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CNN files lawsuit against White house

November 15, 2018 4:50pm | Joseph Toole

As of November 13th, CNN has filed a lawsuit against the White House for recalling reporter Jim Acosta’s press credentials. The popular news network has filed a lawsuit in Washington, D.C., District court. CNN later released a statement for their reasoning, “The wrongful revocation of these […]

Mac Miller’s Cause of Death

November 13, 2018 3:22pm | Joseph Toole

The famous rapper and celebrity was found unresponsive in his Los Angeles city home. Mac Miller was only twenty-six at the time of his death leaving his fans in shock. The Los Angeles medical examiner announced that rap star died from, “a mix of the […]

Thousand Oaks Tragedy

November 11, 2018 2:29am | Nina Zanghi

On Wednesday, November 7th, a gunman opened fire at the Borderline Bar and Grill in Thousand Oaks, California. The shooter was identified as 28-year-old Ian Long. Ian Long was a former marine and was found dead on scene after what is believed to be a […]

Towns Are Burning

November 11, 2018 2:24am | James Morrissey

A fast-moving fire in northern California has spread to the outskirts of the City of Chico early on Friday, the fire would go on to leave the nearby town of Paradise destroyed. An issued evacuation notice was sent out by officials. Chico, a city about […]

Midterm election results– and what they mean

November 11, 2018 2:21am | Riley Geyer

On November 6th, the midterm elections for the US House, Senate, and Governorship occurred. Until now, both the House of Representatives and the Senate were Republican dominated houses, but the results of this election flipped the House. The Senate, however, is actually more dominated by […]

12 Dead in California Bar Shooting

November 11, 2018 2:20am | David Facaros

Thousand Oaks, California is considered one of the safest place in the country. On November 7th a gunman opened fire in Borderline Bar & Grille and killed 12 people. The gunman was later identified as 28-year-old former Marine Ian David Long. He was on duty […]

Fans and Celebrities Talk About Beto O’Rourke’s Loss in Texas Senate Election

November 11, 2018 2:15am | Madyson Layelle Al-Ghaben

Just hours after the end of the US Senate election, Republican, Ted Cruz, won Texas Senate after beating Democrat, Beto O’Rourke. The last time a Democrat won Texas Senate was 1988. Many people on social media have talked about the poll race and their opinions […]

Google Walkout

November 9, 2018 5:14pm | Max Boland

At 11 a.m. local time November 1st, more than 20,000 Google employees walked out of their offices to protest Google’s history of protecting its employees who have been accused of sexual harassment. The walkout was sparked by the $90 million settlement given to Andy Rubin, […]

Clippers Partner with Bumble

November 9, 2018 5:00pm | Max Boland

In the 21st century, where sexual assault is no longer in the dark and women are at a disadvantage, National Basketball Association team, the L.A. Clippers, signed a deal partnering with Bumble. The L.A. Clippers have the largest female team of executives in the entire […]

Midterm Election Results

November 8, 2018 5:27pm | Seth Andregg

Early Wednesday morning Democrats clinched the 218 House seats needed to take control. There were at least 15 additional tossup seats that had yet to be called but the win was secured by the Democrats. This is a big deal for many things. The will […]

Cleveland Cavaliers Fire Head Coach Tyronn Lue

November 2, 2018 6:20pm | Nina Zanghi

On Friday, October 26th, the Cleveland Cavaliers head coach, Tyronn Lue, was fired. Tyronn Lue had been the head coach of the Cavaliers since taking over for David Blatt in the middle of the 2015-2016 season. Lue was also the assistant coach for the Cavaliers […]

New West Shore Program

November 2, 2018 6:19pm | Joseph Toole

In the spring of 2019, the West Shore Career-Technical District is adding a new program. The new addition will be focused on the studies of “Sports and Exercise science” “Its interesting because sports are a really big part of a lot of peoples lives and […]

