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Our Female Wrestling Team’s Season Comes to an End

February 28, 2020 6:14pm | Tajon Short

Our female wrestling team had their state tournament over the weekend being accompanied by coaches Paul Kordich and Doug Thomas. This was their last tournament of the season and they had been working hard during practice to prepare for it. Unfortunately, they were knocked out […]

Rocky River Fire

February 28, 2020 6:13pm | Alexander Schulz

On the 23 of February, a Rocky River apartment building caught on fire. The fire was so big that the police even had to close a part of the I-90 highway. The fire was visible from as far as Euclid. What caused the fire is […]

More Winter Weather

February 28, 2020 6:09pm | Mallory Moorman

Spring is just around the corner. Or so many of us in Lakewood thought. This week came along to prove us very wrong, and as we hear it will continue to prove us wrong, that spring may be further than we hoped for. Starting on […]

The Pros of Thrifting

February 28, 2020 6:01pm | Maddy Cummings

Thrifting is a cheap and affordable way to spice up your wardrobe without harming the environment, you are able to alter clothing items more freely to fit you better and it gives you more creative freedom to match outfits to fit your personal taste. The […]

Kaitlin Bennett Met with Protest at Ohio University

February 21, 2020 10:53pm | Halina Dreger

On Monday, February 17, gun-rights advocate Kaitlin Bennett (also known as the “Kent State gun girl” for her graduation pictures featuring weapons) stepped onto the Ohio University green and was quickly met with protest. Bennett claimed on Twitter that she wanted to ask Athens students […]

Should the wrestling room be larger?

February 21, 2020 5:27pm | TaJon Short

We all know that wrestling isn’t the most popular sport at our school, due to the strenuous practices and busy scheduling many people don’t join the sport. However does that mean the wrestling room should be as small as it is? Being a wrestler myself […]

LHS Basketball

February 21, 2020 5:26pm | Alexander Schulz

The Basketball winter season is almost over for the Lakewood High School teams, only a few days are left. The Boy’s Basketball Team has looked pretty good this season, only one LHS Boy’s Basketball Team has a negative record, and this team is the Freshman […]

Swim-A-Thon for Lakewood/Rocky River Firefighters

February 21, 2020 5:25pm | Bella Nieves

At the Rocky River Recreational Center from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m, there will be a benefit for the Rocky River and Lakewood firefighters. $15,000 in funding is the goal for a infrared cycle sauna decontamination for the River Fire Department and the goal for Lakewood […]

National Honor Society

February 21, 2020 5:23pm | Mallory Moorman

National Honor Society is a huge organization in educational systems. This organization recognizes students for their many accomplishments, and exceeding expectations in scholarship, leadership, service, and character. These are known as the four pillars. To even be considered to be a part of this highly […]

Taco Bell – A review

February 21, 2020 5:23pm |

Lakewood, Ohio is a wonderful place that is filled with many great places. It is known for its great and wide array of restaurants. Among the best of these restaurants, if not the absolute best, is undoubtedly Taco Bell. The Lakewood Taco Bell can be […]

What is going on in China?

February 21, 2020 5:21pm | Johana Guci

We all observed the Coronavirus having its major outbreak in January 2020, but a month has already passed, and things have already started to adjust. What is going on in China? Are things changing for the better, or for the worse? According to the New […]

Academic challenge team

February 21, 2020 5:18pm |

The Lakewood High School academic challenge has been cleaning up at tournaments with their A team placing top 5 in their first 2. Their top scorer being Evan Bell a senior at LHS. Lakewood A has already qualified for the national tournament in Atlanta. Lakewood […]

Civilian plane supposedly target of Syrian aircraft fire says Russia

February 18, 2020 1:50am | TaJon Short

On February 6th early Thursday morning, a civilian aircraft carrying 172 passengers was almost hit by the Syrian defense system while trying to land in Damascus. According to the Russian Defense Ministry they managed to avoid the attack and rerouted to the Russian airbase Hmeimim […]

Mercedes Benz Vision AVTR

February 18, 2020 1:47am | Jonas Hupcey

The future is right around the corner and it is the Mercedes Benz Vision AVTR.  Mercedes says it was inspired by the movie avatar and is considered a concept car.  Concept cars are cars that are made to show off new styles or technology by […]

Living Concrete

February 18, 2020 1:46am | "Jonas Hupcey"

While we all know and hate bad roads and sidewalks.  That is why we are in need of this new invention. But it’s here, LIVING CONCRETE.  This was designed by a team at the university of Colorado Boulder who might have solved a problem that […]

Apple was fined for slowing down iPhones

February 18, 2020 1:45am | Johana Guci

Apple was fined 27 million dollars for slowing down old iPhones without notifying the public. France’s competition and fraud watchdog agency DGCCRF declares that the company has not informed the consumers that installing the new iOS updates 10.2.1 and 11.2 could slow down their old […]

