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Man Passed Out Behind Wheel

May 4, 2018 4:35pm | Tianna Hernandez

On April 21 around 5:40 a.m. police found a man passed out behind the wheel in a parking lot with the lights on and the car running. The officers suspect that the man had an overdose. He ended up being arrested for having control of […]

How Do Social Media and Phones Affect Our Mental Health?

May 4, 2018 4:33pm | Molly McGinty

A number of studies have found an association between social media use and depression, anxiety, sleep problems, eating issues, and increased suicide risk, warn researchers from the University of Melbourne’s National Centre of Excellence in Youth Mental Health.A survey of young people conducted by the London-based […]

Cavs Sweep?

May 4, 2018 4:29pm | Aggrey McBean

The Cavs have been going through a lot this season. No one really knows what the Cavs have in store. They’ve had their up and downs all season. Everyones wondering what to expect from this team. It’s almost as if you can’t make a prediction […]

Hawaii’s Kilauea Volcano Erupts

May 4, 2018 4:25pm | selena brahaj

On Thursday May 3rd, Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano erupted. After a day of it being impended, and people being told to evacuate, it finally erupted. People saw this happen and stated that “splatter began erupting.” Kilauea is one of the world’s most active volcanoes. It’s in […]

The Sunscreen Ban

May 4, 2018 4:20pm | Jordhan Kieres

As summer is approaching everyone is getting their summer supplies together. The most popular way to not look like a lobster all summer is to wear sunscreen but Hawaii is taking a stand against sunscreen and their toxic chemicals within them. Hawaii has decided to […]

Woman held hostage by Husband

May 4, 2018 4:07pm | Clare Harvey

On Thursday, May 3rd, local police officers in North Haven, Connecticut received a call from a woman saying that she had escaped her home after being held hostage for several days by her husband. The responding officers were joined by the regional SWAT team where they […]

Hawaii Banning certain Sunscreens

May 4, 2018 2:10pm | Chloe Soneson

Sunscreen may be protecting your skin, but not helping the marine life.  It is said that the bill was passed to ban any sunscreen that has oxybenzone and octinoxate (chemicals) to harm coral reefs.  Hawaii is the first state in the United States to pass […]

How to Keep a Positive Body Image this Summer

May 4, 2018 2:04pm | Max Boland

#1: Stop comparing. Beautiful people are everywhere–that’s just a fact. Another fact, however, that we don’t analyze very often, is that you’re that beautiful person to somebody else. As human beings we are always striving for perfection; comparing ourselves to the next most attractive person, […]

Synthetic Embryos: Is it Scientists Playing God?

May 4, 2018 1:26pm | Sam Stone

A group of dutch scientists released a report of studies conducted with stem cells and mice, experiments that had yielded a “synthetic” embryo. It is rather sensationalist, the headlines suggesting that now we have created life (they didn’t). Simply it was a oddity when they […]

Golden State Killer Caught After Decades

May 4, 2018 1:06pm | Sam Stone

Wrongful sentencing. Forty years past. A suspect finally in custody.   The golden state killer is possibly one of the most enraging unsolved murder cases next to the torso murders that occurred in Cleveland. From 1976 to 1986 the Golden State Killer took 12 lives, […]

A Girl’s Controversial Prom Dress

May 4, 2018 12:51pm | Halina Dreger

Teenager Keziah Daum has come under fire for wearing a cheongsam- or qipao- to her senior prom, reports the Washington Post. The Caucasian Utah student found the dress, a traditional Chinese garment, at a vintage store in the state’s capital. Duam shared a number of […]

A New Lakewood Baseball Tradition

May 4, 2018 12:48pm | Rory Meehan

On Monday May 1st, the way baseball is watched at Lakewood High was changed forever. A couple of months ago a group of young influencers, Evan Budzar, Jason Morgenstern, and yours truly Rory Meehan, were sitting in physics class talking about the upcoming baseball season, […]

Can Animals Predict Earthquakes

May 4, 2018 12:27pm | Miranda Larimer

Pet owners have wondered if their pet or even wild animals knew when a disaster is coming. If they can sense it, like when a serves dog senses a seizure is about to happen to their owner. Since there no solid evidence yet on if […]

