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  • Society shapes teen summer body insecurities
  • Stand up to summer scams
  • “State” Sports Update
  • Auburn Avenue Theater’s Hairspray a hit
  • School start times equal more sleep for teens
  • Meet the new executive board
  • Get ready for DIY summer treats
  • 13 Reasons Why too unrealistic
  • Artist of the Issue: Carli Larson
  • Society shapes teen summer body insecurities
    Opinion

    Society shapes teen summer body insecurities

    Chloe Knox, Staff Reporter

    June 14, 2017

    With summer rapidly approaching, many feel as if they need to get their “summer-bodies” ready. Eating less, working out more—it’s a whole process of how to feel comfortable in a bathing suit. Society has set an ideal image of what you should look like to go shirtless, whether you’re a guy actually...

    Many feel as if in order to get in shape they cannot eat certain foods they really enjoy. These foods include junk foods such as Nabisco Oreos.

    PHOTO BY CHLOE KNOX

  • Stand up to summer scams
    Feature

    Stand up to summer scams

    Alyssa Shrader, Staff Reporter

    June 14, 2017

    Summertime has different meanings for teens these days. Those sunny days are the best time to hang out with friends on the beach, get started on those college applications and maybe even score a summer job. Many teenagers are looking for any chance of seizing a job, and it’s not that hard to do; job...

    Summer break is a great time to make money and get out out of the house, but take precautions to avoid getting scammed.

    PHOTO COURTESY CREATIVE COMMONS LICENSE, PIXABAY.COM

  • “State” Sports Update
    Sports

    “State” Sports Update

    ZaReah Barren, Editor-in-Chief

    June 14, 2017

    The season is coming to an end for all of the 2016-2017 sports, including the fall sports teams who had to wait until the spring to go to State. Multiple sports sent individuals to State, and other sports took the whole team. Junior Jennifer Kim and senior Nicole Matiatos went to State for girls...

    Photo Credit PJ Sills

  • Auburn Avenue Theater’s Hairspray a hit
    A&E

    Auburn Avenue Theater’s Hairspray a hit

    PJ Sills, Managing Editor

    June 14, 2017

    1962 Baltimore has been brought to Auburn, and it’s phenomenal. The Auburn Community Players are dazzling audiences with Hairspray, the latest musical put on at the Auburn Avenue Theater. Directed by the well-experienced Chris Serface, and filled up with brilliant, astonishing performers across a wide...

    Freshman Drew Bates (left) and Bellarmine Prep junior Alyssa Gries (right) twist and twirl to ’60s tunes. Bates has been featured in several plays and musicals over the years including Guys and Dolls, A Christmas Story, 42nd Street, You’re a Good Man, and many more.

    PJ Sills

  • School start times equal more sleep for teens
    Opinion

    School start times equal more sleep for teens

    Alexus Jacobs, Staff Reporter

    June 14, 2017

    Here at Riverside, school starts approximately at 8:05 AM on regular days and 9:05 AM on PLC Mondays. The rest of the schools in the Auburn School District-with the exception of West Auburn High- also start at 8:05 and 9:05. Even though these times are relatively late in the morning, it is common to...

    Students are constantly falling asleep in class, but it is unknown if this stems from lack of sleep, or simply a surge of boredom. In either case, students should be learning and not sleeping.

    PHOTO BY ALEXUS J.

  • Meet the new executive board
    Feature

    Meet the new executive board

    Bella Coronado, Staff Reporter

    June 14, 2017

      Vice President Drake Pearisaeff has many fresh ideas and changes to bring to ASB. With new responsibilities, he is most looking forward to being able to be more involved in the school and improving the school environment and community. To be a good leader, he plans to do his best to lead b...

  • Get ready for DIY summer treats
    Feature

    Get ready for DIY summer treats

    Maya Martin, Staff Reporter

    June 14, 2017

    Cupcake Shake- In a blender, combine 4 large scoops of vanilla ice cream, a ½ cup of yellow cake mix, and a splash of milk. Blend until well combined, and garnish with sprinkles. Serve immediately. (Optional: Rub a thin layer of corn syrup along the rim of the glass and dip in colorful sprinkles...

  • 13 Reasons Why too unrealistic
    A&E

    13 Reasons Why too unrealistic

    Sierra Fox, Staff Reporter

    June 14, 2017

    Just about every teenager who has access to Netflix has seen the relatively new hit drama 13 Reasons Why. Each episode reveals another event that leads to main character Hannah Baker’s suicide. After every segment of this thrilling show, the watcher is left with suspense and a cliff hanger, making t...

  • Artist of the Issue: Carli Larson
    A&E

    Artist of the Issue: Carli Larson

    Bailee Youngren, Staff Reporter

    June 14, 2017

    15-year-old freshman Carli Larson, this year’s Ms. Riverside, stunned the judges with her own original song “Fly.” Carli has been singing through almost every aspect of her life. Singing became a passion of hers at a very young age and she has found a way to make it a huge part of her life....

    Carli Larson serenated the audience at the Mr. and Mrs. Riverside show on May 3 this year.

    PHOTO BY BAILEE YOUNGREN

News

Annual ‘Beat the Raven’ race raises cross country funds

Annual ‘Beat the Raven’ race raises cross country funds

ZaReah Barren, Editor-in-Chief

The annual Beat the Raven Race happens on Saturday, June 17 at 9:00 a.m. Anybody can participate in the 5K event and race with students from the cross country team. The day of the race registration fee for all ages is $30. “[The Beat the Raven Race] is a fundraiser to help pay for cross country travel or invitationals...

