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Royal Family Expecting Third Baby

September 13, 2017 1:56pm | Halina Dreger

Prince Harry and Princess Kate, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, will soon be welcoming a third child to their family. Tabloid sites, such as Stuff.com, have been insisting that the baby is due in April, though the palace has yet to confirm this statement. […]

Cleveland Welcomes Baby Animals to Zoo

September 8, 2017 1:05pm | Halina Dreger

Over the years, the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo has welcomed countless baby animals, and these past few have been no exception. In addition to their “toddler-age” orangutan, Meerah, and snow leopard, Sameera, there are a number of even younger baby animals, including a giraffe and red […]

LRC is open!

September 6, 2017 12:42am | Albert Wilhelmy

The LRC is now open! It has found it’s permanent home, on the second floor, in the brand new E building. Right above the lunchroom, featuring an all-glass wall, is the library. There are many new books that have arrived for the avid readers, and […]


September 1, 2017 2:13pm | Madyson Lewellyn

On Monday, August 21st,  North America witnessed one of nature’s most awe-inspiring acts–a Total Solar Eclipse. Anyone within the path of totality was in for an afternoon treat with the ability to observe the first eclipse of the sun in nearly 40 years! For a […]

Hurricane Harvey Wreaks Havoc

September 1, 2017 1:12pm | Halina Dreger

On Friday, August 25, Category 4 Hurricane Harvey touched down on the coast of Texas. The next day, the storm was downgraded to a Category 3, then Category 2, and finally a Category 1. However, this did not stop Harvey from pouring down feet of […]

I’m with Charlie

September 1, 2017 1:14am | Chloe Soneson

A local woman is fighting to keep her pit bull in Lakewood. Jennifer Scott purchased Charlie from a local shelter about four months ago with the city’s approval. In 2008, Lakewood forced a ban on any vicious dogs, including dogs that resemble pit bulls. Charlie […]

Finals Season

June 1, 2017 5:02pm | Victoria Donegan

Today is the day. Game one of the Finals, Cleveland Cavaliers vs. the Golden State Warriors. Third year in a row that both teams are in the finals against each other. In 2015 the Warriors came out on top winning four games and the Cavs coming […]

Trump Expected to Withdraw From Paris Climate Agreement

June 1, 2017 4:33pm | Joe Burtzlaff

According to two senior U.S. officials, President Donald Trump is expected to announce the United States’ withdrawal from the Paris Climate Agreement, which was signed on April 22, 2016, and began to take effect on November 4, 2016. If true, the decision would be a […]

World’s Largest Aircraft

June 1, 2017 12:18pm | Nina Zanghi

A new, double bodied airplane just rolled out for some tests on May 31st. This plane is called the Stratolaunch aircraft and is 500,000 pounds and has the wingspan of about 385 feet, the longest in the world. This plane is also taller than a […]

Manuel Noriega and Music Torture

May 31, 2017 6:21pm | Luke Healy

From 1983 to 1989 the recently deceased at age 83, Manuel Noriega was the leader of the Panamanian Army, later to become a military dictator of Panama. Before he was put into power Noriega was placed on the pay roll of the United States C.I.A, […]

Federal Prosecutors want to create a new “strike force”

May 31, 2017 5:22pm | selena

Federal prosecutors in northeast Ohio are trying to create a new “strike force” that is designed to put more money towards combating the heroin courage, opioid abuse, and violent crime in northeast Ohio through law enforcement. This would force pool resources from federal, local and state law […]

Tiger Woods DUI

May 31, 2017 12:41pm | Elizabeth Scott

Tiger Woods was one of the world’s greatest golfers but he has not won a major title in a decade. Recently he has gotten himself into some trouble. Monday morning the American professional golfer, Tiger Woods was pulled over and arrested with a DUI. When […]