Body found inside wall of women’s restroom in Canada

May 4, 2018 11:56am | Emily Ruebsteck

At around 9:30 am on Monday morning, a maintenance worker at a shopping center in downtown Calgary, was called to fix a toilet that would not flush on the fourth floor. When he took the automatic flush panel off, he discovered the dead body of a man. Upon […]

Kanye’s Opinion On Slavery

May 4, 2018 11:49am | Mackenzie Merriner

On Thursday May 3, 2018 at approximately 12:29 p.m. the radio station 105.1, which is a radio station called The Bounce, announced they were not going to play Kayne West songs from today on forward. The radio station staff said they were not going to have […]

Boston Marathon Winner

May 3, 2018 4:20pm | Nina Zanghi

The Boston Marathon has been a tradition for runners all over the world for over a hundred years. With the first race for men in 1897 and the first race for women in 1972. Even though it is in the United States, it rarely has […]


May 3, 2018 1:14pm | Max Boland

Get droolin’, vegans! It’s time for Cleveland VegFest. This weekend, May 5th, at the Huntington Convention Center, an entirely vegan festival will be held. Featuring vegan doctors, athletes and other enlightening speakers, yummy food will be served while expert testimony is given on the health […]

Lakewood Baseball Senior Night

May 3, 2018 12:28pm | George Hericks

The 2018 Ranger’s Varsity baseball team had their senior night on Friday April 27, 2018. The game was scheduled for 7pm but was pushed back to 7:30 due to rain. The Ranger’s were taking on cross town rival St. Eds. The Rangers have 10 seniors […]

Lakewood in need of Volunteers For Healthy Lakewood Foundation

May 2, 2018 4:09pm | Jasmine Wilson

A new foundation called the volunteer for “Healthy Lakewood Foundation” has been seeking new volunteers to come and help out. The foundation is connected with the closing of Lakewood Hospital . This foundation came from the great minds of Lakewood, the Cleveland Clinic and Lakewood […]

French Museum Discovers Fakes in Its Collection

May 2, 2018 2:00pm | Lalia Williams

A museum in Elne, France, has recently made a disturbing discovery. The institution in question had been devoted to collecting and displaying the works of French artist Étienne Terrus. That is, until they realized that 82 paintings out of the 140 were counterfeit. Terrus was […]

Cobalt mining in Africa

May 2, 2018 12:20pm | Jack Ryan

What is the deal with the element Cobalt, unimportant to most of us? Who cares about it, it’s just a fancy metal. But in fact it’s very important. Cobalt is an important part of batteries which if you’ve been living in a cave or super […]

My Friends

April 30, 2018 1:08am | Caitlin Gang

This wonderful restaurant is great for breakfast that they serve all day which is appealing along with their large menu of choices for lunch, dinner or even a late night munch. My Friends restaurant is open 24 hours. I usually come here in the morning […]

Mother Dearest, Dead: The Story of Maternal Death

April 27, 2018 8:20pm | Sam Stone

Lauren Bloomstein, a 33-year-old neonatal care nurse, died within 24 hours of giving birth to her daughter Hailey. Hours before whilst in labor, Bloomstein complained about sharp pain in her liver and kidneys and doctors administered another dose of epidural. She died of a hemorrhagic […]

Golden State Killer Found

April 27, 2018 5:33pm | Lalia Williams

Between 1976 and 1986, an infamous killer and rapist terrorized Sacramento, California. For over 30 years, the identity and location of this man–one whose crimes included 12 murders and over 50 rapes– remained unknown. Actually, the only facts that were known about this man’s identity […]

Bill Cosby Found Guilty and What This Means for #MeToo

April 27, 2018 5:16pm | Max Boland

Former Temple University law professor and former prosecutor, Andrea Constand, was granted a retrial–and she won.  Bill Cosby was officially found guilty for the sexual assault of Constand in January of 2004. Although fifty other women have come forward in accusing Cosby of sexual assault […]

