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One of Americas most prestigious, well known, and expensive colleges Harvard costs $78,000 per year.

Degree vs Debt: Is College Worth the Rising Cost?

By: Cara Halford, Writer May 3, 2023

The idea of college is often associated with ivy covered halls, decorated dorms, professors with sweater vests, and creative classes. However, college is also increasingly aligned with rising costs: costs...

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Treefort Music Fest 2023!

By: Cara Halford, Writer March 16, 2023

Spring is in the air and so is music! Make sure to go to the Treefort Music Fest from 3/22 to 3/26 at Julia Davis Park and throughout downtown Boise. Come support local and national artists, listen...

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TikTok in Turmoil

By: Cara Halford, Writer March 14, 2023

Viral dances, catchy songs, ever changing trends. These are all things associated with TikTok, the app that has taken over the world. But recently a surprising new phrase has been brought into the mix:...

Boisians gather outside the capitol in March to show their support for Ukraine

One Year Later: The War in Ukraine

By: Cara Halford, Writer February 24, 2023

In the dawn hours of February 24th, 2022 Russia invaded Ukraine in a military barrage that triggered the largest European conflict since World War Ⅱ. One year later the war continues to grind on, leaving...

Timberline Speech and Debate Team with the 1st place sweepstakes trophy in speech

Speech and Debate Team Wins Big at Bash at the Border Tournament

By: Cara Halford, Writer January 19, 2023

This weekend, January 13th-14th, Timberline’s Speech and Debate Team reigned victorious at the Bash at the Border Tournament. For speech, Timberline won 1st place sweepstakes, and won 2nd place for the...

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2022 Midterm Election Results

By: Cara Halford , Writer November 17, 2022

On November 8th millions of voters cast their ballots for the 2022 midterm elections. From abortion access in the face Roe v Wade’s overturn to inflation to election denial, hot topics were on the table....

Latter Day Saints temple in the headquarters of Salt Lake City, Utah

Keep Sweet: Pray and Obey vs The LDS Church

By: Cara Halford, Writer November 9, 2022

A group of young women clad in pastel dresses and elaborate french braids stare adoringly up at a picture of a single man: Warren Jeffs. This haunting picture is one of the cover images for the...

Pro-choice protests on June 25th in Boise after Roe v Wade was overturned

Timberline’s Take: What Students Think About the Overturning of Roe v Wade

By: Cara Halford, Writer October 11, 2022

“My Body My Choice” These words rang out across the country when the US Supreme Court overturned Roe v Wade in June of 2022. The 6-3 decision in Dobbs v Jackson’s Women’s Health ruled abortion...

Elizabeths crown sits atop her royal coffin during her funeral procession

The End of An Era

By: Cara Halford, Writer September 22, 2022

 In 1952, 25 year old Queen Elizabeth Ⅱ ascended to the British throne marking the sixth time in Britain’s history a female would be ruler. But, Elizabeth was never supposed to sit upon the throne...

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An Election for the Books

By: Cara Halford, Writer September 16, 2022

At 1:40 A.M. on September 7th, Boise School District parents and students received an email with the results of the historic 2022 Boise School Board election.  Incumbents Beth Oppenheimer, Andy Hawes,...

Queen Elizabeths portrait for her Diamond Jubilee in 2012

Breaking News: Queen Elizabeth Ⅱ Has Passed Away

By: Cara Halford, Writer September 8, 2022

At her Balmoral estate in Scotland, surrounded by the royal family, Queen Elizabeth died peacefully at the age of 96. As the longest reigning monarch in British history, the Queen’s death marks...

Boise balloons prepare to take off at Ann Morrison Park

Boise Skies Fill With Balloons

By: Cara Halford, Writer September 2, 2022

Over the upcoming Labor day weekend, many Boisians plan to escape the sweltering heat, but those who stay are in for a treat at the 31st Spirit of Boise Balloon Classic. The annual classic, originally...

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