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Daffodil Tradition Continues

Daffodil Tradition Continues

October 25, 2018

Another year, another Daffodil selection night. This year, eight senior girls and their escorts took the stage, doing a walk down to the stage called the “promenade,”  giving one-minute speeches...

Memes find new meanings

Memes find new meanings

May 29, 2018

In his 1976 book The Selfish Gene, evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins described a meme as a “self-reproducing” cultural idea shared between organisms. Today, the word meme has transcended its...

Activism Goes Viral

Activism Goes Viral

April 6, 2018

To step into the public sphere in this day and age is to step into an ocean of technology. The American public is awash in smartphones, smartwatches, tablets; in blogs, posts, online forums. The tide of...

Social Media Influences Eating Disorders

Social Media Influences Eating Disorders

April 6, 2018

Two likes. Refresh. Eight likes. Refresh. 16 likes. Pause. Refresh. 27 likes. And so the process goes. Studies show that people can get addicted to social media in a similar way they can...

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“Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” Review

Why Die Hard is a Christmas movie

December 19, 2018

The holidays are a time for family, friends and taking time to be grateful for what you have. All of these things are represented in popular Christmas movies such as Elf, The Polar...

Off Topic episode three: ‘Love on a Leash’

December 18, 2018

A Brief Inquiry into Online Relationships Review

A Brief Inquiry into Online Relationships Review

December 18, 2018

British alternative band The 1975 are back after a two and a half year gap with their third album, A Brief Inquiry into Online Relationships. The first of two albums planned to...

Off topic episode one: ‘A Star is Born’

December 17, 2018

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Why 2018 has been so long
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Understand Minimum Wage in Washington State

January 22, 2019

Why Die Hard is a Christmas movie

December 19, 2018

The holidays are a time for family, friends and taking time to be grateful for what you have. All of these things are represented in popular Christmas movies such as Elf,...

Weekly Artist Feature: Drew Whitney

Weekly Artist Feature: Drew Whitney

December 17, 2018

Exchange Students Adjust

December 17, 2018

Foreign exchange students have added to the diversity and culture here at Puyallup High School. Six seniors and two juniors joining PHS from Spain, France, Japan and Italy...

Fun Holiday activities around Washington

December 11, 2018

Seattle Center Winterfest If you’re looking for something fun to do over winter break, Winterfest has it all. You can go ice skating, watch a master ice sculptor or explore...

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