Great White Shark Leaps Into Man’s Boat

May 31, 2017 11:51am | Kelsey Saxton

Terry Selwood. a 73-year-old fisherman was out on his usual fishing trip, when a Great White Shark, measuring up to almost nine-feet-long, hops into his boat. Terry was fishing in Evans Head on Australia’s east coast on Saturday, May 27th. “As he was coming down, he […]

Free Summer Fun

May 26, 2017 5:35pm | Victoria Donegan

The school year is finally coming to an end. After months and moths of hard work, it’s finally time for our break. In less than 10 days the school year will be over, and the summer will be ours. I know what you’re thinking, “I […]

Trump’s Travel Ban Blocked…Again

May 26, 2017 4:09pm | Joe Burtzlaff

In another crushing blow to the Trump administration, a federal court of appeals upholds a district court ruling that blocks his famous travel ban. The ban, which would have suspended visas from six countries: Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen, was the subject of […]

Sleeping Patterns

May 26, 2017 3:28pm | Sam Stone

Sleep, one of the most fundamental needs of every animal ever and performed by different means from species to species. Some animals rest part of their minds to stay conscious 24/7 while others need to be fully unconscious. Some can sleep for days, weeks, or […]

Election Week in LHS

May 26, 2017 2:38pm | Ryan O'Toole

This past week, the class elections took place along with the student body elections and they were pretty predictable. Most people who decided to run after winning the previous year  won again this year. These results come as mostly expected by all of the LHS […]

Reversing Paralysis

May 26, 2017 2:29pm | Nina Zanghi

Reversing Paralysis seemed like a distant goal for scientists, having someone be able to walk again seemed close to impossible. But, French neuroscientist,Grégoire Courtine has made incredible advancements with a system that would be implanted in the head of the patient. One of the tests […]

Prom Tragedy

May 26, 2017 2:20pm | Jordan Brenot

Early Sunday morning around 3:00am, Senior Chase Johnson and Junior Lindsey Rotuno  of Grafton were heading home from an after-prom event at the Strongsville recreation center. Johnson was driving the 2007 Saturn Ion. He claims he fell asleep at the wheel and his car took […]

The Final Week

May 25, 2017 5:53pm | Anna Kotansky

It’s crazy to think that this Thursday, May 25th will be the last time that the seniors will walk in the halls. The last time the seniors will have class. The last time the seniors will be students of Lakewood High School. Being a senior […]

A Dime Worth Two Million

May 25, 2017 5:40pm | caitlin pakosz

One of the rarest dimes in the world has sold for nearly two million dollars. Don’t worry, go home and check your change jar because some of these dimes are actually still in circulation. the 1894-S barber dime is one of the rarest dimes in […]

A Quick Run Down of the Manchester Bombing

May 25, 2017 3:43pm | Abbey Stone

Earlier this week in Manchester, England, a terror attack occurred outside of Manchester Arena in which famed singer, Ariana Grande was performing. The bomb was suspected to be a home-made one and was carried out by 22 year old Manchester native, Salman Abedi. Abedi is suspected to […]

Lakewood Project Spring Concert

May 24, 2017 12:11pm | Lizzie Shuga

The Lakewood Project is a time-honored Lakewood High School musical group. The company is well-known all throughout Lakewood and beyond. It is run by Grammy award winner Beth Hankins. They are a renowned rock orchestra and perform in three concerts per year: the Winter, Spring, and Summer […]

Manchester Bombing

May 24, 2017 12:09pm | Jane Mechenbier

Twenty two people were killed in a suicide-bomb explosion that occurred at the end of an Ariana Grande concert at the Manchester Arena in the UK. The explosion occurred outside of the arena, in between the venue and the popular train station that was crowded with […]

Mrs. Susan Cesa

May 24, 2017 12:06pm | Eman Naserallah

Once upon a time, a lost little freshmen needed help finding her journalism class on her first day of high school. She hears the final bell ring, and knows she’s too late. Scared out of her mind in a new, huge building, she begins to […]