Pep Rally Change And Why

February 18, 2020 1:39am | Adam Schraibman

With a pep rally coming up at the end of this week and all the talk of not going, I wondered to myself “Why should everyone have to go?” and “Why does the administration care so much?” The administration cares so much because it reflects […]

Register to Vote in the Primary Election

February 12, 2020 3:55pm | Halina Dreger

The primary election is fast-approaching and so is the deadline to register to vote. On March 17, Ohioans will take to the polls to vote for presidential nominees–but, before they can do so, they must be registered to vote by Monday, February 17. Any United […]


February 7, 2020 6:03pm |

“The Industrial Revolution and its consequences have been a disaster for the human race.” -Theodore Kaczynski. It has been 25 years since that was said but mankind has yet to acknowledge the importance of this statement. Thousands of years of evolution led us to be […]

Facebook is not fact checking political ads

February 7, 2020 5:55pm | Johana Guci

Remember when Facebook was a wholesome social media app for sharing pictures and texting your friends? Well, with the new decade, comes the new presidential election year, and with that, comes the new political advertisements, playing on none other than the most used social media […]

Coronavirus Ohio This Week

February 7, 2020 5:44pm | Chloe Fielder

The deadly virus outbreak that was first reported in the United States in 2019, but is now a bigger issue this 2020. Here in Ohio, possible cases of the virus are being thoroughly investigated. This benefits people who are abundant concerned about what has become […]

Should P.E. be a Class?

February 7, 2020 5:36pm | Cassidy Baldridge

Here at Lakewood High School, there’s a requirement that in order to graduate, you must participate in P.E. or complete two years of a sport. But if someone doesn’t complete one of these they will not be able to graduate. It should not be a […]

A Health Saver

February 7, 2020 3:42pm | Ayden Wacker

Everybody hates that feeling that comes about on your wrist, after working out in your wristband or watch. A compact area that will only cause agitation. But what if wearing a wristband while working out could actually benefit you? At North Carolina State University, researchers […]

Navy PT Requirements

February 2, 2020 7:59pm | Caden Stanuch

The United States Navy considers itself as the best Navy in the entire world. They have good reason to believe that too, with the best new technology in the world and plenty of numbers to boot. But as someone enlisted in the Navy I will […]

Kobe Bryant dies at 41

February 2, 2020 7:58pm | Joey Simmons

Kobe Bryant, an NBA legend, and LA superstar passed at the age of 41 on the morning of January 26, 2020, from a helicopter crash along with his daughter Gianna and seven others. Kobe and his daughter were on their way to an AAU basketball […]

Anti-fa plans a massive Anti-Police movement in the subways of New York

February 2, 2020 7:53pm | TaJon Short

On Thursday January 30th a Anti-fa backed social media account posted a video of three of it’s members wearing masks and black clothing, in this video it showed members vandalizing public property and doing things like jumping subway turnstiles. The purpose of the video was […]

Earthquake between Jamaica and Cuba

February 2, 2020 7:51pm | Adam Schraibman

On Tuesday January 28th, a 7.7 magnitude earthquake rocked the Caribbean. The earthquake happened about 70 miles northwest Montego Bay, Jamaica at around 2 pm. There were minor shakes felt all around the general vicinity but they even extended to Southern Florida. Tremors that reached […]

Spirit Week!

February 2, 2020 7:50pm |

Two weeks from now we will be having a spirit week starting from February 10th to February 13th because we are so very lucky to have off on our day of love. Our spirit week will be leading into a pep rally which will be […]

Motorola’s new Razr

February 2, 2020 7:49pm | Essence Omotosho

Motorola’s revival of the classic Razr does not launch until February 6th, but the phone is already backordered until February 18th, according to the phone maker’s website and Verizon. Motorola unveiled its new take on the Razr back in November with an original preorder date […]

Siwita Ali Shah

February 2, 2020 7:40pm | Johana Guci

Siwita Ali Shah is a very special Lakewood High School senior. In 2016, she left her home country Afghanistan and moved here in the United States for a better life and education. Even though she has been living here for only four years, she’s still […]

Grammy Awards of 2020

February 2, 2020 7:40pm | Chloe Fielder

Sunday, January 26, 2020 was the Annual 62nd Grammy Awards ceremony and performances held at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. The Grammy ceremony and television streaming started at 8:00 at night Eastern time. The Grammys awards artists and many other performances that night. Many […]

Dang Good Foods is Dang Good

February 2, 2020 5:35pm | Halina Dreger

In December 2019, Dang Good Foods opened its doors on Madison Avenue, right across the street from Lakewood High School. What started off as a food truck has become a small but full-fledged restaurant serving delicious Singaporean fare Tuesday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to […]

Medicine created by A.I. will be used on humans for the first time

January 31, 2020 4:20pm | TaJon Short

The molecule known as DSP-1181 was created by the British startup Exscientia and the Japanese pharmaceutical firm known as Sumitomo Dainippon Pharma. The drug is a serotonin receptor agonist and will be used to help treat patients who have been diagnosed with OCD(Obsessive Compulsive Disorder). […]

