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No More Coffee?

January 18, 2019 5:47pm | James Morrissey

Coffee is one of the most popular drinks in the world, experts say that it can even be dated back to 800 A.D. If you have not heard of the energetic drink then you don’t need to worry about this article. Coffee beans are actually […]

Global Warming is Threatening Coffee Production

January 18, 2019 5:30pm | Faith Patton

Scientists believe that global warming is on its way to damaging coffee species in Ethiopia, the birthplace of the plant. Rising temperatures are already blamed for the damage of certain areas, kind of like France or Italy losing one or two of its great wine […]

What does a government shutdown mean?

January 18, 2019 5:25pm | Riley Geyer

A government shutdown occurs when congress and the President can’t agree how to delegate funding. Often, it is a partisan disagreement; the two parties can’t agree on spending. But why this time? Well, President Trump is trying to fund the southern border wall that he […]

More of Children Separated From Parents at Border Than Suspected

January 18, 2019 5:21pm | Kaitlyn Rosa

About a couple thousand more kids may have been separated from their parents at the border than originally recorded. According to BBC News, US inspectors have found that there were thousands of kids who were separated from the border that were not reported earlier on. […]

3.4 Earthquake Hits East Bay

January 18, 2019 5:15pm | Molly Roche

On Wednesday, January 16th, an earthquake with a magnitude of 3.7 hit the East Bay area in California. It was centered in the hills near the Oakland and Berkeley border, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Areas such as San Francisco, San Jose, and Piedmont […]

Cat Cafe in Tremont

January 18, 2019 5:14pm | Aiden Kelley

A new local business was introduced to Tremont on January 2. That business being called affoGATO Cat Cafe. Located at 761 Starkweather Ave, this takes place in a cute corner shop. The cafe is run by owner Mandy, and co-owners Eduardo and Lea, who are […]

LA Teachers Strike

January 18, 2019 5:08pm | Max Boland

In the City of Angels, where everything seems right in the world (according to the big screen), teachers are extremely unhappy with class sizes, salaries and the lack of counselors and nurses. Monday, January 14th, 2019, more than 32,000 teachers and staff walked out of […]

Missing Teen Found Alive

January 13, 2019 6:22pm | Nina Zanghi

Thirteen-year-old Jamye Closs was reported missing on October 15th, 2018 in Barron, Wisconsin. The authorities made their way to Jamye Closs’s home, only to find Jamye’s parents, James and Denise Closs, fatally shot. Only a couple of days later, the massive search for Jamye Closs […]

Double Shooting in Cleveland

January 13, 2019 6:21pm | Maddi Tobey

In the early hours of January 11, a double shooting occurred in East Cleveland. Around 2:30 in the morning police were called to the Alibi Inn, which is located on Rockwell Avenue. When police arrived to the scene, they found two people who had been […]

The United States is One of the Most Dangerous Places for Journalists

January 13, 2019 6:17pm | Kaitlyn Rosa

For the first time ever, the United States has been added to the list of most dangerous countries for journalists. The United States have joined the list that consists of India and Mexico, but why? How did this happen? The shootings of five employees that […]

Ocean Warming Looking to Increase in 2019

January 13, 2019 6:14pm | Faith Patton

Scientists claim that the world’s oceans are warming more quickly that originally thought, with an indication from climate change because the earth’s oceans absorb excess heat and stored inside of them. The ocean serves as a buffer by absorbing 93 percent of greenhouse gases that […]

Weird Weather

January 13, 2019 6:03pm | Aiden Kelley

Everybody can say that 2018 was a very interesting year in a lot of aspects of life, weather included in this bunch. From fires to blizzards, the United States was hit with all kinds of severe weather. In January of last year, New York beat […]

Nancy Pelosi

January 13, 2019 6:03pm | Riley Geyer

Nancy Pelosi was first elected into the House of Representatives in 1987 under President Ronald Reagan as one of few democrats in congress at that time. She served in California’s eighth district until 2002, when she was made the minority party leader of the House of […]

