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The Hunt: The Cure for Style Envy

The Hunt: The Cure for Style Envy

Mary Tamashiro, Staff Reporter

October 17, 2018


Filed under App Reviews, Entertainment

Fashion is an important aspect in many people’s lives, and I have personally experienced the struggle of finding the perfect outfit. However, I have found an app called The Hunt to be helpful when I need advice on what to wear or buy. The Hunt is the ultimate fashion app to find fashion pieces ...

Eight Stunning Songs From Movie Soundtracks

Eight Stunning Songs From Movie Soundtracks

Maya Smith, Staff Reporter

October 17, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Music Reviews

Whenever you’re looking for new music there are many obvious places to discover interesting songs, such as searching YouTube or asking friends. However, I have found that the best place to find good music is while I'm watching movies. The purpose of music in movies is to enhance emotion, and contri...

From Billie Eilish to Travis Scott: 10 Upcoming Concerts in the Portland Area That You Don’t Want to Miss

From Billie Eilish to Travis Scott: 10 Upcoming Concerts in the Portland Area That You Don’t Want to Miss

Samantha Kar and Peyton Hedges

October 11, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Entertainment News

No matter what type of music you are into, there is a wide range of musical artists coming to the Portland area in the coming months. Here's a look at their upcoming concerts: KYLE:  Los Angeles-based rapper, singer, and songwriter KYLE will stop in Portland on “The Lightspeed World Tour...

“Come Back to Earth”: A Look Back at Mac Miller’s Life and Legacy

“Come Back to Earth”: A Look Back at Mac Miller’s Life and Legacy

Alex Vogt, Staff Reporter

October 3, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Music Reviews

I was 11 years old when I was in my neighbor's kitchen, listening to Mac Miller for the first time. This was my first experience with rap, and I was intrigued. I was immediately drawn to the music and especially to Mac Miller, listening to his music constantly and always waiting for the next album. As ...

Four Apps That Will Improve Your Life

Four Apps That Will Improve Your Life

Nehemiah Jackson, Staff Reporter

September 26, 2018


Filed under App Reviews, Entertainment

I can't count how many times my alarm has brutally woken me up and left me with a pounding headache. Or the amount of times that I have set a goal and have not been able to follow through with accomplishing it. If you struggle with waking up, reaching goals, focusing, or planning, then these four apps...

“Eighth Grade”: An Eerily Accurate Flashback to Early Adolescence

“Eighth Grade”: An Eerily Accurate Flashback to Early Adolescence

Jason Nasser-Marsh, Staff Reporter

September 19, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Movie & TV Reviews

Teen movies are nothing new. For the past 30 years, classics like "The Breakfast Club," "Mean Girls," and "High School Musical"  have been loved and cherished by audiences of all ages. While these stories explore a range of teenage trials and tribulations, a key period of every teenager’s life has been largely ignored by Hollywood: m...

Entertainment Update: The Cardi B and Nicki Minaj Feud

Entertainment Update: The Cardi B and Nicki Minaj Feud

Carson Redmond, Staff Reporter

September 19, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Entertainment News

Part of a new series for The Falconer, Entertainment Updates will provide an occasional look at what's new in the entertainment industry. The ongoing dispute between Cardi B and Nicki Minaj escalated to physical violence when both rappers attended Harper’s Bazaar Icons Party at The Plaza Hotel in...

Seven Chill Songs to Ease You Into the New School Year

Seven Chill Songs to Ease You Into the New School Year

Peyton Hedges, Editor

September 12, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Music Reviews, Showcase

The following article includes music containing explicit content. As La Salle students must once again say goodbye to summer and hello to the hallways of La Salle, it’s not surprising that many students are most likely feeling a bit moody. Going from sleeping in, laying in the sun, and swimming every ...

Shak’s Last Summer Playlist

Shak’s Last Summer Playlist

Shak Saidjanov, Editor

June 6, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Music Reviews

The following article includes music containing explicit content. As the school year comes to a close and students and teachers anxiously pursue the academic finish line that lays before us, the hottest months of the year have decided not to wait. As the days get warmer and longer and the outdoors ...

Music Review: Kyle’s “Light of Mine” Is Emotional and Incomplete

Music Review: Kyle’s “Light of Mine” Is Emotional and Incomplete

Tarn Bregman, Staff Reporter

May 30, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Music Reviews

Love, relationships, truthfulness, happiness, sadness, and resilience — these are few of the themes found in Kyle's impressive new album. On May 18 rapper Super Duper Kyle, also known as Kyle, released, “Light of Mine", his third studio album. The album is an emotional roller coaster, focusing on Kyle's pa...

“13 Reasons Why”: The Controversial Season Two That Is Better Than The First

“13 Reasons Why”: The Controversial Season Two That Is Better Than The First

Maggie Rasch, Staff Reporter

May 23, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Movie & TV Reviews, Showcase

For all those who have not yet seen the first season of “13 Reasons Why”, there are spoilers for the first season below (but none for the second season). Read with caution. Last Friday, May 18, Netflix released season two of the famous TV series, “13 Reasons Why”, and viewers everywhere ins...

Concert Review: Khalid Robinson Tours to the 503, Spreading Good Vibes

Concert Review: Khalid Robinson Tours to the 503, Spreading Good Vibes

Dakota Canzano, Staff Reporter

May 2, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Music Reviews

The stage was dark, people were anxiously awaiting and the crowd had a loud accelerating roar as the spotlight turned on to show Khalid, standing on a rising platform. His genuine, warm smile and energetic dance moves filled the humid air with excitement. Hoarse singing voices, screams shouting “I...

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