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Ben Wease

Ben Wease, Staff Reporter

Ben Wease is a junior at La Salle high school in Milwaukie, Oregon.  He is currently on the varsity football team and loves playing.  During his free time he enjoys hanging out with his friends and loves going to work with his dad, who restores World War II airplanes.

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Three Detective Shows on Netflix To Watch This Summer

Three Detective Shows on Netflix To Watch This Summer

June 7, 2017

With the school year coming to an end, summer is quickly approaching, which means many people will have more time to watch Netflix. Almost everyone can find a show or movie on Netflix that fits their liking,...

Student of the Week: Jacob Brumbaugh

Student of the Week: Jacob Brumbaugh

May 31, 2017

Besides making time for football and hanging out with friends, junior Jacob Brumbaugh puts in a lot of time and hard work in order to maintain the grades he currently has. He excels in the classroom, taking...

World at a Glance: What You Need to Know About North Korea

World at a Glance: What You Need to Know About North Korea

May 17, 2017

North Korea has been a huge political issue for the United States that dates all the way back to the Korean War when the United States backed South Korea. Both the United States and North Korea have their...

Athlete of the Week: Matthew Werner

Athlete of the Week: Matthew Werner

April 26, 2017

Between playing golf every day, maintaining his impressive grades, and making time to hang out with friends, junior Matthew Werner, one of the top high school golfers in the state, has a very busy schedule....

Movie Review: Why Everyone Should Watch Hacksaw Ridge

Movie Review: Why Everyone Should Watch Hacksaw Ridge

April 12, 2017

On November 4, 2016 a fantastic movie directed by Mel Gibson was released to the public in theaters called Hacksaw Ridge. It is a fascinating and action-packed film that is well worth watching. Hacksaw...

The NBA Teams to Watch in the West

The NBA Teams to Watch in the West

March 15, 2017

With the start of the NBA playoffs quickly approaching on April 15th, there are four teams that everyone should be aware of in the Western Conference, each with an intriguing story line. Everyone...

Why We Shouldn't be Allowed to Burn the American Flag

Why We Shouldn’t be Allowed to Burn the American Flag

February 22, 2017

The American Flag, which signifies purity, innocence, hardiness, valor, perseverance and justice, has been mistreated for many years now. At Ronald Reagan’s Republican National Convention in Dallas of...

The Problem with the Media Obsessing Over The Lives of Celebrities

The Problem with the Media Obsessing Over The Lives of Celebrities

January 25, 2017

When was the last time you questioned a celebrity’s values and if they truly resonated with the values that you hold true to yourself? We as a society tend to glorify celebrities and often get misinterpretations...

Humans of La Salle: Students Share Their Final Thoughts on 2016 Election

Humans of La Salle: Students Share Their Final Thoughts on 2016 Election

November 4, 2016

There is no question that this year was a turning point in American politics. Citizens’ views and opinions on the issues and the politicians debating those issues are rapidly changing; from the ultra...

What to Watch for in the NFL

What to Watch for in the NFL

October 5, 2016

With the NFL season already five weeks in, there are quite a few things that fans will need to look out for, including paying close attention to the major teams: the New England Patriots, Denver Broncos...

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