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Widespread flooding in parts of the Carolinas

September 17, 2018 3:05pm | Joseph Toole

Hurricane Florence is no longer a hurricane but her dangers are still present. She has been downgraded to a “tropical depression” according to CNN but her risks are not at rest. The so-called tropical depression has already taken the lives of 18 citizens and threatens […]

Cleveland Heroes Run

September 15, 2018 12:30am | Nina Zanghi

On September 16th, in the West Park neighborhood of Cleveland, Ohio, the streets will be packed with people from all over the area. They will be participating in the annual Cleveland Heroes Run. All of the races will start and finish at the school Saint […]

Cleveland Museum of Contemporary Art presents Johnny Coleman and Josh Kline

September 15, 2018 12:16am | Faith Patton

The Museum of Contemporary Art, located in the center of University Circle, is home to 11 art exhibitions, performances and films, including Josh Kline’s Civil War and Johnny Coleman’s Upon Reflections. Josh Kline, born and raised in Philadelphia in 1975, draws his inspirations for his […]

Google Under Serious Investigation

September 14, 2018 4:33pm | Max Boland

In August, the Associated Press fostered an investigation into Google’s location services–and found a shocking contradiction to their privacy policy. The study showed that Google services and apps (on Android devices, as far as we know) track and store your location data even when your […]


September 12, 2018 3:58pm | Max Boland

Ever wish you could stop freaking out about the past or the future, and just focus on the beautiful, present moment? That’s just what mindfulness is all about. Mindfulness is defined as, “a mental state achieved by focusing one’s awareness on the present moment, while […]

Lakewood High School new I.D punishment

September 11, 2018 4:51pm | Joseph Toole

A new school year has started for the students of Lakewood High School and new rules have been set in place. As most students know, it is against school policy to wear your hood up in the hallway, wear headphones in the hallway, and have […]

Racial Injustice still standing…54 Years Later

September 10, 2018 4:25pm | McKenzie Lane

2011 second-round pick, Colin Kaepernick, was a successful quarterback (even leading the 49ers to their first super bowl appearance since 1994)–however, in 2016, that all changed. In a form of protest, Kaepernick took a knee during the National Anthem to bring attention to the racial […]

Cincinnati Bank Shooting

September 8, 2018 11:18pm | Nina Zanghi

At 9:11 am on September 6th, the police received a call for an active shooter in a Fifth Third Bank in downtown Cincinnati. The suspect had begun to open fire in the loading dock inside the bank, continuing to fire as he entered into the […]

Bridge in South Kolkata Collapsed

September 8, 2018 11:16pm | Maddi Tobey

The Majerhat Bridge in South Kolkata connects Behala to the rest of the state capital. This bridge was used by many in their daily commute. During rush hour on Tuesday September 4, a 66 foot section of the bridge deck collapsed. The collapse took down […]

Brazil National Museum is the skeleton of what it once was

September 8, 2018 11:09pm | Faith Patton

Over the Labor Day weekend, Brazil’s National Museum, located in Rio de Janeiro, was victim of a fire that left the building a shell of what it once was. 90% of historical and scientific artifacts were destroyed, leaving a hole in the science and historical […]

Ranger Football Report: Struggles and Adversity

September 8, 2018 10:59pm | James Morrisey

It’s week 3 and the Rangers have back-to-back away games. The Ranger offense heads to Berea-Midpark looking to score their first points against a struggling defense. The Titans gave up 35 to Westlake and 49 to Strongsville. If the Rangers look to score and kick […]

Cleveland Night Club Shooting

September 8, 2018 7:53pm | Aiden Kelley

On Saturday September 1st at around 1:15 a.m., Cleveland police officers were called to investigate a reported shooting at Club X-Rated, located at Lakeside Avenue East and East 33rd Street, near downtown. Seven men were shot and hurt, but all survived. The one woman who […]

