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How Optimism Can Be Beneficial to Your Health

December 15, 2017 2:52pm | Lalia Williams

Sometimes it feels like everything in the world is going wrong and there is not much to be happy about. The environment is unpredictable, our country is led by a tyrant, and (if you are a student), you are forced to make life decisions while […]


November 17, 2017 3:34pm | Lalia Williams

Since the beginning of man’s history as we know it, we have never been able to avoid conflict. Whether in mythology or modern day, humankind has always had a fascination and preoccupation with the inevitable bloodshed that we apparently cannot go without. From the Trojan […]

Bill Gates Invests in Alzheimer’s Research

November 15, 2017 2:16pm | Joe Burtzlaff

For decades, Alzheimer’s disease has stumped doctors and researchers trying to find a cure. It is the most common form of dementia and is the sixth leading cause of death in the United States. Currently more than 5 million Americans live with the disease, costing […]

The Most Popular Halloween Costumes of 2017

November 5, 2017 8:50pm | Jared Dubber

As the spooky season leaves us (and the Christmas season seeming to start a little too soon), many have fond memories of the holiday that ends it all, Halloween. And what would Halloween be with the awesome costumes? These are the most popular costumes that […]

Commercialism in Christmas

November 2, 2017 12:26pm | Halina Dreger

Many people are beginning to dismiss the rest of the fall season in favor of dragging out their Christmas decorations and sweaters; it seems that every year, Christmas is celebrated earlier and earlier. Just a few days after Halloween, we are already seeing stores selling […]

LUSH Cosmetics Unveils Holiday Products

October 22, 2017 9:49pm | Halina Dreger

With Halloween and Christmas both coming up, many companies have pulled out all the stops to bring holiday joys to their customers– and LUSH Cosmetics is no exception. For “spooky season,” LUSH has a plethora of bubble bars, bath bombs, and presents to give you […]


October 20, 2017 6:09pm | Sasha Seckers

Iceland is home to stunning, cascading waterfalls,  lush green pastures, glaciers and breathtaking mountains. If the conditions are correct, the northern lights can be viewed from certain parts of Iceland. Iceland is home to the blue lagoon, a geothermal spa with an outdoor lagoon. Iceland […]

Breakup Season

October 19, 2017 12:08pm | Max Boland

Breakup season is upon us. Although the sight of couples everywhere gives the illusion that relationships are solid, for juniors, seniors and freshman in college they’re about to be over. As college preparation closes in, adulthood does too. Early November is the time for testing, […]

Trump Slashes Key Obamacare Subsidies

October 18, 2017 1:15pm | Joe Burtzlaff

Late Thursday night, the White House announced that the Trump administration would stop supporting a key component of Obamacare: cost-sharing subsidies, which are given to insurance companies that reduce co-pays and deductibles for people who receive insurance through the Affordable Care Act. Since Trump took office […]

Swimming Vs. Running: Which is better?

October 15, 2017 11:46pm | Madyson Lewellyn

A swimmer chronicles a life filled with 5 a.m practices, the solace associated with water, and the smell of chlorine that no amount of shampoo can cure. A runner chronicles a life of running in countless circles around a track, an enduring pain of shin […]

The Controversy Around Columbus Day

October 12, 2017 2:56pm | Jared Dubber

We have all heard the saying, “In 1492, Columbus sailed the ocean blue,” but is this famous explorer as innocent as he seems? And should we be celebrating his accomplishments in a national holiday? The holiday started as early as 1792, when across the country […]

Boo at the Zoo: Cleveland Metroparks

October 6, 2017 2:46pm | Chloe Soneson

Cleveland’s favorite Halloween tradition just got even amazing at the Cleveland Metropark’s Zoo. Tis years boo at the Zoo is presented by Citizens Bank features more treat stations, unlimited 4-D Theater movies, carousel and train rides, and three weekend to choose from Fridays thru Sundays, […]

The History of the Pumpkin

October 6, 2017 2:44pm | Lalia Williams

Every year around Halloween people break out the decorations, candy, and, of course, pumpkins. But the history of pumpkins is a little more concrete than the orange squash that tends to collapse on itself a day or two after the holiday is over. The oldest […]

What is a Dance-Movement Therapist?

October 2, 2017 1:14am | Halina Dreger

Dance/movement therapy is not a common career, but those who participate in the field lead inspiring lives that are critical to those in need of mental, physical, emotional, or social support. The goal of the job is to help individuals in rehab, with special needs, […]

What is it Like Inside of a Pediatric Psychiatric Ward?

October 2, 2017 1:14am | Halina Dreger

Two years ago, I sat in the emergency room of Fairview Hospital at night, crying while experiencing the worst panic attack of my life. I was soon brought back to a room with a hospital bed and was asked a series of questions to help […]

Counting down the days

March 3, 2017 3:08pm | Joseph Lemmeier

Before you know it school will we coming to an end. This means Seniors will be graduating  ,and everyone will be climbing up a step into their life. With less than 90 days left you have to finish out strong because it could cost you […]

Remembering President Barack Obama

November 14, 2016 4:51pm | Brandon Gue

As we all hear about President-Elect Trump’s victory over Senator Hillary Clinton, some of us worry and fear. But Barack Obama built a stronger nation in the course of his eight years in office, and here, at the times we like to focus on the […]

New Teachers – Mr. Dennis Wondrak

November 2, 2016 1:22pm | Adela Alla

A.A. – What do you like most about teaching as a career? D.W. – “I like that I have an opportunity to share my knowledge and life experiences with the future generations.”   A.A.- What is one of your weaknesses, and how are you working […]

New LHS Club: Educator’s Rising

October 18, 2016 3:28pm | Eman Naserallah

We’ve all heard the infamous question asked by our parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, teachers, etc., “What do you want to be when you’re older?” This question could be answered with all different job fields, obviously. It all depends on your interests, your strengths and even […]

Hey Seniors!

October 13, 2016 3:29pm | Sara Crawford

The autumn leaves have started to drift to the ground, the temperature has started to drop, the smell of apple cinnamon wafts through the air, the sound of aggravated seniors as they try to figure out their plans after high school arises from hundreds of local homes. […]