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Select Students Now in School

November 21, 2020 2:19am | Eleana Murphy

As we know students that attend Lakewood City Schools are all enrolled in the remote-learning styled school year. If you don’t know what remote learning is, it is the style where students attend assigned timed Zoom meetings with their classes throughout the day.  Students are […]

Covid-19 Governor Updates

November 21, 2020 2:18am | Eleana Murphy

With covid cases rising and Cuyahoga County close to entering the purple zone, Governor Mike Dewine has tightened restrictions on daily activities in hopes of controlling the spread, starting off with a 10-5 curfew as well as limiting indoor dining. Just as the first time […]

Governor Mike DeWine Recommends Ohioans Stay Home

November 21, 2020 2:08am | Evan Brown

When Governor Mike DeWine arrived back in Cleveland on Wednesday, he talked about the rising Covid cases in Cuyahoga County. He mentioned that there are very promising vaccines coming in the near future, but that the distribution would take some time. On November 16-17, Cleveland […]

Black Friday COVID Version

November 21, 2020 2:06am | Eleana Murphy

Thanksgiving is right around the corner, and we all know what that means… Black Friday. Black Friday is the biggest and busiest shopping day of the year. so one could imagine how different it might be this year due to the coronavirus. Like almost all […]

How to Safely Celebrate Thanksgiving During COVID

November 18, 2020 2:08pm | Lucy McIntire

This Thanksgiving, it is important to stay safe. And while people normally celebrate in large groups of family or friends, that is not the safest option this year. Ideally, everyone would be celebrating with the people they have been isolating (likely in the same house […]

MLB Offseason

November 16, 2020 2:01pm | Dylan Ferry

In this crazy year of 2020, the MLB will have some of the top players in the market. The top players in the market are a large variety of players like… Fransisco Lindor will be a free agent in the 2021-2022 offseason the Indians will […]

Scientists Are Hard at Work For a COVID-19 Vaccine

November 14, 2020 12:35am | Evan Brown

In the last couple of months, two companies by the names of Pfizer and  BioNTech have been working hard on a COVID-19 vaccine. After many tests Pfizer has announced that their vaccine is highly effective, which even exceeded their expectations. It is the first vaccine […]

President Elect Biden Corona Virus Task Force

November 14, 2020 12:34am | Evan Brown

President-Elect Joe Biden has assembled a coronavirus task force to put an end to the virus as quickly as possible. As cases of the virus continue to rise daily, doctors in the coronavirus task force are potentially planning on another four to six-week lockdown. Doctor […]

Joe Biden’s Climate Plan- Do We Have a Second Chance?

November 12, 2020 6:32pm | Madeline Cummings

U.S President-elect Joe Biden’s climate plan could potentially reach the goal of limiting global warming to 1.5C So far, our world has warmed 1c pre-industrial times due to human activity and we are likely to pass the 1.5 mark by 2030. In order to stabilize […]

Puerto Ricans Voted in Favor Statehood, but What Does That Mean?

November 11, 2020 2:18pm | Lucy McIntire

Puerto Rico officially became a territory of the United States in 1917, when all citizens of Puerto Rico also became US citizens. In the 2020 election, Puerto Ricans narrowly voted in favor of statehood in a non-binding referendum. Puerto Rico is considered a Commonwealth of […]

Uprising in Poland

November 9, 2020 9:24pm | Maddy Cummings

Tens of thousands of women gathered at Warsaw, Poland’s capital,  to protest a recent court decision to outlaw nearly all abortions, starting an uprising throughout the country. The women of Poland took to the streets covered in red lightning bolts, which have become a symbol […]

US Swing States in the 2020 Presidential Election

November 4, 2020 2:23pm | Lucy McIntire

At this point in the election, the swing states will determine who will win. According to the New York Times, there are about 15 states that are considered swing states, and about 8 states, including Wisconsin, Minnesota, Michigan, Arizona, Nevada, New Hampshire, Pennsylvania, and Nebraska, […]

The Origins of All Hallows Eve

October 28, 2020 1:50pm | Mason Orlando

Every year, we gather in parties and travel house to house saying the all too memorable phrase “Trick or Treat.” Come October 31st, we expect the yearly ritual to be carried out, ending the night with cavity-causing treats; this year however, let’s take a look […]

Voting in Ohio

October 28, 2020 1:20pm | Lucy McIntire

Voting looks different this year than other years before. While typically, the first Tuesday in November (the 3rd this year) is considered election day, this year is is being called “the last day of the election,” because of all the early voting. And, here in […]

Brown’s Lack of Competetiveness?

