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New Region of Brain Found

November 30, 2018 5:25pm | Aiden Kelley

Professor George Paxinos is an Australian neuroscientist from Ithaca, Greece. He works for Neuroscience Research Australia, also known as NeuRA. One of the things he is most known for are his brain atlases. These are maps of the brain used regularly by neurologists. He is […]

Start of the Shopping Season

November 30, 2018 5:20pm | Jillian Moorman

It’s the most wonderful time of the year– to go shopping. Every store is decorated for the holiday season, Christmas music is playing, and the monsoon of people are filling the aisles with holiday cheer. With the passing of Black Friday on November 23rd, Shop […]

Why Did Issue 1 Fail?

November 30, 2018 5:20pm | Sam Stone

Issue 1 was a piece of legislation that went up to vote this past November 6th. If it became a law, it would’ve modified the punishment for non-violent drug charges from felony to a misdemeanor. It would get rid of technical probation violations getting one […]

Christmas Facts

November 30, 2018 5:16pm | Max Boland

Lately, it can feel like Christmas is the most stressful time of the year, not the most wonderful. There are endless articles on how to handle Christmas stress and optimize your shopping, but is that really the Christmas spirit? Apparently so. Here are some insane […]

Russian aggression towards Ukraine

November 28, 2018 6:22pm | Joseph Toole

On Sunday November 25th, Russia stopped three Ukrainian vessels from entering a narrow body of water connecting the Azov and Black seas. This body of water, The Kerch Strait, houses the Crimean Bridge (also known as the Kerch Strait Bridge) which is a complex of […]

Search for Missing North Carolina Teen Leads to the Discovery of a Body

November 28, 2018 6:21pm | Maddi Tobey

On the morning of November 5th, the Aguilar family experienced tragedy.  Thirteen year-old Hania Noelia Aguilar was abducted outside of her home in Lumberton, North Carolina. An Amber Alert was issued for her after a witness saw Hania being forced into a vehicle by a man wearing […]

GM is Laying Off Thousands of Workers

November 28, 2018 6:18pm | Armani Adames

General Motors announced Monday, that it would reduce their North American production and salaried, executive workers. The Detroit-based automaker said it would not be distributing any production to Oshawa Assembly in Ontario, Lordstown Assembly in Ohio, and Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly in Michigan after December 2019. It […]

Chicago Hospital Shooting

November 26, 2018 3:01pm | Nina Zanghi

On Monday, November 19th, a domestic shooting occurred at Chicago’s Mercy Hospital. Four people were killed: a police officer, a doctor, a pharmaceutical assistant, and the shooter. The victims were identified as emergency room physician Tamara O’Neal, pharmacy resident Dayna Less, and police officer Samuel Jimenez. […]

Rams and Chiefs make history

November 20, 2018 6:00pm | Joseph Toole

On Monday, November 19th, the Los Angeles Rams faced off against the Kansas City Chiefs in Los Angeles. This was no ordinary NFL football game, the intensity was felt in the stadium and through the TV for most viewers. Both teams put up massive numbers […]

Anti-Vaccine Community at Fault for North Carolin Chickenpox Outbreak

November 20, 2018 5:58pm | Kaitlyn Rosa

This is one of the largest chickenpox outbreak North Carolina has ever seen. According to BBC News, one particular school is to blame for this. The North Carolina school is said to have 152 students total with 110 of them not being vaccinated with for […]

New Link Tax! What It Is And What It Could Mean

November 20, 2018 5:57pm | James Morrissey

Currently, there is a lot of buzz surrounding the European Union’s new Copyright Directive, specifically Article 11. The article describes a “link Tax”. A link tax would force some of the internet’s most prominent companies to pay for linking to press articles. The EU’s plan to enforce this […]

Stolen Picasso Painting Reappears in Romania, Deemed Fake

November 20, 2018 5:56pm | Faith Patton

Picasso’s painting “Tete d’Arlequin” was stolen back in 2012 from Rotterdam’s Kunsthal museum and has reappeared in Romania sometime on Sunday. In a dramatic heist, the thieves managed to get away with a Picasso painting, but also managing to grab 7 other paintings. These include […]

Peanut Allergy Treatment in Sight?

