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Hurricane Michael

October 15, 2018 1:35am | Nina Zanghi

These past couple of years have brought about some very strong storms to the United States. Some include Hurricane Harvey, Hurricane Irma, Hurricane Jose, and Hurricane Maria. These storms have brought with them great destruction and loss to all affected. The latest one to hit […]

Indigenous People’s Day Combats Columbus Day

October 15, 2018 1:31am | Faith Patton

Indigenous Peoples’ Day is one of the overlooked holidays of the year. Often referred to as Native American Day or First Peoples’ Day, the occasion celebrates and honors the indigenous people of america and pays homage to their history, culture and influences. It is celebrated […]

$1.4 Million Painting Shredded

October 11, 2018 4:02pm | Max Boland

On Friday, October 5th at the auction house Sotheby’s in London, a painting shredded itself after its sale. The price? $1.4 million. Sotheby’s held ‘Frieze Week’, a contemporary art sale, all of last week. Frieze Week auctioned off other works of art Monday-Thursday, but the […]

Indonesia: Devastation Following Natural Disaster

October 9, 2018 3:41pm | Molly Roche

Just days after the combined earthquake/tsunami that hit Indonesia on Wednesday, September 28th, there are thousands of people dead, injured and displaced. The 7.5 magnitude earthquake has taken a major toll on all areas effected. The earthquake struck and quickly escalated into a tsunami that […]

Ohio City Shooting

October 9, 2018 3:40pm | Maddi Tobey

Around 9 p.m. on October 1, a shooting occurred in Ohio City. Reports said that two men and one woman were injured around West 25th Street and Lorain Avenue. According to police reports, the shooting occurred over an argument about a cell phone. One of […]

H2O’s Pumpkin Palooza

October 9, 2018 3:37pm | Riley Geyer

Lakewood High School’s H2O is hosting the annual Pumpkin Palooza on Saturday, October 28th. It will take place from 1-4 pm at the Garfield Middle School Gym, located on 13114 Detroit Avenue. This event is free to attend, open to the public, and perfect for […]

Matthew’s Lending Library Provides for Special Needs Kids

October 9, 2018 3:37pm | Faith Patton

Matthew’s Lending Library, located on Madison Avenue, has been up and running since 1991 and hit the 25 year mark only a couple of years ago in February. Established by Kevin and Vicki McCarthy, the storefront serves as a memorial for their son, Matthew James […]

Salmonella Outbreak

October 9, 2018 3:34pm | Kaitlyn Rosa

Salmonella poisoning affects around 1.4 million Americans each year and is responsible for almost half the bacterial infections in the United States. There have been recent reports of a salmonella outbreak across the states and 38 people, and counting, have been affected by this disease. […]

Man Calls 911 After Issues at Burger King

October 9, 2018 3:33pm | Aiden Kelley

On Thursday, September 6, a call was made to the Lakewood Police Department after a 73-year-old man had issues with his order at the Burger King on Madison Avenue. The man had tried to pay for his order with buy-one-get-one-free coupons, which hadn’t worked. His […]

Were Our Hopes Too High For The Browns?

October 5, 2018 4:25pm | McKenzie Lane

This past Sunday, the Browns took on the Oakland Raiders at the Oakland Alameda Coliseum. In an exciting back and forth game, the Browns lost in overtime 42-45. Though it was not a blowout and the Browns did pretty well, it brings Cleveland fans to […]

Spooky Pooch Parade Soon!

October 3, 2018 4:27pm | Max Boland

The 11th annual Spooky Pooch Parade is coming! Every year since 2007, canines and their owners gather at Kauffman Park to show off their Halloween spirit. For a pre-registration cost of $10 for each dog and $15 for registration the day of, owners can enter […]

Facebook Attack

September 30, 2018 11:01pm | Nina Zanghi

Earlier this week, Facebook announced that there was an attack that released information about 50 million of its’ users. The attackers were able to utilize a feature on the app called “View as”. This feature allows for a user to see what their account looks […]

The Q Renovation

September 28, 2018 6:48pm | Nina Zanghi

The Quicken Loans Arena, home to the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Cleveland Monsters, is undergoing a major renovation. This remodel will cost $185 million and take two years to complete. The construction began in December of last year, so this means that a majority of […]

Fantasy Football Hype!

September 28, 2018 6:42pm | James Morrissey

With the NFL season starting up and college football kicking off, fans of the sport are more excited than a kid in a candy shop. Another reason fans around the world are raging is the point based game that has kids and adults alike watching […]

Michael Kors Buys Versace

September 28, 2018 6:41pm | Jillian Moorman

Michael Kors: a high-end fashion company. Versace: a higher end fashion company. Two companies that are very well-known in the fashion industry. So, the news that is shocking us all today– Michael Kors is buying the Versace fashion house for $2.1 billion. It was quite […]

Kavanaugh Hearings Kick Off

September 28, 2018 4:28pm | Sam Stone

The Brett Kavanaugh hearings began yesterday on September 27th. Seen as a partisan fight as democrats pushed for the extension of the hearing before bringing Kavanaugh to Senate for the vote. Republicans push for his appointment vote to be put into action some time next […]

Yachtsman Rescued in South Indian Ocean

September 27, 2018 4:05pm | Max Boland

Abhilash Tomy, 39-year-old yachtsman and Indian Naval officer, began the Golden Globe Race on July 1st, 2018. In the South Indian Ocean, Tomy was just barely rescued after sustaining serious spinal injuries from an unexpected storm. Wait, wait, wait, what race? Let’s start from the […]

The Cleveland Browns Win A Game For First Time Since Obama Presidency

September 24, 2018 4:14pm | Armani Adames

The Cleveland Browns had a rare win Thursday Night. They beat another NFL team for the first time, since Christmas Eve of 2016. Cleveland went crazy, there was a promotion campaign that had offered free beer if the team won a game in 2018. The free beer […]

Jumping Pot Stocks!

September 23, 2018 9:14pm | James Morrissey

Canadian licensed cannabis producer, Aurora Cannabis Inc., recently had a huge jump in stock prices. Aurora Cannabis was founded in 2013 by Terry Booth, Steve Dobler, Dale Lesak and Chris Mayerson;  the company now has a market value of $4.5 billion. In 2014, the company received […]

Hurricane Florence: What Happened and What We can do

September 23, 2018 9:05pm | Faith Patton

At the end of August, the National Weather Services spotted a potential tropical storm that was located in the eastern Atlantic Ocean with winds that kept up to 30 mph. The storm has an 80% chance of developing into something more with in 48 hours. […]

Flooding Drowns Carolinas

September 23, 2018 9:02pm | Shane Rakes

At least 25 people have died and about 500,000 homes are still without power as a result of Hurricane Florence. A majority of North and South Carolinas population ran for shelter as Hurricane Florence ripped through the states, flooding a majority of it. Hurricane Florence […]

Man Saves Four-Legged Friends After Hurricane Florence

September 21, 2018 12:28am | Kaitlyn Rosa

More than 1.5 million people were ordered to evacuate North and South Carolina before Hurricane Florence came barreling down. People fled leaving so many loved belongings behind, they even had to leave behind their loved ones. There is one very important detail people always seem […]

Vegan Doughnut Co.

September 20, 2018 4:23pm | Max Boland

Right in the heart of downtown Lakewood and nestled next to Dave’s Cosmic Subs, a VEGAN doughnut place has sprung up. Two sisters, Kharisma and Kyra Mayo, began their vegan journey in 2014 and decided that they still needed sweets. With flavors like lemon lavender, […]

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 […]