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Another Government shutdown?

February 14, 2019 7:35pm | Ali Alhamdani

Will we see another government shutdown soon? Many federal workers still have not received their back pay or have only gotten a fraction of what they are owed. Government agencies struggle with payroll glitches and other delays, nearly two weeks after the end of the […]

Childish Gambino Wins Song of the Year

February 14, 2019 4:56pm | Max Boland

Donald Glover, formally known as Childish Gambino, won Song of the Year (for “This Is America”), Record of the Year, Best Music Video and Best Performance per the 2019 Grammys on Sunday. Surprisingly, “This Is America” is the first rap song to ever win Song […]

Can Colors Change Your Mood?

February 13, 2019 5:22pm | Kaitlyn Rosa

There have been many studies that compared the effects between color and your mood. It has been proved that color can put you from sad to happy and angry to calm. When it comes to changing the mood of someone, there are four primary colors. […]

Nike’s New Futuristic Shoe

February 8, 2019 10:16pm | Shane Rakes

” Say goodbye to the shoelace,” Michael Donaghu, Nike’s director of global footwear innovation told a group of influencers from stage in the company’s New York headquarters on Tuesday.  This presentation was held to release Nike’s amazing new shoe, the Nike Adapt BB. The shoe […]

Chinas push for global propaganda

February 8, 2019 10:14pm | Joseph Toole

China’s President Xi Jinping is pushing for a better global image for the 21st-century superpower. China is creating its new media outlet by combining the three state television and radio broadcasters: China Global Television Network, China Radio International, and China National Radio. The main purpose […]

Netflix Buys Ted Bundy Film for $9 Million

February 8, 2019 10:14pm | Molly Roche

Following the release of Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival, Netflix has reportedly purchased flick for $9 million. Netflix recently produced a four-part documentary about the infamous killer, “Conversations with a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes.” The docuseries was pretty well received among viewers, […]

Measles Outbreak in Madagascar Infects Thousands

February 8, 2019 10:08pm | Faith Patton

Madagascar is an island nation off the east coast of Africa, residing between the Mozambique Channel and the Indian Ocean. While it’s home to thousands of animal species with expansive rainforests and beaches, it has been hit with one of the worst measles outbreaks in […]

Apex Legends

February 8, 2019 10:07pm | James Morrissey

If you play video games, I’m sure you have heard of Battle Royale hits such as Fortnite and Player Unknown Battle Grounds also known as PUBG. Respawn the creator of the good-but-underplayed Titanfall series has put together a game for the people, there hit Battle Royale game […]

Plane Crashes in California

February 8, 2019 5:00pm | Max Boland

On Monday, February 4th, a plane flying over Southern California broke into pieces while still in flight, landing on a house and killing four individuals. Antonio Pastini, 75, is identified as the pilot. Pastini was a retired Chicago police officer and a registered commercial pilot. […]

Indiana Man Charged with Animal Cruelty

February 7, 2019 7:14pm | Maddi Tobey

The Indian Police have arrested a man on animal cruelty charges. Gordon Turentine, a sixty-two year old, left his dog outside in extreme cold. His dog, Remy, had been under his care for 10 years. Turentine was warned by neighbors and his landlord to bring […]

SOTU Address

February 7, 2019 5:19pm | Sam Stone

Tuesday, February 5th, President Donald Trump addressed the 116th congress in his State of the Union. A speech reserved for addressing the country and laying out his intentions for the session, became its own political playing field outside of simply what the President calls for. […]

Pat Catans Closing

February 6, 2019 5:29pm | McKenzie Lane

Artists, teachers, and craft-makers across Ohio all share the same utter disappointment and sadness when hearing that Pat Catans will soon be closing. Nearly three years after Michael’s bought the chain of stores, they announced all thirty-six store-fonts will be closing. While some will be […]

4-year-old boy shoots pregnant mom in the face

February 5, 2019 5:56pm | Kaitlyn Rosa

A four-year-old boy from Seattle unintentionally shot his mother in the face Sunday morning. He found a loaded gun in an apartment that was under a mattress. The worst part about this incident is that his mother is eight months pregnant. The 27 year-old woman […]