November 20, 2018 5:53pm | Aiden Kelley

Nearly 2.5 percent of children in the United States may have a peanut allergy. A peanut allergy is one of the most common food allergies, and could have some of the most severe reactions if aggravated. Recently, researchers released a study revealing a possible breakthrough […]

What is gerrymandering

November 20, 2018 5:52pm | Riley Geyer

Gerrymandering is the art of redrawing congressional districts within a state. Every ten years, shortly after the Census is released, Representatives are moved around so that the same number of members, 435, is re-proportioned. For example, a state growing in population might take over members, […]

Kidney Stones Can Be Dangerous

November 20, 2018 5:50pm | Ali Alhamdani

What are kidney stones? Kidney stones are hard deposits made of minerals and salts that form inside your kidneys.  Kidney stones are no joke. They can cause pain and even death. Kidney stones not only cause pain, they can also damage kidneys by blocking the flow […]

Formula 3 Crash

November 20, 2018 5:32pm | Max Boland

In Macau, China, Sunday afternoon, 17-year old Sophia Floersch crashed in the 65th Macau Grand Prix. German born Floersch hit the back of another driver’s car, sending her into the car of Sho Tsuboi and launched over the barrier into a space occupied by the […]

The Music Marathon

November 16, 2018 6:34pm | Nina Zanghi

The annual music marathon is about to begin! On Saturday, November 17th, Lakewood High’s orchestra members will make their way to the high school at 6 in the morning. As soon as they get there, the orchestra players will begin their 13 hour day of […]

Northern California Wildfires

November 16, 2018 6:28pm | Shane Rakes

The Northern California wildfires are getting out of control, this is the most lethal blaze in California history. Fast winds still continue to howl and feed Southern California’s crazy fire.  Firefighters made progress containing the fire on Monday. This fire made a town of paradise […]

The Unsung Heroes: Hospice Nurses

November 16, 2018 6:27pm | Faith Patton

There are dozens of hospital shows. Grey’s Anatomy, ER, General Hospital, Chicago Med, all of which follow a team of doctors through their careers (often starting as interns) and takes you through the over dramatized versions of their lives, surviving plane crashes and stage three cancer. […]

College Professors Give Alcohol and Rape Students

November 16, 2018 6:24pm | Maddy McFarlin

Three Dartmouth College Professors were turned in for rape and sexual harassment. The professors convinced the female students into drinking and then either raped or sexual harassed them. This happened with seven women that came forward so far. There are 40 women who are current […]

With The Help of Angelo‘s Pizza, Man Proposes

November 16, 2018 6:24pm | McKenzie Lane

An engagement is one of the most memorable moments in someone’s life, whether it be simple or extravagant, one will always remember it. People have made it into a competition to see who can come up with the most creative, eccentric, and unique ideas when […]

Attorney General, Jeff Sessions, replaced

November 16, 2018 6:20pm | Riley Geyer

The US Attorney General is a position high in the Executive cabinet. This individual works as secretary of the Department of Justice, and consults with the President when needed and during cabinet meetings. According to the Department of Justice, They are responsible for representing the […]

Trump Tells CNN Reporter That She Asks Stupid Questions

November 16, 2018 6:08pm | Armani Adames

On Friday morning, Abby Phillip was doing her job by asking Trump questions about special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation. Phillip was one of many reporters gathered outside the White House for a 20-minute long Q and A with President Trump. Obviously, this is a sore […]

FDA Calls for Further Regulation on Vapes Due to Alarming Spike in Teen Use

November 16, 2018 5:23pm | Sam Stone

Research recently released by the Food and Drug Association shows a spike in teenagers’ use of nicotine products, 77% of high schoolers reported to admitting the use of tobacco products. The culprit? JUUL and other e-cigarettes. One has seen these electric options as “safer” than […]