Cleveland Browns 1st Round Draft Recap

April 27, 2018 5:05pm | Rory Meehan

Thursday was a big day for the Cleveland Browns.  After an exciting offseason that included additions of Pro-Bowl Wide Receiver Jarvis Landry, and Cornerback Damarious Randall, this draft has a real chance to be a turn around moment for one of the leagues most troubled […]

Billy Mitchell loses it all

April 27, 2018 4:53pm | Keegan Sabin

It happened again! Another high score has been taken down due to cheating and once again it was a long time coming. The one stripped of his title this time is the famous Billy Mitchell. After battling for decades to reclaim his spot at the […]

Person Of The Week: Bella Smith

April 27, 2018 4:51pm | Olivia Nagy

This week’s person of the week is Bella Smith. Bella is a senior at Lakewood High and participates on the track and field team. She is also co-president of Key Club at LHS. What is your favorite part about going to school at Lakewood High? […]

End of Year Exams

April 27, 2018 4:30pm | Courtney Ribar

With the end of the school year approaching, so are the end of course exams, or as Lakewood students know them finals. The seniors have four weeks until finals week. I hope that the seniors can hang their and finish off strong. Trust me I […]

Nashville Waffle House Shooting

April 27, 2018 4:28pm | Nathan Dorn

In the month of April of 2018 there was a shooting at a Waffle House located in Nashville Tennessee.  29-year-old Travis Reinking was the killer behind four deaths and two injuries.  His plan was to shoot as many restaurants as possible.  The police said that […]

Cavs in Game 5

April 27, 2018 1:49pm | Mackenzie Merriner

Last night, Monday April 25, the Cleveland Cavaliers played against the Indiana Pacers. The game was home and the people were ready for a win. This game was held in round one game five and the Cleveland Cavaliers lead with (3-2). The first quarter score […]

Romaine Lettuce: Don’t Eat It!

April 27, 2018 1:48pm | Madyson Lewellyn

Federal health officials warn you not to eat any romaine lettuce unless you know where it’s from, as the  E. Col outbreak has spread throughout the country. The  CDC advisory now includes whole heads and hearts of romaine lettuce, along with chopped and bagged romaine […]

Kent State Professor Charged for Lying to FBI

April 26, 2018 6:35pm | Emily Ruebsteck

Julio Pino, a 57-year-old Latin History professor at Kent State University was charged with fabricating a statement to law enforcement. He pleaded guilty, agreeing to ask the judge to sentence him to between 10 and 16 months in prison. He was released on a $25,000 […]

Pit Bulls Are No Longer Banned

April 26, 2018 6:17pm | Tianna Hernandez

Pit Bulls are no longer banned from the city of Lakewood. They no longer have that negative name attached to them. Finally the city will not label them as “vicious”. This specific breed of dog as been banned for 10 years because people believed that […]

School Safety Conversations

April 26, 2018 6:14pm | Jasmine Wilson

School safety is very important for our community and society. Recent events have mad the safety of our student staff the top priority in school systems. We should always be involved in anything that involves student safety. Lakewood had an event that had 100 people […]

Trump vs. Syria

April 26, 2018 6:08pm | Clare Harvey

On April 7th, Syrian President Bashar al-Assd launched a chemical attack on his own people. The attack occurred right outside of Damascus, one of the biggest chemical program’s Syria has, killing more than 40 people. Doctors released photos showing children and adults with foam coming […]

4 minorities shot dead in Waffle House and 4 others wounded

April 26, 2018 6:06pm | Anas Haque

In Nashville Tennessee eight people have been shot at a Waffle House, among those victims was a hero who took action and stopped the shooter before he could harm or kill anyone else. The hero who risked his life to save others was James Shaw […]

‘QLaser’ Infomercial Doc Sentenced 12 Years in Prison

April 25, 2018 2:08pm | Alexandria Hein

Robert Lytle, Irina Kossovkaia, and Ronald Weir Jr. were all sentenced to time in prison for fraud. They were all involved in a multi-million-dollar fraud case that primarily preyed on the elderly. Lytle, 83, will serve 12 year behind bars, while Weir, 38, will serve […]

