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Confessions of a Camp Counselor

Confessions of a Camp Counselor

Bailee Doman, Multimedia Editor
May 11, 2017
Filed under 2016-2017, Opinion

Ever wonder what is like to work at a camp all summer long? Let's dive into the minds of the camp counselor. For this episode meet Jackie Stenberg, a student majoring in biology at Pacific Lutheran University. She loves hiking, biking, skiing, rafting and dogs. Learn more about her camp counselor...

Confessions of a Camp Counselor Ep. 1

Confessions of a Camp Counselor Ep. 1

Bailee Doman, Multimedia Editor
April 18, 2017
Filed under 2016-2017, Opinion

Ever wonder what is like to work at a camp all summer long? Let's dive into the minds of the camp counselor. For this episode meet Jackie Stenberg, a student majoring in biology at Pacific Lutheran University. She loves hiking, biking, skiing, rafting and dogs. Learn more about her camp counselor...

Hall of Fame Needs Designated Hitter

Jaxon Owens, Editor-in-Chief
March 31, 2017
Filed under 2016-2017, Opinion, Sports

The Hall of Fame is where every athlete wants to end up.   The Hall of Fame is where the greatest athletes in sports lie. The Hall of Fame is where the best in every sport deserve to go. Unfortunately, there are multiple athletes throughout history that deserve to be in the Hall of Fame b...

Sheeran’s ‘Divide’ Multiplies His Success

Sheeran’s ‘Divide’ Multiplies His Success

Lucia Montero, Staff
March 21, 2017
Filed under 2016-2017, Opinion, Showcase

Ed Sheeran has finally released his new album ÷, after a year of isolation from the musical world. Even though he did release a couple of great singles at the beginning of the year, all his followers knew something big was about to be dropped. They were not wrong. The songs on this album make you wa...

“Crown of Midnight” Review

“Crown of Midnight” Review

Casey Housman, Staff
March 9, 2017
Filed under 2016-2017, Opinion

“Crown of Midnight” by Sarah J. Maas is an amazing fantasy. The second book in the Throne of Glass series, “Crown of Midnight” digs deeper into the characters’ pasts and captures the reader’s attention from page one. After the main character, Celaena, defeats other competitors in a contest...

Sherlock Solving Mysteries Again

Sherlock Solving Mysteries Again

Lucia Montero, Staff
February 1, 2017
Filed under Opinion

221B Baker Street’s doors are open for us once again. Mr. Holmes and Dr. Watson are back to explain the unexplainable and this time they will be tested until they reach their extreme. The first episode of the fourth season of BBC’s production, “Sherlock” was aired Jan. 1. All the fans were...

Rebel Story Revealed

Rebel Story Revealed

February 1, 2017
Filed under 2016-2017, Opinion

“I am one with the force and the force is with me.” This is what every Star Wars fan was thinking after they came out from the theater where they saw “Rogue One,” a spin-off of the popular series. This story takes place between Episode III (“Revenge of the Sith”) and Episode IV (“A...

“To Be” Theatre or “Not To Be”

Shayla Jones, Coverage Editor
December 15, 2016
Filed under 2016-2017, Opinion

Theater is life. I do not mean this is in a new age meme way but in the sense that when people work together to create art on stage you, as an actor, are essentially playing at God. You create life, you end life, you live life. You bring meaning to words on a page and give a purpose to the charact...

Basketball Can Transform Lives

Jaxon Owens, Chief
December 15, 2016
Filed under 2016-2017, Opinion, Sports

I never would have thought that something as simple as a piece of paper from my third grade teacher would turn into something that not only has defined my life but my entire family’s life as well. That simple piece of paper was an ad for a basketball program called Viking Elite and it changed the...

Starbucks Holiday Drinks Review

Zac Brendle
November 14, 2016
Filed under 2016-2017, A&E, Opinion

Starbucks is known for the famous frappe and other frothy iced beverages but now, with the holiday season beginning, they have introduced three of their new holiday flavors on their menu. These are a part of the launch for their temporary promotion of buying one holiday drink and receiving another...

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