CNN files lawsuit against White house

November 15, 2018 4:50pm | Joseph Toole

As of November 13th, CNN has filed a lawsuit against the White House for recalling reporter Jim Acosta’s press credentials. The popular news network has filed a lawsuit in Washington, D.C., District court. CNN later released a statement for their reasoning, “The wrongful revocation of these […]

Mac Miller’s Cause of Death

November 13, 2018 3:22pm | Joseph Toole

The famous rapper and celebrity was found unresponsive in his Los Angeles city home. Mac Miller was only twenty-six at the time of his death leaving his fans in shock. The Los Angeles medical examiner announced that rap star died from, “a mix of the […]

Thousand Oaks Tragedy

November 11, 2018 2:29am | Nina Zanghi

On Wednesday, November 7th, a gunman opened fire at the Borderline Bar and Grill in Thousand Oaks, California. The shooter was identified as 28-year-old Ian Long. Ian Long was a former marine and was found dead on scene after what is believed to be a […]

Towns Are Burning

November 11, 2018 2:24am | James Morrissey

A fast-moving fire in northern California has spread to the outskirts of the City of Chico early on Friday, the fire would go on to leave the nearby town of Paradise destroyed. An issued evacuation notice was sent out by officials. Chico, a city about […]

Midterm election results– and what they mean

November 11, 2018 2:21am | Riley Geyer

On November 6th, the midterm elections for the US House, Senate, and Governorship occurred. Until now, both the House of Representatives and the Senate were Republican dominated houses, but the results of this election flipped the House. The Senate, however, is actually more dominated by […]

12 Dead in California Bar Shooting

November 11, 2018 2:20am | David Facaros

Thousand Oaks, California is considered one of the safest place in the country. On November 7th a gunman opened fire in Borderline Bar & Grille and killed 12 people. The gunman was later identified as 28-year-old former Marine Ian David Long. He was on duty […]

Fans and Celebrities Talk About Beto O’Rourke’s Loss in Texas Senate Election

November 11, 2018 2:15am | Madyson Layelle Al-Ghaben

Just hours after the end of the US Senate election, Republican, Ted Cruz, won Texas Senate after beating Democrat, Beto O’Rourke. The last time a Democrat won Texas Senate was 1988. Many people on social media have talked about the poll race and their opinions […]

Google Walkout

November 9, 2018 5:14pm | Max Boland

At 11 a.m. local time November 1st, more than 20,000 Google employees walked out of their offices to protest Google’s history of protecting its employees who have been accused of sexual harassment. The walkout was sparked by the $90 million settlement given to Andy Rubin, […]

Clippers Partner with Bumble

November 9, 2018 5:00pm | Max Boland

In the 21st century, where sexual assault is no longer in the dark and women are at a disadvantage, National Basketball Association team, the L.A. Clippers, signed a deal partnering with Bumble. The L.A. Clippers have the largest female team of executives in the entire […]

Midterm Election Results

November 8, 2018 5:27pm | Seth Andregg

Early Wednesday morning Democrats clinched the 218 House seats needed to take control. There were at least 15 additional tossup seats that had yet to be called but the win was secured by the Democrats. This is a big deal for many things. The will […]

Cleveland Cavaliers Fire Head Coach Tyronn Lue

November 2, 2018 6:20pm | Nina Zanghi

On Friday, October 26th, the Cleveland Cavaliers head coach, Tyronn Lue, was fired. Tyronn Lue had been the head coach of the Cavaliers since taking over for David Blatt in the middle of the 2015-2016 season. Lue was also the assistant coach for the Cavaliers […]

New West Shore Program

November 2, 2018 6:19pm | Joseph Toole

In the spring of 2019, the West Shore Career-Technical District is adding a new program. The new addition will be focused on the studies of “Sports and Exercise science” “Its interesting because sports are a really big part of a lot of peoples lives and […]

