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Flannels Aren’t Just for Lumberjacks

Flannels Aren’t Just for Lumberjacks

Amanda Stewart, Staff Reporter

April 1, 2015


Filed under Fashion, Student Life

Throughout any time of the year, flannels can often be seen incorporated in many different outfits at La Salle. Flannels can complete a stylish look while still being comfortable and simultaneously helping students to meet the dress code. Flannels can be worn with vests, open with a top under, or...

Clubs Gear Up For Final Push

Clubs Gear Up For Final Push

Sydney Welp, Staff Reporter

April 1, 2015


Filed under Student Life

As the year comes to a close, many clubs are gearing up for the final push. Below are a list of some fun and interesting clubs that are worth joining for the remainder of the year or considering for next year. Strings Ensemble: The Strings Ensemble is a club for all grades, levels, and abilit...

La Salle Counts Down the Days to Spring Break

La Salle Counts Down the Days to Spring Break

Taylor Westermeijer, Staff Reporter

March 18, 2015


Filed under Features, Student Life

Spring Break is in the air and it is an important time for La Salle students as it is a chance to be away from school and begin to relax. Student are eager for spring break, because whether it be going on vacation or staying and resting at home, it brings a feel of what summer will feel like and it’s...

Five Good Places to Eat Around La Salle

Five Good Places to Eat Around La Salle

Catherine Rose, Staff Reporter

March 18, 2015


Filed under Student Life

Looking for a quick meal after school? There are many great restaurants and places to go to right around La Salle. Even though there are more than just five easily accessible places with quality food, here are five good places to start with. Panda Express Creative Commons photo source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/5819493928 12000 SE 82nd Avenue Happy Valley, Oregon 97086 (Clackamas Mall) Panda Express, a popular Chinese fast food place, is one quick food stop that most people have been to at some point; it is located in the Clackamas Mall in the food court, about five minutes away from La Salle. For around seven dollars, you can get a main meal along with two side...

How to Budget in the Cafeteria

How to Budget in the Cafeteria

Sarah Mische, Staff Reporter

March 16, 2015


Filed under Student Life

Many of us don’t give a second thought to how much money we spend on lunch everyday—we just type in our number or scan our card and go sit down to eat. However, not paying attention to what you spend on lunch can get expensive quickly, and many students soon realize they need to be conscious of how...

Long Lost Twin? La Salle Celebrity Look-Alikes

Long Lost Twin? La Salle Celebrity Look-Alikes

Dannise Matarlo, Staff Reporter

March 13, 2015


Filed under Features, Student Life

A compilation of La Salle students and their celebrity look-a-likes.

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Big Plans for New Projects

Big Plans for New Projects

Katheryn Rapson, Staff Reporter

March 10, 2015


Filed under Student Life

As every student at La Salle knows, projects play a big role in the overall grade we receive at the end of the semester. They are time consuming, rigorous, and sometimes very stressful. With the new semester well on its way, various new projects are being introduced to different classes. Below is...

Sophomore Jonah Lyon Opens Up About Music

Sophomore Jonah Lyon Opens Up About Music

Sydney Welp, Staff Reporter

March 6, 2015


Filed under Student Life

Jonah Lyon, a sophomore in the Strings Program, has been involved in the music program for his entire time at La Salle. Lyon plays the violin, and he is dedicated to improving and perfecting his unique talent. In the following interview, he talks about his love for music and his plans for the future. How lo...

10 Cool Places to Eat in Portland

10 Cool Places to Eat in Portland

Dannise Matarlo, Staff Reporter

March 3, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Trying to find a place to eat in Portland is hard—there are long lines, high prices, and picky eaters—but here is a concise list to potentially make the challenge a bit easier. Podnah’s Pit This quality Texan barbecue restaurant in Northeast Portland is perfect for you if you are cravin...

La Salle Makes Donors Believers, Raises $113,000

La Salle Makes Donors Believers, Raises $113,000

Alex Bridgeman, Editor

March 3, 2015


Filed under Features, News

After the welcome speeches by Keeston Smith and Maddy Starr, Reverend Bishop Peter Smith gave the blessing for the evening and ushered in the parents, alumni members, and community supporters into the start of the annual Believe fundraiser. The event ended up being a huge success that raised ov...

Student of the Week: Kelly Nisbet

Student of the Week: Kelly Nisbet

Amanda Stewart, Staff Reporter

March 2, 2015


Filed under Features, Student Life

As part of our Student of the Week feature, one student is profiled  for their outstanding academic achievements and involvement at La Salle.  About Kelly: Kelly Nisbet has worked hard to maintain an outstanding GPA of 4.15. Kelly takes her classes very seriously and always pushes herself. Ta...

Humans of La Salle: Seven Years From Now

Humans of La Salle: Seven Years From Now

Andrea Dennis, Staff reporter

February 25, 2015


Filed under Humans of La Salle, Student Life

For this edition of Humans of La Salle, students were asked about what they imagine their life will be like seven years from now. *** Jared Fontenette, sophomore In seven years, Jared will be 23 years old and “on my way to stardom.” He hopes to be highly involved in media such as hosting his very...

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