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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...

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

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

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

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

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...

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