The Commoner

Self-Love: the Best Love

Story by Gabby Parreno, Reporter

December 7, 2016

Everybody wants a healthy happy life. There are so many ways to meet those expectations. A big key in life is having confidence and self-love. You can’t love anybody else until you love yourself. “It is good to have self-confidence. I think you would have a more positive life if you loved yourself...

Fun date night locations perfect for You

Story by Gabby Parreno, Reporter

December 6, 2016

Dates are important, especially if you’re trying to get to know somebody. Even if you’re in a relationship you and your partner should still be going on random or planned dates. “An amusement park would be a cute date because it’s just constant laughing and smiling. Plus we both can have ...

Dorm or Apartment? Which is the Best for You?

Story by Kayla Judd, Reporter

November 17, 2016

Students who attend college may live in a dorm, apartment or continue living with their parents but what would be the most ideal place to live if you are attending college? According to, “The financial benefits of living off campus vary depending on the cost of the apartme...

Top 5 Senior Picture Locations

Story by Kalani Woolery, Reporter

November 16, 2016

Point Defiance Rose Garden The Rose Garden in Point Defiance Park is a bright and colorful garden filled with different kinds of roses. The Rose Garden is located at Point Defiance Park in Tacoma. It has over an acre of roses. There are pathways to take picture that are surrounded by rose bushes. There ar...

What do Colleges Look For?

Story by Kayla Judd, Reporter

November 5, 2016

No matter what grade level, you may need to know what colleges look for in applicants if you plan on applying for colleges. Different colleges have different expectations, especially if it’s a university or private school verses a community college. Universities and private colleges are typically four years wh...

Making It Work When You’re Miles Away

Story by Gabby Parreno, Reporter

November 5, 2016

Could you do it? Could you have a long distance relationship? It is not easy. Long distance relationships come with a lot of trust, communication, and time. Long distance relationships help you learn new things about your partner that you never knew. You question so much. Are they cheating? What are...

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