West Shore Graduation

May 23, 2017 1:59pm | Daniel keith

On May 18th, all seniors in the West Shore program had a ceremony for their graduation. The ceremony noticed and appreciated the achievements that all the students have accomplished through the two years of the class that each student chose to complete. Every student that […]

Art in CLE

May 23, 2017 1:57pm | Macey Helbig

While Cleveland’s buildings alone are art themselves, the Cleveland Museum of Art has a ton to offer this summer. Regularly going to the museum, you can see many beautiful pieces of art. But they have so much more than what meets the eye. This summer, there are […]

Colors That Won’t Change In Different Light

May 19, 2017 5:48pm | Camryn Cole

Researchers at The University of Akron created a team that made a structural-colored material that shows a consistent color from any viewing direction. This idea was inspired by the hair of blue tarantulas. This new finding now goes against the knowledge that long-range structures are […]

Did the Browns win the NFL Draft?

May 19, 2017 5:28pm | Matt Hammad

Every year in the NFL draft the people claim a winner of the draft that is unofficial and really pretty biased from the fans. This year many NFL fans from around the country claimed that the Cleveland Browns were the winner of the draft with […]

Instagram Is the Worst Social Media for Young People’s Health

May 19, 2017 5:08pm | caitlin Pakosz

According to researchers at UCLA’S Brain Mapping Center have found that when teens post pictures and get lost of likes, the brain responds in the way similar to seeing loved ones and winning money. Instagram is the app that creates this the most for teens followed […]

Ex-husband murders wife in Lakewood

May 19, 2017 12:40pm | Tru Smith

Roaa Al-Dhannoon, a woman in Lakewood feared her ex-husband, Fahad Mohammad Saeed. Then, in October, she went missing. She has been missing for months, and her death was already suspected of foul-play even before her body was found. “The investigators and our office are of […]

Lakewood Woman Found Dead

May 19, 2017 12:36pm | Kelsey Shea

Police have been searching for a woman who has been missing from Lakewood, Ohio since October of 2017. Roaa Al- Dhannoon who was 24 years old, was last seen at her apartment on Edgewater Drive in Lakewood on October 16,2017. It concerned many of her family members […]

The ‘Kissing Bug’ Disease

May 19, 2017 12:34pm | Nina Zanghi

The Kissing Bug, which spreads the Chagas disease, is located in Central and South America, it can even be found in 25 of the 50 states of the United States. Chagas disease is considered mild and even asymptomatic, where a person doesn’t even show signs of symptoms, […]

Self-Driving Trucks

May 19, 2017 12:33pm | Nina Zanghi

The idea of self-driving cars has been around for a couple of years, but now the idea of self-driving trucks, or tractor-trailers is the big thing. All different truck companies have been testing their self-driving trucks, although there are still technical problems that have not […]

Club Identity’s End of the Year Meeting

May 18, 2017 12:19pm | Anna Kotansky

On Tuesday, May 23rd Club Identity will be hosting their final meeting of the year. The meeting will be an ice cream social and we will discus this past year, the Pride Parade, and next years club. This pass year our club has hosted a […]

Eastern Conference Finals: Cavaliers Vs. Celtics

May 17, 2017 4:41pm | Joseph Dorko

Sunday (May 7th) the Cavaliers successfully swept the Toronto Raptors (just like I predicted) and had 9 days to get ready for their next opponent in the conference finals, the Boston Celtics. The Celtics went to game 7 against the Washington Wizards, after PG John […]

Braid Extensions: Yes or No?

