Sunday, August 1, 2021

Amy Unruh

Staff

Hi! My name is Amy Unruh and I am a Freshman at West Salem High School. I am new to the Titan Spectator, and I’m excited to have an impact on the community through this platform. I am also a part of the yearbook staff at West as well as choir. Outside of school I love to spend quality time with my family and volunteer in the community to help make a difference in the world however I can.

The Effects of Distance Learning on Students’ Health

I would have never thought I would be sitting in front of a computer screen, at home for approximately 6 hours a day, uttering five sentences total, and getting...

Is Banning Smoking in Schools Effective?

Views on smoking have immensely transitioned from decade to decade as new information has come out, health effects have been revealed, and life spans have been progressively cut short....

How Safe is Social Media?

Social media is a prominent part of our culture. It contributes to how we view our bodies and souls every day. A tide that draws us in with its...

School Dress Codes and Their Effect on Self-Esteem

As you walk in the school doors with a big smile spread across your face, the principal happens to be right inside the door. You’re feeling confident about your...

Salem Restaurants Reopen Indoor Seating

Last Friday, February 26th, Salem citizens were given back the opportunity to dine indoors once again. In Governor Brown’s newest announcement of county risk levels, Marion and Polk left...

All You Need to Know About Oregon Decriminalizing Drugs

Amy Unruh On November 3, 2020, Oregon became the first state in the nation to pass the measure to decriminalize drugs. The decriminalization of drugs is a controversial topic amongst...