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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

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

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

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

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...

Ten Popular Songs From the 80’s to Add to Your Throwback Playlist

Ten Popular Songs From the 80’s to Add to Your Throwback Playlist

Olivia Galbraith, Staff Reporter

February 20, 2019

Throwback playlists — we all have one. Playlists composed of old favorite songs can be used in so many different scenarios. Whether it be car rides or music to listen to during homework, there’s a song for everything. One of my favorite musical decades is the 1980's because of the variety of...

“Black Mirror: Bandersnatch” — a Psychological Thriller for Those Seeking an Adventure

“Black Mirror: Bandersnatch” — a Psychological Thriller for Those Seeking an Adventure

Tarn Bregman, Assistant Editor

February 6, 2019

This review contains some spoilers.  Released in late December, “Black Mirror: Bandersnatch” is a complex and brilliant choose-your-own-adventure based film that is worth your attention. Rated as TV-MA (Mature Audiences) and advertised as the new way for adults to experience choose-your-ow...

After Going Viral in a Video With Pharrell Williams, Maggie Rogers’ #1 Album “Heard It in a Past Life” Mixes Smash Hits With Sincerity

After Going Viral in a Video With Pharrell Williams, Maggie Rogers’ #1 Album “Heard It in a Past Life” Mixes Smash Hits With Sincerity

Samantha Kar, Editor in Chief

February 6, 2019

It all started with a March 2016 YouTube video, which now has over 3.3 million views, where Pharrell Williams was left stunned and had “zero notes” for Maggie Rogers’ song “Alaska.” Now, the 24-year-old producer/songwriter/performer has become an indie and alternative pop sensation who v...

No Words? No Problem. Ten Songs Without Vocals to Help You Study

No Words? No Problem. Ten Songs Without Vocals to Help You Study

Tarn Bregman, Assistant Editor

January 23, 2019

With finals approaching quickly, many students are beginning to cram as end-of-semester projects are due and tests are given. Music can offer an escape from all of the stress that grades and final exams bring. For some it is easier to study while listening to music, and for others the words can be too...

5 Dessert Recipes to Make the New Year Sweeter

5 Dessert Recipes to Make the New Year Sweeter

Jessica Loboy, Staff Reporter

January 23, 2019

As the new year has begun there are so many new things you can try, such as baking delicious goodies for family, friends, and yourself to enjoy. Here are five of my favorite dessert recipes, ranked in order of easiest to hardest to make, and rated out of five on overall taste. Try out these fun and ea...

7 Fun Things to Do on a Rainy Day in Portland

7 Fun Things to Do on a Rainy Day in Portland

Olivia Galbraith, Staff Reporter

January 23, 2019

Living in Portland, dreary and rainy days are a given. While diving into a good book, binge watching a series, or choosing to be productive around your house are all comfortable activities for when it’s cold outside, Portland also offers a wide variety of activities to do alone or with a group whe...

Bird Box, the New Netflix Original That Lives Up to Expectations

Bird Box, the New Netflix Original That Lives Up to Expectations

Mallory Middendorff, Staff Reporter

January 23, 2019

This movie review contains some spoilers. The 2018 screen adaptation of Josh Melerman’s novel “Bird Box” was released on Netflix on December 13, 2018 reaching 45 million member households in its first week of being released, and it then reached 80 million views after the first month. The sci-fi thriller revolve...

5 Netflix TV Series to Start Binge Watching

5 Netflix TV Series to Start Binge Watching

Gina Roland, Staff Reporter

January 16, 2019

The best feeling is getting home from school and being able to relax by watching a good Netflix show. With Netflix’s increasing popularity and shows constantly being added, it’s hard to know what’s worth watching. Here were some of my favorite shows to binge on Netflix that everyone should give...

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