith, Editor

February 12, 2020

The following article includes music and videos containing explicit content. There are many factors that go into creating great songs, but the factor that makes music particularly stand out to me is the background music that goes along with it. Often times when we hear new and popular music, ther...

Thrifting: A Fashionable Solution to a Multitude of Issues

Thrifting: A Fashionable Solution to a Multitude of Issues

Mia Kritzer and Brooklyn Chillemi

February 12, 2020

Finding the perfect T-shirt in the winding racks of your local thrift store can sometimes be a day-long process, which for some people is far too long to be out shopping. Despite this, thrift shopping has taken over many wardrobes of the students here at La Salle due to the numerous benefits that seco...

Shuffle, Play, Repeat: My Go-To Playlist

Shuffle, Play, Repeat: My Go-To Playlist

Dakota Canzano, Editor

February 5, 2020

The following article includes music and videos containing explicit content. Music plays a huge role in our society today and is a big part of our lives. It shapes who we are, brings us together, and is a way we choose to express ourselves. The overlapping melodies, the powerful lyrics, and th...

In Tune: The Sounds of La Salle

In Tune: The Sounds of La Salle

Dakota Canzano and Mia Kritzer

January 22, 2020

Music is a huge part of most people's lives. Music allows us to express ourselves, become inspired, and changes our lives. We interviewed students and teachers at La Salle to see what their favorite music is and what songs they are drawn towards.  

Ten Musical Theater Songs That Will Get You Singing and Dancing in No Time

Ten Musical Theater Songs That Will Get You Singing and Dancing in No Time

Kendall Whiteside, Staff Reporter

January 22, 2020

The following article includes songs containing explicit content. For many people, musical theater is a way to express themselves. Sometimes the music is looked over because it is not as popular as other genres. From Hamilton to Mamma Mia!, here is a playlist that will help show how musical theater...

Humans of La Salle: Favorite Disney Movie

Humans of La Salle: Favorite Disney Movie

Avery Eldon and Brennan Kelly

January 15, 2020

The Falconer asked La Salle students what their favorite Disney movie is, and why. We got a variety of answers, displayed in this video.

Peace, Quiet, and Caffeine: The Best Study Spots in Portland

Peace, Quiet, and Caffeine: The Best Study Spots in Portland

Ava Whalon, Staff Reporter

January 15, 2020

With finals just around the corner, stress levels are high and sleep schedules are weak. Taking time to decompress, study, and grab a good cup of coffee can help all students prepare for the busy weeks ahead. Luckily, Portland is full of cozy coffee shops and aesthetically pleasing cafes to help students...

Four Banned Books That Provide Important Life Perspectives

Four Banned Books That Provide Important Life Perspectives

Avery Eldon, Staff Reporter

January 8, 2020

Sparking conversations, breaking stigmas, and exploring complex topics are all things “banned books” consistently do. Books that have been banned share one thing in common — they have offended someone somewhere. The majority of banned books are prohibited due to political, religious, legal, or moral m...

Star Wars Episode IX Is a Disappointment, but Enjoyable Nonetheless

Star Wars Episode IX Is a Disappointment, but Enjoyable Nonetheless

Luke Thompson, Staff Reporter

January 8, 2020

On December 22, I walked into the neighborhood theater where I had seen every Star Wars release since 2015 to see the ninth and final installment of a series that was born in 1977. As I had been unable to see it on opening night, I had been religiously avoiding spoilers and reviews for the movie ...

Our Verdict On In-N-Out Burger: It’s Overhyped

Our Verdict On In-N-Out Burger: It’s Overhyped

Mallory Middendorff, Assistant Editor

January 8, 2020

In-N-Out Burger quickly became a large fast food chain with people from all over visiting their restaurants and posting on social media about their meals, but is the food really worth all the hype? The restaurant gained its popularity by avoiding the use of frozen, pre-packaged, and microwaved food. Acco...

Humans of La Salle: Teacher Fashion

Humans of La Salle: Teacher Fashion

Carlie Weigel, Assistant Editor

January 7, 2020

Teachers can have good style, too. Here’s an inside look at the fashion choices made by several teachers at La Salle, not only these days, but also when they were younger. 

Anthems of the Decade

Anthems of the Decade

Dakota Canzano and Mandy Sisul

December 18, 2019

The following article and playlist includes music containing explicit content.  With the decade coming to an end in the next few weeks, The Falconer created a playlist to remember the most iconic and successful songs of the past ten years. From Pitbull to Silento, Kesha to Taylor Swift, the childhood...

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