Author: Mackenzie Rolf

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...

International Day of Happiness

ShareMar. 20 marks the fifth international day of happiness being celebrated, with the purpose of creating a cheerier world. The intent of World Happiness Day is to create a shift in attitudes all around the world, and make a goal to improve...

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...

Halloween on the Fly: Costumes for Wingin’ It

ShareWith Halloween fast approaching, time is running out for all of those who have yet to purchase or make a costume. For the procrastinating Halloween enthusiast, the Clypian has taken the initiative to research some quick last-minute costume ideas that are sure...

Health Issues and Halloween Candy

ShareFor kids and teens with allergies to common ingredients found in candy such as nuts and gluten, Halloween can be a challenging time. The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America [AAFA] lists the eight most common allergies in the U.S as milk,...

The Third Presidential Debate

The Third Presidential Debate

ShareTomorrow night, the third and final presidential debate will air from 9 to 10:30 p.m. Chris Wallace, a three time Emmy Award winning anchor for Fox News, will be hosting the debate. The format for the debate will follow the style of...