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When will enough be enough when it comes to gun control?

Hannah Vogel, Editor-in-Chief/ Web Manager

November 16, 2017

Filed under Opinions

Last week, 27 lives were taken, 20 injured in Sutherland Springs, Texas. All too regularly when we turn on the news, there is a new mass shooting—and at least 20 are dead. Las Vegas, New York, Texas—three shootings in less...

Why the Chiefs will steal the crown

Matthew Berk, Web Assistant

November 14, 2017

Filed under Opinions, Sports

Elite playmakers on both sides of the ball, the leading rusher in the NFL, an endzone monster, and a takeaway machine of a defense. These are the necessities to win a Superbowl and the reason that the Chiefs will do just that. T...

College Counselors: Are they worth the money?

Hannah Vogel, Editor-in-Chief/ Web Manager

November 7, 2017

Filed under Opinions

Getting into college today has become an industry. We pay thousands of dollars for ACT and SAT tutors and college counselors. Yet, no one asks: are these amenities necessary? Personally, I think not. Like every other prospective college...

Sever the cord. Be informed.

Will Clark, Outside Reporter

October 19, 2017

Filed under Opinions

In today’s divisive and often hostile political world, it seems as though everyone has something to say about our government and how it’s being run. The smallest political disagreements can erupt into the most explosive a...

How to survive junior year

Hannah Vogel, Opinons Editor

June 19, 2017

Filed under Opinions

Summer/August: What you could do:     Start prepping for standardized tests you don’t plan on taking until December or even later.     To be honest, this isn’t a completely ridiculous idea given the fa...

Star Wars Vs Star Trek

Erica Garbutt, Features Editor

May 16, 2017

Filed under Opinions

It’s the age-old geek question: Which is better, Star Wars or Star Trek? I found out a few months ago when I checked out the first season of Star Trek: The Original Series from the library. I knew Star Trek was considered...

Destigmatizing community college

Erica Garbutt, Features Editor

May 9, 2017

Filed under Opinions

Life is an endless rush to get into the perfect four-year college. Or so it sometimes seems as a student. Did you know that over 30% of LBHS students are planning to attend community college? Some of them are even joining the mi...

Blowing the 3-1 lead phenomenon

Jack Houlahan, PR Liaison

March 27, 2017

Filed under Opinions

The Warriors blew a 3-1 lead. This phrase has been cast all over the internet gaining national attention. Even though, in fact, the Warriors did blow a 3-games-to-1 lead to Lebron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers in the 2016...

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