Cleveland Indians sign Jose Baez Ramirez, younger brother of Jose Ramirez

September 8, 2018 7:35pm | Armani Adames

Jose Ramirez’s little brother was signed on Friday, August 31st, 2018. He was signed as an international free agent out of Baní, Dominican Republic, by the Cleveland Indians. Jose Baez Ramirez turned 16 on August 30, 2018 making him eligible to be signed. Baez Ramirez […]

Hidden effects of juuls

September 5, 2018 4:11pm | Joseph Toole

Cigarettes have been around for over a thousand years but it is not until the last half century that humans have realized their life threatening effects. It is well known that they can cause cancer and break down your mouth, throat, and lungs. Although we […]

Crazy Rich Asians

September 2, 2018 1:57am | Nina Zanghi

On August 15th, 2018, the world was introduced to the long-anticipated movie Crazy Rich Asians. It was based on the well-acclaimed book Crazy Rich Asians written by Kevin Kwan. It stars Constance Wu as Rachel Chu, Henry Golding as Nick young, and many other. This […]

John McCain Dies of Brain Cancer

September 2, 2018 1:55am | Maddi Tobey

On August 25, John McCain lost the battle against brain cancer at the age of 81. The U.S. Senator not only served decades in Congress, but was a war hero and presidential nominee. McCain decided to terminate his treatment and to surround himself with family. […]

Madden Tournament Shooting

September 2, 2018 1:07am | Ali Alhamdani

On Sunday August 26 2018 in Jacksonville Florida at the 2018 Madden tournament, Something really bad happened.  All over the world people saw what really happened   during the online streams. Two people died and eleven got injured from the shooting. David Katz was the shooter. […]

Crumbling Antarctica

August 31, 2018 4:09pm | Max Boland

School shooting rates are at an all time high, our country is run by a former television sensation, and now, the icebergs cracking? What does this mean for us? Global warming is a heavily disputed topic, especially among politicians and scientists; weather graphs are exchanged […]

House of Horrors Pt. 2

May 18, 2018 4:40pm | Jordhan Kieres

Once again our nation is witnessing another House of Horrors. The last time we saw a case like this was in mid-January when police discovered 13 children of David and Louise Turpin had been living in a true house of horrors being abused, starved, neglected, […]

Texas High School Tragedy

May 18, 2018 4:39pm | Molly McGinty

Friday May 18, 2018 — At least eight people — and as many as 10 — have died as a result of a shooting Friday morning at a high school in the southeastern Texas city of Santa Fe, Harris County. A male suspect, believed to […]

Volcanic Eruption in Hawaii

May 18, 2018 4:15pm | Clare Harvey

On May 3rd, volcano “Kileaua” erupted on a small island in Hawaii.  Kileaua has been erupting continuously since 1983 but recent eruptions have forced nearly 3,000 people to evacuate to avoid exposure to sulfur dioxide. Authorities warned local residents to take cover after the eruption […]

Professor Attempts to Boost Female Students’ Grades

May 18, 2018 3:58pm | Maddi Tobey

Liping Liu, a professor at the University of Akron, vowed to boost her female students’ grades. The information systems analysis and design teacher wanted to offset gender imbalances. Liu has worked at the University of Akron since 2001. The professor had sent out an email […]

New Innovation in HIV Treatment

May 18, 2018 1:27pm | Sam Stone

In the 1980s, the first world was hit with an epidemic primarily ravaging the gay/transgender community. At the time so little was known and so little effort was put in. Princess Diana shaking hands with a HIV positive man was seen as stigma breaking. Early […]

Many Americans struggling to pay their Basic Needs

May 18, 2018 1:22pm | Chloe Soneson

Americans are struggling to pay for rent, food, insurance, ect. With the unemployment rate dropping to 3.9% lowest it has been since 2000. Currently 43% of American families can’t afford their basic needs, according to a study released by the United ALICE Project. About 5 […]

