The La Salle Falconer

  • Welcome to The La Salle Falconer: Your student news source for La Salle Catholic College Prep

  • Follow us on Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat @lasallefalconer

  • Send us letters to the editor at [email protected]

Outstanding Netflix Movies You May Be Missing

Outstanding Netflix Movies You May Be Missing

Shak Saidjanov, Assistant Editor

March 15, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Movie & TV Reviews, Showcase

In recent years video subscription networks have become increasingly more popular, but non so prolifically as Netflix. Boasting a hefty 86 million subscribers, Netflix has established itself as an industry leader and an entertainment necessity for youth and adults alike, a role which the company ass...

Social Media Through the Eye of a Millennial

Social Media Through the Eye of a Millennial

Kiley Russell, Staff Reporter

March 15, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

Social media has become a huge part of our society and culture. Whether it’s used as a source of news, interaction, or just a distraction, nearly everyone uses some form of social media, with many engaging in several social networks. With more and more people of all ages joining social networking ...

Five Essential Coffee Spots in Portland

Five Essential Coffee Spots in Portland

Kendal Shride, Staff Reporter

March 1, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Food Reviews, Showcase

When walking around in the city of Portland with a need for coffee, it can be hard to decide which shop to wander into to satisfy your craving. Portland has a vast variety of coffee shops ranging in personalities. From an outsider's perspective, it can be quite overwhelming for the average person...

Valentine’s Day Around the World

Valentine’s Day Around the World

Isadora Colpo, Staff Reporter

February 8, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Entertainment News

Valentine’s Day is a holiday that is annually celebrated with chocolates, roses, and romantic dinners - in the United States, at least. Around the world, Valentine’s Day and other romantic holidays are observed with slightly different traditions. Denmark: Valentine’s Day has only been celebrated in Denmark ...

Why Netflix’s “Series of Unfortunate Events” is a Must-Watch Show

Why Netflix’s “Series of Unfortunate Events” is a Must-Watch Show

Taylor Foster, Staff Reporter

February 8, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Movie & TV Reviews

On Friday, January 13, Netflix released a television reimagining of novelist Lemony Snicket's classic book series, A Series of Unfortunate Events, which has not only delighted the book series' long-time fans, but has also sparked a love for simultaneously depressing and comedic storytelling within a ...

Holiday Guide: The Best Christmas Attractions and Activities in the Portland Area

Holiday Guide: The Best Christmas Attractions and Activities in the Portland Area

Emrie Good, Editor

December 14, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Entertainment News

With Christmas just around the corner, Portland offers a wide variety of great activities and attractions to get into the holiday spirit. Here's a list of all of the essential places to visit in the days left between now and Christmas: *** Winter Wonderland at Portland International Raceway Creative Commons photo source: http...

Five Excellent Albums You Might Have Missed This Year

Five Excellent Albums You Might Have Missed This Year

Peyton Hedges, Staff Reporter

December 14, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Music Reviews

There have been many highly anticipated and recognized albums released in 2016. Drake, Rihanna, Beyonce, and The Weeknd (and many others) all put out albums that received a lot of hype and attention. However, there are many artists who released excellent albums this year that did not gain as much atten...

5 Tasty Christmas Treats to Make at Home

5 Tasty Christmas Treats to Make at Home

Virginia Jacobs, Editor

December 7, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

Christmas is all about spending time with family, being thankful for everything you have in life, and eating lots of food. It is always fun to get together with your family and make tasty desserts that look like snowmen or Santa Clause; however, it can sometimes be difficult to find a good, easy to make re...

6 Must See Movies to Look Forward to this December

6 Must See Movies to Look Forward to this December

Maddie Pfeifer, Editor

December 7, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Entertainment News

As the snow begins to fall and Christmas break approaches, now is the perfect time to go to the theater and see a new movie. The month of December is bringing with it a mix of funny and serious films sure to entertain you during this winter season. Here’s a quick overview of the must see movies coming o...

Ten Captivating Webcomics Worth Exploring

Ten Captivating Webcomics Worth Exploring

Isadora Colpo, Staff Reporter

November 16, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

It’s every reader’s nightmare: searching through the library, looking for a good book, and finding that every book seems to have the exact same plot line. Sometimes, it seems impossible to find a book that is different and interesting. However, for those in this situation, there’s an alternative to pub...

The Wonderful Life of George Bailey: A Smash Hit for the Drama Department

The Wonderful Life of George Bailey: A Smash Hit for the Drama Department

Zac Cross and Bao Huynh

November 16, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Entertainment News

La Salle’s fall play It’s a Wonderful Life premiered last Friday night, showcasing Mr. Shelton’s remarkable interpretation and execution of the Christmastime classic. It’s a Wonderful Life centers around the life of George Bailey, a man who has given up everything for his community in Bedford Fal...

Why Portland? Food Carts Offer a Delicious, Cheap Choice

Why Portland? Food Carts Offer a Delicious, Cheap Choice

Grace Felder, Staff Reporter

November 16, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Why Portland?

In our ongoing series -Why Portland?- the La Salle Falconer staff profiles all the interesting and unique things about the City of Roses. If you have ever been walking around Portland, one thing that you’re bound to run into is food carts set up along the streets. Food carts have thrived in P...

The student news site of La Salle Catholic College Preparatory.
Entertainment