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Another Trump Tweet

November 15, 2019 5:23pm | Ayden Wacker

On November 14, the day after the first Impeachment hearing, Trump had tweeted another degrading tweet that he quoted from someone else. It spoke of the abilities of the average citizen in America. The tweet said, “That hearing was about a policy dispute. Regular people […]

Lakewood Chocolate walk

November 15, 2019 5:13pm | "Jonas Hupcey"

Lakewood had its annual chocolate walk with quite the crowd.  If you have never gone to it or have never heard about it the experience is like no other.  During the chocolate walk, there were over 30 sweet or savory stops to check out with […]

The New Mayor

November 15, 2019 5:12pm | "Jonas Hupcey"

Over the past week, Lakewood had its election for city various city council positions.  With the most buzz around who was going to be the next mayor of Lakewood.  In the end, Meghan George came out on top with 50.73 percent of the votes and […]

Veterans Day

November 9, 2019 8:19pm | Megan Winters

“It means I’m a veteran, and I went through a heck of a lot to be a veteran,” says Richard Dutro who served in the World War II army. November 11th marks a day in the United States which we honor veterans who served to […]

Lakewood Closing Business Trend

November 9, 2019 8:18pm | Caden Stanuch

Lakewood, Ohio seems to be going through a complete overhaul of stores and locations to make it more appealing for people looking for new places to live. I believe that it started with the Burger King located on Detroit avenue. They took an old, dated […]

Smart Buckle

November 8, 2019 3:46pm | Terence Checkett

Have you ever lost your pet? If you have more than 1 in your lifetime there is a good chance that you have or will. 1/3 of pets become lost at least once in their lives. The sinking feeling that occurs to owners when they […]

Day of the Dead in Cleveland

November 3, 2019 6:04pm | Helen Roche

Every year in which early November comes upon us marks the days that families come together to remember and celebrate the lives of their deceased loved ones. Although it may be called “Day of the Dead,” it is a misconception that this holiday is about […]

Appreciation Week

November 3, 2019 5:57pm | Mallory Moorman

Appreciation is the recognition and enjoyment of the good qualities of someone or something. Sometimes life is going so fast that it is hard to take a step back and realize the people and things in life that we appreciate most. It could be a […]

US Threatens Iran

October 27, 2019 10:48pm | Caden Stanuch

With tension growing in between nations around the world, it is important to keep nuclear weapons out of the hands of unstable and potentially hostile countries. In 2015, the US, Iran, and 5 other nations agreed to keep Uranium enrichment under 3.67%. But, last week, […]

Cleveland: Home of the USA’s First Physically-Integrated Dance Company

October 27, 2019 8:58pm | Halina Dreger

“If dance is an expression of the human spirit, then it is best expressed by people of all abilities.” Such is the belief upon which Cleveland’s Dancing Wheels Company & School was founded. The Dancing Wheels Company (founded in 1980 by Mary Verdi-Fletcher) was the […]

Phones While Driving are Gone

October 21, 2019 12:32am | Ayden Wacker

Paying attention to the road while fighting the urge to send that message can be difficult. And that is why a significant law was approved in Lakewood. As of December 2nd, it will be illegal to be operating a motor vehicle with a mobile device […]

Navy Planks for Sit-ups

October 21, 2019 12:30am | Caden Stanuch

In the Navy, it has long been custom for our physical screening tests to be push-ups, sit-ups, and running. The Navy felt that these three exercises covered the most of the muscles groups and improved recruit performance the most. But, for some time now, recruits […]

Sweetest Day

October 21, 2019 12:20am | Mallory Moorman

    Ahhhh Sweetest Day. A growing holiday that gives many something to just look forward to. One of the few days out of the year that everyone can show the ones who need it most, a little extra love. In fact, Sweetest Day originated […]

Non-discriminatory Laws Proposed in Ohio

October 21, 2019 12:18am | Sophia Masek

The LGBTQ+ community has been oppressed for hundreds of years, and just recently (the past couple of decades) they have been taken into more consideration in the views of the public and the government. In 2010, the “Don’t Ask Don’t Tell” law was placed by […]

Fall Arrived

October 12, 2019 11:45pm | Mallory Moorman

Lakewood has finally started to look like fall. The Lakewood Park trees, Metroparks trees, and trees on our Lakewood streets have begun changing colors and soon the leaves will come down. With it looking like fall comes it feeling like fall.  The season has come […]

Young Climate Change Activist on the Rise: Greta Thunberg

October 8, 2019 2:50pm | Helen Roche

Emerged as the face of climate change activism, Greta Thunberg is using her voice to hold real accountability on the government for failing our future and world. Thunberg is a 16-year-old girl from Sweden living with Aspergers, and she is taking the world by storm. […]

Is Forever 21 Really Forever?