Government Workers Go Through First Payday During Shutdown

January 11, 2019 5:38pm | Sam Stone

The Government’s partial shutdown limps into its third week today, marking the first pay period where 800,000 workers have gone without a paycheck. The workers are either furloughed or have been working without the certainty of a paycheck. Information compiled by American Progress, taken from […]

Jayme Closs Found

January 11, 2019 5:23pm | Max Boland

On October 15th, 2018, thirteen-year-old Jayme Closs disappeared from her Wisconsin home after the brutal murder of her parents. An ominous 911 call on the night of the murders consisted of background yelling and an abrupt hang up. When police called back, the call went […]

Is There Such Thing as Male White Privilege

December 17, 2018 4:32pm | Joseph Toole

Since the dawn of America’s history, white males have been in power. One can take a look the colonizers that built our nation, our government leaders, our CEOs, they are predominantly white males. Are women and minorities underrepresented? Or is there a disadvantage due to […]

Sandy Hook School Receives Threat

December 17, 2018 4:31pm | Shane Rakes

A bomb threat had forced a school evacuation on the Sandy Hook Elementary school on Friday Dec. 14, 2018, the same day that memorial services and moments of silence to mark the massacre of the 26 people killed in the Sandy Hook massacre. Police Lt. […]

Lakewood Councilman Proposing legislation to Raise Legal Tobacco Smoking Age

December 17, 2018 4:31pm | James Morrissey

Ohioans continue to smoke well above the national average. According to Cleveland.com smoking rates nationally have dropped in the last year from 15.5% to 14%, but Ohioans are still lighting up at a constant rate. Despite the known health risks over 25% of Ohio’s population […]

Cleveland Indians Latest Trade

December 15, 2018 1:47am | Nina Zanghi

Every year, Major League Baseball holds the 4-day-long Winter Meetings. Representatives from all 30 major league teams and the 160 minor league teams come to discuss business and off-season trades and transactions. This year, the Cleveland Indians ended the Winter Meetings as apart of a […]

Christmas Past and Present

December 14, 2018 6:34pm | Nina Zanghi

The traditions and celebrations of Christmas have been around for many millennia. However, it was not to celebrate the birth of Jesus of Nazareth. People have been celebrating the middle of winter for a very long time. People celebrated during the winter solstice because they […]

John Kelly to leave

December 14, 2018 6:21pm | Riley Geyer

Just in time for Christmas, White House Chief of Staff, John Kelly, has decided to step down. He will be gone by the end of this month. He has managed the White House for over a year, and his replacement will be announced soon. Kelly […]

Poet Confronts Sexual Violence from an Earlier Generation

December 14, 2018 6:14pm | Faith Patton

A Cruelty Special to our Species is the debut poetry collection by Emily Jungmin Yoon, a book addressing past sexual violence and cruelty against women, specifically Korean women in World War II. Yoon was raised in both Korean and Canada and received a BA from […]

Bear Attacks Woman in Pennsylvania

December 14, 2018 6:10pm | Armani Adames

A woman from Pennsylvania is in critical condition after a gruesome black bear attack.The bear dragged Melinda Lebarron, of Muncy Creek Township, by her leg for more than 80 yards before she was able to escape it and crawl back to her home to call […]

Holiday Market at The Screw Factory

December 14, 2018 5:16pm | McKenzie Lane

Located on Athens across from Madison Park, is the Screw Factory, a collection of art studios rented by local artists. The Screw Factory offers multiple types of classes such as ceramics or jewelry making that anyone can sign up to take. Besides classes, the residents […]

Heart Left on Board Plane

December 14, 2018 5:14pm | Max Boland

Southwest Airlines is at it again, folks. After the controversy in 2017 of a woman being forcibly dragged off the plane due to an animal allergy, we all thought Southwest couldn’t really top that level of incompetence. Well, they just proved us wrong. A human […]

French “Yellow Vest” Protests Escalate

December 12, 2018 6:16pm | Molly Roche

When you go to a gas station in France, it is very similar to that of the United States, but you will find a few key differences. To start, you will find that gas is purchased by the liter, not in gallons as it is […]

