The Rogue News

Reckoning with Tragedy

January 6, 2019

As the new year approaches and 2018 comes to an end, we are given the opportunity to look back and reflect on the past 12 months. 2018 has seen a number of major tragedies. There have been over 300 mass shootings in the United States since January of this year. The regularity of mass murd...

Groundhog Day

Groundhog Day

Lillian Witnauer, Reporter

January 30, 2017

For years small towns in the U.S., Canada and other areas of the world have enlisted the help of furry little creatures to predict if winter weather was going to continue for another six weeks. Very few know where this tradition came from or why it is celebrated in the first place. Groundhog day originally...

Lowering the Voting Age

Jade Bromley, Ellie Carter

November 22, 2016

For Lowering the Voting Age (Jade Bromley): In 2008, Obama was elected the first black president of the United States of America. Even as an eight-year-old, I could understand the importance of that election. It was a true progression of us as a people, and I wanted to be a part of it. I had...

JD Miller

Adara Peppercorn and Jade Bromley

November 21, 2016

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

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

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

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...

Indigenous People’s Day

Indigenous People’s Day

Uma McGuire and Bella Mannray

November 17, 2016

In 1492, Columbus sailed the ocean blue. This mnemonic device, which is a well-known childhood phrase, encourages Americans to remember a man who has forever stirred the waters of American history in both positive and negative ways. Columbus Day was initially established as a national holiday by...

The Nobel Prize: it’s a Changin’

The Nobel Prize: it’s a Changin’

Zaida LaRose and Dylan Kistler

November 17, 2016

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

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

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...

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