Cleveland Cavaliers Let Lue Go

November 2, 2018 6:14pm | Molly Roche

The Cleveland Cavaliers have let go of head coach Tyronn Lue as the team started the season with six straight losses. The team’s general manager, Koby Altman, said that, “We thank him for the many ways he has contributed to our success,” adding, “This is […]

3,000 Year Old Assyrian Art Sold for $31 Million

November 2, 2018 6:12pm | Faith Patton

A rare 3,000 year old piece of Assyrian art relief was put up for auction at Christie’s New York, an auction house that speaks of extraordinary art, unparalleled service, expertise and global research. Before the auction, the piece was estimated to be $10 million. It […]

Lakewood’s LRC is the Greatest

November 2, 2018 6:12pm | James Morrissey

What do you do in your free time at LHS? I can guarantee that you will find me in the library. It’s a great place to go  if you ever need to get something done, need some quiet time, or even if you just get […]

Yellowstone Supervolcano

November 2, 2018 6:09pm | Aiden Kelley

Yellowstone National Park shares states with Wyoming, Idaho, and Montana. It was the first national park in the country, established in 1872 by President Ulysses S. Grant. The park is known for its geysers, wildlife, and overall scenery. The park takes up an area of […]

Heart Disease Kills Thousands

November 2, 2018 6:04pm | Ali Alhamdani

A lot of people die from diseases but the main disease that kills people is heart disease. Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the U.S. for both men and woman.  Every year in the United States, about 610,000 people die from heart […]

Derek Rose Career High

November 2, 2018 4:28pm | McKenzie Lane

On Wednesday, October 31st, 2018, NBA star Derrick Rose scored a career-high of fifty points. Coaches, players, and NBA fans everyone stormed social media commending him for his accomplishments. This career-high score was extremely ground-breaking because he has had multiple knee surgeries and seemed to […]

Trump Linked to Mass Shootings

November 2, 2018 4:09pm | Max Boland

Since Donald J. Trump’s inauguration in 2017, the level of hate and tension in the air has been high-strung, anywhere you go in the United States. Marginalized groups are feeling more oppressed compared to a certain hope Obama gave, and white nationalists are confident in […]

Friday November 2, 2018

November 2, 2018 1:48pm | Staff

The PTA Reflections art contest is now underway & we need you!!! “Heroes around me” is this year’s Reflections Theme! Tap into your creativity using choreography, filmmaking, literature, music composition, photography, and/or visual art to create your own work of art!  Pick up your PTA […]

Gay in Cowboy Country: Laramie Project Premieres at Black Box Nov. 1st

October 31, 2018 9:00pm | Sam Stone

The student production of Laramie Project quickly approaches and, with that, the actors, crew, and directors now are able to show what months of hard work has amounted to. To not focus on the plot of the show, a summary and previous interview with director […]

What do Lakewood students do on Halloween

October 31, 2018 5:03pm | Riley Geyer

Halloween is coming, and it is a popular holiday among young adults. Some go to haunted houses, some go to parties, others stay home and pass out candy. It’s an awkward age in terms of deciding what to do on Halloween. Many believe teens are […]

Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooting

October 31, 2018 3:57pm | Shane Rakes

46-year-old Robert Bower, who commonly posted anti-Semitic threats, barged into a very popular Synagogue and began to shoot innocent people. The gunman killed 11 people and injured six. After exchanging gunshots with police officers, he finally surrendered and was taken into custody. Bowers busted into […]

Isreali Troops Kill Palestinians

October 29, 2018 12:35pm | Shane Rakes

Advance in technology allows for better handling of threats through mail

October 26, 2018 6:04pm | Nina Zanghi

There have been a couple of cases in the past decades that have involved parcel attacks. One of the major attacks occurred in 2001. Letters with anthrax spores were sent to the government, causing 5 people to die and 17 to be injured. The FBI […]