May 17, 2017 1:07pm | Kelsey Saxton

Deanna and Aaron Cook, two white parents of five black children, raised them to have “thick skin” and ignore others’ comments, but when two of the kids, Deanna and Mya , both age 15, wanted to have their hair professionally braided after learning more about […]

Liverpool Officer Overdoses

May 15, 2017 5:38pm | selena brahaj

On Friday around 9 pm there was an officer that responded to a call involving drugs in Liverpool, Ohio, later on that officer had a drug overdose. Officer Chris Green got called to a traffic stop, where they saw 25-year old, James Buckle perform a […]

Miss USA

May 15, 2017 5:37pm | Jane Mechenbier

The Miss USA pageant was held on the night of Sunday, May 14th. The preliminary round of the pageant was held last week, where all contestants are judged in swimsuit, evening gown, and interview portions. From there, the semifinalists were chosen and broadcast on live […]

The Importance of THAAD to US National Security

May 15, 2017 4:02pm | Joe Burtzlaff

As tensions between the US and North Korea continue to escalate, the US military is training and preparing for a possible conflict with the north. The US regularly conducts ground, air, and naval training exercises with South Korea and Japan, two US allies in the […]

Teen Scout Programs Dropped by Mormons

May 12, 2017 5:22pm | Tyler Fox

One of the oldest and largest charter organizations of the Boy Scouts of America, the Church of the Latter-Day Saints, will drop its scouting program for boys ages 14-17 at the beginning of 2018. About 1 out of every 6 boy scouts is Mormon, so […]

Ohio Cop Shot and Killed

May 12, 2017 5:05pm | Caitlin Pakosz

A Ohio police officer and two nursing home employes were shot and killed randomly Friday. A gunman began firing near Kirksville senior care center. Sheriff Randy Thorpe stated that three dead bodies were found inside Pine Kirk Care Center. It is said the shooter was […]

Salvation Army Under Fire Over Twitter Feed From Shelter Resident

May 12, 2017 3:45pm | Sam Stone

“As a homeless person staying at a salvation army shelter…please don’t donate to the salvation army.”   Homeless woman, Heather Snow struck a chord in the hearts of thousands this week. As a transgender woman, unable to hold down work due to mental illness and […]

Trump Fires Comey

May 12, 2017 3:38pm | Abbey Stone

Earlier this week the Trump administration sparked large controversy in firing now former FBI Director, James Comey. The announcement came as both a surprise to the American public and Comey himself, as Trump announced his termination during a press brief. Comey first came into the public […]

‘Grey Death’

May 12, 2017 12:28pm | Nina Zanghi

A new drug on the market is puzzling authorities with many deaths from overdoses in the South. This is new drug is called ‘Grey Death’. This drug is made from a mix of opioids, which act on opioid receptors to produce morphine-like effects. But this […]

Donald Trump fires FBI Director James Comey

May 11, 2017 3:42pm | Brandon Gue

On May 9th, news broke across the U.S. that the director of the F.B.I.,  James Comey, had been fired by President Donald Trump. Initial speculation and rumor was that it was an attempt to end investigation or to delay investigation into the Russia – Trump […]

Pointe Shoe Pain

May 11, 2017 1:53pm | Halina Dreger

The ballerina turns gracefully on the tips of her toes in pink satin shoes, floating to a landing in a seemingly effortless manner. She continues her dance with leaps, poses, and partnering steps, until the ballet ends and she takes a bow to thank the […]

Physics Day At Cedar Point

May 11, 2017 1:51pm | Chris Golden

The day all physics students have been waiting for… The day they always hear about when they are juniors, Physics Day at Cedar Point. This is believe it or not one of the main reasons why people take physics. Physics students will spend all day, […]

Stephen Colbert Rants at Trump

May 11, 2017 1:51pm | Tru Smith

Last week, our President, Donald Trump was the interviewee on a political interview show called, “Face the Nation”. The show airs on CBS and is hosted by John Dickerson. Dickerson asked Trump some questions, for example, about his tax returns, and about if stands by […]

Teacher’s Grandson visits American Ninja Warrior

May 11, 2017 1:50pm | Hannah Heben

Anybody who knows of or has Mr. Ebner as a teacher has heard about how special his grandchildren are. Last summer his oldest grandson, Jacob Ball, made a video imitating his favorite show, American Ninja Warrior. This video was then submitted and posted on to […]