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Teachers Share Their Favorite Songs from Growing up

Teachers Share Their Favorite Songs from Growing up

Murphy Schuster, Staff Reporter

November 6, 2019

Over the course of growing up, everyone accumulates songs that take them back to their childhood. The Falconer talked to several staff members, asking them to share their favorite songs from their childhood. Based on their answers, we created this throwback playlist. Mr. Tom Mclaughlin “Rocky Mountain High...

“Jesus Is King” — The Latest Era in Kanye’s Career

“Jesus Is King” — The Latest Era in Kanye’s Career

Isaac Brown, Staff Reporter

November 6, 2019

On Oct. 25, 2019 Kanye West released his 9th studio album, "Jesus is King," along with an accompanying IMAX film to theaters across the nation. After over a year of waiting for a new album, "Jesus is King" was finally released and many, including me, found that the gospel-focused album is simply okay — not bad, not good, but just okay....

Six Must-See Movies to Watch Before the Year Comes to an End

Six Must-See Movies to Watch Before the Year Comes to an End

Mandy Sisul, Staff Reporter

October 9, 2019

As 2019 comes to a close, several highly-anticipated movies are being released. Including remakes, sequels, and originals, these six movies are being released in the last three months of the year. Here's a look into the upcoming new movies. ...

Maya’s Mellow Rainy Day Playlist

Maya’s Mellow Rainy Day Playlist

Maya Smith, Editor

September 18, 2019

With the rainy season just around the corner, Oregonians are getting ready for the cozy and laid back time spent inside during the showers of a rainy day. Rainy days are perfect for cuddling up with a blanket and decompressing from whatever your week tossed in your direction, or for completing ce...

How Well Do You Really Know Your School? Take This Quiz to Find Out!

How Well Do You Really Know Your School? Take This Quiz to Find Out!

Ryan Cechini, Staff Reporter

June 5, 2019

Many of us students spend so much of our time rushing to and from classes that we aren't able to notice the small things in our school.  Take this quiz to test how observant you are by seeing if you can identify where these items can be found. (function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(d.getEl...

Humans of La Salle: Students and Staff Share Their Current Favorite Songs

Humans of La Salle: Students and Staff Share Their Current Favorite Songs

Maddie Khaw and Mallory Middendorff

May 15, 2019

We asked students and staff at La Salle to share their current favorite song, and compiled their responses into a video.  https://youtu.be/5Q1w7CG_7Ec Here is the playlist made by your peers. (Disclaimer: Several songs include explicit language.) What are you listening to right now? Let us...

Taylor Swift’s New Song “ME!” Takes Her Music in a Vastly Different Direction

Taylor Swift’s New Song “ME!” Takes Her Music in a Vastly Different Direction

Olivia Aragon, Staff Reporter

May 15, 2019

On April 25 at 9:00 p.m., I got onto my iPad to listen to Taylor Swift’s new single “ME!” for her new upcoming album. To my surprise, it also featured Panic at the Disco!'s lead vocalist Brendon Urie, leaving me curious about what the song would sound like. Curled up on my couch, I watched the liv...

“The Best Is Always Yet to Come:” AJR’s New Album, “Neotheater,” Is Already Topping the Charts, and Rightfully So

“The Best Is Always Yet to Come:” AJR’s New Album, “Neotheater,” Is Already Topping the Charts, and Rightfully So

Anna McClow, Assistant Editor

May 1, 2019

Adam, Jack, and Ryan Met (AJR) released their newest album “Neotheater” last Thursday, April 25, and the day after the release, the collection of songs became the #1 alternative album on the iTunes charts. Less than a week later, I have already fallen in love with the twelve-track album becau...

Empathy, Magic, and True Love: “Beauty and the Beast” Comes to La Salle

Empathy, Magic, and True Love: “Beauty and the Beast” Comes to La Salle

Nick Slugg, Staff Reporter

April 17, 2019

"Beauty and the Beast," a magical recreation of a classic Disney movie, is coming soon to La Salle’s theater. The opening night is Friday, April 26, and for the first time, there will be eight shows this year. The play “Beauty and the Beast” is a story about Belle, a strong and loving character...

“The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”: The Show That Is Breaking Down Gender Stereotypes of the 1950’s

“The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”: The Show That Is Breaking Down Gender Stereotypes of the 1950’s

Kate Bass, Staff Reporter

April 10, 2019

Amazon Prime's first ever Emmy Award winning TV series "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel" takes us back to the 1950's, showcasing a female stand-up comedian's journey to break into the spotlight that is dominated by men. Miriam "Midge" Maisel (Rachel Brosnahan), lives in New York City and has everything she c...

The Movie That Is Leaving All Teenage Girls in Tears: ‘Five Feet Apart’ Shows the Struggle for Love Between Teens With Cystic Fibrosis

The Movie That Is Leaving All Teenage Girls in Tears: ‘Five Feet Apart’ Shows the Struggle for Love Between Teens With Cystic Fibrosis

Anna McClow, Assistant Editor

April 3, 2019

“Five Feet Apart” now allows me to say that I have officially cried while watching a movie in a movie theater. I have never felt so many emotions when watching a movie before. High schooler Stella Grant (Haley Lu Richardson) has been in hospitals ever since she was 11 years old. She is a girl t...

Can You Ace This Quiz on Fun Facts About Your Teachers?

Can You Ace This Quiz on Fun Facts About Your Teachers?

Ryan Cechini, Staff Reporter

April 3, 2019

Students may know the academic material in their classes, but how well do they know who's teaching it? The Falconer staff asked teachers to share unique and interesting facts about themselves that students at La Salle might not know. Test your knowledge on how well you know your teachers by taking...

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