Choir director Taylor Iverson’s journey to the Today Show!

Choir director Taylor Iverson's journey to the Today Show!

Kendyll Lindsey, Reporter

October 29, 2020

Bothell High School’s very own choir director, Taylor Iverson, was featured on the “Today” Show on Wednesday, September 23rd. Iverson began teaching Bothell’s choirs about 4 years ago when the previous director, Sheri Erickson, retired from teaching. Iverson’s father was a choir director in V...

Effects of COVID-19 on the Elections

Jane Wang, Reporter

May 8, 2020

Ever since the outbreak of COVID-19 in the U.S., it’s been difficult to find any news channel or journal covering topics that don’t have to do with the novel coronavirus. However, despite all the buzz around this disease which has already killed over 40,000 in the U.S. and over 172,000 worldwide...

Trump’s Response to COVID-19

Diya Anoop, Reporter

May 8, 2020

On January 21, 2020, the first COVID-19 case in the US was identified. Since then the virus has spread a rapid rate, killing hundreds of thousands and severely crippling the economy.   As more cases began to emerge, on January 29th the Coronavirus Task Force was formed by White House officials as...

Washington State is under lockdown. What else can the government do to us?

Michael Marquess II, Reporter

March 26, 2020

On Monday evening, Washington State Governor Jay Inslee issued a stay-home order to all residents for two weeks. But what does this mean for us specifically? And more importantly, how far can the government go to slow down the spread of Covid-19?   According to Gov. Inslee’s new order, “e...

Changes in church policies

Téa Schmid and Evie Smith

May 13, 2019

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced on April 4, 2019 that “children of parents who identify themselves as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender may be baptized without First Presidency approval if the custodial parents give permission for the baptism and understand both the doctri...

Dangers of cell phones

Audrey Rainwater, Co-Art Editor

May 13, 2019

Experts have long investigated in finding negative consequences about cell phones being harmful to a person’s health. Cell phones have been recognized as the most common distraction for drivers. It has been estimated by the National Safety Council that about 26% of all car collisions involve a cell p...

Vaping: a new epidemic

Aleah Josephsen, Co-Sports Editor

May 13, 2019

Is vaping actually safer than smoking? Vaping is marketed to be safer than the traditional cigarette; however, this discovery doesn’t mean it’s “good” for the body. According to the New York Times, 78% more high schoolers vaped in 2018 than in 2017. Almost 5 million highschool and middle...

World News Whiparound

Nathan Kowsky and Kailani Jackson

May 13, 2019

Trump Administration against recent UN Human Rights declaration: April 2019 negotiations regarding revisions to a United Nations human rights doctrine have run into a roadblock as the Trump administration refuses to continue in the agreement if sexual violence is seem as a weapon of war. According t...

Nazis gather in Seattle

Nyla Libed, Copy Editor, Co-Online Editor

May 13, 2019

Long after the end of World War II, Nazism still resonates with some, who have been inspired to continue to spread this idea. For white nationalist groups, which are still present today, this has become a way of life, and is the centric viewpoint on their morals and values. Patriot Front and Identity Evropa, which are...

Harvard sued

Aleah Josephsen, Co-Sports Editor

May 13, 2019

On March 20th, Harvard University faced a lawsuit for the possession and use of photos of two slaves, Renty and Delia, which dates back to 1850. Harvard has been caught selling a book on anthropology with the photo published on the front cover for $40. According to NPR, their relative Tamara Lanie...

Update from Olympia

Levi Gettleman, A&E Editor

May 13, 2019

The founding fathers built the United States upon a system of federalism, dependent on both the federal government and the state governments fulfilling certain duties and responsibilities. However, in the current world, it is easy to focus on the work being done on the federal level and lose track of...

Momo terrifies

Mary Conaway and Malavika Santhosh

April 3, 2019

Let’s talk about Momo… the terrifying chicken lady thing that’s been haunting the internet. With stringy black hair, a beak-like nose, and protruding eyes, her look is topped off with a thin, bloodthirsty smile. Created by Japanese artist Keisuke Aiso, she made her way onto social media, slowly...