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Studying With Music: Good, Bad, or Both?

Studying With Music: Good, Bad, or Both?

Lillian Witnauer, Reporter
January 24, 2017
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, 2017
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...

JD Miller

Adara Peppercorn and Jade Bromley
November 21, 2016
Filed under Local, Print, Recent, School, Showcase, Student Life

As October ends and November begins, many take time to reflect on what they are thankful for as they realize the opportunities they’ve been given. JD Miller, a junior here at Ashland High School (AHS), has chosen to appreciate the friends and family that have blessed her in her life. Friends...

Evan McLennan

Amani Mussell
November 20, 2016
Filed under Local, Print, Student Life

As Thanksgiving approaches this November, Americans across the United States have the chance to think about what they are thankful for. From money to love, almost everyone can find something in their lives to be grateful for. This year, Evan McLennan, an Ashland High School tenth grader, is thankful...

Chef Showdown with a Twist

Jade Bromley
November 19, 2016
Filed under Extra Curricular, Home, News, Print, Recent, Showcase, Student Life

The Ashland Culinary Festival is a wonderful event where the chefs of Southern Oregon come together in a four-day food convention at the Ashland Hills Hotel and Suites. There are food tastings, fresh products, cooking demonstrations, and workshops. For nine years, local chefs have competed in a...

Ted Talks and Tea

Ted Talks and Tea

Sophia Wiencek and Ava Hearn
November 18, 2016
Filed under Recent, School, Showcase, Student Life

You may have heard that Ashland High school has a new club on campus. On Tuesdays at lunch in English-9, students come together with mugs of tea and gather around a table to watch selected TED Talks. TED Talks and Tea creates a comfortable space where students can come together and learn about interesting...

The Nobel Prize: it’s a Changin’

The Nobel Prize: it’s a Changin’

Zaida LaRose and Dylan Kistler
November 17, 2016
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...

Mock Ballots

Mock Ballots

November 8, 2016
Filed under Local, News, Politics, Student Life, Uncategorized

This year's elections have been a stressful and scary ride. But it all comes to an end today. Ashland High school decided to offer mock ballots to see who or what underage students would vote for if they could vote. What is the mock ballot: The mock ballot is exactly what it sounds like: a ballot that simulates...

Relax. Receive. Reset.

Relax. Receive. Reset.

Gemma Coster
November 4, 2016
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...

Violate! The Honk of Parking Permits

Violate! The Honk of Parking Permits

Madison Fung, Reporter
October 21, 2016
Filed under Fall, Featured, Local, News, Recent, School, Showcase, Student Life

Driving is a privilege not a right. This is what many teenagers have been taught while learning to drive. Should it be a privilege to park in the school parking while students attend school? Many students do have a lot money to spend on their behalf. Some upperclassmen are able to find jobs to work...

Psychology for a High School Freshman

Psychology for a High School Freshman

Savanah Agape, Reporter
March 16, 2016
Filed under Calendar, Feature, Local, News, School, The Rogue News

A successful therapist needs to be a good listener. They need to be able to keep a secret, care genuinely about others, be self-aware and comfortable talking to all types of people. Freshman Rowan Dearborne is all these things and more. He has enthusiasm for helping others and loves listening when it's...

Senioritis: Made Up Disease or Serious Epidemic?

James Edson, Editor
March 16, 2016
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...

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