Mind Reading Headset

April 25, 2018 2:04pm | Nina Zanghi

Every time you read a book, a magazine, a passage, a sign, you are talking to yourself. You may not notice it, but your mouth is sounding out the syllables and the words incredibly fast. This silent speech is called subvocalization, and only a specially […]

Cleveland Cavaliers First Round of Playoffs

April 24, 2018 1:57pm | George Hericks

The Cleveland Cavaliers are taking on the Indiana Pacers in the first round of the 2018 playoffs. The Cavs finished the season in first place of the Central Division with a record of 50 wins and 32 losses. The Pacers who are also in the […]

Rand Paul Changes Vote, Putting Mike Pompeo on Track For Confirmation

April 24, 2018 1:55pm | Jared Dubber

Senator Rand Paul announced early on Monday, April 23rd, that he will support the nomination of Mike Pompeo for secretary of State, a last-minute reversal that will avoid a historic rebuke of Presidents Trump pick for the country’s top diplomat. Paul’s decision change will now allow Pompeo […]

Zero-Carbon Natural Gas

April 23, 2018 3:04pm | Nina Zanghi

The world is in need of a new type of fuel that will not cause carbon emissions and further pollute the planet. A source that may be able to provide a part of the solution is zero-carbon natural gas. For regular natural gas already accounts […]

Greg Popovich’s Wife Dies

April 20, 2018 6:17pm | Aggrey McBean

Greg Popovich’s wife died on April 18, 2018. The death of his wife is going to leave a huge impact. An impact not only on Pop, but also on the people who care for him. That includes his team the Spurs. The Spurs have been […]

Southwest Flight Has Engine Failures

April 20, 2018 4:31pm | Selena Brahaj

On April 17th early morning, Southwest Airline had a plane that had a left engine failure. The engine exploded and hit a window which led a death to passenger and put other lives at risk. The plane started to land into ‘Philadelphia International Airport.’ There […]

Earth day Events

April 20, 2018 1:04pm | Jasmine Wilson

The arrival of spring may not have been what we have expected with the consistently cold and snowy weather. This weather should not keep us from the lovely anniversary of earth day, on April 22. The representation of environmental protection is very beneficial for us […]

Inner Bliss Crash

April 19, 2018 5:15pm | Max Boland

Early Sunday morning, a Cleveland woman’s car crashed into Inner Bliss yoga studio in Downtown Cleveland. The police had to use the jaws of life to free the woman from her car at 6:30 am roughly, and she is now in critical condition. It is […]

MAP and the Science of a Pedophile’s Ability to Resist

April 19, 2018 5:00pm | Sam Stone

MAPs. What are they?     The term is coined by Internet forums and is an acronym of Minor Attracted Person. B4uact.org classifies (as what is the criteria to be a research subject) to be a legal adult that is attracted to those seventeen and […]

CIA Director Meets With Kim Jong Un

April 19, 2018 4:49pm | Joe Burtzlaff

More than two weeks ago, CIA Director Mike Pompeo travelled to North Korea to visit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. The meeting was made news when Donald Trump sent out a tweet which read “Mike Pompeo met with Kim Jong Un in North […]

Toddler Shoots Her Pregnant Mother in an Indiana Parking Lot

April 19, 2018 4:42pm | Halina Dreger

On Tuesday, April 17, a toddler accidentally shot her pregnant mother with her father’s handgun outside of a store in Merrillville, Indiana, reports the Indy Star. The father was inside of the store, Plato’s Closet, while the 3-year-old, her mother, and her 1-year-old brother were […]

Sean Hannity Exposed Link To Trump Lawyer Michael Cohen

April 19, 2018 4:41pm | Jared Dubber

Earlier this month, Donald Trump’s long time lawyer Michael Cohen’s house was raided by the F.B.I. In this raid, the F.B.I. seized business records, emails, and many documents referring to Cohen’s clients. In this raid, the F.B.I. found that Cohen has had three clients in […]