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Sexual assault on the rise

  With the numerous high profile cases surrounding sexual assault, the topic is becoming more widely spoken of than ever before. What we aren't talking about, though, is the continued existence of sexual assault within our own community and how that affects our family and friends. Sexual assault in general is statistically shown to be concentra...

  • Host and Hostee

    Host and Hostee

    Lorin Wells, Opinion editor

    January 22, 2018

    Sometimes from a high school student’s perspective, everything seems very localized. We hear about what goes on in Lake Stevens and occasionally get a snippet of information about something halfway across the country. However, once a year Lake Stevens has the opportunity to bring a different part of t...

    Welcome to class: Three Australian exchange students are brought to the attention of Mr. Flanders' second period class. Madilyn Ridgeway, Reece Ryan and Konnor Furber were given the assignment of telling the American students about their 'lifestyle'. In the back of the classroom, hosts Mitchell Hoffman and Sydney Peterson are chuckling watching their newfound friends struggle under the pressure. "I have students who still are good friends and keep in contact with their Aussie, even three to four years ago,” Choir teacher Heidi Forslund said. “Some have even gone to Australia to visit and stay with their Aussie."

    Lorin Wells

  • Faces in the Halls : Dallas Landeros & Mitchell Hoffman

    Faces in the Halls : Dallas Landeros & Mitchell Hoffman

    Clara Langerveld, Staff reporter and photographer

    January 22, 2018

    Music is an age-old art form. A universal language. Walk around the city, a school, even the grocery store, and one may spot someone wearing headphones. These people submerge themselves in the melodic and harmonic universe created through music compositions. Ranging from country rock hits, to the newes...

    The perfect headspace: The Seattle based museum, MoPop, has a large screen televising the music videos to music’s greatest anthems. The mixing board is placed in front of the screen to control the musical composition of what can be heard in the miniature theatre. Many young artists and musicians come to the MoPop (formally known as the EMP) to gain inspiration. “Any person that you may meet could become the next musical genius,” sophomore Dallas Landeros said. “If you are not doing what you love, you are wasting your time,” world renowned musician Billy Joel said.

    Clara Langerveld

  • Peaceful pillager

    Peaceful pillager

    Sylvia Cohen, Staff reporter

    January 22, 2018

    Site of the upcoming Winter Olympics and neighbor to one of the world’s most frightening nuclear threats, the nation of South Korea is this month’s featured country. A quick history of South Korea: The Korean peninsula has been inhabited around 2 million years*. In 1392, with the establishmen...

  • Dead Poets Society: Reviving a Dying Club

    Dead Poets Society: Reviving a Dying Club

    Kassie Gruel, Staff reporter and photographer

    January 22, 2018

    Dead Poets Society is a club inspired by the movie, Dead Poets Society, with Robin Williams, in which Williams plays a new English teacher by the name of John Keating who teaches at an all-boys preparatory school. In the movie, Keating inspires and motivates his students with poetry. The LSHS Dead ...

    Making a comeback: Dead Poets Society Club almost got shut down, but they are working on spreading the word that this club offers a safe haven after school for students interested in literature and the arts. Dead Poet Society Club had a rough start to the 2018 year, but had worked to get their club out there and continues to work towards that goal. The club has offered students a place to go to write, read, draw, and go see plays. They based themselves around the literature theme with Senior Chantel Murphy leading it. “In order to just kind of let it out [through writing and art], because high school can be really stressful and being creative and writing it down on paper rather than punching something or someone is a lot more healthy,” Murphy stated.

    Photo courtesy of the Dead Poets Society Club

  • Staff in the spotlight

    Staff in the spotlight

    Marin Nielsen, Editor in chief

    January 19, 2018

    With a high school this large and successful, there are a lot of staff members ensuring operations run smoothly behind the scenes. In the Main Office, Office Manager Joan Human keeps machines running, acts as a liaison for substitute teachers and manages the principal’s schedule. Human started as a pa...

    Behind the scenes: Michele Thomas (left) and Lisa Riecks (right) work hard to feed the hungry students. They are always willing to help when you are low on money. “You will need money tomorrow or we can provide you with a courtesy lunch if you are short on money,” Riecks said.

    Daswen Hudson

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Faces in the Halls : Dallas Landeros & Mitchell Hoffman

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Peaceful pillager

Peaceful pillager

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