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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


Filed under Entertainment, Entertainment News

"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


Filed under Entertainment, Movie & TV Reviews

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


Filed under Entertainment, Movie & TV Reviews

“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


Filed under Entertainment

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...

Tarn’s Playlist for Every Day of Spring Break

Tarn’s Playlist for Every Day of Spring Break

Tarn Bregman, Assistant Editor

March 20, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Music Reviews

The following article includes music and videos containing explicit content. With spring break right around the corner, students are counting down the days, hours, and minutes until that last bell on Friday, March 22 rings. Spring break is a time for good memories, sunshine, road trips, and adven...

He Was the King of Pop, and Later Revealed as a Sexual Predator: ‘Leaving Neverland’ Illustrates the Truth About Michael Jackson

He Was the King of Pop, and Later Revealed as a Sexual Predator: ‘Leaving Neverland’ Illustrates the Truth About Michael Jackson

Anna McClow, Assistant Editor

March 20, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Movie & TV Reviews

Warning: This article contains some descriptions of sexual abuse. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R_Ze8LjzV7Q Michael Jackson was a rockstar known for his incredible music and his legendary moonwalk. Throughout his career, he would perform concerts to sold out crowds of adoring fans who had a dream ...

Nine Things to Do Over Spring Break

Nine Things to Do Over Spring Break

Maya Smith, Assistant Editor

March 20, 2019


Filed under Entertainment

With spring break coming up, if you're not going on a vacation, then you're probably staying home and looking for fun things to do. Living in Oregon, there are many outdoor activities you can take advantage of, but if the outdoors aren’t for you, then there also plenty of entertaining activities for ...

Ten 80’s Movies to Binge Watch on a Friday Night

Ten 80’s Movies to Binge Watch on a Friday Night

Kendall Whiteside, Staff Reporter

March 13, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Movie & TV Reviews

Many films in recent years seem to lack the originality that movies from past decades had, which often makes them feel boring and predictable. Obvious examples include "The Notebook," "Scream," and "Titanic": these movies follow boring and predictable plotlines. However, the 80’s had movies and icons tha...

From Beyoncé to BANNERS, Here Are Ten Pop/Alternative Songs to Get You Through the Day

From Beyoncé to BANNERS, Here Are Ten Pop/Alternative Songs to Get You Through the Day

Olivia Aragon, Staff Reporter

March 6, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Music Reviews

Throughout the day there are many experiences and emotions you go through, making each day different than the last. Here are ten pop/alternative songs full of living life and dealing with a broken heart from artists including Beyoncé and the BANNERS, that can get you through any day you may encount...

Milwaukie Cafe: Close to La Salle and Perfect for A High-Quality Breakfast

Milwaukie Cafe: Close to La Salle and Perfect for A High-Quality Breakfast

Jacob Wolf, Staff Reporter

February 28, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Food Reviews

Milwaukie Cafe and Bottle Shop, located within close proximity of La Salle at 9401 SE 32nd Ave., is the perfect cafe for a quick breakfast with amazing food. This cafe has a staff with approximately three to five people, and the two original owners continue to work both the kitchen and the front register. ...

Five Trendy Portland Coffee Shops That You Have To Check Out

Five Trendy Portland Coffee Shops That You Have To Check Out

Anna McClow, Assistant Editor

February 28, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Food Reviews

The typical coffee shops on 82nd Ave. like Starbucks, Dutch Bros., and Black Rock get a lot of business, especially when it comes to teenagers. While these shops have good coffee overall, there are so many shops around Portland that have good pricing and good quality coffee. Here are five coffee shops that...

Ariana Grande’s “thank u, next” Celebrates Self Growth While Topping Charts

Ariana Grande’s “thank u, next” Celebrates Self Growth While Topping Charts

Mallory Middendorff, Staff Reporter

February 28, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Music Reviews

Dropping an album earlier this month on Friday, Feb. 8, just six months after her last, Ariana Grande’s album “thank u, next” may be her best one yet. Grande has taken the time to find herself after the past 18 months where she experienced a terrorist bombing at her concert in Manchester, an e...

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