Banksy and the Destruction of Art

October 26, 2018 6:01pm | Faith Patton

Street artists declare that the world is their canvas, unbridled by the border of expansive frames and instead works on the unending scape of the side of buildings or bridges. Banksy is one of them. Banksy is a 44-year-old street artist, vandal, political activist, and […]

Single Use Plastic Banned

October 26, 2018 6:00pm | James Morrissey

A vote in the European Parliament has taken place for a complete ban for a variety of single-use plastics in an effort to stop pollution in our oceans. According to BBC News, the vote passed and it calls for a reduction in single-use plastic for […]

Billionaire Space Race

October 26, 2018 5:56pm | Aiden Kelley

We’ve all heard of the Space Race from the Cold War Era, but why is such a topic relevant once again? Billionaire rivals Elon Musk, Sir Richard Branson, and Jeff Bezos threw themselves into a race to become the first company to allow commercial trips […]

Several mail bombs mailed to Democrats– Suspect Caught

October 26, 2018 5:55pm | Riley Geyer

10 different packages have been discovered to be mailed to different prominent democrats.  According to the FBI,”Suspicious packages” have been caught at several locations “contain potentially destructive devices.” These packages have been sent to political figures and celebrities with a public opposition to Donald Trump. […]

Suspicious Packages sent to Democrat Officials

October 26, 2018 5:40pm | David Facaros

With every intercepted pipe bomb and suspicious package, fear spread from New York to Washington, Florida, Delaware and California. The devices were stashed in envelopes and mailed nationwide to top Democrats and critics of President Donald Trump and CNN. None of the bombs detonated, and […]

Ohio Purge Voter Laws

October 26, 2018 4:30pm | Sam Stone

As the time to vote for the second class chair in congress, the new House representatives, and a new governor in Ohio. With outcry in the recent weeks about voter suppression, one wonders what the current climate is for the Ohioan voter. The Purge-Voter Law […]

Markle’s Royal Pregnancy Rules

October 26, 2018 3:59pm | Max Boland

Meghan Markle, former actress on the show Suits, and Prince Harry of Sussex married five months ago, and announced on October 15th that they are expecting a baby in the spring of 2019. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex made this happy announcement just ahead […]

Happy News for Your Friday

October 26, 2018 2:55pm | Max Boland

Amidst all the difficulty of being a knowledgeable citizen comes a responsibility to read the news; I applaud you for being here. In attempts to thank you for educating yourself and therefore being a better member of society, I’ve compiled the top 3 best local […]

‘Snapchat’ helps citizens register to vote

October 25, 2018 1:49pm | Joseph Toole

On September 25th, Snapchat added a feature to its mobile app that allows U.S. citizens to register to vote. The app uses a link that redirects the user to a website known as ‘Turbo Vote’. ‘Turbo Vote’ is a non-profit that helps people register to vote. […]

Potential 2020 Presidential Nominees

October 22, 2018 6:14pm | Riley Geyer

With midterms fast approaching, voters can’t help but wonder who the potential 2020 nominees for the democratic and republican primaries will be. Primary elections work to decide which candidates will be on the ballot for the national convention. Some of the potential democratic candidates include; […]

Is There a Sports Coverage Bias?

October 22, 2018 4:28pm | Joseph Toole

Although this question can be debated its answer is widely accepted as “yes.” Sports have been around for centuries, even though we may not recognize the ancient games that extinct civilizations would have considered them to be. The ancient Greeks had boxing and wrestling while […]

The Disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi

October 19, 2018 5:12pm | Molly Roche

Jamal Khashoggi was a Saudi Arabian journalist and author. He moved to the United States around a year ago and went to the Saudi consulate in Istanbul just recently to obtain papers that he needed in order to marry his Turkish fiancée, Hatice Cengiz. Khashoggi […]

Kandahar police chief killed in Afghan attack

October 19, 2018 5:03pm | Ali Alhamdani

Since 2001, about 2,301 soldiers have died in action over seas. On October 10, 2018 the police chief of Kandahar province in Afghanistan was killed in an attack following a security meeting with the top US commander. Two American soldiers were wounded really bad, but […]