June 14, 2017No Comments

Sandlands split up teaching duties

Sandlands split up teaching duties

Maya Martin, Staff Reporter

Photography and Viscom teacher Gina Sandland has been splitting teaching time with her son for almost three years now, but some students are still wondering why she abandoned full-time teaching. “I wanted to test the waters of living on half my income,” Gina said. “[My son] Tyler came from Gildo Rey [Elementary...

June 14, 2017No Comments

LGBTQ community unites for PrideFest

LGBTQ community unites for PrideFest

PJ Sills, Managing Editor

A flood of warmth and love went marching throughout Seattle, and all around the country for the 47th annual National Pride March last June. The events revolving around pride are only beginning, for June is observed as national LGBTQ Pride Month. Saturday June 24 on Capitol Hill and June 25 at Seattle Center will be Seattle’s...

June 13, 2017No Comments

Auburn events update: Rock the lot

Auburn events update: Rock the lot

Alexus Jacobs, Staff Reporter

Summer is soon arriving along with the long dog days associated with the season. If you or anyone you know doesn’t have any plans the weekend of June 10 and 11, consider visiting the parking lot of The Outlet Collection for Rock The Lot. The event is free for all. Here, there will be live music, food trucks, games and o...

June 5, 2017No Comments

Key Club impacts community

Key Club impacts community

Sara Koenig, Staff Reporter

Key Club just held their latest and last event which was the Auburn Clean Sweep. This took place on April 22 at 7 a.m. This event allowed students to help clean up the trash around their community. Their last meeting of the year will be on May 10 in the school library at 7 p.m. This meeting will be the end-of-year Key...

May 10, 2017No Comments

Cornish art gallery presents student projects

Cornish art gallery presents student projects

ZaReah Barren, staff reporter

Cornish College of the Arts is having their annual Art and Design exhibition called “The Visual Arts 2017 BFA Exhibition.” According to Rosemary Jones, the Director of Communications at Cornish, the event will be hosted from May 3 to 7, and May 10 to 14 from 1 to 6 p.m. The grand opening of the showcase will be April...

May 10, 2017No Comments

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Opinion

Society shapes teen summer body insecurities

Society shapes teen summer body insecurities

Chloe Knox, Staff Reporter

With summer rapidly approaching, many feel as if they need to get their “summer-bodies” ready. Eating less, working out more—it’s a whole process of how to feel comfortable in a bathing suit. Society...

June 14, 2017No Comments

School start times equal more sleep for teens

School start times equal more sleep for teens

Alexus Jacobs, Staff Reporter

Here at Riverside, school starts approximately at 8:05 AM on regular days and 9:05 AM on PLC Mondays. The rest of the schools in the Auburn School District-with the exception of West Auburn High- also...

June 14, 2017No Comments

Snapchat streak pointlessness

Snapchat streak pointlessness

Chloe Knox, staff reporter

You wake up in the morning and immediately roll over in bed to grab your phone, scrolling through the endless notifications. How do I know this is what you do? Because you send me a Snapchat of the ceiling...

June 14, 2017No Comments

RompHims: sublime, sensational, sexy

RompHims: sublime, sensational, sexy

PJ Sills, Managing Editor

As I make my way down the halls of our school, I see it: the behinds of several high school girls, hanging out of their short-shorts. Besides the fact that this is a dress code violation, most people seem...

June 13, 2017No Comments

Education vs. teachers’ lives

Education vs. teachers’ lives

May 10, 2017

We’ve all been in classes where the teacher talks more about their personal life than the actual subject. You feel as if...

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Feature

Stand up to summer scams

Stand up to summer scams

Alyssa Shrader, Staff Reporter

Summertime has different meanings for teens these days. Those sunny days are the best time to hang out with friends on the beach, get started on those college applications and maybe even score a summer...

June 14, 2017No Comments

Meet the new executive board

Meet the new executive board

Bella Coronado, Staff Reporter

  Vice President Drake Pearisaeff has many fresh ideas and changes to bring to ASB. With new responsibilities, he is most looking forward to being able to be more involved in the school and improving the school environment and community. To be a good leader, h...

June 14, 2017No Comments

Get ready for DIY summer treats

Get ready for DIY summer treats

Maya Martin, Staff Reporter

Cupcake Shake- In a blender, combine 4 large scoops of vanilla ice cream, a ½ cup of yellow cake mix, and a splash of milk. Blend until well combined, and garnish with sprinkles. Serve immediately. (Optional:...

June 14, 2017No Comments

  • Awkward Student Moments May 11, 2017
  • Wacky foods from around the world May 10, 2017

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A&E

Seattle summer concerts

Seattle summer concerts

Bella Coronado, Staff Reporter

As summer draws near, many students are getting excited for upcoming shows. Concerts are a big part of a lot of student’s summer experience. While a...

June 14, 2017No Comments

Auburn Avenue Theater’s Hairspray a hit

Auburn Avenue Theater’s Hairspray a hit

PJ Sills, Managing Editor

1962 Baltimore has been brought to Auburn, and it’s phenomenal. The Auburn Community Players are dazzling audiences with Hairspray, the latest musical...

June 14, 2017No Comments

13 Reasons Why too unrealistic

13 Reasons Why too unrealistic

Sierra Fox, Staff Reporter

Just about every teenager who has access to Netflix has seen the relatively new hit drama 13 Reasons Why. Each episode reveals another event that leads to...

June 14, 2017No Comments

  • Artist of the Issue: Carli Larson June 14, 2017
  • Art show illustrates gleeful galleries May 30, 2017

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