Cleveland Cavaliers Let Lue Go

November 2, 2018 6:14pm | Molly Roche

The Cleveland Cavaliers have let go of head coach Tyronn Lue as the team started the season with six straight losses. The team’s general manager, Koby Altman, said that, “We thank him for the many ways he has contributed to our success,” adding, “This is […]

3,000 Year Old Assyrian Art Sold for $31 Million

November 2, 2018 6:12pm | Faith Patton

A rare 3,000 year old piece of Assyrian art relief was put up for auction at Christie’s New York, an auction house that speaks of extraordinary art, unparalleled service, expertise and global research. Before the auction, the piece was estimated to be $10 million. It […]

Lakewood’s LRC is the Greatest

November 2, 2018 6:12pm | James Morrissey

What do you do in your free time at LHS? I can guarantee that you will find me in the library. It’s a great place to go  if you ever need to get something done, need some quiet time, or even if you just get […]

Yellowstone Supervolcano

November 2, 2018 6:09pm | Aiden Kelley

Yellowstone National Park shares states with Wyoming, Idaho, and Montana. It was the first national park in the country, established in 1872 by President Ulysses S. Grant. The park is known for its geysers, wildlife, and overall scenery. The park takes up an area of […]

Heart Disease Kills Thousands

November 2, 2018 6:04pm | Ali Alhamdani

A lot of people die from diseases but the main disease that kills people is heart disease. Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the U.S. for both men and woman.  Every year in the United States, about 610,000 people die from heart […]

Derek Rose Career High

November 2, 2018 4:28pm | McKenzie Lane

On Wednesday, October 31st, 2018, NBA star Derrick Rose scored a career-high of fifty points. Coaches, players, and NBA fans everyone stormed social media commending him for his accomplishments. This career-high score was extremely ground-breaking because he has had multiple knee surgeries and seemed to […]

Trump Linked to Mass Shootings

November 2, 2018 4:09pm | Max Boland

Since Donald J. Trump’s inauguration in 2017, the level of hate and tension in the air has been high-strung, anywhere you go in the United States. Marginalized groups are feeling more oppressed compared to a certain hope Obama gave, and white nationalists are confident in […]

Friday November 2, 2018

November 2, 2018 1:48pm | Staff

The PTA Reflections art contest is now underway & we need you!!! “Heroes around me” is this year’s Reflections Theme! Tap into your creativity using choreography, filmmaking, literature, music composition, photography, and/or visual art to create your own work of art!  Pick up your PTA […]

Gay in Cowboy Country: Laramie Project Premieres at Black Box Nov. 1st

October 31, 2018 9:00pm | Sam Stone

The student production of Laramie Project quickly approaches and, with that, the actors, crew, and directors now are able to show what months of hard work has amounted to. To not focus on the plot of the show, a summary and previous interview with director […]

What do Lakewood students do on Halloween

October 31, 2018 5:03pm | Riley Geyer

Halloween is coming, and it is a popular holiday among young adults. Some go to haunted houses, some go to parties, others stay home and pass out candy. It’s an awkward age in terms of deciding what to do on Halloween. Many believe teens are […]

Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooting

October 31, 2018 3:57pm | Shane Rakes

46-year-old Robert Bower, who commonly posted anti-Semitic threats, barged into a very popular Synagogue and began to shoot innocent people. The gunman killed 11 people and injured six. After exchanging gunshots with police officers, he finally surrendered and was taken into custody. Bowers busted into […]

Isreali Troops Kill Palestinians

October 29, 2018 12:35pm | Shane Rakes

Advance in technology allows for better handling of threats through mail

October 26, 2018 6:04pm | Nina Zanghi

There have been a couple of cases in the past decades that have involved parcel attacks. One of the major attacks occurred in 2001. Letters with anthrax spores were sent to the government, causing 5 people to die and 17 to be injured. The FBI […]

Banksy and the Destruction of Art

October 26, 2018 6:01pm | Faith Patton

Street artists declare that the world is their canvas, unbridled by the border of expansive frames and instead works on the unending scape of the side of buildings or bridges. Banksy is one of them. Banksy is a 44-year-old street artist, vandal, political activist, and […]