Trump Administration Changes Definition of Domestic Violence

February 4, 2019 7:38pm | Faith Patton

Without drum roll or any other type of warning sign, the Trump Administration managed to quietly make significant changes to the definition of domestic violence. The Obama era definition was expansive and detailed, reviewed by National Centers for Victims of Crime and the National Domestic […]

The Polar Vortex And Its Local Effects

February 1, 2019 7:09pm | Joseph Toole

With the arrival of the Polar Vortex, temperatures are expected to plummet in various regions of the north and mid-western United States including the Cleveland area. The term “Polar Vortex” is not an exaggeration but an actual weather phenomena. The National Weather Service describes it […]

The Puppy Bowl

February 1, 2019 7:08pm | Nina Zanghi

This Sunday, February 3rd, while you are waiting for the Super Bowl to begin, you can tune in on Animal Planet to watch the Puppy Bowl. The Puppy Bowl begins at 3 p.m. and will go on for two action packed hours. 93 dogs participated […]

Biased Media or Biased America

February 1, 2019 7:08pm | Joseph Toole

There is a well known news media bias in America. With two political parties running its national government it is common for citizens of the global super power to find themselves in disagreement with their fellow Americans. The idea of a news bias releasing fake […]

Man Jumps Off of Disneyland Ride

February 1, 2019 7:06pm | Kaitlyn Rosa

A famous Disneyland attraction was quickly shut down after a park visitor had jumped overboard, confirmed Disney to Fox News. How did he manage to jump out of something that is supposed to prevent you from falling out? The man who had jumped out of […]

LeBron is Back!

February 1, 2019 7:04pm | James Morrissey

LeBron James returned to the floor Thursday night as the Los Angeles Lakers faced the Los Angeles Clippers at Staples Center. Lebron would end up scoring his first point in over a month around 4 minutes into the game. He would end up only having 5 […]

LHS Hockey Senior Night

February 1, 2019 6:58pm | Seth Andregg

This upcoming Saturday is the Lakewood Rangers Hockey senior night. The Rangers Hockey squad takes on Brecksville in divisional game. This game is the most important game of the season due to the fact that if they win, they will be in the baron cup […]

Two Minutes ‘Til Midnight

February 1, 2019 6:57pm | Aiden Kelley

The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists was first founded in 1945, and is still going strong today. They are a nonprofit organization responsible for informing the public on concerning global issues such as global warming, nuclear threats, and cyber threats. They are also the ones […]

Government shutdown temporarily lifted

February 1, 2019 6:56pm | Riley Geyer

A week ago, after a record-breaking shutdown of 35 days, President Donald Trump has promised to reopen the government for three weeks while the budget is revised. The budget that was passed did not allocate the 5.7 billion dollars for the border wall that Trump […]

Philippines Church Bombing Kills Twenty People

February 1, 2019 6:47pm | Armani Adames

Two bombs went off in a Roman Catholic cathedral in the southern Philippines on Sunday, killing at least 20 people and leaving dozens wounded. Two explosive devices detonated in intervals at the Jolo Catholic cathedral in the Mindanao region. At least 81 people have been […]

Billy McFarland: Fyre Failure

February 1, 2019 5:15pm | Max Boland

Hundreds of the world’s elite cheated out of a”luxury” music festival, countless unpaid Bahamian workers, two documentaries and one mastermind behind bars. The truth behind Fyre Festival is much more sinister than just a music festival gone wrong. Fyre Festival, which was set to happen […]

Florida Bank Shooting

January 27, 2019 5:24pm | Nina Zanghi

On Wednesday, January 23rd, 21-year-old Zephen Xaver walked into SunTrust Bank in Sebring, Florida. At around 12:30 pm, a bystander looked through the bank doors to see multiple people lying on the ground and a man pacing back and forth with a gun in his […]