October 21, 2020 1:45pm | Dylan Ferry

The Cleveland Browns have been looking, for the most part, good this year. But against AFC North teams, they have really lacked competitiveness. There are a couple of moments in the games when we lose that it just looks like that we give up on […]

Global Anti-lock down protests

October 21, 2020 1:25pm | Lucy McIntire

Since COVID spread to the US, the number of cases has exploded throughout the country. A large reason for this was people not wanting to go into lock down to protect themselves, especially this many months in. The US currently has the most cases and […]

How To Stay Safe, Stylish, and Environmentally Friendly When We Go Back To School

October 14, 2020 5:17pm | Sylvie Ballou

The mask has been the face (or lack of) of the people during this pandemic. There is not much we can contribute to stopping the spread, since most of us don’t have the expertise to make a vaccine or the experience to be a front […]

How People are Entertaining Themselves During COVID-19

October 14, 2020 1:35pm | Lucy McIntire

Since COVID-19 struck the United States in early spring, people have been forced to find ways to entertain themselves other than going out, especially considering most businesses closed directly after it hit. Since then, however, many places have reopened and are operating at partial capacity […]

Wave Power: A New Source of Renewable Energy

October 14, 2020 1:26pm | Jacob Goings

Wave power is a new type of renewable energy. It is basically the capturing of wind waves (waves generated by the wind blowing up against the water) to do work. People were using this method as a source of energy back in 1890, but it […]

How Destructive Will 2020 Hurricane Season Be?

October 7, 2020 1:47pm | Evan Brown

Over the past two decades, the U.S. has been slammed with devastating hurricanes. We all know the name Katrina because of the hurricane that hit New Orleans and caused over 125 billion dollars in damage, which sadly isn’t even the most in history. In 2017 […]

Second Quarter Learning in Lakewood

October 7, 2020 1:25pm | Lucy McIntire

As Lakewood approaches the second quarter, more learning options are becoming available for students. Students and their families can choose to remain remote and only participate in classes via zoom if they feel less comfortable with the idea of going back. The other option is […]

Election with a candidate with COVID-19

October 7, 2020 1:24pm | Jacob Goings

At the beginning of October, Donald J. Trump announced that he has the coronavirus. He announced days after the debate with Joe Biden. Biden was tested shortly after Trump came back positive. Biden’s test came out negative. Even though Biden and Trump are rivals, Biden […]

All the info you Need About the Supreme Court Controversy

September 30, 2020 1:19pm | Lucy McIntire

Following the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who served on the court  since 1993 when she was appointed by President Bill Clinton, there has been a major controversy between Democrats and Republicans.  In the spring of 2016, following the death of conservative […]

The Super Generation Travels South

September 23, 2020 1:27pm | Sylvie Ballou

It takes 7 to 8 generations of Monarchs to make the journey from Mexico and southern U.S to the northern U.S in the early summer, and come fall weather Monarchs have to travel south to avoid the cold; however, it only takes one brilliant generation […]

West Coast Wildfires and the Deeper Problems They Point to.

September 23, 2020 1:23pm | Lucy McIntire

While wildfires continue to ravage through the West Coast, California continues to take most to the damage. There are 41 wildfires, and counting spreading throughout California, Oregon, and Washington.  One of the largest fires LA county has ever seen, the Bobcat fire, is only about […]

“In spite of temporary victories, violence never brings permanent peace.”-MLK

September 21, 2020 1:43pm | Armoni McNeill

The Black Lives Matter movement is a huge topic at the moment. There are many different views on the violence going on with the movement. The protest in Cleveland turned violent. The protest we had in Lakewood was peaceful. Talking to a few other Lakewood […]

Human Trafficking in Lakewood – Will You Be Next?

September 21, 2020 1:40pm | Madeline Cummings

Senior, Alexis Coniku was walking home from her place of work late Friday night when suddenly a white SUV pulled into the driveway directly ahead of her, a moment later another white SUV pulled into the driveway behind her trapping her between them with no […]

Online School is Off to a Good Start

September 16, 2020 1:51pm | Evan Brown

With a much more organized system than last year’s disaster, I along with other students have found this school year’s online classes to be substantially better compared to the previous ones. Teachers and other staff members have been working hard over the summer to come […]

Why Can’t We Print More Money?

September 16, 2020 1:41pm | Sylvie Ballou

Why can’t we print more money? This is the question that has been raised by many teens on the popular video sharing platform, Tik Tok, in reference to the coin shortage. The quick answer is inflation; however, many teens still find themselves wondering how little […]

Social distancing is getting old

May 14, 2020 12:57am | Liam Meszaros

With social distancing being active and having no end in sight, I as well as many others can’t help but wonder when it will end and when we will get to see our friends. Lately life for myself and friends has consisted solely of staying […]

Flying cars

May 9, 2020 7:47pm | Jonas Hupcey

We have all dreamed and wondered what the future would look like.  One thing that nearly everyone has wondered was when would flying cars be made for the public.  While flying cars seem like they may never happen they are actually not many years away […]

Our New Lives

May 9, 2020 7:46pm | "Jonas Hupcey"

Our lives will change forever because of this pandemic.  Who knows if they will ever be the same it could be years or eternity.  The prestigious Harvard university has estimated that social distancing will stay in place through at least 2021.  This means that for […]

Last Day Adjusted to May 20

May 9, 2020 7:43pm | Chloe Fielder

The pandemic of 2020 changed nearly almost everything. Lakewood City School students have been learning and completing assignments online for the fourth quarter. Schools are closed for the remainder of the year. The initial final day of instruction was planned for June 2, the Lakewood […]