Big Bird actor, Caroll Spinney, leaves the nest

October 19, 2018 4:28pm | Faith Patton

The white bearded face of Caroll Edwin Spinney isn’t one that most people would recognize right away but the roles he has played have been regarded as some of the most iconic. He is well-known for his work as a puppeteer; especially being the man […]

College Shooting in Crimea

October 19, 2018 4:13pm | Max Boland

This Wednesday, 18-year old Vladislav Roslyakov killed 15 students and 5 teachers at Kerch Polytechnic College in Russian-annexed Crimea. A school shooting that didn’t occur in the United States is almost unheard of, and yet, this massacre bears similarities to Columbine. Although unsure of the timeline, […]

Ariana Grande’s Short Lived Engagement

October 19, 2018 4:10pm | McKenzie Lane

After just a few short weeks of dating, Saturday Night Live star, Pete Davidson confirmed his engagement to Ariana Grande on Jimmy Fallon. Taking the social media world by storm, everyone was quick to express their emotions and reactions to the sudden engagement. A lot […]

Flu Season

October 18, 2018 6:18pm | Kaitlyn Rosa

It is officially the most dreaded time of the year. The time when sniffles turn into the flu and the flu can then, unfortunately, turn into death. It is flu season ladies and gentlemen. Now, you may be wondering what you can do to prevent […]

iPhone XS’s Were Shipped With Problems

October 18, 2018 1:02pm | Armani Adames

Even though they have some great features, Apple has been forced to admit its new iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max were shipped with problems. The good news is Apple fixed most of the issues, but new tests confirm that there is one problem that […]

50 State Initiative: The Country’s Largest Public Art Project

October 18, 2018 1:00pm | Faith Patton

The largest public art campaign in the history of the United States features 52 artist designed billboards and had launched in September 2018 in all 50 states, including District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. The campaign is publicly funded, organized by For Freedoms, a project […]

Goodbye to Chief Wahoo

October 18, 2018 12:57pm | Aiden Kelley

The Cleveland Indians wrapped up their season with an 11-3 loss to the Houston Astros on Monday, October 8. With that loss came the replacing of the famous Chief Wahoo logo and mascot. Chief Wahoo has been with the Indians since 1947, although the design […]

Stormy Daniels and Trump Back at it With Defamation

October 17, 2018 1:33am | Sam Stone

Earlier this year, known adult film star, Stormy Daniels, came out with news of a sexual encounter with Donald Trump in 2006.  She reported how years later a man told her to keep quiet about the matter (a sketch artist did a rendering of the […]

Lakewood Pedestrian Hit by a Train

October 17, 2018 12:21am | Maddi Tobey

Late on the night of Sunday, October 14, twenty-nine year-old Gabriel Lopez was struck by a train. The eastbound train was traveling through Lakewood, which is where the accident occurred. According to the railroad crew, Lopez was seen laying on the tracks between the rails. […]

9/11 Accomplice

October 17, 2018 12:19am | Shane Rakes

  Mounir Al-Mostassadek was arrested just months after the 9/11 attacks and he was friends with Mohammed Atta, the pilot on one of the planes that were hijacked. He admitted to spending time in the Al-Qaeda camp that took place in Afghanistan around the time of […]

Murder of Bulgarian journalist

October 15, 2018 5:30pm | Joseph Toole

On Saturday October 6th, 2018, a Bulgarian Journalist by the name of Viktoria Marinova was found dead in a pedestrian alley, within the foliage and vegetation. Marinova was only 30 at the time of her death. She worked for a news agency, called TVN, where […]

The Nomination of Kavanaugh

October 15, 2018 4:32pm | Sam Stone

Brett Kavanaugh has been appointed to the Supreme Court and has since been sworn in. The whole process of nomination, hearing, and confirmation has been wrought with controversy. The main one being the testimony of Dr. Christine Blasey Ford, her reports of back high school […]