Why Cities Are Becoming More Segregated

May 18, 2018 1:22pm | Lalia Williams-Riseng

It is 2018. You would think that segregation would be something largely of the past. And legal segregation is–it has been outlawed since 1964. But this does not mean that this issue has been resolved–far from it. Recent data shows that cities are more segregated than they […]

Chloe Soneson

May 18, 2018 1:21pm | Chloe Sonson

Senior year is finally coming to an end.  It’s harder than what people say it is.  From college applications to visits, keeping up good grades to piles of homework every night, and the seriousness of “Senioritis”.  Us seniors just have to keep our head in […]

Tiger at Prom

May 18, 2018 1:20pm | Max Boland

In the past weekend, Miami, FL prom at Christopher Columbus High School, they hauled in a captive tiger, lemur and birds for their jungle themed prom. The tiger paced its cage, surrounded by blaring music and rowdy teenagers. To ease the fear of students, two […]

Supreme Court Letting States Legalize Sports Gambling

May 18, 2018 1:19pm | Joe Burtzlaff

On Monday, May 14, the Supreme Court ruled to allow states to legalize sports gambling. The now-landmark case, Murphy v. NCAA, is already having immediate ramifications, with several states beginning the process of trying to legalize sports gambling and betting, as well as the NCAA […]

The Audio Version of the Dress: Yanny or Laurel

May 18, 2018 1:02pm | Sam Stone

If you have a Twitter, you probably know what this debate is. Yanny or Laurel recalls the blue/black or white/gold debate of 2015 that sparked chaos in middle schools. But this time it is a four second video. It personally divide my English class so […]

Meghan Markle’s Father Will Not be Attending the Royal Wedding

May 18, 2018 12:29pm | Bryce Binion

A statement by Markle was released this morning, May 17th, claiming her father Thomas Markle will not be attending the royal wedding on Saturday. “Sadly, my father will not be attending our wedding. I have always cared for my father and hope he can be […]

A Step Closer To A Common Cold Cure

May 18, 2018 12:29pm | Maddi Tobey

Scientist has created a new molecule that has special properties. This molecule is capable of blocking the common cold virus. The molecule specifically blocks several strains of rhinovirus, the most common respiratory virus. Common colds can be tough to treat and vaccinate against. There are […]

Rite-Aid Marathon

May 18, 2018 12:28pm | Nina Zanghi

It is that time of year again when the Rite-Aid Marathon comes into town. Ever since 1978, there has been over 350,000 participants in the marathon and it has raised over 15 million dollars a year to benefit the Cleveland area. The Rite-Aid Marathon has […]

U.S. Opens Embassy in Jerusalem as Dozens are Killed in Gaza

May 18, 2018 12:23pm | Jared Dubber

Last Monday, May 14, the U.S. relocated it’s Embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, marking an important event in foreign policy, but at the same time, protests were held at the Israeli-Gaza border, killing 58 Palestinians and injuring 2,700 more. Monday marked the 70th […]

Keegan Sabin

May 18, 2018 12:00pm | Keegan Sabin

Less than a week. In less than a week, I will be leaving these grounds as a student for the last time. It’s kinda strange when you think about it. The whole idea of time and age is a crazy concept but it’s what we […]

Anti-Semitism in Berlin?!

May 18, 2018 11:55am | Jack Ryan

The word anti-semitism is widely know but even more known in Germany. Kids in the Fatherland are required to learn about the holocaust. So why is there a surge in jewish hatred, it has to do with the high amount of Syrian refugees. If you […]

Olivia Britt

May 18, 2018 11:53am | Olivia Britt

As senior year comes to an end there are so many emotions. There is a lot of excitement and relief. There is the stress that comes from all of the projects and class work being thrown at us by our teachers. I must also mention […]

George Hericks

May 18, 2018 11:52am | George Hericks

I have had a long four years here at Lakewood High School. The four years are coming to an end here rather quickly. I have enjoyed my four years here at Lakewood. I liked playing soccer, baseball and basketball. I played soccer and baseball all […]