Arizona Nurse Arrested for Sexual Assault

January 27, 2019 5:23pm | Maddi Tobey

Thirty-six-year-old Nathan Sutherland was in charge of caring for a long term patient of the Hacienda Healthcare clinic. The patient, who is twenty-nine years old, required maximum care since she was a toddler. Court documents state that she is “not alert”. Her condition makes it […]

Oolong Tea Can Damage Breast Cancer Cells

January 27, 2019 5:22pm | Kaitlyn Rosa

One in about eight women will develop a form of invasive breast cancer over the course of her lifetime, according to Breastcancer.org. New research shows that oolong tea can can damage breast cancer cells. It also shows that people who consume larger amounts of oolong […]

U.S. Supreme Court Puts Transgender Military Ban Into Effect

January 27, 2019 5:21pm | Molly Roche

On Tuesday January 23rd, the United States Supreme Court placed restrictions on transgender citizens from enlisting or serving in the military. The court voted 5-4, highlighting its conservative majority. According to NPR, “Under Trump’s policy, transgender persons who have a history or diagnosis of gender dysphoria […]

Chinese Scientists Break Barriers Leading to Cloning

January 27, 2019 5:20pm | Faith Patton

The Dolly Sheep made headlines years ago. News sources buzzing and the scientific community rejoicing about the first successfully cloned mammal from a somatic cell using nuclear transfer. Somatic cell nuclear transfer is when the cell nucleus from an adult cell is transferred into an […]

J.Cole New Single!

January 27, 2019 5:05pm | James Morrissey

On Wednesday J. Cole released a new single labeled Middle Child. Cole is back after spending the final months of 2018 collaborating with the new generation of artists from 21 savage to Anderson.Paak. Cole released solo album KOD in 2018, which would end up being his 5th […]

This is our America too

January 27, 2019 5:01pm | Riley Geyer

Many teenagers fear discussing politics- it can end friendships and cause fights. We have been taught to avoid bringing up religion and politics at family dinners because Aunt Sue has some “conservative views” and we wouldn’t want to offend her. We have been taught to […]

Israeli Teen Charged With Manslaughter Over Murder Of Palestinian Civilian

January 27, 2019 4:58pm | Madyson Layelle Al-Aseili

Israeli prosecutors have charged an Israeli 16-year-old on Thursday, over the manslaughter of a Palestinian woman. The teen reportedly threw a stone at a car in the occupied West Bank in October 2018, killing a woman who was a mother and a wife. Aisha Al-Rawbi, […]

Trump’s Trangender Military Ban Passes in SCOTUS

January 25, 2019 5:13pm | Samuel Stone

In July 2017, Trump released a tweet saying that transgender individuals would not be allowed to serve openly in the military. That it excluded them from services based on the economic burden of covering their surgeries due to their service entitling them to medical care. […]

Amanda Knox Rewarded

January 25, 2019 5:10pm | Max Boland

Amanda Knox is infamous for her alleged involvement in the 2007 murder of Meredith Kercher, a British foreign exchange student who shared an apartment with Knox in Italy. After spending roughly four years in Italian prison, Knox was acquitted of Kercher’s murder and was cleared […]

Thursday January 24, 2019

January 24, 2019 3:24pm | STAFF

The Winter Dance will be held on Saturday, February 2nd, here at LHS Gym from 7:00 to 9:30pm.  Tickets are on sale in the Book Room.  Pick up your permission form today on the table outside of the Book Room.  You must have the signed […]

What Do That Du-rag Do?

January 24, 2019 1:26pm | Armani Adames

According to Wikipedia, “Du-rags were originally the headgear of poor laborers and slaves in the 19th century. In the 1930s, during the Harlem Renaissance and Great Depression, the du-rag evolved into a hairstyle preserver. After the Black Power Movement in the late 1960s, the du-rag […]

No More Coffee?

