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Asking for Help: Antidepressants

Sequoia Snogren-McGinnis

December 3, 2018

Filed under 2018/2019, Health/Wellness, November 2018, Print

Behind AHS’s pretty red and white colors lies a student body suffering from an often-hidden problem: depression. Many have hesitations around antidepressants. Reasons for reluctance can be the monetary cost or the idea that the antidepressant could become a “crutch,” create “fake happiness,”...

Dealing with Depression: A Trial in Treating Depression

Logan Knouse, Writer

November 16, 2018

Filed under 2018/2019, Blogs, Health/Wellness, November 2018, Print, Showcase, Social

Depression, it’s an epidemic, isn't it? I hear people’s stories, their ups and downs, their ‘remedies’. With such a surplus of Do this, do that out there, I feel it’s beneficial to hear another person’s experiences on the matter. Now, I understand that all people’s symptoms and situations ar...

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...

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...

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