Isabel Cintron

May 18, 2018 11:49am | Isabel Cintron

As my senior year is coming to a close, and my last days at Lakewood High School are soon to be over, there is much to reflect on. From my four years here I have made many memories. One of my best memories would be […]

Happy Mother’s Day

May 14, 2018 11:51am | Mackenzie Merriner

Mother’s Day is a celebration for everyone to honor their mothers, motherhood, any influence on mothers,  or any female figure that is in their life. There are other days honoring other family members such as Siblings Day, Father’s Day, and Grandparents Day. Mother’s Day is […]

Yale Student’s Video of Being Interrogated By Police Goes Viral

May 11, 2018 1:29pm | Sam Stone

“I am not going to justify my experience here.” Lolade Siyonbola, 34 year-old Yale graduate student studying African studies was the subject to controversy. Siyonbola was studying in the student common room on Monday, when she decided in the late night to get some rest. […]

2018 Primary Election Results

May 11, 2018 1:28pm | Joe Burtzlaff

On Tuesday, May 8, voters all across the state Ohio came out to cast their votes in the Republican and Democratic primary elections. The primary elections are where voters cast their votes to decide who should get their chosen party’s nominations for the general election […]

Shawn Grate “Ashland Killer” Sentenced to Death

May 11, 2018 1:03pm | Sam Stone

Ashland resident Shawn Grate, aged 41, is charged with twenty-three offenses including murder and sexual assault. Grate was discovered when a Jane Doe called the police saying that Grate was holding her captive. He is now up for the possibility of the death sentence.   […]

Rory Meehan’s Eastern Conference Finals Preview

May 11, 2018 12:47pm | Rory Meehan

The Cleveland Cavaliers will face off in a seven game Eastern Conference Final against their rivals, the Boston Celtics, for a ticket to play in the NBA Finals.  For more than a decade LeBron James has been dominating the East and in his fifteenth season […]

Mac McFarlin

May 11, 2018 12:16pm | Isabel Cintron

Robert, more commonly known as Mac, McFarlin is a senior at Lakewood High School. He has been a Lakewood High student all four years of high school. His past four years he has played hockey for the varsity team at Lakewood. He has also done […]

Food Truck Park and Beer Garden to Come to Lakewood

May 11, 2018 11:38am | Halina Dreger

Justin Costanzo, owner of the local Grindstone Tap House, is working on a new project to be located on the corner of Edwards and Detroit- a beer garden and food truck park. Costanzo is hoping that the project will be finished by spring of next […]

The Smallest Particle in the World

May 10, 2018 2:23pm | Jack Ryan

You probably read the title and went duh it’s the electron. Well you’re wrong the smallest particle is called the neutrino. The 2 things you need to know is that it’s one millionth of an electron, and it was first discovered in 1970. It was discovered […]

Met-Gala 2018

May 10, 2018 11:49am | Madyson Lewellyn

The Met Gala, fashions biggest night of the year, occurred May 7th at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The gathering of A-list models, musicians, and movie stars had been dubbed “the Oscars of the East Coast.” Each year, the event marks the grand opening of […]

Teacher Appreciation Week

May 10, 2018 11:44am | Elizabeth Scott

This week is dedicated to the people who help shape students’ lives from the time they are 4 years old, that’s right it’s teacher appreciation week. This first began in 1953 when Eleanor Roosevelt convinced members of Congress to set aside an official date to […]

Cavaliers Lead Series 2-0

May 4, 2018 5:55pm | Kyle Palmer

The Cleveland Cavaliers won Thursday’s game against the Toronto Raptors, 128-110. They now go up 2-0 in the Eastern Conference semifinals against the Toronto Raptors. The Cavaliers are setting themselves up well for a possible sweep with playing the next game at home and only […]

Hackers and Elections

May 4, 2018 5:48pm | Keegan Sabin

Tuesday was an aggravating day for Knox County, Tennessee. As the day came to an end and the primary election doors were closing everything took a turn for the worse. The site displaying the results of the mayoral election crashed. According to officials, the site […]