The student news site of Lake Stevens High School

Valhalla

The student news site of Lake Stevens High School

Valhalla

The student news site of Lake Stevens High School

Valhalla

Lilyana Salazar

Lilyana Salazar, Staff Reporter

Lilyana Salazar (she/her) is a senior attending Lake Stevens High School. Lilyana joined Journalism to expand her skills in writing, interviewing, photography, and all things related to media creation. After high school, she is looking to get into entertainment and business management and already has the skills of acting for commercials, theater and modeling. Her interests include photography, theater and participating in the school musical.

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Photograph of New Zealands Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern in 2018.

Jacinda Arden

March 17, 2022
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Photograph of a street performer dressed as Frida Khalo showcasing her artwork.

Frida Kahlo

March 17, 2022
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Alexandria Ocasio Cortez takes the stage at a conference in 2019.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

March 17, 2022
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Powerful Women: Celebrate female trailblazers influence throughout history and explore their contributions today. After the feminist push for equal access to education and jobs in 1980, public law was passed by Congress in 1987 establishing March as Womens History Month. It is important to teach womens history to youth in schools because it is important to understand womens journey to where they are now. It is important to understand that often in the past (and in some cases still today) womens voices were silenced and they were treated like property, not people, English teacher Annemarie Gaudin said.

Women’s History Month

March 17, 2022
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The happiest place on earth: Disney struggles to live up to its motto as
the demand of consumers for accuracy in media is on the rise. Disneys early and most popular films feed into negative facades about various cultures but their efforts to address their mistakes are being exercised today. “Its our natural instinct to implement ourselves into characters we are most like and believe ourselves to be. If thats all we see as kids thats all we grow up to believe we can be,” senior Ella Balan.

Reflection of real people in fictional worlds

Disney focuses on true diversity and inclusivity with popular films this decade
February 9, 2022
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After dismissal: Vehicles belonging to students file from multiple directions as they leave school. Construction has downsized the parking lot since the buildings renovations. 
It can take up to fifteen minutes or longer to leave after a long school day, senior Ashlynn Wright.

Reasons behind LSHS parking lot struggles

Renovations and re-construction at LSHS compromised parking lot availability and capacity
December 16, 2021
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A boat glides on Davies beach! The waterfront looks brighter and bluer on this sunny day after the clean-up.  Being environmentally conscious there is a group of students and people who are,  Emma Morris said.

Launch with environment on the mind

Davies beach cleanup potentially sparks student and school involvement with environmental progression
November 10, 2021
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