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LGBT+ Community Reeling from Election Results

LGBT+ Community Reeling from Election Results

Isadora Colpo, Staff Reporter

November 16, 2016


Filed under Opinion

On November 8, 2016, Republican Nominee Donald J. Trump became President Elect Donald J. Trump along with Vice President Elect Mike Pence. Ignoring his views on taxes, free speech, the environment, women’s rights, immigration, and health care, there is one key area in which I have profound concerns:...

The 2016 Presidential Election: Politics or Reality TV?

The 2016 Presidential Election: Politics or Reality TV?

Zac Cross, Staff Writer

November 4, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Political campaigns of the recent past were heated but polite, and never left the taste of disgust in my mouth. The 2016 presidential election, on the other hand, has been one of the nastiest and most brutal races our nation has ever seen. Two candidates are changing American politics forever, drastically a...

School Start Times Should be Adjusted to Accommodate Student Sleep Patterns

School Start Times Should be Adjusted to Accommodate Student Sleep Patterns

Grace Felder, Staff Reporter

October 24, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Hitting the snooze button is something that most people have done at least once in their lives to buy a few extra minutes before getting out of bed. Especially when you’re a teenager slammed with school, sports, and maybe even an after school job, getting enough sleep can seem like an impossible tas...

The Death of Affordable Prescriptions

The Death of Affordable Prescriptions

Bao Huynh, Assistant Editor

September 27, 2016


Filed under Opinion

It’s a standard lunch day for you and your friends. The table’s already been reserved, you’re already deep into the mundane conversation of the day. All of a sudden, you realize something isn’t right. Your lips are beginning to puff up, and your throat is starting to itch. Next thing you know, y...

The Sound and the Fury: How Music Streaming Has Dismantled the Industry

The Sound and the Fury: How Music Streaming Has Dismantled the Industry

Shak Saidjanov, Staff Reporter

September 26, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Opinion, Showcase

On October 1st, 1982, Billy Joel’s 52nd Street became the first musical album available to the public on Compact Disc. Previously only accessible on vinyl, this album helped to bring about the paradigm shift known as the CD, a technology that became the backbone of the music industry from there on ...

Harambee: No Other Option

Harambee: No Other Option

Virginia Jacobs, Editor

June 3, 2016


Filed under Opinion

On Monday, a four year old boy fell into an endangered western lowland gorilla's enclosure at the Cincinnati Zoo. To protect the young boy the gorilla, Harambee, was shot shortly after the four year old fell into the enclosure which is causing people's emotions to run wild. In a video shared thro...

Reflections on Making a Documentary From Scratch

Reflections on Making a Documentary From Scratch

Christian Krantz, Staff Reporter

June 3, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Video

https://vimeo.com/168716025 The video above is the result of six months of walking around the streets of downtown Portland, and interviewing people experiencing homelessness, and speaking with as many people in positions of both political and non-profit leadership as I, Tyler Persons, and Duncan Hil...

Junior Year: The Most Challenging Year of School So Far

Junior Year: The Most Challenging Year of School So Far

Maddie Pfeifer, Staff Reporter

May 25, 2016


Filed under Opinion

The common myth surrounding junior year is that it is the hardest year—well, in my experience, that statement is pretty accurate. As I am wrapping up my own junior year, I can honestly say that this year has been the most challenging year of school to date. I started out this school year with a...

On the Death of Paper

On the Death of Paper

Jason Waters, Staff Reporter

May 25, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Time and time again, we have seen technology replace older, obsolete tools. We have traded sticks for plows and horses for cars. And here, at La Salle, as well as in thousands of schools across the country, we see iPads replacing books and paper. iPads seem to offer many advantages: they are lighter,...

The Right to Pee in Peace

The Right to Pee in Peace

Willa Jutzi, Staff Reporter

May 25, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past couple of months, you’ve probably heard something about the debate regarding transgender people and public restrooms. For those who don’t know, this bathroom debate essentially boils down to whether transgender people should be able to use th...

My First Two Years at La Salle: Not What I Expected

My First Two Years at La Salle: Not What I Expected

Ashtin Gohman, Staff Reporter

May 25, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Before I began my journey here at La Salle, I believed that the path I had built for myself and my future was perfect and theoretically flawless; I was convinced that nothing could drag it down. I thought that I had life figured out and that, with high school quickly speeding my way, I could be suc...

Why You Should Care About the Panama Papers

Why You Should Care About the Panama Papers

Patrick Dooris, Student Reporter

May 24, 2016


Filed under Opinion

In early April, the greatest corporate data breach in history, dubbed the Panama Papers, made headlines for containing over 11 million documents detailing various ways in which prominent people in power are legally avoiding paying large sums of tax money. The implications of this affect anyone living...

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