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An A is an A: Why all grades should be able to exempt finals

Kristopher Woodley, Opinions Staff Writer May 10, 2022

Let’s be honest, if you have an A in any of your classes, that shows that you understand the material for that class. Taking the final exam serves no purpose, especially in the case if you fail that...

GCPS gets a new chairwoman

GCPS gets a new chairwoman

Lydia Lunceford, Opinions Staff Writer May 10, 2022

As of Thursday, January 20th, a new GCPS Chairwoman was elected. Her name is Tarece Johnson, or Dr. Tarece, and she represents all or portions of the Berkmar, Discovery, Duluth, Meadowcreek, and Norcross...

Worst dressed at this year’s Met Gala

Worst dressed at this year’s Met Gala

Zoe Zagotti, Sports Editor May 10, 2022

The Met Gala, a huge event in the fashion industry, is one of the most exclusive and elaborate parties that anyone could be invited to. Held at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, the gala is used...

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Are we going extinct?

Victoria Rojas, Photography May 10, 2022

Earth has lived through five extinctions: Ordovician-Silurian Extinction, Devonian Extinction, Permian-Triassic Extinction, Triassic-Jurassic Extinction, and the Cretaceous-Tertiary Extinction. Volcanoes,...

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Why students should get mental health days

Indigo Hollingsworth, Opinions Staff Writer May 10, 2022

A ‘mental health day’ is a designated day to take a break from one’s occupation or schoolwork, in order to prioritize mental health. Despite having many benefits, on the school level, students who...

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Vaping is overrated

Skyler Gaines, LHS News Staff Writer May 10, 2022

Vaping inside the school has become more of an issue every single day. Causing fire alarms to go off, and disrupting multiple classes, teachers, and students from working and learning. The school’s fire...

2021-2022 Yearbook

The stories behind our Senior’s last words

Jade Lewis-Tinsley, Editor in Chief May 10, 2022

The seniors of class 2022 has already submitted their senior quotes to the yearbook. In schools across the globe, senior quotes are seen as students' last farewell to their school. Here are some of Lanier’s...

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Is Elon Musk really the best person to buy Twitter?

Indigo Hollingsworth, Opinions Staff Writer May 9, 2022

Elon Musk, self-proclaimed “Technoking,” “free speech absolutist,” and co-founder of Tesla and SpaceX, has now bought the social media app Twitter for a sum of 44 billion dollars. Many have seen...

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Can you really make $24/hour at Target?

Alejandro Czako, LHS News Staff Writer May 9, 2022

This year, the big-box store company, Target, has raised the minimum wage from $15 per hour to up to $24 dollars per hour. Also, workers who work at least 25 hours per week will receive healthcare...

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Russian Billionaire puts a hit out on Putin

Ameen Fahmawi, G&B News Staff Writer May 9, 2022

As the Russian invasion of Ukraine goes into its first month, many have started speculating as to how long the invasion will last and its outcome. This comes as a Russian billionaire posted a $1million...

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Crazy in love: what would you do if your mother did this?

Sydney Scott, Opinion Editor May 9, 2022

Love is an emotion with no limits. It has endless boundaries and can’t be defined to one thing. This emotion can even lead to other emotions like jealousy, lust, regret, and hope. Somewhere in this mix...

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Movie review: Turning Red

Loreyna Martinez, Opinions Staff Writer May 9, 2022

In 2022, Disney and Pixar released their current top hit Turning Red. This is a movie about Meilin Lee, a 13 year old girl torn between being an obedient daughter and the chaos of her youth. As if that...

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