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News
Weird National Holidays

Americans are known for placing importance on non important things. So much so, that there are national holidays for these ridiculous affairs. 

Gema Garcia: Migrant Education Student of the Year

Of the astounding 19,000 migrant students in Oregon, Gema Garcia was chosen as Oregon’s Migrant Student of the year at OACE’s Annual Winter Conference.

March Mustache Madness

It is that time of year again; March Mustache Madness! Some of the male teachers and staff of Astoria High School are going to be growing out their fabulous mustaches for all of March. Here's how it all went down.

 

Crazy Fast Foods

Some of the craziest foods a person could eat right now are fast foods. In 2014, there were around 30 new fast foods put out on the fast food market.

Google Fiber

Google Fiber is really fast internet that is only in select cities. Here's a preview on it's capibilities and prices. 

Blizzard

On Monday, January 26th, snow began to fall along the east coast, exceeding the high expectations meteorologists had for the blizzard. 

 

Sports

 

Sports
March Madness

Millions of fans around the country accept the challenge of  attempting to create the perfect NCAA March Madness bracket. There are no documented accounts of a perfect bracket ever being created, and it looks like nobody will anytime soon. Actually, the odds of predicting the field of 64 completely correct is 9,223,372,036,854,775,808 to 1, equalling 1 in over 9 quintillion.

 

Jordan Poyer Q&A

After Jordan was done speaking in front of the student body, I got the chance to ask him a few questions.

Senior Nights

The 12 seniors participating in a Winter Sport, all had a very successful season.

Dance Team

Pizazz is looking to ride their momentum all the way to the State Competition, as they hope to bring home some hardware.

Seattle Seahawks

     The Seattle Seahawks had big expectations to repeat as Super Bowl champions in 2015. Although, Seattle did lose the Super Bowl to the New England Patriots this past year, they achieved great things with what players they were given.

 

Poyer Talk

Jordan Poyer graduated from Astoria High in 2009 and went on to play college football at Oregon State and later got drafted into the NFL to play for the Philadelphia Eagles and now the Cleveland Browns.

Opinion


Opinion
Palcohol

There is a new type of alcohol, and its name is Palcohol. The brainchild of entrepreneur Mark Phillips, Palcohol is what its name implies: powdered alcohol. 

Climate Changes

Changes in the climate around the world are starting to have catastrophic effects. According to NASA and NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration), 13 of the 15 hottest years have occurred since 2000.

 

School Structure Sucks

There is one question that is often asked by adults. Do kids go to school to learn new things, or are they just trying to pass their classes? Worldwide, the United States is ranked 14th in education; 18th in reading, 24th in literacy, and 34th in math progress. 

Electronic distractions are detrimental to student education.

In recent years, devices such as iPhones have become increasingly popular. This has allowed students to be in sync with advances in technology, but it has come at a cost.

Neil Patrick Harris's Choose Your Own Autobiography Review

While also the most entertaining autobiography I have ever read, Neil Patrick Harris’s Choose Your Own Autobiography was very interesting.

Entertainment

 

Entertainment
Blink-182 Break Up

Blink-182 had a rocky start to 2015, as they lost the band’s lead singer, guitarist, and originator, Tom DeLonge.

E's the Man

This year’s Mr. AHS took place in Hollywood, or at least the theme made it out to be.

International Women's Day

On March 8, the world recognizes women internationally, creating awareness of women equality

2015 Grammys

     The Grammys returned this February to disturb the musical scene and divide fan bases against one another once again.

 

Go Set a Watchman: A Treasure or a Scandal

On February 3rd, Harper Lee announced the release date of To Kill a Mockingbird's sequel, Go Set a Watchman.

2015 Oscars

On February 22nd, 2015 all of your favorite celebrities gathered in the Dolby Theater in Hollywood for the Academy Awards. The most esteemed award show of the season.