Film Club’s Upcoming Movie

January 31, 2020 3:38pm | Ayden Wacker

Watching movies has been one of the most popular American things to do for a long time. No worries about work or when the next assignment is due, just kicking back and having a good time. Kicking back and having a good time is what […]

Let us Out During Free Periods

January 26, 2020 7:35pm | "Jonas Hupcey"

School days are long no matter if you start early or start late but does it need to be as long as it is?  The average length of a school day is about 7 hours but every hour is not being used such as when […]

The Coronavirus Outbreak

January 26, 2020 7:34pm | Adam Schraibman

The Coronavirus is a upper-respiratory virus that originates in camels, civets, and bats. It is uncommon that it is transferred from animals to humans but in Wuhan, China a strain must have mutated and transferred from meat of one of those animals and spread to […]

Bose Audio Glasses

January 26, 2020 7:23pm | "Jonas Hupcey"

One of the most fun and newest technologies that have recently come out are the Bose audio glasses.  These are sunglasses with speakers built into the side of the glasses and point towards your ears so you do not have to have anything in or […]

Super Bowl Preview

January 26, 2020 7:12pm | Terence Checkett

In the 100th season of the National Football League, the Super Bowl carries extra weight. Combine this with the magnitude of the 2 teams, we have on our hands one of the best match-ups ever. The Kansas City Chiefs and the San Francisco 49ers have […]

Corona Virus in China

January 26, 2020 7:07pm | Cassidy Baldridge

A new out break has affected China. This new disease, known as a corona-virus, has started from a seafood place in Wuhan, China. It is thought that is has most likely started from animal (snake) to human. It has rapidly spread to other cities from […]

3 Stores Struggling or Closing in 2020

January 24, 2020 3:53pm | Halina Dreger

It’s been a rough past few years for the retail industry, and 2020 is looking no different. With Amazon and other online shopping sites booming, it seems as if fewer and fewer people are making the trek to malls to purchase their goods. Here are […]

Lucky’s Market

January 24, 2020 3:36pm | Ayden Wacker

On the Lakewood and Cleveland border there is a grocery store called Lucky’s Market. It has brought in many customers because of its low prices and high quality goods. But the question has come up on whether it will be closing or not. To set […]

The remade IT movies

January 17, 2020 6:22pm |

We all know the horror book IT written by no other than Stephen King. A horror story about a town haunted by an evil shape-shifter who wakes up every 27 years to lure the children of derry and eat them. But this creature one 27 […]

The Life at Lakewood High Currently

January 17, 2020 6:19pm | Chloe Fielder

The New Year begins strong and positive at Lakewood High School. Walking around as a student or as a staff member, everyday there is always something new to discover. Academics, sports, and the school environment is ready to take on the second semester at Lakewood […]

Browns Hire New Head Coach, Kevin Stefanski

January 17, 2020 6:18pm | Terence Checkett

The Cleveland Browns had an exciting and long 2019 season. However now that it’s over we can reflect on the team’s performance. Going into the season the Browns’ had high expectations and hoped to win their division and make the playoffs for the first time […]

Lakewood Swears in New Mayor

January 17, 2020 6:11pm | Jonas Evans

The 2020 mayoral term has just begun when mayor Meghan George was sworn in on January 1st. She then swore in the new city council members January 6th (Ward 1 – Tess Neff, Ward 2 – Jason Shachner, Ward 3 – John Litten, Ward 4 […]

Climate Change

January 17, 2020 3:48pm | Ayden Wacker

In today’s society, climate change has become a serious issue. But not serious enough to where everyone is worried about it. It is a serious topic that could possibly cost the lives of innocent humans in the future. Currently it is at its worst, yet […]

Warrant for Odell’s Arrest

January 17, 2020 3:33pm | Caden Stanuch

The Cleveland Browns’ star wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. has a warrant out for his arrest in New Orleans. The wide out was issued a warrant for slapping a security guard on the butt after the LSU win over Clemson in the national championship game. […]


January 13, 2020 12:04am | Alexander Schulz

The Cleveland Cavaliers and the Detroit Pistons are main rivals in the Eastern Conference. This week the Cavs and the Pistons play back to back games against each other. On Tuesday the Detroit Pistons could win the first game of the 2 games they are […]

The Umbrella Academy

January 12, 2020 11:19pm | Emma Perry

The Umbrella Academy is a television show based on a comic book series written by the band ” My Chemical Romance” lead singer Gerard Way. The Umbrella Academy is about 7 children adopted by a strange billionaire. These 7 children were all born on the […]

USA vs Iran

January 12, 2020 11:16pm |

The United States of America and Iran have had tension between the two for a very long time but lately things have been getting very worse. On Tuesday January 7th Iran launched over a dozen ballistic missiles at US airbases in Iraq. There were no […]