Strasbourg Gunman Killed 2 in France

December 12, 2018 6:15pm | Seth Andregg

On Tuesday, a gunman who opened fire near a Christmas market in Strasbourg and killed 2 people. He shouted the Arabic phrase “Allahu Akbar,” meaning “God is greater,” at the time of the shooting French prosecutors said. As of right now, international police is on […]

Russian Serial Killer Cop

December 12, 2018 6:08pm | Armani Adames

53-year-old Mikhail Popkov murdered 55 women and a policeman near Irkutsk (one of the largest cities in Siberia) between 1992 and 2007. He was already in jail for 22 other murders after being caught in 2012 after a DNA match identified his car. Popkov killed […]

John Lennon is Admirable as a Musician, Not as a Person

December 10, 2018 5:50pm | Faith Patton

If your family is anything like my family (and if you think otherwise, I bet we can find a similarity or two), there was always something about the Beatles (or music in general) that was tied into my  childhood. I mean, my dad, Rob, basically […]

Teacher faces jail time after cutting student’s hair

December 10, 2018 4:04pm | Joseph Toole

A teacher in California has been fired and faces criminal charges for forcefully cutting a student’s hair in class. Margaret Gieszinger, a 52-year-old ‘former’ teacher at University Preparatory High School in Visalia pleaded not guilty to six charges including  one count of false imprisonment, two counts of […]

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald

December 10, 2018 1:50am | Nina Zanghi

The sequel to J.K. Rowling’s “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” has hit the theaters. “Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald” came out on November 16, 2018 in the United States. The movie stars Eddie Redmayne, Katherine Waterson, Dan Fogler, Alison Sudol, Ezra Miller, […]

Killer Charged in Deadly Shooting of a Shaker Heights Man

December 10, 2018 1:49am | Maddi Tobey

On December 11, 2017,  a man lost his life and his killer was not found for nearly a year. Shaker Heights resident, Douglas Clements, was only thirty-nine when he was shot. Clements was sitting in his car, and was parked on in a driveway on Dove […]

Five Christmas Favorites

December 10, 2018 1:47am | Molly Roche

As the Christmas season is upon us, I was very curious to know what people really love about the holiday. Christmas is seemingly a month-long holiday as many people prepare for it for the entirety of December. From decorating our homes, lighting our trees, baking […]

Mother Appeals to Fairview Officials for Suicide Barriers

December 10, 2018 1:46am | Shane Rakes

A Cleveland mother appealed to the Fairview Park City Council on Monday evening to consider adding a suicide prevention fence to the Lorain Road bridge that goes over the Metroparks. Michelle Biggins’ daughter Mindy jumped to her death at the age of 24 on Nov. […]

Elf Week: A Senior Tradition

December 10, 2018 1:43am | Jillian Moorman

Deck the halls with boughs of holly– Fa la la la la, La la la la. There is a ton of festivity in the halls of Lakewood High School this week; the Class of 2019 has a group of volunteers dressing up as elves to […]

Spongebob Creator Dies at 57

December 10, 2018 1:41am | Aiden Kelley

Stephen Hillenburg is the creator of the 19-year-old show, “Spongebob Squarepants.” He was diagnosed with the disease ALS in March of 2017, which he sadly ended up losing his battle to on November 26. Hillenburg attended Humboldt State University and California Institute of the Arts, […]

Ohio senators to vote on “Heartbeat” bill

December 10, 2018 1:40am | Riley Geyer

As Ohio senators gather to vote on the “heartbeat” abortion bill, one of the toughest abortion regulations in this country, many are becoming emotional in this fight for women’s rights. The “heartbeat” bill, House Bill 258, proposes to ban abortion when a heartbeat is detected, […]

Family Identifies Body Found in Costa Rica as Missing US Woman

December 10, 2018 1:33am | Armani Adames

The body of Carla Stefaniak, a U.S citizen reported missing while on vacation in Costa Rica, has been found, her family confirmed. The authorities announced a suspect is in custody in the case. Almost a week had passed since Stefaniak’s relatives and friends in Florida […]

