Author: Mackenzie Rolf

State Fair Concerts

ShareThe Oregon State Fair will feature many concerts of a variety of genres in it’s L.B. Day Amphitheater concert series this summer. VIP reserved seating tickets sales start today on the fair’s website. General admission is free with entrance to the fair...

IKE Box Coffee House

ShareSalem’s local coffee shop,  IKE Box, currently an all ages music venue and refuge for troubled teens, has served as a facet of Salem’s community since 1891. IKE Box was not always the current coffee house that we know it as today....

Midterm Elections

ShareThe Midterm Elections on Nov. 6 of  2018 are crucial for both Democrats and Republicans, each fighting to secure the number of seats necessary to reach the majority holding in their respective seats to control the House of Representatives and Senate. 33...

CTE Summer Camps

ShareThis summer. CTE will be offering a variety of camps available to both middle and high school aged students in fields such as health services, fire science and EMT, automotive industries, and digital film making.   Each program has been carefully selected...

Alternative Facts

SharePrior to Trump’s inauguration, fake news was widely considered to be a tactic used by some  news outlets to make money off of on-site advertising by creating eye catching headlines and articles full of fake information. With the introduction of the “Alternate...

Panic At The Disco Concert

ShareThis month, the highly anticipated Panic! At the Disco concert will be held in Portland. With that in mind, The Clypian has put together a playlist of both the band’s hits, and some of their more underappreciated songs for listeners to enjoy....

Artist Spotlight: Lavern Baker

ShareAmerican Singer Lavern Baker, originally Delores Williams, was one of the influential voices of R&B in the 1950’s.Her most famous songs include “Tweedle Dee”, “Jim Dandy”, and “I cried a Tear”. “Tweedle Dee” reached number 14 on the US pop charts when...

POTUS Twitter: Online Diplomacy Debate

SharePrior to being elected President of the United States, Donald Trump’s tweets were nothing more than the opinions and ramblings of a celebrity show host and real estate mogul. Now, these tweets have the power to start wars, cut ties with organizations...

On the Stage: Local Theater Groups

ShareChildren’s Educational Theater [CET] is a theater organization in Salem that provides children and teens around the Mid-Valley of various skill levels and ages with a theater experience in all aspects of the performing and technical arts. CET operates throughout the year,...

Movie Review: Star Wars “Rogue One”

ShareRogue One, the newest film installment in the Star Wars universe, is set to be released in theaters on Dec. 16 of this year. Directed by Gareth Edwards, the movie will follow what Disney describes as an “unlikely” group of heroes, as...

How Early is Too Early for Christmas Music

ShareFor some people, Christmas music is the embodiment of the holiday spirit; it signals the beginning of winter season. As Buddy the Elf once said, “The best way to spread Christmas cheer is singing loud for all to hear.” For some, however,...

Election Results

Election Results

ShareDonald Trump was elected as the 45th President of the United States early yesterday morning after hours of deliberation over contested states and their vote counts. His election comes as a shock to many, as Trump had been consistently losing in most...