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Studying With Music: Good, Bad, or Both?

Studying With Music: Good, Bad, or Both?

Lillian Witnauer, Reporter
January 24
Filed under Arts/Entertainment, Health/Wellness, Multimedia, Music, Student Life

Music is an extremely important part of human culture. There are very few places around the world where music is not practiced, celebrated and enjoyed. It could be said that music is almost as important as breathing. One will seldom find a commercial venue without at least the radio playing softly in...

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: Wizarding Reignited

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: Wizarding Reignited

Laila Borden, Reporter
January 18
Filed under Arts/Entertainment, Opinion, Reviews, Showcase, Students Speak

As a childhood Harry Potter fan, I was thrilled to hear that J.K. Rowling's fantasy world, in which I spent countless hours during my years of imaginary friends and unquestioned belief in magic, would be reignited on screen with Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. At first, I was unsure if the fil...

The Nobel Prize: it’s a Changin’

The Nobel Prize: it’s a Changin’

Zaida LaRose and Dylan Kistler
November 17
Filed under Arts, Arts/Entertainment, Feature, Featured, Music, News, Print, Recent, Showcase

On October 13th, Bob Dylan became the first musician ever to win the Nobel Prize for Literature. Not everyone is pleased to see the rebellious folk hero slouching next to the likes of Hemingway, T.S. Eliot, Steinbeck, and Solzhenitsyn. Of these awards given annually to a writer whose work is deemed...

Relax. Receive. Reset.

Relax. Receive. Reset.

Gemma Coster
November 4
Filed under Calendar, Featured, Health/Wellness, Local, News, Recent, Resources, School, Student Life, Updates

Teenagers are the most stressed group of people in America when school is in session. Between getting good grades, having a social life, and growing into adulthood, many students have become overwhelmed with the mental strain of doing it all. Noticeably, each person has their own way of dealing with...

Senioritis: Made Up Disease or Serious Epidemic?

James Edson, Editor
March 16
Filed under Feature, Featured, Home, Local, News, News, Print, School, Showcase, Student Life, The Rogue News

Upon driving past their previous elementary or middle school, high schoolers are often overwhelmed with nostalgia. Memories of a much simpler time seem like heaven when compared to the stress-ridden reality of high school. But just as the daydream reaches its peak, an interesting sight distracts: young...

#raised-by-the-internet

Frankie Mora, Reporter
March 16
Filed under Featured, Local, News, News, Print, School, Showcase, Student Life, The Rogue News

Upon driving past their previous elementary or middle school, high schoolers are often overwhelmed with nostalgia. Memories of a much simpler time seem like heaven when compared to the stress-ridden reality of high school. But just as the daydream reaches its peak, an interesting sight distracts: young...

A Star In Universes

Allayana Darrow, Editor
March 16
Filed under Featured, Local, Music, News, News, Print, Recent, School, Showcase, Social, The Rogue News

The New York based ensemble company, UNIVERSES, has been performing all around the world since 1996. Two of UNIVERSES’ founding members, Mildred Ruiz Sapp and Steven Sapp, moved to Ashland with their son, Ashland High sophomore Quest Sapp, when Quest was 12 years old. The group has lost some of the...

Against the Sparknotes Tide: Confessions of the Rare Book-Reader

Amani Mussell
March 16
Filed under Arts/Entertainment, Calendar, Featured, School, Showcase, Student Life

Some people read for school, some people read to enlighten their minds, and some people read for fun. Gemma Coster, a sophomore at Ashland High School, is in the last category, an avid reader who is convinced of the positive impact of books. "You should read anything you can get your hands on," was...

The Soul is in the Photography

The Soul is in the Photography

Laila Borden
March 14
Filed under Arts, Arts/Entertainment, Extra Curricular, Local, News, Photo Gallery, Recent, School, Showcase, Student Life

The production of a play requires an immense amount of work, effort, and talent, not just from the actors, but from other artists as well. Choreography, costumes, sets and advertisement are all key components to ensure a successful presentation. Charlie Burr, a ninth grader here at Ashland High school,...

OptOutside

OptOutside

Zaida LaRose and Lauren Pauli
November 25
Filed under News, News, Recent, Showcase, Social, The Rogue News, Winter

This holiday season is dedicated to the appreciation of the things that matter most, and this celebration of family, friends, food, and adventure comes hand in hand with living in the moment. The perfect way to illustrate this passion for the present is by leaving the denizens of the material-world behind...

Which Teacher Are You Most Like?

Which Teacher Are You Most Like?

Lili Smith and Zaida LaRose
November 4
Filed under Arts, Featured, School, Showcase, Student Life, Videos

As the seasons change, we change with them. Over the course of the year we have grown gradually to be more and more like our greatest influences. In this case, our teachers. Take this quiz to find out which teacher you have grown to be most like this year: Which food is your favorite? 1. Anything green ...

Youth Symphony of Southern Oregon

Youth Symphony of Southern Oregon

Elena Patterson, Reporter
July 15
Filed under Arts/Entertainment, Music, News, School, Showcase

The Youth Symphony of Southern Oregon (YSSO) performed their spring concert series on May 29-31 in Grants Pass, Medford, and Ashland. Youth Symphony of Southern Oregon (YSSO) is a program where young musicians can come together and practice complicated music, and perform it in showcase theaters. There...

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