George H.W. Bush Dead at 94

December 7, 2018 5:39pm | McKenzie Lane

Former president, George H.W. Bush, was found dead in his Texas home on Friday, November 30th, 2018. Mr. Bush lived a long, prosperous, and accomplished life from 1924 to 2018, which in turn will set an example for men, women, and children across the nation–here […]

HB 565 Vows to Fully End Legal Abortion in Ohio

December 7, 2018 5:35pm | Sam Stone

Ohio is a crusader for the usurpation of female reproduction rights. It started with the Heartbeat Bill, known as HB 258. Now here comes its bigger and badder successor–HB 565. HB 565 differs in this–rather setting strict limits, it outright bans abortion. Yes, even in […]

7-Year-Old Sensation

December 7, 2018 4:55pm | Max Boland

The highest paid Youtuber of 2018 is 7-year-old Ryan of Ryan ToysReview. Ryan’s videos range from 5-30 minutes and often feature his mother, father and twin sisters. Ryan reviews toys, costumes and games. He has been so successful that he now has partnered with Bonkers […]

Protests In France Turn Ugly

December 6, 2018 2:50pm | Joey Toole

Over the past few weeks there has been violence, riots, and protests due to rising fuel taxes. This past weekend, Saturday December 1st, the tension between the residents and the French Government snapped resulting in the gathering of thousands of protesters in the streets of […]

Two Men Commit Two Crimes In A Three Day Span

December 6, 2018 2:49pm | Maddi Tobey

Eighteen year-old Brandon Adkins and nineteen year-old Charles Trowbridge have been arrested for two serious crimes. They have been accused of not only fatally shooting an eighteen year-old woman, but also robbing another woman at gunpoint in the Cleveland area. Both of the incidents occurred […]

Monday December 3, 2018

December 3, 2018 2:44pm | Staff

The Ranger Hub is closed today.   Sign up with friends to help sort and pack food at the Greater Cleveland Food Bank after school Wednesday, December 5th. Transportation provided. Register and pick up a permission form at the H2O office in the cafeteria.   Attention eligible […]

Who was Elizabeth Bathory?

November 30, 2018 6:01pm | Riley Geyer

From 1585 to 1609,  Hungarian countess, Ecsedi Báthory Erzsébet was accused of killing up to 650 people. She is considered to be the most prolific serial killer of all time. According to History.com, Bathory tortured her servant girls before killing them. She jammed pins and needles […]

New Lakewood West Shore Sports Science Exercise Science program!

November 30, 2018 6:00pm | James Morrissey

Lakewood High School hosts the West Shore program, a series of classes that give students from Lakewood and surrounding schools a change to get real world experience and an eye into future careers. The program makes it easy for student to also get a job […]

Possible Insulin Shortage

November 30, 2018 5:53pm | Kaitlyn Rosa

It has been said that poor lifestyle choices and bad eating habits have led to a spike in type 2 diabetes. Type 2 diabetes is a condition that occurs when the body cannot produce insulin to regulate blood sugar levels. According to the Center for […]

Whales Stranded in New Zealand

November 30, 2018 5:52pm | Armani Adames

51 pilot whales have died after they were stranded on a beach on the Chatham Islands off New Zealand. The mass stranding means more than 200 whales have died in separate incidents over the past week in the region. New Zealand’s Department of Conservation says […]

U.S. Senate votes against Yemen war

November 30, 2018 5:51pm | Joseph Toole

The U.S. Senate has sped up measures to withdraw American support for Saudi led coalition fighting in the war in Yemen. The topic was voted on in the Senate 63-37 and was backed by both Democrats and Republicans. “As long as it’s for a good cause […]

French Museum Pushed to Return African Treasures

November 30, 2018 5:49pm | Faith Patton

The Musée de quai Branley- Jaques Chirac is a bustling museum in Paris, France, filled to the brim of artwork and treasures from Asia, Africa, Oceania, and the Americas. The museum has a collection of about 450,000 objects and 3,500 are displayed at any given […]