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The La Salle Falconer

The student news site of La Salle Catholic College Preparatory.

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Getting a job as a high school student has helped me understand the importance of grasping how the world outside of high school operates.

The Benefits of Being an Employed High Schooler

Kathleen Waldron, Staff Reporter May 31, 2023

The idea of working typically doesn’t interest the average high school student. For some it’s a necessity, others are required to because of guardians — or like many — they want to earn their own...

When finals week arrives, some teens experience anxiety, feeling as though they have no control over it.

Living With Anxiety When Finals Are Near

Azlyn Kannow, Staff Reporter May 24, 2023

Anxiety is a challenge that many people, including myself, have faced. During finals, especially, is when my anxiety spikes, sometimes causing me to have anxiety attacks.  I know there are many people...

Despite the weight of our experiences, or depth of our argument, any time we speak up or confront our peers, friends, community or the world — no matter who is saying they’re listening — our voices are endangered to falling on deaf ears.

Fed-Up, Fatigued, and Feminine: Existing as a Woman in a World of Men

Clare Daudelin and Maya Raphael May 24, 2023

  Disclaimer — The language used in this article reflects the societal tradition of gender existing as a binary concept. In order to clarify the impact of this binary system, the language used...

Music, something everyone loves so dearly, may be taking a turn; capitalism is killing yet another form of media.

Has Money Taken Away Music’s Heart?

Gwen Brown, Staff Reporter May 24, 2023

Almost everyone listens to music on a regular basis. Whether it is in the car, at home, concerts, with friends, or just by yourself, music is a big part of our lives.  Yet I feel that it is losing...

At any point in time during senior year, motivation for high school seems to be sucked dry as the light at the end of the tunnel approaches.

Diagnosis: Senioritis

Avery Marks, Editor May 24, 2023

Senioritis is the term describing the symptoms of laziness, absences, and a lack of motivation in high school seniors. Personally, this disease hit me swiftly after the winter show “Clue” closed....

At first, dance was just a way for me to get some exercise, but the art form quickly became my life.

Finding Closure As Time Runs Out

Maddie Burns, Editor May 17, 2023

I find it interesting that when you start something new, you don’t typically think about the impact it may have on you — what seemed so little, so unimportant, can easily become such a big part...

The campsite that we stayed at was surrounded by awe-inducing, massive red rocks and views of snowy mountains.

Stress-Free, Blissful, and Calming — My Week in Moab

Lucy MacNeela, Editor May 10, 2023

A clear head.  A breath of fresh air.  A connection with the Earth that cares for us.  Although these things seem mundane, they hold immense power, and after spending a week in Moab, Utah...

Through the many impactful moments on El Otro Lado, like crossing over into Juárez and seeing the memorial, my eyes were opened in more ways than I could have imagined.

Guest Perspective: My Experience at the Border

April 26, 2023

The following is a guest column by senior Maggie Crimmins, who participated in the El Otro Lado border immersion this April.  This past week, I, along with eight other La Salle students, had the...

Many people are scared to delete their social media apps, but by deleting all of mine I realized it had no negative impact towards me in any way. Believe it or not, by unplugging myself from the digital world, I was happier and mentally healthier.

40 Days Without Social Media: My Journey To Disconnect and Reconnect With Real Life

Rita Tran, Staff Reporter April 19, 2023

During Lent, many Catholics around the world choose to let go of what they feel attached to for 40 days to represent the 40 days that Jesus spent in the desert fasting and praying. In past years, I have...

Contrary to what the media portrays, long-time competitors Caitlin Clark and Angel Reese have expressed great amounts of respect for each other off the court.

Angel Reese and Caitlin Clark: The Double Standard in Women’s Sports

Seychelle Marks-Bienen, Staff Reporter April 19, 2023

This year, the Women’s NCAA March Madness final received more recognition than ever before, shattering viewership records as millions of people across the country tuned in to watch Louisiana State University...

In this photo, I chose to cover my eyes and mouth with a white cloth to represent the isolating experiences I’ve had at predominantly white schools. The cloth symbolizes how I have been held back and mistreated by some of my white peers and teachers, and my hands peeling back the cloth is me bravely stepping forward and telling my story for the first time.

Alone in a Crowd: Being a Black Student at a Predominantly White School

Jasmine McIntosh, Assistant Editor April 12, 2023

I am a Black student who has attended predominantly white schools my entire life.  At times, this has been a very isolating experience, but also one that has undeniably shaped me into the person I...

Many celebrities are starting to stir away from Ticketmaster due to problems like overpricing and website issues, the most recent being Taylor Swift’s Eras Tour fiasco.

Want To Enjoy the Summer Concert Season? Avoid Ticketmaster

Maddy Lafollette, Staff Reporter March 22, 2023

On Nov. 15, 2022, 1.5 million fans received verified fan codes in an attempt to get tickets for the concerts in Taylor Swift’s Eras Tour. Ticketmaster then began to glitch, the site crashed, and there...

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