January 18, 2019 5:47pm | James Morrissey

Coffee is one of the most popular drinks in the world, experts say that it can even be dated back to 800 A.D. If you have not heard of the energetic drink then you don’t need to worry about this article. Coffee beans are actually […]

Global Warming is Threatening Coffee Production

January 18, 2019 5:30pm | Faith Patton

Scientists believe that global warming is on its way to damaging coffee species in Ethiopia, the birthplace of the plant. Rising temperatures are already blamed for the damage of certain areas, kind of like France or Italy losing one or two of its great wine […]

What does a government shutdown mean?

January 18, 2019 5:25pm | Riley Geyer

A government shutdown occurs when congress and the President can’t agree how to delegate funding. Often, it is a partisan disagreement; the two parties can’t agree on spending. But why this time? Well, President Trump is trying to fund the southern border wall that he […]

More of Children Separated From Parents at Border Than Suspected

January 18, 2019 5:21pm | Kaitlyn Rosa

About a couple thousand more kids may have been separated from their parents at the border than originally recorded. According to BBC News, US inspectors have found that there were thousands of kids who were separated from the border that were not reported earlier on. […]

3.4 Earthquake Hits East Bay

January 18, 2019 5:15pm | Molly Roche

On Wednesday, January 16th, an earthquake with a magnitude of 3.7 hit the East Bay area in California. It was centered in the hills near the Oakland and Berkeley border, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Areas such as San Francisco, San Jose, and Piedmont […]

Cat Cafe in Tremont

January 18, 2019 5:14pm | Aiden Kelley

A new local business was introduced to Tremont on January 2. That business being called affoGATO Cat Cafe. Located at 761 Starkweather Ave, this takes place in a cute corner shop. The cafe is run by owner Mandy, and co-owners Eduardo and Lea, who are […]

LA Teachers Strike

January 18, 2019 5:08pm | Max Boland

In the City of Angels, where everything seems right in the world (according to the big screen), teachers are extremely unhappy with class sizes, salaries and the lack of counselors and nurses. Monday, January 14th, 2019, more than 32,000 teachers and staff walked out of […]

Missing Teen Found Alive

January 13, 2019 6:22pm | Nina Zanghi

Thirteen-year-old Jamye Closs was reported missing on October 15th, 2018 in Barron, Wisconsin. The authorities made their way to Jamye Closs’s home, only to find Jamye’s parents, James and Denise Closs, fatally shot. Only a couple of days later, the massive search for Jamye Closs […]

Double Shooting in Cleveland

January 13, 2019 6:21pm | Maddi Tobey

In the early hours of January 11, a double shooting occurred in East Cleveland. Around 2:30 in the morning police were called to the Alibi Inn, which is located on Rockwell Avenue. When police arrived to the scene, they found two people who had been […]

The United States is One of the Most Dangerous Places for Journalists

January 13, 2019 6:17pm | Kaitlyn Rosa

For the first time ever, the United States has been added to the list of most dangerous countries for journalists. The United States have joined the list that consists of India and Mexico, but why? How did this happen? The shootings of five employees that […]

Ocean Warming Looking to Increase in 2019

January 13, 2019 6:14pm | Faith Patton

Scientists claim that the world’s oceans are warming more quickly that originally thought, with an indication from climate change because the earth’s oceans absorb excess heat and stored inside of them. The ocean serves as a buffer by absorbing 93 percent of greenhouse gases that […]

Weird Weather

January 13, 2019 6:03pm | Aiden Kelley

Everybody can say that 2018 was a very interesting year in a lot of aspects of life, weather included in this bunch. From fires to blizzards, the United States was hit with all kinds of severe weather. In January of last year, New York beat […]

Nancy Pelosi

January 13, 2019 6:03pm | Riley Geyer

Nancy Pelosi was first elected into the House of Representatives in 1987 under President Ronald Reagan as one of few democrats in congress at that time. She served in California’s eighth district until 2002, when she was made the minority party leader of the House of […]

Government Workers Go Through First Payday During Shutdown

January 11, 2019 5:38pm | Sam Stone

The Government’s partial shutdown limps into its third week today, marking the first pay period where 800,000 workers have gone without a paycheck. The workers are either furloughed or have been working without the certainty of a paycheck. Information compiled by American Progress, taken from […]