October 8, 2019 2:42pm | Mallory Moorman

Forever 21, a popular store among many young women has filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy.  Chapter 11 bankruptcy is simply reorganization of the business to help keep it alive. It has struggled due to its competition with online stores. The retail industry has simply changed […]

Get The Plastic Out of My Water

October 8, 2019 2:39pm | ¨Jonas Hupcey

Living in Lakewood, we all have seen plastic polluting our city, but what we don’t always see is how big of an impact it has on Lake Erie. There are 46,000 pieces of plastic per square kilometer in Lake Erie which is second most with […]

Sneak Peak into the Homecoming Court

September 27, 2019 5:22pm | Avery Plumley and Cassidy Baldridge

Homecoming week is very eventful for Lakewood High School. Between dressing up for the themes each day, the pep rally at the end of school on Friday, the spirit parade right before Friday night lights with the big game, and finding out who’s homecoming king […]

Ravens vs Chiefs Proves Who The Best Young Quarterback Is

September 27, 2019 5:21pm | Caden Stanuch

With week three of the NFL coming to close, the standings around the league haven’t changed much. Every team is basically where they started going into the game, with teams like the 49ers, Patriots, and Chiefs furthering their first place standings by starting the season […]

Meet Mohammed Alniserawiy

September 27, 2019 5:19pm | Ayden Wacker

Mohammed Alniserawiy is junior here at Lakewood High school. He has always been in the middle of what sport to play. Playing basketball with friends was always fun to him but nothing really spoke to him like how football finally did. Q: Why did you […]

Raising Canes is now Open

September 27, 2019 5:17pm | Mariah Umble

As many of you know the old Bob Evans was closed down on Detroit Ave. to make a new and improved restaurant called Raising Canes. Their grand opening was on September 25th, 2019.  Everyone is talking about it. This Louisiana-based restaurant is awarding 20 customers […]

The Fall of Antonio Brown

September 27, 2019 5:14pm | Alexander Schulz

Antonio Brown is an (ex) NFL Player, who played for the Steelers and the Patriots. He also was with the Raiders for around 7 months but never played for them.  His NFL career started in 2010 when he got drafted in the sixth round by […]

Slap Those Suckers!

September 27, 2019 5:13pm | Helen Roche

A lethal disease is on the rise in the northeast region rapidly spreading through the states. We are all used to pesty mosquitos eating us alive in the summer, but a single bite from an infected mosquito can cost you your life. If it hasn’t […]

Gene Therapy

September 27, 2019 4:58pm | "Jonas Hupcey"

We all have thought about living forever or possibly staying the same age and never getting older.  While we are still far from that goal technology has allowed us to increase our life expectancy quite a bit.  This would be done through gene therapy which […]

Spirit Week Festivities

September 23, 2019 2:17pm | Terence Checkett

The beginning of the school year always brings Homecoming and its extensive activities and celebrations. One of the most popular being spirit week at Lakewood High. Spirit week always takes place the week leading up to Homecoming and is a chance for students to show […]

Fashion Without the Guilt

September 21, 2019 10:32pm | Halina Dreger

We live in a world that is constantly being filled with waste and pollution, and it seems as though we have to make a conscious effort in every part of our lives to protect the environment—and that includes our fashion choices. “Fast fashion” consumes our […]

Bombarded by Bars

September 20, 2019 6:02pm | Sophia Masek

Take a glance around the school; do you see the cardboard boxes? Every day, it seems like more and more of the boxes appear, but what exactly are they? If you couldn’t tell by the people selling them obnoxiously as possible, it’s Malley’s Chocolate bars. […]

Haunted 2019

September 20, 2019 4:45pm | Mariah Umble

Have you ever been scared before? Whether it was a family member or a friends jumping out at you, the dark, or even a haunted house, I’ve been scared many times in my life. Haunted houses are a great way to get scared during the […]

The Danger of Thunderstorms at Friday Night Games

September 20, 2019 4:38pm | Emma Perry

Last Friday, September 7th, a crazy thunderstorm came to be. Marching band students could have easily been struck by lighting. There are metal instruments, big and small, scattered throughout the band making them targets of lighting. Football players wear uniforms with metal embedded in the […]

Stop That Algae

September 20, 2019 4:13pm | Jonas Hupcey

In Lakewood if you take a trip to Lake Erie and walk on the beach you would notice a lot of algae along the sandy shores that has washed up and much more in Lake Erie.  Lakewood is in the need for a new change, […]

Cell Phone Use While Driving is Now Illegal in Lakewood

September 20, 2019 3:57pm | Chloe Fielder

Texting and driving is known to be the number one cause of death and of course, car accidents. Ohio makes it illegal to text and drive in all costs. Lakewood has now passed an ordinance to consider texting and driving a primary offense. Usually, texting […]

Former student accused for making threats against LHS on Snapchat

September 20, 2019 2:53pm | Noor Imtiaz

A former student is suspected for making a threat against LHS students on Snapchat. The individual was a 21-year- old man who lives in Lakewood. The social media company Snapchat alerted the FBI and they learned about it on Saturday. LHS principal, Mr Walter knew […]

Chalk It Up!

