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La Salle Students’ Favorite Restaurants in Portland

La Salle Students’ Favorite Restaurants in Portland

Nikki LaFrance, Staff Reporter

February 20, 2015


Filed under Student Life

Most citizens of Oregon know about the popular food companies Voodoo Doughnuts and Salt and Straw, but not many are aware of the variety of smaller restaurants that can be found in Portland. To start off my top five, I interviewed several La Salle students to get their opinion. "Out of everything...

Women’s Spring Fashion Trends of 2015

Women’s Spring Fashion Trends of 2015

Amanda Stewart, Staff Reporter

February 9, 2015


Filed under Fashion, Student Life

With spring comes many new trends and fashion statements. These new trends are starting to appear at La Salle. A few of the major spring fashion trends for girls are bright floral patterns, sandals, ankle boots, boyfriend jeans and statement accessories. If you haven’t heard it yet, boyfriend jeans...

Student of the Week: Allie Burns

Student of the Week: Allie Burns

Taylor Westermeijer, Staff Reporter

February 6, 2015


Filed under Student Life

Senior Allie Burns takes school very seriously and maintains an average GPA of 3.8. Currently taking many AP classes, Burns has always pursued a rigorous curriculum in her time here at La Salle. Her interest in advanced classes began in middle school, when she attended a magnet school, Winterhaven. At...

Humans of La Salle: Pet Peeves

Humans of La Salle: Pet Peeves

Hannah Markowski, Staff Reporter

January 16, 2015


Filed under Humans of La Salle, Student Life

In this edition of “Humans of La Salle,” students were asked “What annoys you the most?” Here are some of their answers. Marissa Vanecko "When people fold the corners of books. I hate that." *** Jane Bronec "It's kinda lame but [when people are disrespectful], Like people with no boundaries." *** Ian  McMahon "My sibl...

Finding Inspiration Through Different Styles of Music

Finding Inspiration Through Different Styles of Music

Natalie Saltares, Editor

January 14, 2015


Filed under Opinion, Student Life

With a wide variety of students at La Salle, it comes to no surprise that there is also an exceedingly large range of music preferences. Some students prefer to spend their time listening to more commonly known songs, artists and bands, while others prefer to immerse themselves in a style of music that...

Students Show Duck Spirit Ahead of National Championship

Students Show Duck Spirit Ahead of National Championship

Veronica Horton, Editor

January 12, 2015


Filed under Photos, Student Life

Students of La Salle showed their spirit for the Ducks today, who take on Ohio State tonight for the National Championship at 5:30pm. ...

Humans of La Salle: Looking Ahead to 2015

Humans of La Salle: Looking Ahead to 2015

Maddie Pfeifer, Staff Reporter

January 7, 2015


Filed under Humans of La Salle, Student Life

As we begin the new year, the Falconer decided it was time again for a Humans of La Salle. In this edition, students were asked what their New Years resolution was, or what they are looking forward to in 2015. Stella Tompkins "2015...I'm really looking forward to spring break because I'm going to go ...

Annual Christmas Concert Brings Cheer to Students Before Break

Annual Christmas Concert Brings Cheer to Students Before Break

Hannah Markowski and Maddie Pfeifer

December 19, 2014


Filed under Photos, Student Life

On Friday morning, students gathered in the gym to listen to their peers perform Christmas songs. Jazz band, concert band, guitar, and choir were featured as students and staff sang along and enjoyed some music before the break.

La Salle Students React to Ferguson

La Salle Students React to Ferguson

Clarice Beasley, Editor

December 19, 2014


Filed under Student Life

The killing of Michael Brown, a black teenager, this summer by Darren Wilson, a white police officer, in Ferguson, Missouri has sparked a national conversation about race and the role of the police. Mr. Stegner, a La Salle history teacher, decided that the way to participate in this conversation is...

How Lasallians Celebrate Christmas

How Lasallians Celebrate Christmas

Gabi Simmons, Staff Reporter

December 19, 2014


Filed under Features, Student Life

Our fellow teachers and classmates have many traditions and favorites throughout the holidays. Many include movies, carols, and a variety of foods. With Christmas just around the corner, we decided to interview a variety of people in the Lasallian community to find out their holiday traditions. Traditions...

Dress Fashionably Without Burning A Hole In Your Wallet

Dress Fashionably Without Burning A Hole In Your Wallet

Natalie Saltares, Editor

December 17, 2014


Filed under Fashion, Opinion

Often times, especially for myself, it is hard walking into a store without buying everything that catches my attention. Like most high schoolers our budget is not infinite so often times we have to settle for less than we think we deserve. More often than not I spend way too much money on clothes that...

La Salle Cultivates Green Efforts

La Salle Cultivates Green Efforts

Clarice Beasley, Editor

December 16, 2014


Filed under Features, News

La Salle is making changes around campus this winter. "We are attempting to implement more earth friendly solutions to serve as an example to students," says Matt Winningham, the Vice President of Finance & Operations at La Salle. "By La Salle making these changes, it shows that we all can make a...

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