Updates Made to LHS Senior Events, Including Virtual Graduation

May 8, 2020 6:57pm | Halina Dreger

An email sent out to Lakewood High School’s senior families earlier this week announced some changes to the events being held for graduates to-be. The Class of 2020 was originally scheduled to have its last day of school on May 21. Though senior classes will […]

Deadly Bees

May 8, 2020 6:52pm | Cassidy Baldridge

As if the COVID-19 wasn’t bad enough, there is something new that is deadly that has entered the United States, “Murder Hornet.” They have been spotted recently in the northwest of America. They are known to be found in Japan and it is a mystery […]

Lakewood High to Hold Virtual Commencement

May 1, 2020 7:55pm | Halina Dreger

On Monday, April 27, Lakewood High School principal Mark Walter sent out an email to the class of 2020 announcing that this year’s commencement ceremony will be held virtually. This alert came after the Ohio Department of Education and Governor Mike DeWine advised that all […]

Hart Island

April 30, 2020 11:33pm | Mallory Moorman

Corona virus, corona virus, corona virus. The topic of all discussions these past couple of month. From dinner tables talks, to just small talk. Corona virus we can’t get enough of. But I mean how could we not when it has truly taken over all […]

Life After Quarantine: A New Lifestyle

April 26, 2020 2:08am | Chloe Fielder

Hold on…slow your roll! Yes, Governor Mike DeWine says the state of Ohio will start slowly reopening on May 1st, which is actually just around the corner. This does not mean the return of life like how it was before the pandemic in such a […]

The Three Phases to Normalcy

April 26, 2020 2:07am | Cassidy Baldridge

We are finally starting to see the light at the end of this every dark tunnel. All of April Ohio and America has been shut down with rising numbers of COVID-19. Finally good news has arrived. Trump has made it clear that he wants America’s […]

Ohio Schools Closed for the Rest of the Year

April 22, 2020 3:20pm | Caden Stanuch

Mike DeWine, the governor of Ohio, announced on Monday, April 20th, that Ohio k-12 schools will remain closed for the remainder of this school year. With the global pandemic of COVID-19 still going around, it makes sense that he made this decision. Ohio is doing […]

Kim Jong Un

April 22, 2020 3:17pm | Caden Stanuch

Kim Jong Un is the Supreme Leader of North Korea. He took control of the nation after his father’s death from a heart attack on December 17th, 2011, and has been in charge ever since. Kim Jong Un is known around the world for his […]

Coronavirus Statistics

April 18, 2020 3:45pm | Emma Perry

There is a pandemic going on all over the world. COVID-19, or the term everybody knows: Coronavirus. COVID-19 has affected many people’s lives, some in harsh ways and some in harmless ways. Nevertheless, the pandemic is affecting everybody in the world in one way or […]

How Covid-19 is Affecting the Elections

April 18, 2020 3:37pm | Madeline Cummings

This year the Covid-19 outbreak has affected our lives in many ways, one of which being the presidential election. With the virus affecting thousands of Americans, many citizens are pushing for an alternative to in-person voting as the “Go Out and Vote” groups are unable […]

Ohio’s Goal: Our Life Back

April 14, 2020 10:27am | Chloe Fielder

How will we overcome this quarantine? Nobody knows for sure yet how things will turn out in the end. How long it may take for full recovery of the virus and the economy is quite unknown as well. The state of Ohio, under orders by […]

Unemployment at an All Time High

April 14, 2020 10:13am | Cassidy Baldridge

Money, money, money. In this time, many people are struggling with money, or worrying about what is going to come next. Since many companies had to shut down and lay off millions of people because of the virus, many have had to apply for unemployment. […]

Sweden Refuses to Lock Down During Pandemic

April 12, 2020 9:19pm | Bella Nieves

This pandemic has been extremely serious these last few weeks. Leaders everywhere are locking down to prevent the spread of Coronavirus  and the amount of lives it’s taking. COVID-19 has taken us by storm on a global scale, so everyone is pitching in and coming […]

Is Remote Learning Better?

April 11, 2020 1:44am | Ayden Wacker

Technology has become a big part of our society today. New phones, new computers, and even cars that are controlled by technology. Since technology is only going to get stronger we should get used to having it be a part of our lives right? Remote […]

Emily McIntire

April 10, 2020 4:40pm | Halina Dreger

Emily McIntire is a senior at Lakewood High School, a girl’s soccer captain, and an active member of Help 2 Others, National Honor Society, and Key Club. She has taken part in Project Lead the Way all four years of her high school career and […]

From healthcare to Front-line

April 4, 2020 10:05pm | Mallory Moorman

Recently I interview my mom, Wendy Powers.  She has been with the Cleveland Clinic for 20 years.  She has had a number of experiences with the clinic, but currently she, and many others, is facing the affects of covid-19. Here are a few questions she […]

Anti Aging drugs

April 4, 2020 2:12pm | Jonas Hupcey

We have all thought about what it would be like to live forever. Would we stay the same age? Would our age reverse so we would actually get younger instead of older? With those as only a few questions there are many more questions and […]