September 13, 2019 4:02pm | Helen Roche

From stick figures to drawings that look so 3-D you think you might fall in, all are welcome and celebrated at the Cleveland Chalk Festival. The perfect opportunity to get your hands dirty, and express yourself, while admiring others’ creations all around your feet. The […]

Teachers Expect A Lot

September 13, 2019 4:01pm | Avery Plumley

180 days a year, 5 days a week, 7 hours a day the average U.S. student is spending their day in school. That may not seem like a lot but mentally and physically it takes a toll on the body. Everyone has their own opinions […]

2019 New York Fashion Week

September 13, 2019 3:58pm | Essence Omotsho

In New York from Friday, September 6th to Saturday, September 14th it is the busiest week of the whole entire year because of one thing and one thing only: New York Fashion Week, the week fashion designers show what they have been working on to […]

On September 21st, Prepare Yourself for Ice Cream

September 13, 2019 3:55pm | Sophia Masek

Remember all those times when you eat an entire carton of ice cream by yourself? Have you ever wanted to test your skills on how much ice cream you can eat? Well on September 21st one business decided your dream of an ice cream-induced coma […]

Help Save the Planet! Recycling at LHS

September 9, 2019 11:50pm | Megan Winters

This year, Lakewood High School is going to begin recycling. In past years, recycled materials have ended up in the trash. In order for there to be change, everyone needs to be informed and educated on why recycling is such a big issue. According to […]

Hurricane Dorian

September 9, 2019 11:33pm | Essence Omotosho

Hurricane Dorian is the hurricane that destroyed the Bahamas killing 30 people, injuring 21 and hundreds more missing on September 2nd as said by BBC News. Hurricane Dorian also missed the main island of Puerto Rico unfortunately the Bahamas wasn’t as lucky.  It was spinning […]

Homeroom: Helpful or a Waste?

September 7, 2019 1:54am | Emma Perry

Homeroom, a short 15 minutes. To do what? It can help you get homework done that you didn’t finish the day before, take a chill pill to relax, or create a bond with an adult in case you need someone to talk to. But is […]

Storm ravage Ohio

May 30, 2019 1:16pm | Charles Hericks

Over the past weekend, storms have been hitting all over the midwest.  Southern Ohio got more than just heavy rain and strong winds. Southern Ohio had what to be believed as 3 different tornadoes touched down this weekend causing havoc. The first tornado touched down […]

Amazon Removes Autism “Cure” Books

May 30, 2019 11:40am | Young Shell

Since the rise of anti-vaxxers, books and other misleading scientific studies have been published linking autism and other conditions to vaccinations. In the past few days, Amazon has removed more than a dozen of these books which claim to cure autism through various chemicals and […]

A veteran from Vietnam stands up to armed carjackers on Memorial Day

May 30, 2019 11:36am | Jacob Goings

A Wisconsin man who had a war experience helping US troops in Laos during the Vietnam War reversed the rules on a trio of carjackers caught on surveillance on Memorial Day. The veteran named Saylee Vang was stepping out of his house to walk to […]

Johnson & Johnson Opioid Trial

May 30, 2019 11:34am | Maizy Cunningham

The past decade, there has been 4,653 Oklahoman’s deaths due to unintended opioid overdoses. Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter stated, “To put it bluntly, this crisis, is devastating Oklahoma.” The overdoses had started occurring due to public nuisance which is costing the state billions of […]

Dayton Slammed by Storms

May 29, 2019 4:55pm | Jordan Esposito

Late Monday night, tornadoes made their way through Dayton, Ohio and surrounding neighborhoods. According to the National Weather Service, “at least an EF3 tornado with winds up to 140 mph” hit the Dayton suburban neighborhood of Beavercreek. The NWS also stated that similar winds hit […]

Alice Johnson: Wrongly Imprisoned?

May 28, 2019 1:05pm | Makenzy Ohmer

Alice Johnson sat up on her bed at Federal Medical Center, Carswell, a prison in Texas. It was a Saturday and the prisoners still had an hour or two before they had to stand up in their cells and be counted by the guards. The […]

Online shopping

May 28, 2019 1:02pm | Blanca Montes

If you want to make your life a little bit easier you should consider shopping for clothes online. Many people still think that shopping online is not a good idea because when the clothes get to your house there’s a possibility that they can be […]

Browns to the playoffs

May 28, 2019 1:01pm | Will Hyatt

The 2019-20 season will be the one where the Browns will finally make it to the playoffs.  They have acquired a couple of new superstars to help them make it as well as being in a weakening league.  A couple of those players include WR […]

Tornadoes Strike Ohio

May 28, 2019 12:56pm | Samuel Csora

Monday night and some of Tuesday morning, there was a terrible tornado storm in Dayton Ohio. The weather report has told us that the week is still not over and that the tornadoes may strike again. There were two tornadoes last night and the national […]

Helping Children in Need

May 28, 2019 12:17pm | Madeline Cummings

Vicki Sokolik is a women in Florida who is working with runaway children, many of whom are LGBTQ, or kids from abusive homes, who do can not apply to foster care because they removed themselves from the situation rather than being removed by social securities. […]