The Clypian Blog

Millennials Wanted: Dead or Alive

Generation Y, most commonly known as Millennials, consists of people who were born between the years 1980-1995, however, many people consider Gen Z to be part of the Millennials, but actually it consists of people who were born in the years 1996-2010....

Make Music on Summer Solstice

This year, the Summer Solstice falls on June 21 and marks Make Music Day across the world. Spawning from the French national holiday, Fête de la Musique, Make Music Day is now celebrated in more than 120 countries and 750 cities-including Salem....

Father’s Day Ideas

Father’s Day is very special day to celebrate all that fathers do for their children everyday. It can be celebrated multiple ways, but for those who are struggling to find ideas to celebrate this underrated holiday, the Clypian will provide some ideas....

Boys Volleyball

Boys volleyball, along with the other Spring Fling events, are school traditions that represent the beginning of the end of the school year, and the end of the high school experience for the seniors. The Boys volleyball game is one of the...

Lacrosse Wrap Up

The Saxon Boys lacrosse team finished the 2017 season with a record of 1-14. They started their season with a 15-8 win over Hillsboro, giving the Saxons hope for a successful season. “Having new, more experienced coaches helped us a lot,” Lucas...

Athlete Spotlight: Tori Doten

Tori Doten ‘17 has been playing as an infielder on the varsity baseball team for South since his freshman year. Doten has been in the Saxon baseball program through three different head coaches, finishing off his South career with Coach Price. Doten...

PowderPuff Football

South has a tradition of holding a girls PowderPuff football game at the end of the year. This tradition has gone on for roughly 20 years. The PowderPuff game took place on the football field at 6 p.m. on May 26. The...

The Salem River 2 Ridge

The Salem River 2 Ridge is a new multi-sport event including kayaking, biking and running through the Willamette Valley and Cascade Mountain Range. The race will be occurring on Sunday, Sept. 17, happening this year for the first time. The event is...

13 Reason Why Controversy

  Netflix’s 13 Reasons Why has drawn both the ire and praise from critics, parents, and students over its handling of the topics of suicide, sexual assault, and bullying. There is something to be said for the show’s popularity; it has been...

Post-Finals Recovery

Post-Finals Recovery

With finals quickly approaching, many students are preparing themselves for the pending exams and looking forward to the end of school. To celebrate the hard work that they have done to prepare for exams, the Clypian researched ways to unwind and relax...

Fidget Spinner Controversy

Fidget devices are designed to be an outlet for students who need a mechanism to release stress or nervous energy without disrupting their peers. However, the devices have drawn concern from teachers over their use. Many students are not using them for...

Capital City Improv

One of Salem’s many theaters, Capitol City Theater [CCT] offers many resources to students interested in theater and improvisation workshops and shows. The theater is a comedy club that focuses on improvisation and stand up comedy. CCT also offers training opportunities to...