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Kendal’s Acoustic Chill Playlist, Perfect For a Rainy Day

Kendal’s Acoustic Chill Playlist, Perfect For a Rainy Day

Kendal Shride, Assistant Editor

January 24, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Music Reviews

As we quickly head toward the end of the semester, our stress levels are rising along with the heavy rainfall. To reduce the stress that most of us are experiencing heading into finals week, music can be a great outlet to ease some of that anxiety we may have built up. Here are 10 essential acoustic...

Shak’s Top Ten Albums of the Year

Shak’s Top Ten Albums of the Year

Shak Saidjanov, Editor

January 10, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Music Reviews, Opinion

2017 was an abundantly creative year for music. Not only was 2017 the year that rap overtook rock as the most popular music genre in the United States, but an influx of new artists across all genres as well as established artists releasing excellent projects resulted in 2017 being one of the most significant years for music in recent memory. ...

An Upbeat, Relaxing Playlist to Get You Through Finals

An Upbeat, Relaxing Playlist to Get You Through Finals

Peyton Hedges, Assistant Editor

January 10, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

As finals approach, pretty much everyone will probably be feeling extra stress in the next few weeks. Although there are many approaches to dealing with stress, one of the easiest and most effortless ways is through music. During times where I am extra stressed or just feeling down about something, I...

“Tasty” Recipes: Do They Really Work? (Holiday Edition)

“Tasty” Recipes: Do They Really Work? (Holiday Edition)

Kendal Shride, Assistant Editor

December 13, 2017


Filed under Entertainment

As most of us know, BuzzFeed runs a YouTube channel called Tasty, with videos that often go viral, showing a wide variety of recipes and how they are created. It's easy to fall into the trap of binge watching these addicting videos by the dozen, as they are very entertaining and aesthetically pleasing...

‘Reputation’ Brings Out The Dark Side Of Taylor Swift With Heavy Sounds And Revealing Lyrics

‘Reputation’ Brings Out The Dark Side Of Taylor Swift With Heavy Sounds And Revealing Lyrics

Katherine Ripley, Staff Reporter

December 13, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Music Reviews

Taylor Swift’s new album, “Reputation” has thrown her back into the spotlight. The album, released on November 10th, quickly sold more than 1.05 million copies in the first few days alone. The top single of the album, “Look What You Made Me Do”, also tops the charts as the most streamed song by...

An Interactive Look at the Evolution of Taylor Swift’s Music Career

An Interactive Look at the Evolution of Taylor Swift’s Music Career

Katie Moreland and Natalie Sherrill

December 13, 2017


Filed under Entertainment

From growing up as a small, country girl in Reading, PA to becoming a leading contemporary recording artist, Taylor Swift has been very successful in her career. In addition, she has been able to seamlessly switch over her genre of music from country to pop. Along with many other recording artists, Taylor...

Sam’s Chill Playlist: 10 Songs to Take the Edge Off Studying

Sam’s Chill Playlist: 10 Songs to Take the Edge Off Studying

Sam Hull, Staff Reporter

December 13, 2017


Filed under Entertainment

Many students can relate to staying up all night the day before an essay or big project is due. There are many ways to cope with this recurring challenge. Most students choose to grind out the task, consumed by stress and anxiety, but why not take a different approach? I firmly believe that being angry...

Marvel’s Thor: Ragnarok Offers New Insight About An Old Character

Marvel’s Thor: Ragnarok Offers New Insight About An Old Character

Kierra Young, Staff Reporter

November 29, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Movie & TV Reviews

The box office hit of November, Thor: Ragnarok, is a bold, humorous exploration of characters, family, and what it means to be a hero. Ragnarok focuses on Thor, a hero played by Chris Hemsworth, and follows the storyline of how he must save his home planet, Asgard, from its prophesied destruction. It opens...

Restaurant Review: Kumi Buffet, Just Blocks from La Salle

Restaurant Review: Kumi Buffet, Just Blocks from La Salle

Michaela Carter, Staff Reporter

November 29, 2017


Filed under Entertainment

Do you ever wish that you could find a restaurant close to La Salle to satisfy your hunger with a variety of different foods? Well, there’s no need to keep searching. Kumi Buffet is a restaurant with a delicious menu that is only a few blocks from our school. Kumi Buffet: Location: 11358 SE 82nd Ave, ...

Season Two of Stranger Things: Bigger and Better Than Season One

Season Two of Stranger Things: Bigger and Better Than Season One

Katherine Ripley, Staff Reporter

November 8, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Movie & TV Reviews

Ever since Stranger Things came out last year, people have been waiting for the return of the instantly famous show to come back to their screens, engulfing them into a world that had them questioning everything around them. Now that it’s been almost two weeks since October 29th, when Season 2 was...

Get Thrifty! 5 of the Best Thrift Stores in Portland

Get Thrifty! 5 of the Best Thrift Stores in Portland

Peyton Hedges, Assistant Editor

October 18, 2017


Filed under Entertainment

Thrifting saves money, is good for the environment, and is a fun way to find unique things that no one else has. Portland is home to many cool and exciting thrift stores worth checking out. Here are 5 of the best thrift stores here in Portland, ranging in price from only a few dollars ($), up to $20 pe...

Restaurant Review: Rose City Taqueria

Restaurant Review: Rose City Taqueria

Michaela Carter, Staff Reporter

October 18, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Why Portland?

Struggling to find an inexpensive restaurant with tasty food? Well, the Falconer is here to help out. This is the first in a series featuring mouthwatering restaurants that are either around the Portland Metro area and that are worth the trip, or within a close distance to La Salle. Rose City Taqueria: Locati...

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